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Oldie but Goodie

Hi Magpies, this month, while waiting for all those luscious new collections to come in, I chose to work with Dear Lizzie ‘Happy Place’ & Amy Tangerine ‘Better Together’, two older collections, one of which I’d overlooked completely. My first layout ‘Dog gone crazy’ is using a snapchat photo that my youngest daughter loves to […]

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Ways with Washi

Hi Magpies, this month I chose to showcase different ways to use washi tape on my layouts. Now if you’re anything like me you have loads of lovely reels of washi tape & only ever use a small bit of one reel on a layout or occasionally use some to wrap a present!! & I […]

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Seize the Day

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you today sharing my 3 layouts I’ve done using the Carpe Diem collection by Simple Stories. For my first layout ‘Carpe Diem’ I choose to do the new 9×12 size, this layout is all about my daughters love of snapchat & the crazy photos she sends me. I cut out […]

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A Splash of Summer with Jillibean Soup and Dear Lizzy

Hi Everyone, I hope you have enjoyed the Bank Holiday weekend, if you are here in the UK, and you have got some time to do some crafting.  This month I have been inspire by some of the warmer weather we have been having and the bright papers in the shop to scrap a few […]

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In my ‘Heart’ a Collection by Simple Stories

Hi Magpies, Niki here today with the Simple Stories Heart collection. I love these little mini collections from Simple Stories, I believe they simply have papers and a few stickers, no embellishments as in the usual collections but I’m a paper girl and am also drowning in other embellishments anyway so this was good for […]

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Happy Little Moments

Hi magpies, Julie back with you today sharing 4 layouts I’ve done using the new collections from Elle’s Studio & Websters Pages.   First up I worked with Elle’s Studio ‘Little Moments’, I’ve always loved Elle’s Studio collections, the soft colour palette, the abundance of labels & the added ephemera of wood veneer & cork, […]

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I’ve got a Crush on You

Hi Magpies, Niki here, back today with the lovely We R Memory Keepers Crush collection. ‘Crush’ is a Valentines collection but seemed to hit the stores later than other Valentine themed collections so have perhaps been slightly overlooked. On the whole I don’t used overly themed products but I am usually drawn to the Valentines […]

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Life is…Better Together

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you today using the new Amy Tan collection Better Together. It’s a very colourful collection, which I’ve highlighted in my first layout but can also be used as a more subtle colour palette, as I show in my other two layouts. First up is ‘crazy is better together’ using some […]

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In love with Hello Love!

Well hello Magpies! Welcome to March and lets bring on the spring eh! I am back again using the Hello Love collection from Crate Paper and unfortunately, most of the collection is sold out now and Sarah & Lianne tried to order more, but there wasn’t any to be had. There’s a few pieces left and […]

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‘On Trend’ therapy

Sometimes when I’m crafting I use my ‘me’ time as a means of therapy – a time when I can simply drift off into my own little world and shut out the everyday shenanigans! This month I needed more ‘me’ time than usual and the new ‘On Trend 2′ from My Minds Eye was just […]

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