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My Main Squeeze – Crate Paper

Hi there Sheena here again x With February being the month of love I’ve chosen to create using Crate Paper – Main Squeeze. Initially I thought it might be a little too pink for me but I actually love it! Love You. When I saw all the cute hearts & animals in this Main Squeeze […]


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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Celebrating Family with Jen Hadfield’s Heart at Home

Hi it’s Nancy here with my September blog post, I hope everyone had a great summer and took lots of photos.  We are now heading in to my favourite season Autumn.  This time a year ago I shared on the blog layouts made with Jen Hadfield collection Warm and Cozy. A year later I am […]


Creekside Creations

Hi there x Sheena here again x Whilst looking at the goodies in the HLM shop I saw that One Canoe two had a new range out called Creekside. Initially I wasn’t too sure it was my thing when I saw some of the canoe & boat elements but I loved the colour palette of […]


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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Popsicles and pandas…

Ok, so you’d be right in thinking that ‘Popsicles and Pandas’, one of the latest collections from Bella Blvd might be whacky – it is! And yet, once you start playing with it, especially in this hot weather when the idea of ice cream sounds heavenly, it’s an extremely easy to use, brilliantly co-ordinated collection […]

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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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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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Sewing Challenge for NSD

Happy NSD or in our case Happy NSW (National Scrapbooking Weekend!) My how time flies…. A year has flown by and we rare back with another fun packed weekend of challenges to whet your appetite, stir your creativity and inspire you to get down to some serious scrapbooking! I adore sewing on my layouts, so […]

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Moodboard Challenge for NSD

Hey Magpies! Niki here with you this evening with a Moodboard Challenge! Simple be inspired by the moodboard above and make a layout or project based on that inspiration. The colours were my starting point and I used the very gorgeous Wild at Heart collection by Cocoa Vanilla Studio. Other inspiration I have taken from […]