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Monthly Challenge: Moodboard Challenge set by Niki

Happy New Years Magpies! Niki here today and it’s my turn to set the monthly challenge. I’ve put together a moodboard for you to be inspired by and I’ve chosen images that could be interpreted in lots of different ways. I really enjoy using moodboards for inspiration becuase there’s usually LOADS of things in them […]

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Mixing Christmas Collections | Niki Rowland

Hey Magpies, Niki here with you today and I’m using a mix of Christmas collections. I have four layouts to share today. I find that lots of Christmas collections coordinate well with other Christmas collections, even by other manufacturers as they all have similar colour palettes. It’s fun to mix collections and come up with […]

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Still feeling Whimsical – Pink Paislee.

Hi there Magpies, Sheena here again x Last month I chose to design with Whimsical, the latest Paige Evans range for Pink Paislee. I really enjoyed creating with the bright colours in this range so much so that I decided to continue to use it for this month too. #Always Lovely. In this Whimsical paper […]

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One Canoe Two – Goldenrod collection

Hi Jackie here again,can you believe in 7 days time it will be Christmas day, and we will be  all celebrating with our family and friends, hope you are all ready and prepared for the festivities. For my blogpost this month I decided to step away from the Christmas themed papers this month and use […]

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Coffee with Echo Park

It’s no secret that I love coffee and when I saw the ‘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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Mixing Collections & Starting Points

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you again today sharing 3 layouts using mainly the new Heidi Swapp collection Emerson Lane, a beautiful, classic collection of pink, navy, yellow & woodgrain. I added in a few bits from Pebbles Jen Hadfield Along the Way & Golden Rod from One Canoe Two, all the colours matched & […]

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Heidi Swapp Memory Planner

Hi Magpies I hope you are all having a good start to this festive season. This month l am back with another by post where I focus on the Heidi Stapp Memory Planner and the supplies that l use to document my memories. I am slightly behind on this project in chronologicaly, but have kept […]

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Getting Whimsical with Pink Paislee!

Hey Magpies, it’s Rachel here using the Whimsical collection by Paige Taylor Evans for Pink Paislee to kick off December! I can’t believe it’s December can you? Where did the year go? I’m sure it’s actually April and someone is playing a trick on me with the calendars….. and the weather! I picked the Whimsical […]

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More Willow Lane with Niki

Hi Magpies, Niki here today with more layouts and creations with the beautiful collection ‘Willow Lane’ by Maggie Holmes and Crate Paper. This really wasn’t a collection that spoke to me at first and I actually dismissed it entirely. But then I saw a few layouts made with it so I got some. And then […]

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Midnight by Cocoa Vanilla Studio

If you love Cocoa Vanilla Studio, then you’re sure to love their latest range Midnight… It’s a seamlessly co-ordinated range of papers with an ombre of colours ranging from palest pinks to the darkest blues… I guess that’s why it’s called Midnight? It’s certainly a very pretty collection, lending itself to more girly layouts. I […]

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A little Whimsical with Paige Taylor Evans.

Hi there Magpies, Sheena here again x When I was looking at some of the new ranges in the shop I was struck by the lovely clean vibrant colours in Paige Taylor Evans – Whimsical range. To be honest this Whimsical range is brighter than I would normally pick so thats exactly why I decided […]

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Crate Paper – Merry Days

Hello Magpies, well we are  just beyond the middle of the November and I am  definitely on the countdown to Christmas.  I love this season, everyone seems to be more jolly, the lights, the Winter smells, it seems like everyone is spreading good cheer and following along with the title of  the collection I’m using […]

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Simple Vintage Christmas Cards

Hello, it’s Jo here with my November design team projects. This month I’ve been busy making Christmas cards with the Simple Stories ‘Simple Vintage Christmas’ collection. I’ve had to make myself stop and get this blog post written, but seriously I could keep going as there’s so much loveliness in this collection. I will continue […]

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Making Merry with Crate Papers Merry Days

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you again today sharing 3 christmas layouts using the lovely new collection ‘Merry Days’ from Crate Paper. I love all things by Crate & this collection was no exception.   For my first layout ‘Lapland Fun’ I pieced 2 papers together, for the background, & then added a small bit […]

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Memory Planning with Cocoa Vanilla Midnight

Hi Everyone, I hope you are all having a nice weekend.  I am here today to share with you some more of my memory planner spreads with you.  I am about a month behind but I still enjoying this way of documenting my everyday life and will continue this way next year. I am using […]

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More Field Notes from Vicki Boutin!

