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More From The Yellow Door – Fancy Pants

Hey Magpies, Caroline back with you again today with three more layouts using The Yellow Door Collection by Fancy Pants Designs. I have enjoyed creating with these beautiful bold designs this month and loved the gorgeous layouts that Kay created with this same collection earlier in the month, which you can find here.    Living in […]

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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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Simple Stories – Kissing Booth

Hi there Magpies, Sheena here again x Today I am sharing my second post using Simple Stories Kissing Booth range. For this post I wanted to use more of the patterned papers as there are lots of lovely patterns in the Kissing Booth range. Love You. The inspiration for this page was this photo taken […]

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More fun with Websters Pages

Hello Magpies, Julie back with you again today sharing another 2 layouts using the lovely collections, Changing Colours & Love is in the Air from Websters Pages.     My first layout ‘Goals’ I added a piece of stripes paper to some white cardstock & the added a layer of white gesso over the join […]

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Dear Lizzy – New Day Part 2

Hi lovely Magpies! Pol here today with my second blog post using Dear Lizzy – New Day. I’m really enjoying using this collection, it’s so bright and colourful, right up my street.   Smile I had a bit of a brainwave for this layout! I always struggle to use the frames ephemera that comes in […]

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Ready For The Dailies – Diving Into Daily Planning

Hi there, Magpies! It’s Victoria, and I’m back with another post! This week I’m looking at adding daily planning into your Happy Planner. Most Happy Planners are set out weekly, with the seven days spread out over a two-page layout and a sidebar on the left. Now, this is often enough space for everything you […]

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Shimelle – Head in the Clouds

Hi, Jackie again with my layouts using Shimelle – Head in the Clouds collection, so my previous blogpost I had decided to try and use just 6×4 photographs, I wanted to do the same for these pages, but for my first layout, the photographs are not very clear and when I added them to the […]

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One Canoe Two – Goldenrod

Hello Magpies, I can’t believe that we’re nearly half way through January already! So, as winter will soon be over, I’ve made two layouts using Goldenrod, that have a spring time feel to them. They both use circles in two different ways, circles are so versatile and are definitely my ‘go to’ shape. HELLO LITTLE […]

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Another New Day with Dear Lizzy

Hey Magpies, Rachel here and I’m back with 2 more layouts using Dear Lizzy’s, New Day collection. I wanted to try and use more of the papers this time cause my last blog post I didn’t use much paper! So this time I tried to use some of that. I started with this LO which is […]

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Princes & Princesses with Shimelle Head in the Clouds | Niki Rowland

Hi Magpies, Niki here with you today and I have two layouts to share using Shimelle’s new collection, Head in the Clouds. I love the whimsical nature of this collection and find it easy to embrace the mermaids, unicorns, dragons and princesses. After all I have one princess and two princes of my own to […]

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The Yellow Door – Fancy Pants

Hello Magpies, ‘This is Kay with my very first blog post for the team! I chose The Yellow Door from Fancy Pants collection as I was attracted to the bright colour palette. I didn’t realise when I ordered it that it was an autumn collection, but I think it could be used for many occasions […]

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Our House | Carta Bella

Hey Maggies! I’m so thrilled to join this amazing team and to be here with you. I start my term with Our House from Carta Bella. This collection has a great mix of colours, patterns and cool designs which are great for all sorts of layouts. I love the bold colours of these papers so […]

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The Yellow Door – Fancy Pants Designs

Hey Magpies, Caroline here with you today. I can’t believe that we are nearly half way through January, the months just seem to keep whizzing by. I am enjoying our daily dose of inspiration from the other team members and I’m really excited to be sharing three layouts with you today, using The Yellow Door […]

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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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Kissing Booth – Simple Stories

Happy New Year Magpies, Sheena here again x Welcome to a new year and new look to the Hey Little Magpie blog with new posts and inspiration almost daily, so visit us as often as you can. For my posts this month I chose to create with Simple Stories Kissing Booth. To be honest I’m […]

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Changing Colors with Webster’s Pages

Hello Magpies & Happy New scrappy Year to you all. There are lots of new collections trickling into the store & I’ve decided to go with a brand that never seems as popular as some of the others but I’ve always loved their designs & colours & that’s Websters Pages. They have 2 newish collections […]

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New Day by Dear Lizzy

Hi Magpies, Pol here with my very first blog post! I’m so excited to be on this amazing team and couldn’t wait to get stuck in! I haven’t been doing as much scrapping as I’d like recently, so this was just what I needed to kick start my mojo. Today I’m bringing you two new […]

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The First Week – A New Year’s Happy Planner Spread

Hi there Magpies! Victoria here, a new member of the Hey Little Magpie Creative Team. I am a Happy Planner babe who uses multiple planners to try to keep my life together. I’m hoping to inspire you to get creative in your planners, liven up your layouts and try something new. For my first post I […]

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Shimelle – Head in the Clouds- 6×4 Photographs

Hi Magpies and Happy New Year to you all, hope you have had a great festive season and are ready to get back to normal – I know I am, and getting ready to get back into scrapping and this month I choose Shimelle – Head in the Clouds collection. Its a new year and […]

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Our House – Carta Bella

Well, this is exciting – a new year and my first post as a Magpie Team member, Happy New Year everyone! For my first two layouts I chose a collection from Carta Bella called Our House. It’s quite versatile as it can be used for a summer or autumn theme, a layout about home or […]

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A New Year & a New Day with Dear Lizzy!

Happy new year Magpies, I am kicking off 2019 with New Day by Dear Lizzy. You can look forward to new members to the design team this year and also a lot more content, we will all be posting twice a month from now on so there will be eye candy for you on the […]

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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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