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Flamingo ‘tastic’

You’d have to be walking around with your eyes shut to not notice the current trend for all things Flamingo! From printed textiles and life sized flamingos for your garden, the world of scrapbooking has also been invaded by these stunning birds. And how apt that these beautiful pink creatures were brought to the scrapbooking […]


On a journey with Crate paper

Hi Magpies , Julie back with you today, bringing you 3 layouts using a new line from crate paper called ‘Journey’. I have long been a big fan of crate paper and over the years have always been excited to see that they are bringing out a new collection and it was no exception when […]


Five Products Focus with an assortment of loveliness

I couldn’t resist mixing it up this month. I am giving five products focus to products from Crate Paper Maggie Holmes Confetti, Heidi Swapp Wanderlust and Freckled Fawn Wood Chips. Those wooden arrows are just adorable and, you get two each of nine different words: Travel, Love, Explore, You, Epic, Fun, This, Cute, Here.And that giraffe […]


So diverse…

How diverse? So diverse – that’s how diverse the new ‘I am’ collection form Simple Stories is! Usually collections have a running colour or icon theme running through them and on initial glance I would have definitely thought the same for the ‘I am’ collection too… peaches, aqua and teal colours. But no, this collection […]


Flutter Collection by Fancy Pants Design

Hi all, I hope you all had a fab Easter and by now have made a big dent into the mountain of chocolate eggs you received, I know I am. For my layouts this month, I’ve used mainly the lovely new collection from Fancy Pants Design called ‘Flutter’, I love the colour of this collection […]


Jen Hadfield Cottage Living Dies & Stamps

Morning folks! It’s Nat here – back to share some new creations using some staple products in any cardmaker’s stash inventory: dies and stamps! As you will have gathered from my past posts here on the Hey Little Magpie blog, there’s rarely a card that makes it off my desk without some form of die-cutting […]


Hello spring!

Hi everyone! It’s time for me, Ida, again! This blog post from me is a bit different; it is posted on a different day than usual aaaand… no project life! Instead I made 4 layouts! Inspiration has been a bit low the past couple of weeks. For me, the best cure for low inspiration is to […]


Project Life with Crate Paper and Simple Stories

Hello, it’s Jo here today. This month I thought I’d have a play with some of the new collections to create some Project Life spreads. I used two collections from Crate Paper ‘Craft Market’ and ‘Maggie Holmes – Confetti’ and Simple Stories ‘I am’. When I put these pages together we were still waiting for […]


Polar Opposites

Hi Magpies, Julie with you again today. Hope you’re enjoying a lovely Easter break have had some spare time for scrapping! Today I want to share with you 4 layouts, 2 very simple, clean ones (for me anyhow!), and 2 busy, inky, messy ones that go together to make a double layout. My first two […]