Hey Magpies, Rachel here again and I’m back with Vicki Boutin’s amazing Field Notes collection! I used this collection for my blog post on October 1st and I loved the embellishments so much, I didn’t even break into my paper stash. But this month I did! I love this collection, clearly as I used it twice! […]

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It’s Spooky Boo Time!

Hi Magpies, I hope you are all having a good October and have been finding some time to do some crafting. This month I have 3 layouts to share with you, and I am using the Pebbles Spooky Boo Halloween papers to create my pages.  There are some lovely collections in the shop with this […]

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Hooray, another fabulous collection from Crate Paper!

Full of bright colours, Hooray will bring a smile to anyone’s face because it’s so fun! With typical, quirky elements including a birthday crocodile and ostrich, what’s not to love? Designed in honour of that one special day a year, it’s suitable for more than just birthday themes! And that’s exactly what I did – […]

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Indigo Hills 2 by Niki Rowland

Hi Magpies, Niki here today sharing 12 (yes 12!!) layouts made using the Indigo Hills 2 collection by Pinkfresh Studio. I bought the paper pack which contains two each of all the papers so that was 16 papers in all, the ephemera and the wood veneer stickers.  I also had the Mini Puffy Alphabet Stickers […]

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Echo Park – Celebrating Christmas

Hi Magpies, Jackie here and yes I’ve been scrapping Christmas in October, I just couldn’t resist the new Christmas collections that are in the shop at the moment.  I ended up choosing 3 different collections, but I’ve only used one Echo Park – Celebrating Christmas for this post, but know my 2018 Christmas album is […]

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Merry Days with Crate Paper

I know it’s only October, but I’m going to talk Christmas. I wanted to get ahead of the game and get my December Daily foundation pages done and ready. The build up to Christmas is always hectic and I really want to be able to keep up this year. So, with that in mind I […]

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Celebrating Autumn with Echo Park

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you again today sharing 2 layouts using the lovely Celebrate Autumn collection from Echo Park. As the name suggests it’s a fab rich palette of reds, oranges, teal & gold depicting the autumn colours, & a cute array of little critters which were my fave.       For my […]

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Finished Freckled Fawn Travellers Notebook.

Hi there Magpie, Sheena here again x You may remember way back in May I shared with you my first go at doing a Travellers Notebook. I shared with you the embellishments I chose and even shared with you the first few pages. Well I’m back today to tell you I’ve finished my Travellers Notebook, […]

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Paperless LOs with Field Notes!

Hey Magpies, I picked the wonderful new collection from Vicki Boutin, Field Notes to work with this time and I LOVED it! I did my first couple of layouts and didn’t even need to cut into the papers, so I decided to go with paperless layouts this month and I will cut into the papers for […]

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Mixing Shine On and Willow Lane

Hi there Magpies, Niki here today sharing four layouts using a mixture of Amy Tangerine Shine On and Maggie Holmes Willow Lane. But before I talk about those…have you seen there is a Hey Little Magpie Creative Team Call? This is a great team to be part of and even if you aren’t designing for […]

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Let’s get Flirty Fleur

The Hey Little Magpie shop has recently started stocking Prima. When Flirty Fleur, one of their collections reached the ‘shelves’, I knew it was a collection right down my street. With a monochromatic combination of black and white, but with teal tones to add contrast, what’s not to love? Plus for a bit of bling, […]

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Creative team call!

We are looking to expand our creative team and would like to invite applications. We are looking for UK based people who have a passion for papercrafts and a great eye for design, including cardmakers, scrapbookers and faith journallers/scrapbookers. We would particularly be interested in seeing applicants from planners and journallers. We would also like […]

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Forever Fall with Simple Stories

Hi there Magpies, Sheena here again x When I was looking at all the new releases coming into the shop, Forever Fall by Simple Stories caught my eye. Probably as it really is my sort of colours. It’s a seasonal range so not as large as some others from Simple Stories but still with plenty […]

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Pack Your Bags by Carta Bella

Hi Magpies, well the weather as really turned and the nights are drawing in, as I type this its wet, cold and windy outside, so what better way to ignore the miserable weather, then by revisiting my New York holiday photographs, and putting together a few pages using this fab travel collection – Carta Bella […]

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Willow Lane meets random!

Apart from the beautiful papers, embellishments and ephemera, one thing I especially love about scrapbooking is random and Willow Lane does random so well! Crate, and especially Maggie Holmes latest collection ‘Willow Lane’ does random so well. When I saw the panda layered chipboard sticker I knew this collection would suit me right down to […]

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