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Pale & pastel prettiness

Hey Magpies! It’s October already, how did that happen! This month I decided to do some pale & pastel LO’s. I’ll let you decide how successful I was… I ordered a lot of pastel stuff from the shop, mainly from the Maggie Holmes Carousel and Maggie Holmes Chasing Dreams collections and I used a lot […]


Turn the Page by Paige Evans

Hey there Magpies! Niki here today with four layouts using the new Paige Evans ‘Turn the Page’ collection. I’m a big fan of Paige and her scrapbooking style so it’s no surprise that I love her paper collections too, and Turn the Page is no exception. I started with that sheet of stars – I […]


Beautiful – Simple Stories

Hi there Sheena here again x I was having a look in the shop when I came across the Beautiful range by Simple Stories. To be honest I was a little surprised how muted the colours in it were for a Simple Stories range but in fact the colours were what had first got my […]

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Glitter Girl – by Shimelle for American Crafts

Hello Magpies! This month I was very excited to be able to order a big box full of Glitter Girl supplies – the new collection from Shimelle for American Crafts. Without doubt this is my favourite collection in a long while – full of bright colours and fun icons, and with lots of new and […]

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Elle’s Studio – Tag you’re it!

It’s September and ‘tag, I’m it!’ This month I chose to create with the Elle’s Studio embellishments and in particular the lovely cork tags. You get four cork tags in the pack, they say Summer, Love, Today and the other is a star. The Summer tag gave me the idea to make a tag album, […]


A Beautiful Ride with Maggie Holmes Carousel

Hey Magpies, Julie back with you again & this month I was very privileged to work with the lovely new collection ‘carousel’ by Maggie Holmes. Well it’s classic Maggie Holmes, teal, pink, gold, black & white, florals, glitter…. I could go on & on but you only have to look all over social media to […]


Celebrating Family with Jen Hadfield’s Heart at Home

Hi it’s Nancy here with my September blog post, I hope everyone had a great summer and took lots of photos.  We are now heading in to my favourite season Autumn.  This time a year ago I shared on the blog layouts made with Jen Hadfield collection Warm and Cozy. A year later I am […]


Nuvo Crystal Drops, the good, the bad & the ugly!

Hey Magpies, it’s September! This month I’ve chosen to talk about Nuvo Crystal Drops. Now I LOVE these things! I am going to tell you some of the bad stuff that I’ve learned about them but none of this has diminished my love of these gorgeous little bottles. I am a massive fan. Now prepare […]


Hustle and Heart by Amy Tangerine

Hi! Niki here with you today with some layouts using the new Amy Tangerine collection: Hustle and Heart. When I opened the box containing this collection, I was like ‘whoa this is bright!’ I like bright and colourful layouts but this was off the scale! I have loved working with it and the bright palette […]

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Creekside Creations

Hi there x Sheena here again x Whilst looking at the goodies in the HLM shop I saw that One Canoe two had a new range out called Creekside. Initially I wasn’t too sure it was my thing when I saw some of the canoe & boat elements but I loved the colour palette of […]