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Sparkle City by Shimelle – Part 2

Hey Magpies, it’s Caroline back again. Today, I’m sharing three more layouts using Shimelle’s Sparkle City collection from American Crafts.  Riding the Waves  For my first layout I wanted to pick up on the shades of blue and turquoise in the photos and ended up making a monochromatic layout. Which is something I very rarely […]


Lost in Neverlands and Kaleidoscope collection

Hey Magpies, Jackie here with my 2nd blogpost for this month, my layouts today are all about using up some recent stash I have in my collection – in other words making way for the new collections to come in to the shop soon. Meeting Captain Hook I’m still chipping away at my Disneyland Paris […]

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A bit more Saturday Afternoon by One Canoe Two.

Hey Magpies, Rachel here again with my second post using American Crafts, One Canoe Two – Saturday Afternoon! My first post earlier this month I shared three layouts using a white background and this time, I have three layouts with a black background! The collection works well with both and my friend Stacy challenged me […]

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Sparkle City by Shimelle

Hello Magpies, Caroline back with you today. This month I have been working with Shimelle’s Sparkle City collection. I am a big fan of Shimelle’s style of scrapbooking. I remember years ago always loving her layouts in the scrapbooking magazines. However, this is the first of her collections that I have worked with and I […]

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Check out Saturday Afternoon by One Canoe Two

Hey Magpies, Rachel here! I decided to push myself this month and I picked One Canoe Two, Saturday Afternoon to work with. I will be brutally honest, I was not a big fan of this collection. I am far more drawn to bright colours, the brighter the better. So the darker colours of this line […]

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More Color Kalidescope

Hi Magpies, Julie back again today sharing 2 more layouts made with the great collection Color Kaleidoscope from Vicki Boutin. Dream On I was lucky enough to be gifted some of the Mixed Media backgrounds paper by my fellow DT member Jackie & chose this one, with the pink, yellow & coral inks on & […]

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Take A Trip – Travel-Sized Memory Keeping

Hey there Magpies! The moment I got back from Plannercon Europe in Brussels, I knew I had to share how I would be memory keeping my trip! I got a tonne of swag from the event, and I also made sure to keep lots of keepsakes from the different places I visited all in preparation […]

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NSD Challenge #9 – Starting Point

Hi Magpies, Caroline here and welcome to challenge number 9 for National Scrapbooking Day. I hope you have been enjoying all the wonderful challenges so far. This afternoon I have a starting point challenge for you. I challenge you to start your layout using the following configuration of patterned paper. For my 12 x 12 […]

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NSD Challenge – A Sketch – Jackie Ashton

Hi Magpies, I hope you are enjoying all the challenges from the team, we have loads more to come over the next two days, so to see you going, here’s mine – A sketch. My challenge is for you to produce a scrapbook page, card or even a Travellers Notebook layout using this sketch, which […]

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It’s a Joyful Day!

Hello again Magpies, it’s officially Spring now and I’m sharing a couple of layouts using Pinkfresh Studios ‘Joyful Day’ which is definitely spring-like!  The colour mix in this collection is quite versatile; while a lot of it is pink and flowery there’s enough contrasting items that can be used for more boyish layouts. More of […]

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