Good morning, Maja Friends, welcome to the blog today
With Christmas coming closer and closer, I think it’s a good moment to start some serious Christmas cardmaking 😉 For my today’s post I created two cards, using the latest Joyous Winterdays collection and the traditional holiday red and green palette:
Both my cards feature a manger scene chipboard pieces. In the first card I chose darker red and green flourish patterns layered upon light paper for contrast:
I covered the chipboard piece with crackle accents and decorated it with die-cut leaves and snowflakes, a petaloo flower, tiny pom-poms and crystals and an acrylic angel button:
In the other card I created a shadowbox frame for the chipboard piece, but as the card is to be mailed, I kept it just barely raised:
I covered the chipboard manger with glitter and decorated with a mulberry flower, large crystal that looks like frozen ice, and some die cuts:
I really love how easy it is to get a vintage, shabby look for your projects with Maja papers! Just perfect for traditional Christmas cards
And here’s what I used to make my cards:
Maja Design papers:
Other: dies: Magnolia, Impression Obsession, Sizzix, Joy!; holly punch: Woodware; flowers: Petaloo, Wild Orchid Crafts; chipboard: Wycinanka; glitter: Ranger; pom-poms, button: my stash.
I do hope you find some inspiration for your Christmas cards
See you soon!
Hello dear friends, Evgenia Petzer with you today. I have made this card using the news christmas line, such a beautiful one. I love that it combines both traditional christmas colors as well as neutral tones, that I have used in my todays card.close ups: love this cute little snowballs that I have put on the pines (they are from light plastic material and look so cute)
The newest collection- Joyous Winterdays, definitely a must have in your stash.
have a wonderful warm weekend,
Goodmorning Maja Design Fans,
Today I’d like to share some projects I made with my lovely Maja Design papers all the flowers you will see on my projects are all hand made with dies. I love making winter projects although I dislike winter time here in The Netherlands the days are getting colder and the night longer. I love the getting cozy part but the rest not so much. My first project is a 8×8 layout made with different Maja Designs collections.
As I said I love playing with snow effects and I did that massively here on this layout…can you see which collections I have used here? Don’t you just love that picture? Although I dislike winter time I love snow and the peacefulness it brings….hope it will snow this year.
Now on to my cards……
Maja Design papers used: Home for the Holidays, I wish & Walking in the Forest
Thank you so much for your visit today I sure hope I have inspired you to play with your amazing products you have in you stash or even order new products I have used here.
Have a wonderful and creative weekend!
Hi everyone! Today I am back with an easel card. I have used one of my favorite collections for my card, the Denim & Friends collection. The card was made for a colour challenge at the Norwegian card magazine Ett Trykk, with the colours mint and turquoise. I tried to find some suitable Maja papers to fit the challenge.
The cute image is from Magnolia and the Denim Collection, and I have coloured it with Distress Ink, re-inkers and Markers. The dies used are also from Magnolia.
The texts are from Ett Trykk.
Under you can view the card from the side. I made it for my friend’s 40th anniversary.
I have made the flowers myself. I have placed them both on the upper part of the card, and on the lower part. So when it is open, it looks like the flowers are together in a way.
Want to see how they are made? Here I have some photos from the making.
I lay the flowers down on a newspaper, and spray them with water (the flower dies are from Magnolia).
Then I curl them up, and let them to dry.
When they are dry, I curl them up again, and place them together with some Wild Orchid Crafts stamens in the middle. Here comes a list of papers used:
Jeans & T-shirt
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