Delicate Wedding Card

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Posted by Maja Nowak

28 September, 2016 - ,

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Hello, Maja Design Fans, welcome to the blog :)

Summer has ended, alas, and the cool days of autumn have come. Also the wedding season is losing its summer intensity, yet the need for wedding cards still continues. And so today I have a delicate, romantic card I made using the Summertime collection.

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I used just two papers, but as I chose sand colours, they give a perfect neutral background for the flower cluster:

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The flowers match the paper colours, with a little touch of peachy pink, to make the white chipboard elements stand out.

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As the patterns on the background paper are very delicate, I wanted to make the background a little “filled” too, so I added dozens of tiny dots with liquid pearls and glitter.

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Here are the items I used foreating the card:

Other: chipboard: Scrapiniec; flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts; liquid pearls, glitter: Ranger.

 

See you soon!

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Winner of the September Mood Board

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Posted by Camilla Lilliesköld

27 September, 2016 -

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Hi!

Thanks for popping by today. ♥ It’s time to reveal the winner of our September challenge. And as a special treat for you this time, we have decided to pick TWO winners of this challenge. Exciting, huh? Maybe you are one of them..

Mood Board September 2016

And here is all our lovely contributions:

Antonia Moreno - Spain

Antonia Moreno – Spain

Bente Heidi Mjornaren, Norway

Bente Heidi Mjornaren, Norway

Gry Andersen - Norway

Gry Andersen – Norway

Gry Andersen, Norway

Gry Andersen, Norway

Jytte Grund Jensen, Danmark.

Jytte Grund Jensen, Danmark

Jytte Grund Jensen, Denmark

Jytte Grund Jensen, Danmark

Kristina Peshko, Russia

Kristina Peshko, Russia

Lisa Landry - USA.

Lisa Landry – USA

Liz Marsden - UK

Liz Marsden – United Kingdom

Marie R. Vassbotn, Norway

Marie R. Vassbotn, Norway

Marjut Laine, Finland

Marjut Laine, Finland

Melina Dahl, Sweden

Melina Dahl, Sweden

Pernilla Rosenlund, Sweden

Pernilla Rosenlund, Sweden

Pia Baunsgaard, Denmark

Pia Baunsgaard, Denmark

Romy Veul, Netherlands

Romy Veul, Netherlands

Veronique Viker - Norway

Veronique Viker – Norway

Vija Anton Australia

Vija Anton, Australia

Kerstin F, Germany

Kerstin F, Germany

Diana Adamski, Germany

Diana Adamski, Germany

Pernilla Rosenlund - Sweden

Pernilla Rosenlund – Sweden

Jennifer Dix Australia

Jennifer Dix, Australia

Larisa Makeeva, Russia

Larisa Makeeva, Russia

Lainie Michel - USA

Lainie Michel – USA

Lainie Michel, USA

Lainie Michel – USA

Tanya ODea, Ireland

Tanya ODea, Ireland

 

And the winners are…

 

 

 

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Pia Baunsgaard from Denmark..!

Pia Baunsgaard, Denmark

Pia Baunsgaard, Denmark.. Pia Baunsgaard, Denmark.

A huge congrats to you, Pia..! These boxes are just amazing. Totally love them.
A collection of your choice is coming your way.

 

And the second winner is…

 

 

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Vija Anton from Australia..!

Vija Anton Australia

Also a huge congrats to you, Vija..! This layout is so beautiful and stunning. Great work!
We will send you a collection of your choice.

 

THANKS to everyone that has put their heart in this challenge and sent us their lovely work. This month was amazing with all these wonderful contributions. It really warms our hearts. ♥
October the 3rd we will be back with a new challenge – see you then..!

Camilla

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I work as a Public Relations Coordinator here at MajaDesign and I have the pleasant task to coordinate this fabulous Creative Team, and from time to time also give you some exciting news and updates from the Maja Office. <3

Winner August Mood Board

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Posted by Camilla Lilliesköld

26 September, 2016 -

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Dearest Maja visitors,

This month we had two different mood board challenges, and today I will reveal the winner of the mood board for August. Please don’t miss to come back tomorrow again and find out who will win September’s challenge. ♥

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And here is all the fantastic contributions:

Anna Fraone, Italy

Anna Fraone, Italy

Antonia Moreno - Spain

Antonia Moreno – Spain

Bente Årstad, Norway.

Bente Årstad, Norway

Bente Årstad, Norway

Bente Årstad, Norway

Bia Baunsgaard, Denmark

Bia Baunsgaard, Denmark

Henrikke Kormeseth-Rødal, Norway

Henrikke Kormeseth-Rødal, Norway

Kerstin-Inga Peters, Germany

Kerstin-Inga Peters, Germany

Maria Loyen Netherlands

Maria Loyen, Netherlands

Marjut Laine, Finland

Marjut Laine, Finland

Melina Dahl, Sweden

Melina Dahl, Sweden

Pernilla Rosenlund, Sweden

Pernilla Rosenlund, Sweden

Romy Veul, Netherlands

Romy Veul, Netherlands

Rosemarie G.Thorsell, Sweden

Rosemarie G.Thorsell, Sweden

Tanya Dea, Ireland

Tanya Dea, Ireland

Vicky Pass, United Kingdom

Vicky Pass, United Kingdom

Pernilla Rosenlund, Sweden (2)

Pernilla Rosenlund, Sweden

 

And the unanimous winner is…

 

 

 

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Marjut Laine from Finland..!

