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Romance is in the air – Simple Stories pages

It’s the season of love and romance, and the most recent collection in the shop from Simple Stories celebrates that with a soft and delicate colour palette of pink, green and blue, and a dash of black in the mix for contrast. I’ve been creating pages with this collection this month, and you can find it […]

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Mix and Match

This month I thought I’d have a play mix and match with a few different collections together. I chose four patterned papers, one from each of the following collections; Pink Paislee ‘Wild Child’, Simple Stories ‘Romance’, Crate Paper ‘Good Vibes’ and Amy Tangerine ‘Hustle & Heart‘. Thickers by Pink Paislee ‘Wild Child – Girl Power’, […]

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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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Hello Lovely – Simple Stories

Hi there x Sheena here again x Recently when looking in the shop I spotted a range of paper I’d not noticed before. Hello Lovely by Simple Stories. You may not have seen it either as the Hello Lovely range only consists of 3 patterned papers and a 6×12 sticker sheet. I have to admit […]

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Using your Stash

Hello! It’s Jo here with some scrapbook layouts using old supplies mixed with some new bits and pieces. I know there will be several of you who have shopped in the current sale, and others who may have some of these supplies lurking in your stash. Layout 1 – ‘You had me at the stylish packaging’ […]

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Summer Days

Hello, Jo here with my June look at a new collection in from Simple Stories ‘Summer Days’. It’s a lovely collection with a rainbow colour palette and summer icons with a hint of a vintage vibe. I particularly love the retro floral bikinis, I wish Simple Stories made those for real! I decided to combine this […]

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Making my mark with Bella Blvd!

Hey Magpies, welcome to June! This month I am working with the amazing Bella Blvd, Make Your Mark collection. I used it in May as well, you can see my post here, last month I did my more clean & simple style LO’s but I also created these more, colourful and busy LO’s as well. […]

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Mix it up …

Hi everyone, Jackie here today, my project this month was going to be my dipping my toes into the’ travellers notebook craze’, after I got one from a friend as a thank you gift, but though one thing and another I’ve not managed to get the completed book finished, but at the end I will share […]


Jo’s Week in the Life

I do love a good project that documents everyday life and this one ‘Week in the Life’ by Ali Edwards is always one I enjoy taking part in and have done since 2008. If you’ve not heard about it then you can click on the link above to Ali’s blog, but basically it’s a week […]


NSD – Elements Challenge

Hello there, it’s Jo here with challenge number 7 and it’s an elements challenge. I’d like you to choose at least four of the six elements listed below and use them on a scrapbook layout. Mixed media background (paint – watercolour/acrylics, inks or mists, art crayons etc). Three or four colours picked from your photo/s […]

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