Monday, 2 January 2017

My Stick it Down Debut



I have recently joined the fabulous Stick It Down design team, I am alternating between their double page team and their single page team. This month I am in double-mode therefore have a double layout to share. Such a fabulous sketch by Laura to play with.

I've used some of the new Christmassy collection by Simple Stories which I got from Hey Little Magpie of course :)

Head on over and join in with this month's sketches, the single sketch and the card sketch are fab too.

Happy scrapping xx
Niki xx 

Sunday, 1 January 2017

Be Inspired by a Sketch



Hey there, we have a brand new monthly challenge over on the GoGo Getaway blog and this month I'm setting the challenge and it's a sketch. I love a sketch, it just sparks the creativity and is often the starting point of a great layout.

Here are a few sneak peeks of my sample layout made with the sketch. To see the full layout head over to the GoGo Getaway blog or the GoGoGetaway FB group which is where you can play along and be in with a chance of winning 1000 Hey Little Magpie points - such a fantastic prize!


Happy scrapping and good luck with the challenge :)

Niki xx 

Saturday, 17 December 2016

Stick It Down

Hey there, just a quick layout from me today using paper strips from the Dear Lizzy Saturday collection. I followed a fab sketch by the Stick it Down girls - the large letter really appealed to me :)


I recently took a Paige Evans class and she taught us to cover a large shape in paper strips so I re-hashed the same technique on this letter.

Happy scrapping xx
Niki xx 

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

GoGo Getaway

A few weeks ago it was the EPIC GoGo Getaway. Not only am I on the Design Team now but earlier this year Janice and Lorraine asked me to become a business partner, which I happily accepted. We all worked really hard to ensure the event was a huge sucess, which of course it was :)

We had a number of challenges that I took part in over the course of the weekend, some I did before the weekend but some I did there. Here are my layouts:







And these are the two classes I designed and then taught:


These two were the same class, but two separate layouts:





Sadly that is GoGo Getaway over until March 2017 but hopefully that will come round very quick!

Thanks for stopping by
Happy scrapping xxx 

Sunday, 16 October 2016

A few layouts

Ive just been away on a girly scrappy weekend and I managed a total of 30 layouts - yes 30!! Anyway, here's a few, some for challenges, some just for fun

Happy scrapping xx

For the Cut it Out challenge on the Cut Shoppe blog - I've used Everyday Essentials cut file to cut the string art 'Love'.



Love this 'Cool Kid' collection by Crate Paper, this and 'Cute Girl' have been soem of my favourite collections this year.


Keepin it Real is for the October moodboard over at Jot Magazine.


Don't Grow Up is for Paper Issues Sketchy Saturday, following the October Sketch.


 and this one is for Stick it Down October single page sketch.

I had such a blast making all these and the 25 others lol!

Niki xx

Sunday, 28 August 2016

Summer Photography Challenge

On UK Scrappers there is a Snap Summer Challenge with a list of photos to find during July and August. I've managed all 20 - hooray! With only a couple of days to spare:


#1 Vapour trails or clouds

#2 a horse drawn vehicle

#3 Flowers in Bloom

#4 a summer job in the garden

#5 something typifying your holiday destination

#6 hats

#7 Ice cream

#8 kites or balloons

#9 bubbles 
(Max blowing bubbles in his drink)

#10 ducks, swans or seabirds

#11 summer sunrise or sunset 
(sunset)

#12 eating al fresco 
(at Wimbledon)

#13 somewhere you would only visit when the sun shines
(our local park)

#14 flags or bunting

 #15 summer shoes

 #16 fruit growing in the garden, on a tree or in the hedgerow
(in the garden)

#17 Water

#18 Umbrellas

 #19 glasses

#20 fete, fair or festival 


Phew - what a marathon!!
Happy scrapping xx

Love Always

Up today on the @heylittlemagpie blog...six layouts using the stunning #lovealways collection by @cocoa_vanilla_studio #scrapbooking #love #heylittlemagpie 

Happy scrapping
Niki xx 



Monday, 22 August 2016

Silly Beans

I am up today on The Cut Shoppe blog as a guest designer. Here's a little sneak of my layout:

Pop over and take a look...

Happy scrapping xx 


Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Love too Much

Is there such a thing as modern vintage? #Scrapbooking @wilnafurstenberg @primamarketinginc 


Friday, 12 August 2016

Funny Faces

Funny Faces using @paigetaylorevans @pinkpaislee #fancyfree #scrapbooking #heylittlemagpie @heylittlemagpie