Make A Wish

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Posted by Lenet Mos

5 July, 2018 -

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Hello sweet Maja friends, I hope you have just a great summer as I have.

We have lots of sun for a while now with very nice warm temperatures. Only thing not so nice is that is that my craft room is at the attic and it’s super hot up there now.

But I did manage to make you this card. I used the summer crush collection for it.

I cut three pieces of paper  one a little smaller than the other one , distressed the edges and stuck them together with foamtape..

Took two straws and tied them together with a piece of lace and seambinding some flowers ,  two art boubles , a bit of sisal , a sentiment, and glued it all on the card.

Than I added a little paper texture paste  on the leaves , some withe splashes with white ink and voila, my card is done.

Hope you enjoy it and gives you some inspiration to create your own card.

Thank you very much for your visit. Make shure you come back tomorrow to see some more lovely work from one of the other MajaGirls.

Traveller’s Journal

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Posted by Maja Nowak

4 July, 2018 - ,

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Good morning, Maja friends, welcome to the blog today 🙂

The summer holidays started in most countries with school education 😉 And so many of us realise their travellin dreams and go to see the world. Even though nowadays smartphones are mostly used to collect and share memories, there are still many traditional freaks like scrapbookers and journal artists who prefer to keep accounts of their travels in paper books. And so here’s one for them:

I made the notebook using my favourite masculine collection, Denim&Friends. The hemisphere pattern papers from the 6×6 pad were just perfect for the covers! I decorated the front with strips of plaid paper and signature strips and added some stamping and a die-cut wind rose. I placed the notebook title in a metal frame attached with nail-like brads.

The notebook closes with a piece of rubber elastic. A fabric brad acts as a kind of stopper for it.

I decorated the inner covers and the title page too, using a lot of Tim Holtz stamps. I also added a kraft envelope for some loose pages, photos, tickets etc. one might want to collect during summer travels.

And some more stamping on the back cover 🙂

And here’s what I used for the notebook:

Maja Design papers:

Other: stamps: Tim Holtz; die: Cheery Lynn Designs; chipboard covers: Scrapiniec; notebook insert: Studio75; kraft envelope: Anita’s; brads: Rayher, Craftmania; metal elements: my stash.

So what do you think? Would you take that notebook with you fro your holidays?

See you soon!

Minialbum Happy Summertime

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Posted by Kerstin-Inga Peters

27 June, 2018 - , , ,

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Welcome Maja friends!

Today I want to share with you another possibilitie, what you can do with the beautiful papers from Maja Design.

It’s a one sheet minialbum, that means for the basic you only need one background paper in 12 x 12″.

I chose from the Vintage Summer basics collection ”1936”, both colours are very suitable to my theme

 blue, for the sea and brown, for a memoryin vintage style.

As addition some sheets from the Summertime collection.

I used some photo’s from our sheltie, a beautiful memory on last summer and really he is an aquaholic, even like me 🙂


on the right side you can see a ATC frame and some mini wooden shapes from Calico Craft Parts, a beautiful addition

where I used white crackle paint from DecoArt for an altered effect

other products:

cutting dies – Memory Box, Kaisercraft

Distress ink Vintage photo – Ranger

maritim clear stamps from different companies

Thanks for your visit!

Have a beautiful summertime my friends!

Vintage garden

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Posted by Camilla Støen Bakke

24 June, 2018 - ,

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Hi everyone! I am back with a purple card today, with a few papers from the lovely Fika collection.

The main image is coloured with Distress Ink, re-inkers. I have stamped the image from Stempelglede on The Langton watercolour paper.

I have tried to use the same colours as the papers when I was colouring the vintage garden stamp.

The text says “You are special” and is also from Stempelglede. The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts. And I have put some sisal grass behind them. The shape of the card is made with a die from Go Kreate.

I have added different layers onto the card.

I really hope you are having a lovely weekend! I am soon of on my Summer holiday, which this year will be Spain. By the way, this card was published in the Norwegian Magazine Ett Trykk.

Thank you so much for visiting the Maja Design blog today!

With love,

Rainbows and Unicorns – Dimensional Card

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Posted by Jennifer Snyder

23 June, 2018 -

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Jennifer Snyder here to share a magical unicorn moment with Maja Design’s Enjoying Outdoors collection.

My sentiment reads : “It’s going to be a rainbows and unicorns kind of day.”
Some days are meant to be extra special.
Beautiful Maja Design papers can also help to make a day extra special.

 
The Enjoying Outdoors collection has rich purples and greens that make me think of unicorns.  I am not sure why I connect purple with unicorns, but I do.
That’s the very reason I selected this paper. These are the 12×12 pieces I used from the collection:
Flourishing
Woodlands
The Great Nature

The dimensional die used on this card is from Spellbinders and Becca Feeken.  The Unicorn die is also from Spellbinders.  The  die set is mean to fold flat  to fit into an envelope.

This is an image of the multiple layers of the card – the layers which make the card dimensional.  Scrolling down, the next image down shows the card folding flat for placing in an envelope.

  Thanks for stopping here today.  I hope your day is filled with rainbows, unicorns and beautiful Maja Design papers.