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NSD Challenge #5 – Colour Theme

Hello Magpies, it’s Jo here with challenge number 5 for National Scrapbooking Day 2019 and my challenge is a colour theme. I took five colours from the Cocoa Vanilla Happiness collection as my inspiration for the challenge. You do not need to use this collection, have a rummage through your stash and pick colours that […]

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Horizon Part 2 | Jo Boland

Hello again, it’s Jo here with my second batch of projects for this month. Again I am using the colourful ‘Horizon’ collection by Paige Evans from Pink Paislee. You can find my first post here. The first project I’m going to show you is a scrapbook layout inspired by this month’s Hey Little Magpie sketch […]

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Paige Evan’s Horizon | Jo Boland

I’m back this month with the new Paige Evans collection ‘Horizon’ from Pink Paislee, and it’s another corker of a collection. You can see how much I loved Paige’s ‘Whimsical‘ collection back in January here and here. The Horizon collection is full of beautiful rainbow colours again, but this time with a nod to travel […]

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Back at the ‘Flower Market’ | Jo Boland

Hi, I’m back with my second installment of projects using the gorgeous Carta Bella ‘Flower Market’ collection. You can see my first projects here. This time round I’ve made two very different layouts, one focusing on lots of patterned paper and the other focusing on lots of white space and using minimal embellishments. Let’s start […]

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Carta Bella ‘Flower Market’ | Jo Boland

Hey there! I’m back this month with projects featuring the gorgeous Carta Bella ‘Flower Market’ collection. I knew as soon as I saw this come in that I had to have it, especially as I love the vintage look and I’m training to be a florist. Just look at the loveliness! I dug into the […]

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Simple Stories Kissing Booth | Jo Boland part 2

Hey there, I’m back with my last two layouts for February using the Simple Stories Kissing Booth collection. Layout 1 – How sweet do you two look? For this layout I used the lovely new ‘Speckled Egg Stencil’ by Echo Park and applied white texture paste through it on to a piece of kraft cardstock. […]

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Simple Stories ‘Kissing Booth’ | Jo Boland

Hey there! I’m back this month sharing projects made using the Simple Stories Valentine’s collection ‘Kissing Booth’. This collection is a lovely mix of pinks and reds, soft greens and woodgrain. Although it’s a valentines themed collection there’s certainly plenty of papers and embellishments which can used for general layouts. Forever & Ever scrapbook layout […]

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Paige Evans ‘Whimsical’ – Part 2

Hello again. I’m back with my second instalment of creative team layouts using the wonderfully colourful Paige Evans ‘Whimsical’ collection from Pink Paislee. You can find my first two layouts in this post. First up is a kaleidoscopic wreath layout inspired by the Hey Little Magpie January moodboard challenge set by Niki (see this post […]

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Paige Evans – Whimsical

Hello January and hello to my first DT blog post for the year! For January I’m using the delightfully colourful collection by Paige Evans for Pink Paislee ‘Whimsical’. It’s full of beautiful rainbow colours and crafty icons, what’s not to love? My first layout focuses on the 12 x 12″ Speciality Die-cut Paper, a great […]

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Coffee with Echo Park

It’s no secret that I love coffee and when I saw theĀ ‘Coffee’ collection from Echo Park I knew I’d have to get it. I decided to revisit an idea and make a mini book about coffee. My original coffee mini book was made back in June 2015 with the Shimelle ‘True Stories’ collection. I kept […]

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