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Creations with Embroidery Hoops

Hey Magpies! Welcome to November. I am very glad to see the back of October, it’s not been a good month for me at all. I hope we can all have a wonderful November! This month I decided to do something with the Embroidery Hoops that are available in the shop. I think these are a […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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Clean & Simple with Pinkfresh, The Mix No.1

Hey Magpies! I hope everyone is having a great summer here in the northern hemisphere and I know I have some readers from down under so I hope the winter isn’t treating you guys too bad. I was struggling to get creative this month so I went back to my traditional style of clean & simple LO’s […]

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Popsicles and pandas…

Ok, so you’d be right in thinking that ‘Popsicles and Pandas’, one of the latest collections from Bella Blvd might be whacky – it is! And yet, once you start playing with it, especially in this hot weather when the idea of ice cream sounds heavenly, it’s an extremely easy to use, brilliantly co-ordinated collection […]

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Making my mark with Bella Blvd!

Hey Magpies, welcome to June! This month I am working with the amazing Bella Blvd, Make Your Mark collection. I used it in May as well, you can see my post here, last month I did my more clean & simple style LO’s but I also created these more, colourful and busy LO’s as well. […]

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Loads of colour with Bella Blvd.

Hey Magpies! Welcome to May. This month (and next month too), I picked the fab new collection from Bella Blvd, Make your Mark. I LOVE this collection. As Niki said in her recent post, it’s got the colours of the Illustrated Faith lines without the religious stuff which is good if you are not religious. […]

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Oasis…

Of all the latest collections launched at CHA 2017, a firm favourite of mine has to be Oasis by Crate Paper! Whether I’m drawn to it by the stunning green tones of aqua and teal, complemented by the rich raspberry pink and subtle coral colours, or whether its simply a case of “You had me at […]

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Round & round with Illustrated Faith!

Hey Magpies, welcome to February! This month I am using Illustrated Faith again, mainly the You Are Loved collection. I decided to focus on circles this month, to try and snap me out of my grid obsession and it worked! I felt my grid LO’s were getting very samey and boring but a grid is my go-to […]

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