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Using up Crate Paper FaLaLa

Hi there! Niki here today. I have used the Crate Paper FaLaLa collection for my December Daily album this year (which is nearly finished by the way) but even though I used loads and loads of the collection for that, I still had quite a bit left over. Mosty papers, some of the 6×6 papers […]

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Merry & Bright

Hey there, I’m here with the last of my Christmas card makes for 2017 and this time I’ve used a collection from 2016, Merry & Bright by Fancy Pants Designs. You can find the collection here. Let’s start with a scrapbook layout above. I used two of my favourite papers from the collection, ‘Musical Memories‘ […]

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More December Album Base Pages using Crate Paper FaLaLa

Hey there, Niki back again today with my December Album Part 2. I’ve done another 10 pages, taking my total up to 20 now. You may have seen my post earlier this month where I shared the first 10 pages. I’ve kept true to my style the whole way through this book so far. I’ve […]

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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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Pebbles ‘Merry Merry’ Christmas Cards

This month I’ve been making Christmas cards with the Christmas collection by Pebbles called ‘Merry Merry‘. The papers and die cuts really lend themselves to making great Christmas cards without having to spend a lot of time on each card. Perfect if you like to hand make your Christmas cards like I do each year. […]

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Magical December Days

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you again today sharing 3 layouts I made using the lovely Christmas collection from Pinkfresh Studio called December Days. It’s quite a traditional colour scheme of white, blues & red with some gold accents but with all the really cute images & details Pinkfresh Studio are know for.   My […]

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Falala by Crate Paper

I make no apologies for sharing Christmas projects in October, in fact I’m surprised I held off for so long! I love all things Crate Paper, and I absolutely adore this ‘Falala‘ collection. For me it is the perfect combination of sweet vintage images and a beautiful colour palette. The first layout ‘Falalalala’ uses the b-side […]

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December Daily 2016

For the last 3 years I always start my December Daily but never finish any of them. Usually after 3-4 days I gave up because I didn’t have enough time or patience to document every single day. This year I decided to try again to make one to keep all of our Christmas memories. Now when we […]


Heidi Swapp – Christmas Wish List…

Hi there Sheena here again x Today I wanted to share with you 2 gadgets from Heidi Swapp which would be perfect for treating yourself to, perhaps with a little Christmas money. First is the Heidi Swapp Lightbox. It’s perfect for writing messages on, sharing birthdays & celebration days and this Christmas we are using […]


Christmas Card Ideas

Hello December and hello to manic Christmas crafting which is a customary part of our papercrafting hobby, or is that just me? Well this is not quite the blog post I thought I’d be writing. I sat down at my desk a few days ago to make my Creative Team projects with the Simple Stories ‘Mistletoe […]

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