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Echo Park – Wish Upon a Star Collection

Hi Magpies, Jackie here with my blogpost for this month. Last month I went to Paris for a few days with some of the DT and we spent one day at Disneyland Paris – I’ve never been to Disney before and I was super excited to be going even if it was only for one […]

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Good Day Sunshine!

Well we’ve certainly been fortunate this last week to have seen so much of the sunshine and I have got the perfect summer collection to share with you, Echo Park’s ‘Good Day Sunshine’ collection. It has a lovely retro vibe with bikes, caravans, swimsuits, ice creams and much more. Here’s a picture of the bits […]

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Getting Inky with Oxides

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you again today & sharing with you my love of the relatively new Distress Oxide Inks. I have always loved mixed media, of all kinds, but these inks react so different to other inks & have a great chalky finish to them & now that they’ve brought out the new […]

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Sketch Challenge – NSD May 2018

Hi Magpies & happy NSD/weekend, hope you’re loving all our challenges & joining in with a few. My challenge this year is to use a sketch. I went with this sketch & pretty much stuck to it.     So why not have a go yourself? Pick a sketch & get creating. Make sure you […]

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Stay Colorful by Dear Lizzy

Hey there Hey Little Magpie fans! Niki here with you today and I have loads of layouts to share using the Dear Lizzy Stay Colorful collection. I knew as soon as I saw this collection that it was perfect for me, nice and girly with pretty colours but not hugely themed. I have a girl […]

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My Happy Place …

We all have a special somewhere that is our happy place… Whether it’s reading bedtime stories to kids or grandchildren, leisurely walks in the countryside or coffee and cake in a favourite cafe, I’m sure we all share one happy place together – our crafting space. As well as my craft room, one place that […]

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Dublin – Travel Notes

Hi there x Sheena here again x This month I’ve been creating with the Simple Stories Travel Notes range and photos from a recent trip to Dublin. Dublin Adventure. I ordered the 6×8 pad from the Travel Notes range & initially wasn’t too sure about this new size but decided to embrace it & feature […]

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Mixing it up with Prima Amelia Rose

Hello! This month I thought I’d have a play with the Prima Marketing Amelia Rose collection, but decided to mix it with some 12 x 12″ papers and thickers from other collections. Layout 1 – Haircuts & Coffee Cups For this layout I used the gorgeous Webster’s Paper The Good Life ‘Natural Wrapping’ paper, with […]

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Flourish into April with Maggie Holmes!

Hey Magpies, Rachel here today with the lovely Flourish collection from Maggie Holmes. I hope everyone is having a very happy Easter! Grab a cuppa and settle down for a few moments and have a look at what I’ve created this month. I worked with Flourish last month as well, I had so much left […]

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A Little Pick Me Up by Niki Rowland

Hey there Magpies, Niki here today sharing a few layouts made using the gorgeous new collection by Paige Evans called Pick Me Up.  I absolutely love the mix of colours in this collection, from girly pinks to navy blues. For my first layout I used one of the ombre striped pink papers to cut this […]

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