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Cocoa Vanilla Studio – Midnight – Part 2

Hi again lovely Magpies! I’m back with 2 more layouts using the beautiful Cocoa Vanilla Studios Midnight collection. I’ve found that I’ve added bits from other collections on my layouts to give an extra pop of colour, as the colours in the Midnight collection are quite limited. It works really well with all kinds of […]


Crate Paper – La La Love

Hello Magpies! It’s Kay here sharing 2 recent layouts using Crate Paper’s La La Love. I think Crate Paper is my favorite brand, don’t think I’ve ever missed buying a collection!   This layout is documenting my love for my recently adopted pooch Marley. His front teeth pop out and I think it’s so cute! […]


Along The Way – Jen Hadfield – Giselle Homer

Hello again Magpies, Today I’m sharing two layouts using Along The Way, by Jen Hadfield, which is a really versatile collection of green, yellow and blue papers, from Pebbles. SWEET CHEEKS The first uses mainly the green papers and embellishments. I started by cutting the strips and scallops that form the upper border. The black […]


The Yellow Door – Fancy Pants

Hi Magpies! Kay here sharing two more layouts using this fab bright collection. I used various pieces of patterned paper that I had left over and also some items from the cut apart sheet. I saw a layout on Pinterest that used the diagonal design and I quite liked it so I had a go! […]


Shimelle – Head in the Clouds

Hi, Jackie again with my layouts using Shimelle – Head in the Clouds collection, so my previous blogpost I had decided to try and use just 6×4 photographs, I wanted to do the same for these pages, but for my first layout, the photographs are not very clear and when I added them to the […]

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The Yellow Door – Fancy Pants

Hello Magpies, ‘This is Kay with my very first blog post for the team! I chose The Yellow Door from Fancy Pants collection as I was attracted to the bright colour palette. I didn’t realise when I ordered it that it was an autumn collection, but I think it could be used for many occasions […]

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Our House | Carta Bella

Hey Maggies! I’m so thrilled to join this amazing team and to be here with you. I start my term with Our House from Carta Bella. This collection has a great mix of colours, patterns and cool designs which are great for all sorts of layouts. I love the bold colours of these papers so […]

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Paige Evans – Whimsical

Hello January and hello to my first DT blog post for the year! For January I’m using the delightfully colourful collection by Paige Evans for Pink Paislee ‘Whimsical’. It’s full of beautiful rainbow colours and crafty icons, what’s not to love? My first layout focuses on the 12 x 12″ Speciality Die-cut Paper, a great […]

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Changing Colors with Webster’s Pages

Hello Magpies & Happy New scrappy Year to you all. There are lots of new collections trickling into the store & I’ve decided to go with a brand that never seems as popular as some of the others but I’ve always loved their designs & colours & that’s Websters Pages. They have 2 newish collections […]

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Midnight by Cocoa Vanilla Studio

If you love Cocoa Vanilla Studio, then you’re sure to love their latest range Midnight… It’s a seamlessly co-ordinated range of papers with an ombre of colours ranging from palest pinks to the darkest blues… I guess that’s why it’s called Midnight? It’s certainly a very pretty collection, lending itself to more girly layouts. I […]

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