Marjut Laine, Finland

A huge congrats to you, Marjut! Your card is so beautiful. ♥

And a huge thanks to all the participants. We are so thankful for all your devotion and it’s a real pleasure to enjoy all your creations. Thanks. ♥

Don’t forget to come back here tomorrow, then we will reveal the winner of September’s mood board.
See you then!

Hugs.

Camilla

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I work as a Public Relations Coordinator here at MajaDesign and I have the pleasant task to coordinate this fabulous Creative Team, and from time to time also give you some exciting news and updates from the Maja Office. <3

You Shine {remember today}

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Posted by Amy Voorthuis

25 September, 2016 - , , ,

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Well hello and good morning to you all,

It’s me again Amy and today I would like to share something special with you all. Jennifer the boss of The Dusty Attic celebrated her 40th birthday this month and her friend Jen The Dusty Attic design team coordinator, aka her friend surprised her with a massive scrapbook with all pages of every design team member that is currently designing for them including me. Oh boy was she surprised when she got it Jen made a video for us to watch which was great to see….This is the layout that I made using two Maja Design collections “Vintage Summer Basics” and my favorite “Vintage Autumn Basics” on this layout I used a bunch of chipboard pieces that I treated with the amazing rust paste by Finnabair {did I tell you I am hooked on that stuff} and acrylic paint.

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I used a lot of mixed media techniques on this layout and use products like tissue paper, ink, stamps, sprays, art stones, glass glitter on my layout. If you know me a little by now you know that I really like to incorporate metal embellishments on my work and on this layout I used a whole bunch of those as you can see 😉

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Also I added two different stencils with paste and a little glass jar with a piece of paper that wishes her a happy birthday. I really had fun making this layout and this page gave me that yeahhhh feeling that I haven’t felt in a “long” time since I started scrapbooking twelve years ago…..maybe the reason for that is that this one was made as a gift for someone which is always a lot of fun to make someone feel special.

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This time the flowers are by Petaloo and not hand made like I normally do which sometimes is great because making handmade flowers will take a lot of time to make which I sometimes don’t have since I work too……I feel really special to be working for three amazing crafting companies that I sometimes feel like I am dreaming. I am planing to give a class for a bunch of Dutch ladies on how I make my layouts {using Maja Design papers of course} …what I find very scary although I did it once before. You will find more about it on my Facebook page in the near future.

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Did you ever feel like you some how can’t finish a page that you started? What I do when that happens I put my layout aside and start all over again….and when it’s another day I just take out that layout again and then {somehow it works} I finish it and those are mostly the prettiest pages I make weird right?

Maja Design papers used: no.XVI from the Vintage Autumn Basics collection & 1943 bs, 1912 bs, 1904 bs and 1891 from the Vintage Summer Basics collection.

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Thank you so much for visiting the blog today and I hope you will have a lovely Sunday…on Monday I will be leaving for a week to go on school camp with our son since he is in his last year! I almost could not go due to my work {my boss was being a pain in the but} but it all worked out luckily pheww…..

Much Love

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Lovely Cards

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Posted by Amy Voorthuis

24 September, 2016 - , , , , ,

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Hi lovely friends,

Today I would like to share some cards with you using different Maja Design collections. I have to say I am totally hooked on using Maja Design papers so for every project I make I always think which of their collections will fit my theme…..all the cards I will show you today where made for my DT work at Cheery Lynn Designs {a die manufacturer}! But using my precious Maja Design papers……

Sweet Love: 

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For this shaker card I used the pretty “Vintage Romance” collection and just plain creme card stock and a bunch of dies. I really love the dimension of the flowers that’s what the papers do because of the high quality they are.

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Just Because:

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This card is made with two collections that fit so well together like all the other collections too btw hihi 😉 and all made out of leftover papers can you guess which ones?

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Birthday Wishes: 

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For my third card I used the amazing “Vintage Autumn Basics” collection and for the centers of my flowers I used micro beads which I think worked out really pretty. The background sheet with the blue flowers is one of my favorite papers from this collection.

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You are Awesome: 

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This is card is one of my favorites ever made and that is probably because it’s purple using the “Vintage Spring Basics” collection helps too and I the use of my favorite dies…..The you are awesome phrase is great too!

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Thank you so much for visiting the blog today and for leaving such nice comments every single time we really do appreciate them. I want to wish you a wonderful sunny & creative weekend and I will be here again tomorrow with a layout to share

Love

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