‘Birds of a Feather’ Card


Posted by Nancy Dynes

3 April, 2016 - ,

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I wish you a warm welcome to the Maja Design Blog! It’s Nancy here, and I have a new card to share with you today. Spring has finally arrived. Flowers are blooming and the songbirds are nesting in my garden. I watch them from the window of my craft room, and they inspired this ‘Birds of a Feather’ card.

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There are several layers of Maja Design’s  Vintage Spring Basics paper collection that have been distressed and stitched together. The floral details are fussy cut from both the 12 x 12 and 6 x 6 collections.

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A cheery bouquet of Prima flowers and paper cherry blossoms adorn the front of the card, along with die cut leaves and blossom flourishes. A bit of cheesecloth adds a soft touch.

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A tiny bird’s nest peeks out from the corner of the bouquet. The photo below captures additional fussy cutting from the 6 x 6 paper collection.

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The sentiment is stamped using archival ink. The finishing touch is a natural twine bow.

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Additional Supplies: Prima flowers and nest, paper cherry blossoms, Magnolia Rose Leaf die, Wild Rose Studio Blossom Burst die, Red Lead stamp, archival ink, gesso, natural twine, cheesecloth, detail scissors, foam pop up adhesive, sewing machine and thread.

Thank you so much for stopping by! I wish you a day filled with joy and crafty adventures!





Spring Cards Set


Posted by Pascale B

3 April, 2016 - , ,

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Hello Sweeties

Today I’m up on Maja Design blog with a spring set of cards

Spring Cards by Pascale B.

Those cards are really simple to make. The difficult part is to chose some beautiful papers from Maja Design.

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Then I die-cut a background in an assorted paper as well as some leaves in different green papers.

Spring Card by Pascale B.

I added a flower or more …

Spring Card by Pascale B.

I added a flower or more, some strands of raffia …

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… some micro beads and it’s done.

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