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{More masking}

I’m carrying on today with using masks in different ways to simply spraying with mist. Although misting does give a lovely effect for your pages, I like to mix things up a bit & use my masks in slightly different ways. I’ve already looked at using masks with embossing powders, so today here are a […]

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{Beyond the mask}

 I love to find new ways to use products, and this month I decided to have a look at using masks in ways you might not think to straight away. Masks are usually designed and sold with lines of mists, and they work great together, giving lovely patterns to your pages. However, there are other […]

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* * Products perfect for Project Life * *

Hello all, it’s Laura here and today I am going to introduce to you a few products available in the shop that work perfectly for “Project Life” I know that there are a lot of UK scrappy folk who are jumping on the project life bandwagon but if you are new to the game then […]

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Pocket scrapbooking…

Like many other scrappers this year, I’ve decided to create an on-going album for 2012 to document our lives.  There are resources out there that you can buy to make it a fairly straightforward process by adding photos and ready-made journaling cards to page protectors.  I like the idea of this but am, instead, using […]

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Summers End

Well I don’t know about you but I could do with some warm sunshine at the moment! The cold days are certainly keeping me indoors more, which also gives me more time to craft! This month I would like to share with you two layouts I have created using the beautiful Fancy Pants Summers End […]

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Mixing it Up!

One of the initial draws for me to scrapbooking was all the wonderful colours and patterns of paper available to mix and match together. Although the manufacturers make it super easy for us to pick well-matched papers by providing coordinating ranges and lines, my favourite part of scrapbooking is sometimes breaking loose from this and […]

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It’s official, Summer’s End(ed)

It’s the end of the month again so it is Ifa again with you. Happy Halloween for tomorrow! I have a couple of layouts to share with you. I used to love Fancy Pants but I haven’t been drawn to buy a range until I saw Summer’s End. I love the stylised tree and those […]

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Pimp Your Thickers!

Hello all. Happy October… can you believe how warm it is at the moment? Hope you all have something wonderful planned for the weekend… but if you don’t hopefully I can provide you with a little inspiration to get your creative juices flowing. This month I chose to work with the stunning Bella! Paper Boy […]

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Apologies for more retreat talk but we still have so much to share with you from our weekend! We thought that those of you who didn’t come might like to have a look at some of the classes that the design team put together for the occasion.First up we have got Lou’s class where the […]

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Nat has been creating with the gorgeous Fancy Pants Lilac House papers and has put together this stunning page. “I frequently feel the need to scrap but often find it hard to make the time. The Garden Gate paper from the Lilac House collection provided me with the ideal solution as I found that the […]

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