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Our House – Carta Bella

Well, this is exciting – a new year and my first post as a Magpie Team member, Happy New Year everyone! For my first two layouts I chose a collection from Carta Bella called Our House. It’s quite versatile as it can be used for a summer or autumn theme, a layout about home or […]

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Monthly Challenge: Moodboard Challenge set by Niki

Happy New Years Magpies! Niki here today and it’s my turn to set the monthly challenge. I’ve put together a moodboard for you to be inspired by and I’ve chosen images that could be interpreted in lots of different ways. I really enjoy using moodboards for inspiration becuase there’s usually LOADS of things in them […]

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Mixing Christmas Collections | Niki Rowland

Hey Magpies, Niki here with you today and I’m using a mix of Christmas collections. I have four layouts to share today. I find that lots of Christmas collections coordinate well with other Christmas collections, even by other manufacturers as they all have similar colour palettes. It’s fun to mix collections and come up with […]

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Coffee with Echo Park

It’s no secret that I love coffee and when I saw the ‘Coffee’ collection from Echo Park I knew I’d have to get it. I decided to revisit an idea and make a mini book about coffee. My original coffee mini book was made back in June 2015 with the Shimelle ‘True Stories’ collection. I kept […]

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Mixing Collections & Starting Points

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you again today sharing 3 layouts using mainly the new Heidi Swapp collection Emerson Lane, a beautiful, classic collection of pink, navy, yellow & woodgrain. I added in a few bits from Pebbles Jen Hadfield Along the Way & Golden Rod from One Canoe Two, all the colours matched & […]

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Making Merry with Crate Papers Merry Days

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you again today sharing 3 christmas layouts using the lovely new collection ‘Merry Days’ from Crate Paper. I love all things by Crate & this collection was no exception.   For my first layout ‘Lapland Fun’ I pieced 2 papers together, for the background, & then added a small bit […]

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It’s Spooky Boo Time!

Hi Magpies, I hope you are all having a good October and have been finding some time to do some crafting. This month I have 3 layouts to share with you, and I am using the Pebbles Spooky Boo Halloween papers to create my pages.  There are some lovely collections in the shop with this […]

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Hooray, another fabulous collection from Crate Paper!

Full of bright colours, Hooray will bring a smile to anyone’s face because it’s so fun! With typical, quirky elements including a birthday crocodile and ostrich, what’s not to love? Designed in honour of that one special day a year, it’s suitable for more than just birthday themes! And that’s exactly what I did – […]

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Indigo Hills 2 by Niki Rowland

Hi Magpies, Niki here today sharing 12 (yes 12!!) layouts made using the Indigo Hills 2 collection by Pinkfresh Studio. I bought the paper pack which contains two each of all the papers so that was 16 papers in all, the ephemera and the wood veneer stickers.  I also had the Mini Puffy Alphabet Stickers […]

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Paperless LOs with Field Notes!

Hey Magpies, I picked the wonderful new collection from Vicki Boutin, Field Notes to work with this time and I LOVED it! I did my first couple of layouts and didn’t even need to cut into the papers, so I decided to go with paperless layouts this month and I will cut into the papers for […]

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