Congratulations

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Posted by Camilla Støen Bakke

2 August, 2020 - ,

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Hi everyone! I hope you all are fine. I am back with a late night card. This time I have made a frame card with the gorgeous papers from the Vintage Summer Basics Collection. The paper you can spot the best on the card is called 1933 (with flowers).

I have painted this Sitting Tilda from Magnolia with Distress Ink, reinkers and Markers, to match the papers. I think both colours and papers fit so well together.

Inside the frame I have cut out a bird house from the papersheet called 1925. The same paper I have used on the base on the card.

The text “Gratulerer” on top of the card is made from a die from Papirdesign, and means “Congratulations”.

The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts. I have painted the flowers and papers with White Gesso, to give the card a more shabby look.

Under you can see how I have put the card together, as I have first made the frame, and then fasten it to the card.

Thats all from me tonight! Stay safe!

With love,

Sea View

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Posted by Kerstin-Inga Peters

17 July, 2020 - , , , , ,

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Welcome dear creative Maja friends!

Today a mixed media layout in shabby chic style as memory on wonderful days

with our little sunshine ‘Filou’ by the sea.

I was inspired to create a maritim inspired layout,

where I used some wooden shapes (Calico Craft Parts), cutting dies,

origin beach sand and self-assembled shells :-).

used paper collections

 

as background paper Monochromes – Shades of Celebration – Vintage Teal

for cutting and embossing elements Mono Celebration Pearl

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‘Streetware’

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‘1905’

some close up’s 

 a photo cutout backed with three punched flags

  I used a 3D embossing folder ‘Flourish’ (Sizzix) as amazing waves

 behind the photo you can see a rising sun made with 3D Impresslits ‘Radiant’ (Sizzix)

 

 sand, shells, jute and some driftwood were all glued on with Heavy Gel Medium (DecoArt)

I wanted a weathered look for the four edges, so I used some remnants

 of punched out forms,

after gluing I painted over the edges of the pages

with a white thin crackle medium and palette knife.

Thanks for your visit!

Happy Summertime!

Kerstin

The Hope for this Spring

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Posted by Elena Olinevich

30 March, 2020 - , ,

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Hello Maja Fans,

I hope that all of you and your family members keep safe during this uncertain time. And today I am going to bring you a spirit of Spring inspiration.

I found a box full of paper cuts and and a few die cuts made of Maja Design papers and decided to use them all before I start cutting the new papers. and here what I have made:

So I mixed the papers from the different collections, mostly Vintage Spring and Summer Basics, what I have used to do all the time.

I have added a few flowers and chipboard pieces

But the papers are essential. since they have the floral print and soft colors.

I do believe that you are busy with crafting since we have more space time now.

so happy crafting and keep safe.

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Believe in yourself

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Posted by Lenet Mos

27 January, 2020 - , ,

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Hello Maja Fans.

Lenet here today,As we look outside in nature we can see Spring is just around the corner.  The early snowdrops are in bloom and the crocus and

grape hyacinth are showing so won”t be long to be there too.

I even saw some some Daffodils in full bloom . At the shops and markets are selling the first tulips, for me that is the real sign that it will be spring soon.

So I made you this lay out using some delicate flowers and green buds ready to burst.

Here a close up, the little dark pink flowers are real dried flowers I saved from a bouquet my Husband gave me for our 25th anniversary.

so I got flowers and craft supplies in one.

For this layout I used  the Vintage Summer Basic collection.  Flowers from 49 and market and from my stash and cheesecloth .

Sentimenst are from Tim Holz small talk. the doilys are made with a summer feelings die from Studio Light.

Thank you for visiting, I hope you like what I made for you.

 

 

Memories

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Posted by Kerstin-Inga Peters

17 September, 2019 - , , ,

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Hello dear Maja friends!

Fall is knocking on our door and this is the most beautiful time for us after this most dryness and heat to go into the forest and enjoy the nature.

I always like to remember our childhood

where we used to play in the woods and look for adventures.

I used some beautiful vintage papers from the ‘Vintage Summer Basic’ collection,

here you can find a lot of various paper sheets in delicate colours, always suitable for a memory layout.

some details

Have you seen our awesome September Moodboard?

These wonderful autumn colours don’t only fit into this season,

they can also inspire to create a vintage project.

Thanks for your visit!

 

Happy crafting!