Sofiero shabby card

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Posted by Evgenia Petzer

23 September, 2017 - ,

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Hello dear friends, Evgenia Petzer with you today. Today I have prepared the shabby chic card that I made using Sofiero papers. The chipboard, Dies are from russian manufactureres, and the flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.

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lots of close ups.woc_sep_det1I love how the chipboard wreath is surrounded by the flowers. woc_sep_det2 woc_sep_det3

Sofiero collection is one of my very own favorites.have a lovely weekend,

Lavender cards

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Posted by Pascale B

21 September, 2017 - ,

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Hello Sweeties

Today I’m up on Maja Design blog with a new set of cards featuring one of my favorite collection Enjoying Outdoors.

Lavender Card by Pascale B.

Making cards is a good way to get rid of all the leftovers of papers you have accumulated over the past months or should I say years. I don’t know how you keep them, but I found that keeping them in a pocket with the collection is the best way to use them. When I was first starting scrapbooking I put all the leftovers together, but when I wanted one, well, I never found the right one! Now I know that if I don’t find it, it’s because I don’t have it and I will have to cut some beautiful paper! Let see how I made these cards!

Lavender Card by Pascale B.

Even if both cards look different, the way I made them is the same. First, I chose in my leftover from the Enjoying Outdoors collection, which one I could use. When I didn’t find the right one, My next move is to look in the 6×6 paper pad.

Lavender Card by Pascale B.

When I found all the scraps of paper I needed, I inked the edges to add some contrast before gluing them directly to the card base.

Lavender Card by Pascale B.

I die cut some leaves in two green papers from the collection and I inked the edges.

Lavender Card by Pascale B.

Then I added a few flowers.

Lavender Card by Pascale B.

On this card, I even added some lavender sprigs from my garden. To prevent them from falling apart when they dried, I covered them with gel medium.

Lavender Card by Pascale B.

And to finish the layout of the cards I added some microbeads.

Lavender Card by Pascale B.

Maja Design papers:

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Tags & Journaling cards
Tag and journaling cards
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Autumn hues
Autumn Hues
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Garden creatures bs
Garden Creatures bs
Beautiful trees bs
Beautiful trees bs

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Pascale B

Hello, I'm Pascale B. from France. Since I began to scrap, flowers are part of my layouts, and I gradually started to use mixed media as well. I don’t know how to define my style, perhaps something like free vintage shabby style could be a good definition. Visit me at www.pbhobby.blogspot.com

Say thank you with a flower card!

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Posted by Camilla Støen Bakke

20 September, 2017 - ,

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Hi dear crafting friends! Here I am back with a card using lovely papers from the Denim & Friends collection, together with a beautiful stamp from Stempelglede and flowers from the lovely Petaloo by Flora Craft.

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I just love this collection, as blue is my favourite colour to work with!

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Aren’t these flowers from Petaloo just stunning!?

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The image is a stamp from Stempelglede, and I have used Distress ink, re-inkers for my colouring.

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Look at these beautiful Petaloo flowers!! I have added som white Gesso on to them as well.

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Takk “Thank you” is a stamp from Stempelglede. I have used Spellbinder dies and a barbecue stick to fasten it on.

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We have been specially sponsored by Petaloo by FloraCraft. You can also find them on Facebook HERE.

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With love,

Camilla

From the Flower Cart!

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Posted by Nancy Dynes

19 September, 2017 - ,

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I wish a happy to hello to all of our friends at the Maja Design Blog! It’s Nancy here, and what a blessing it is to have this time with you all. We have a special sponsor this week, Petaloo by FloraCraft, and they’ve graciously showered us with beautiful blooms. I’m sharing some of them with you today, along with one of my all time favorite Maja Design collections, Vintage Summer Basics.

I realize it’s autumn in many parts of the world, but the lovely papers and flowers bring to mind flower vendors at the farmer’s market, which is where I draw inspiration for today’s card.

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My base is design papers that are distressed, layered, and stitched. The central bloom is accentuated with tea stained doilies and lace, with a tumbling of florals reaching down the side.

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The center of the card is layered with additional design paper. The lace edge is courtesy of a border punch.  An ivory twine bow brings everything together with a feminine flourish.

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The ‘Flowers 4 Sale’ stamp is from my stash, and I’m thrilled to find a ideal project for it.

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Below is a side view with a view of the interior of the card.

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Maja Design Papers Used: 

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Other Products Used: Petaloo by FloraCraft Flowers, Martha Stewart Border Punch, Lace, Doilies, Twine, Rubber Stamp, Archival Ink, Sewing Machine, Thread. 

I hope you’re having a wonderful week! May your days be filled with the joy of family & friends, and plenty of cozy time in your craft space.

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Nancy Dynes

My name is Nancy Dynes. I love creating with layers, dimension, and all things feminine. Maja Design Papers speak to me and inspire my imagination. I am honored to be a member of this amazing Creative Team, and look forward to growing in my craft while working alongside these talented artists.

Shabby Mood

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Posted by Elena Olinevich

15 September, 2017 - ,

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Hello Maja Friends,

Few days ago it was raining and it was a good chance to spend time creating the cards.

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To create the cards I used my favorite color combo, the papers from Crea Die collection

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I used only one paper sheet but mixed it backside several times

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I die cut it, dry embossed and embellished with beautiful Petaloo flowers

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Have a wonderful week end and happy papercrafting

Products used:

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Petaloo Flowers, Spellbinders Dies.