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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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Simple stripes

Hi everyone! It’s Nat here, back with another round of card ideas. The gorgeous new products from CHA are coming into the store at a fast and furious pace! There were a few collections I had my eye on as soon as the sneak peeks started appearing online, namely the I Am collection by Simple […]

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All Pink & Girly

Hi magpies, Julie with you again today. Whilst waiting for all the lovely new stash to filter into the shop, I decided to use up some of the collections I’d purchased and not got round to using much of.  My first layout, ‘Meeting Frankie’, uses a lot of the collection Open Book by Maggie Holmes, […]

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Embracing White Cardstock

Hi everyone and welcome to March, not sure when we got to the 3rd month of the year already.  This month I have decided to do something different for me, and step away from the patterned paper background, and embrace white. Whilst I was looking through my stash I came across some of the beautiful […]

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Kiss Kiss – Not just for Valentine’s Day!

Welcome to March Magpies! Rachel here with 5 LO’s for you and this month I chose to use the gorgeous Kiss Kiss line from Crate Paper. I am usually such a bright and bold colour scrapbooker but I have been loving the more muted colour palette that Crate Paper has been offering lately. It started […]

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A stitch in time …

What could be more timely than a few hearts using American Crafts’ Stitched range from Amy Tan … and on Valentine’s day ! Valentine’s Day happens to be a year to the day that we acquired our new kitten Jenny . What better way to celebrate that a layout showing her cute little face over the […]

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Pebbles, Paper, Scissors

Sorry, I couldn’t resist changing ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors’ to ‘Pebbles, Paper, Scissors’ for my title! This month I got to play with the new Pebbles Inc collection ‘We Go Together’ and it’s a corker. Naturally with Valentine’s Day next Saturday, I made the most of this valentines line in lots of different ways. I made Valentine’s […]

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All Stitched Up

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you today. This month I have chosen to focus on just one collection, Amy Tan Stitched. I love to stitch on my layouts, and this collection was just asking for me to do that. It’s a very varied collection with plenty of soft muted colours in it, but also a […]

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Using Old and New – Making a Kit

Hi everyone, hope you are all having a great year so far and are not fighting off to many bugs and colds, unlike me.  I spent the beginning of this year, looking at my stash and trying to get it in to some form of organisation, and realising I have far to much paper that […]

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