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Girl Squad in Action

Hi there x Sheena here again x For my post this month I chose to design with the Pebbles – Girl Squad range. To be honest they are not my “go to” manufacterer but I really liked the fun feel of this range plus the gorgeous Girl Squad phrase thickers and once I started working […]

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Escaping the Ordinary with Pinkfresh Studio

Hi Magpies, Julie back here again today & I hope you are all well & getting your scrap on. This month I choose 2 new collections in the shop from Pinkfresh Studio, Escape the ordinary & Boys Fort. I decided to mix the collections together as I thought the colours went well together. It’s a […]

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A Beautiful Ride with Maggie Holmes Carousel

Hey Magpies, Julie back with you again & this month I was very privileged to work with the lovely new collection ‘carousel’ by Maggie Holmes. Well it’s classic Maggie Holmes, teal, pink, gold, black & white, florals, glitter…. I could go on & on but you only have to look all over social media to […]

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Nuvo Crystal Drops, the good, the bad & the ugly!

Hey Magpies, it’s September! This month I’ve chosen to talk about Nuvo Crystal Drops. Now I LOVE these things! I am going to tell you some of the bad stuff that I’ve learned about them but none of this has diminished my love of these gorgeous little bottles. I am a massive fan. Now prepare […]

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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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Mixing it up with Bella Blvd.

Hello everyone I hope most of you have been able to enjoy the sunny weather we have been having in the UK over the past few weeks. This month I decided to pick some bright and sunny papers to make a collection of pages for you, these papers all come from Bella Blvd.  I really […]

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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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Vicki Boutin Collection

I was keen to get my hands on the Vicki Boutin mixed media products from American Crafts, especially the art pastels. In addition to these, I ordered the blending sponge, the 12×12 paper pad, the ephemera cardstock die-cuts and the cardstock labels. Naturally I ordered more than this, hence my photo below of my lovely box […]

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