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Get Fruity with Summer Stash

Hello Magpies, it’s Julie back again with you today. As I write this, it’s not at all sunny, so hopefully I can bring some sunshine in with my layouts! I have mixed together a few of the summer lines including: Pink Paislee – Citrus Bliss, Simple Stories – Summer Vibes, Crate Paper – Poolside & […]

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#Happy and More!

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you again today, and this month, I have made three layouts using three different collections from the store. My first layout, ‘Ice Cream Thief’, is using the new Elle’s Studio Collection – Let’s Eat.I used a white piece of cardstock as my base, and started off by drawing several circles […]

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Bold backgrounds and big titles…

Often one to shy away from bold backgrounds and big titles, upon opening the ephemera pack from the Maggie Holmes Confetti collection, which features an abundance of the most stunning acetate or vellum big titles, bold background were simply a must! ‘Happy Day’ started with the bold background paper from the Brighton Pier collection by […]

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True Stories

Hi, Jo here to share some June CT projects with you all. This month I decided to use mainly products from the new Shimelle collection ‘True Stories’ to create a project life spread, a mini-album and a layout. By now you might know that I love Project Life, and while I like to use ‘official’ products, more often that […]

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With a Sunny Disposition…

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you today. This months blog post is entitled ‘With a Sunny Disposition…’, as all of my layouts have a sunny, summery colour scheme running through them. For all three pieces, I chose to use a few lovely collections from Amytan – Rise & Shine, the new Studio Calico Seven Paper […]

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Mini Albums Gone Wild!

Hello everyone, can you believe we are half way through the year already, how did that happen! I also am still still wondering how my plans for a mini album for my post this month, went so um… un-mini!! I recently went on a road trip for 4 days with my boyfriend and thought it […]

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On a journey with Crate paper

Hi Magpies , Julie back with you today, bringing you 3 layouts using a new line from crate paper called ‘Journey’. I have long been a big fan of crate paper and over the years have always been excited to see that they are bringing out a new collection and it was no exception when […]

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So diverse…

How diverse? So diverse – that’s how diverse the new ‘I am’ collection form Simple Stories is! Usually collections have a running colour or icon theme running through them and on initial glance I would have definitely thought the same for the ‘I am’ collection too… peaches, aqua and teal colours. But no, this collection […]

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Jen Hadfield Cottage Living Dies & Stamps

Morning folks! It’s Nat here – back to share some new creations using some staple products in any cardmaker’s stash inventory: dies and stamps! As you will have gathered from my past posts here on the Hey Little Magpie blog, there’s rarely a card that makes it off my desk without some form of die-cutting […]

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The Collection Pack Challenge – Basic Grey

Hi everyone and welcome to my April blog post, and there is defiantly a feel of spring in the air.  This  month I decided to challenge myself and use a paper manufacture that I had been neglecting for a while, Basic Grey.  When I first started scrapbooking about 8 years ago Basic Grey was the […]

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