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Blast Off! with My Minds Eye

Sometimes the stars align and a paper collection turns up that is a perfect match to one of your photos. That is what happened for me with the new Blast Off collection from My Minds Eye. Click here to find Blast Off in the shop. I had this on-ride photo from our trip to Disneyland […]


Jane Davenport Mermaid Markers

Hey there! Niki here today with three layouts using the Jane Davenport Mermaid Markers. These gorgeous pens/paint brushes come in a few different sets. There are a set of 12 colours which are the main set, plus there are other smaller sets: Celestial Sky, Shimmering Sky, Shipwrecked, Sun-Bleached. I was working with the main set, […]

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Getting Good Vibes – Crate Paper.

Hi there x Sheena here again x Today I would like to share with you my latest layouts using Good Vibes by Crate Paper. have you seen this range? yet again Crate has put together a lovely range with a great mix of colour plus a few quirky elements. Who doesn’t love a llama or […]

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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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December Album Base Pages using Crate Paper FaLaLa

Hi there! Niki here with you today and I’m sharing the first part of my December album. I really enjoy documenting December each year, in fact I bought all my supplies back in August becuase I was so excited! I’m using a Simple Stories 6×8 album and everything else is Crate Paper FaLaLa. I do […]

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Hustle and Heart by Amy Tangerine

Hi! Niki here with you today with some layouts using the new Amy Tangerine collection: Hustle and Heart. When I opened the box containing this collection, I was like ‘whoa this is bright!’ I like bright and colourful layouts but this was off the scale! I have loved working with it and the bright palette […]

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Oh My Heart

Hey Magpies, Niki here with you today sharing some layouts using the absolutely gorgeous Oh My Heart collection by Paige Evans for Pink Paislee. The collection is bright and fun and has no particular theme and has just the right amount of random bits and pieces. For my first layout I created a soft pink […]


Chasing Dreams with Maggie Holmes

Hey there Magpies, Niki here with you today, super excited to be working with the new Crate Paper Maggie Holmes collection, Chasing Dreams. I didn’t buy every paper in the collection, I mostly went for the ones with fussy cutting potential and believe me, I really went for the fussy cutting, so much so that […]


Snow & Cocoa & Christmas

Hi! It’s time for Christmas! Yay! I wanted to make something different for this Christmas. And I had a white frame that was waiting to be used for something. So I made a Christmas card display! I made some kind of double layout with two photos and mixed MME – Comfort& Joy with Crate Paper […]


Crate Paper Heart Day

Hey Magpies, Niki here with you today with the totally gorgeous valentines collection by Crate Paper ‘Heart Day’. The collection is fully of pinks and reds, with some black and white thrown in and a small amount of aqua and yellow with cute motifs such as emoji hearts and cactai lol – what else would […]