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Happy Mail!

Hi there Magpies, Philippa back with you today sharing two more projects using the Horizon collection by Paige Evans for Pink Paislee. My first layout documents a recent Happy Mail swap I took part in, Paper 22 was perfect! I started by fussy cutting all the little envelopes and postage stamps. Initially I chose a […]


Guest designer: Claire Murphy

This month we’re excited to welcome our first ever guest designer! Many of you will know Claire Murphy from her lovely creations over at UK Scrap Addicts. We love her enthusiasm for this wonderful hobby and were delighted when she agreed to guest design for us. Read on to see her pages… When I was […]


June Happiness part II

Hey Magpies! I am back with my second post using the amazing Happiness collection from Cocoa Vanilla. This is a wonderful collection and if you haven’t seen it or taken a closer look at it, you really should because it’s fab, versatile and works for so many types of projects. My first LO I created […]


It’s All Heart | Niki Rowland

Hi Everyone, Niki here today with my two latest layouts. I’ve used Crate Paper All Heart this month. For my first layout I made a star burst shape out of the different patterned papers. I distressed the edges of each piece and then stuck them to my layout. I added machine stitched lines using silver […]


Horizon by Paige Evans (Part 1) Philippa McCray

Hi there Magpies, Philippa with you today sharing two 12 x 12 layouts using the gorgeous Horizon collection. I particularly love the pretty florals in the Mixed Floral Die Cut pack and wanted to make them the main feature of my first layout. I decided to add some hand stitching for texture so selected a […]


Some Happiness for June!

Hey Magpies! Welcome to June and I’m busting out some Happiness from Cocoa Vanilla this month. It’s a fabulous collection, so pretty and colourful, I think it’s very versatile as well and will work for all sorts of projects. I decided to see if it would work for me and my style. I see so […]


Week in the Life – Traveler’s Notebook Pt 2 | Jo Boland

Hello! I’m back with the second part of my Week in the Life traveler’s notebook. You can find the first part here. I am using the Elle’s Studio stamp sets Days of the Week and Here + Now. (You can find lots more really useful stamp sets by Elle’s Studio here). I’m using papers and […]


More Fun with Crates All Heart

Hi Magpies, Julie back with you again today sharing 2 more layouts using Crate Papers All Heart collection. NOPE I first started by adding some oxide ink, to my background, using the lovely colour Seedless Preserves & added lots of splatters & circles, inked through a stencil & drawn round after & a few stamped […]

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Vintage Botanicals – Simple Stories (Part 2) – Philippa McCray

Hi there Magpies, Philippa with you today sharing two more projects using Simple Stories Vintage Botanicals collection. I decided to make a tag album with the idea that I’d include some photos of my Mum and Dad in their younger days. I felt the collection would compliment the vintage photos! I accept that old photos […]

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More Happy Days by MME!

My second post using Happy Days from MME and 2 more clean and simple layouts. This first one couldn’t be easier, I just used two of the journalling cards on either side of a photo! Lucky for me there are lots of bicycles in this collection and I have been working out on an exercise […]

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