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Lets Go with Here & There

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you today sharing 3 layouts using the new travel collection from Crate Paper. I just love all Crate Papers collections & this one was no exception, travel themed with colours in coral, mint, yellow & pink with a touch of woodgrain/kraft thrown in. For my 1st layout ‘NYC bus trip’ […]

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Catching flies…

Apart from frogs or the Venus Fly Trap plant, when else do you catch flies? The term ‘catching flies’ can used to describe someone fast asleep! And usually with their mouth agog! I was recently caught in act and my husband decided to take a snap! Initially I might have been a bit annoyed… however […]

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Mixed Media Madness

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you again today sharing 2 layouts I’ve made using the Jane Davenport mixed media collection mixed in with Vicki Boutin Designer sticker book. As you probably already know I love a bit of mixed media & have tried these products before but wanted to have a go a layout using […]

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Forever my always & watercolours…

Hi there Sheena here again x Whilst looking in the shop Ive noticed an increase in mixed media products on sale & thought I would try and use watercolours  on my pages this time. I chose the Pebbles  valentine range – Forever my always to create with. I liked the colours of the papers plus […]

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Cocoa Vanilla Studio Bohemian Dream

Hi Magpie’s, Niki here today with the absolutely stunning new collection from Cocoa Vanilla Studio, Bohemian Dream. I adore the colours and all the icons within the collection, the dream catchers, the beautiful flowers and hearts, all my favourite things! For my first layout, I cut a dreamcatcher design on my Silhouette and then backfilled […]

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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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A Beautiful Ride with Maggie Holmes Carousel

Hey Magpies, Julie back with you again & this month I was very privileged to work with the lovely new collection ‘carousel’ by Maggie Holmes. Well it’s classic Maggie Holmes, teal, pink, gold, black & white, florals, glitter…. I could go on & on but you only have to look all over social media to […]

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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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Vicki Boutin Collection

I was keen to get my hands on the Vicki Boutin mixed media products from American Crafts, especially the art pastels. In addition to these, I ordered the blending sponge, the 12×12 paper pad, the ephemera cardstock die-cuts and the cardstock labels. Naturally I ordered more than this, hence my photo below of my lovely box […]

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