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More Nuvo Tips & Techniques!

Hey Magpies, Rachel here with more Nuvo Crystal Drops talk! I’ve already done one post about Nuvo Crystal Drops and it’s here if you want to read it – Nuvo Crystal Drops, the good, the bad and the ugly! Since I wrote that post in September 2017, nothing has changed. I LOVE Nuvos, My collection has […]

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Flourish into April with Maggie Holmes!

Hey Magpies, Rachel here today with the lovely Flourish collection from Maggie Holmes. I hope everyone is having a very happy Easter! Grab a cuppa and settle down for a few moments and have a look at what I’ve created this month. I worked with Flourish last month as well, I had so much left […]

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Maggie Holmes Flourish Collection

Hello, it’s Jo here with my DT projects for March and I got to play with my favourite designer’s new collection ‘Flourish’ by Maggie Holmes. It’s beautiful, if you love florals, vintage and soft colours like me. For my first layout I used the the patterned papers ‘Calliope’ (camera paper) and ‘Greenhouse’ (yellow gingham b-side) with […]

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Gather…

There are many things we gather in life… our thoughts, the leaves and even when sewing! And one thing I’ve gathered when using the latest Maggie Holmes collection is that I adore it! Capture The 12 x 12″ Gather papers are stunning – I was especially smitten with the birds paper ‘Kindred’ So I decided […]

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Half and half…

I can’t believe we are nearly half way through the year, and about to embark on June! Summer seems to be finally upon us, and the garden is blooming… With these thoughts in mind, I decided to use the gorgeous Bloom collection by Maggie Holmes for Crate and challenged myself to create layouts that were […]

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Loving the Heidi Swapp Memorydex!

Welcome to December Magpies! I have a great idea for something to put on the Christmas list, or even something to make for a gift for someone else for you this month. It’s the Heidi Swapp Memorydex! I decided to order a unit for this blog post and I am LOVING IT! I chose the white […]

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Wonderful and Fresh

Hello Magpies, Julie back with you again today This month I’ve choose to use two new wonderful collections, Crate Paper ‘Wonder’ & Pinkfresh Studio ‘Happy Things’. My first layout ‘STOP with all the photos’ is using the Happy Things collection. I wanted to do a shaker pocket on this layout so I cut out a […]

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Bold backgrounds and big titles…

Often one to shy away from bold backgrounds and big titles, upon opening the ephemera pack from the Maggie Holmes Confetti collection, which features an abundance of the most stunning acetate or vellum big titles, bold background were simply a must! ‘Happy Day’ started with the bold background paper from the Brighton Pier collection by […]

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Crafting with Crate Paper Standouts

Hi everyone, it’s Nat here! My blog post today focuses on one of the embellishment series from Crate Paper that I often end up adding immediately to my wish list as soon as the sneak peeks of a new collection go live! If you’ve not seen them before, Standouts are layered embellishments that usually are […]

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