Mom and Dad


Posted by Pascale B

8 April, 2018 - ,

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Hello Sweeties

Today I’m up on Maja Design blog with a layout featuring the Denim and Friends collection. I worked with a photo of my parents.

Mom and Dad by Pascale B.

First I primed the background paper with clear gesso.Then I stamped randomly with a text stamp and a brown ink. Next, I added a design. with a stencil and white crackle paste.

Mom and Dad by Pascale B.

When the paste was dry, I colored it with teal and brown inks.

Mom and Dad by Pascale B.

I die cut some leaves as well as some wildflowers in a watercolor paper. I colored them with the same colors I used to color the background, I just added a touch of purple to the wildflowers. I colored some flowers too.

Mom and Dad by Pascale B.

I added more stamping with a black ink. Next, I cut a few papers to add under the photo and I glued all the embellishments with a 3D gel.

Mom and Dad by Pascale B.

To finish the layout, I added some microbeads.

Mom and Dad by Pascale B.

Maja Design papers:


Gentleman bs

Jeans and T-shirt


Summer Shirt bs

Other products:
Flowers – WOC (Lotus, Apple FLowers);
Spray Inks – Lindy’s Gang (Sassy Sapphire, Tainted Love Teal, Whale Watch Blue, Open Arms Amethyst, Smoky Sapphire);
Magical – Lindy’s Gang (My Mojito Green);
Stamps – 49 and Market (1787, Captured Adventures set 2);
Stencil –
Die –
Die – Prima (Leaves);
Art Ingredients – Finnabair Prima (Microbeads: Bronze)
Art Extravagance – Finnabair Prima (White Crackle Paste);
Art Basics – Finnabair Prima (Clear Gesso, 3D Gloss Gel, Soft Matte Gel).

Mini Layout


Posted by Paulina Monasterska-Tronina

6 April, 2018 - ,

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Hello our blog fans. Today I would like to show you my mini layout 🙂 Why I decided to create a little bit smaller version? I adjusted the size of the work to the Instax photo.

This time I used the “Denim&Friends” Collection – it fits perfectly with the b&w picture.

It is really nice idea to keep the memories from the holiday. I will have this mini layout close to my office desk xD Hope you will like my work. Hugs, Paulina

Tropical State of Mind


Posted by Amy Voorthuis

5 April, 2018 - , , ,

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Goodmorning Maja Design Fans,

Welcome to this lovely blog today, I am back after being sick with a nasty flue for more then three weeks and I am dreaming to have some warmer weather so for today I made a a summer layout with one of Camilla her daughters on their vacation to Italy last summer. For this layout I used this months mood board colors with the gorgeous “Enjoying outdoors” collection. I also used some of the fancy clocks from the clock sheet from the “Vintage Autumn Basics” collection through out my layout.

I just love the way Camilla takes her pictures most of the time when her girls don’t see it. The chipboards I used are treated with gesso, rust effect paste military set and antique brilliance amethyst magic both by finnabair. All the flowers are by 49 and Market. I got the idea of using my chipboards like this by our very own Tina {thank you for your amazing talent xox}

I used some of the amazing new background 49 and Market stamps 1787 & Flowery Tile designed by our very own Pascale on the Flourishing bs sheet. they I took out my fishnet stencil by Dusty Attic to add on several places on my layout. Underneath my picture & flowers clusters I added some cheese cloth.

After I treated my background I added three horizontal papers strips from the picking flowers sheet and placed the on the top, bottom and just above the bottom to get a flow in my design. And at the end I added some 3d balls and some shells to finish this layout. Did you see the new mood board this Tuesday? If not let me show you again my layout was based on this mood board we sure hope you will play along too…..I for sure can not wait to see your work. <3

Maja Design papers used: Enjoying outdoors collection: Flourishing bs, Picking flowers bs, Having tea in the sun and from the Vintage Autumn Basics collection: no.XVI


Thank you so much for your visit I hope I have inspired you to play with your Maja Design papers you have in you stash or even order new products I have used here.

Love xoxo


Where are the bunnies hidden?!


Posted by Kerstin-Inga Peters

31 March, 2018 - , , , ,

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Hello Maja friends!

We are still waiting for spring, maybe the easter bunny will bring it along 🙂

Let’s hope for the best!

Three rabbits hid on this spring project, have you already discovered her?

Maybe there are four 😉 ??

I used our wonderful latest ‘Celebration’ collection for this romantic vintage layout.


I love the delicate colours on this sheets, absolutely right for me to create a springtime layout

with a lot of things which make this season so beautiful.

I glued this on a canvas und used it as mural for my springtime home decoration.

a background stencil from Prima with white gesso and green metallic wax

Springtime clear stamps from Viva Decor and chipboards from Scrap FX

beautiful pastel flowers from Prima

a little wooden bird house together with some eggshells under the … 😉 ??

 gauze, cutting dies – leaves and butterflies

vintage clockfaces (cut out) from paper sheet No XVI from Vintage Autumn Basics

I wish you and your loved ones a peaceful and
happy easter with a lot of sunshine and warmth!

Glad Påsk!

The Dame of Brissac


Posted by Pascale B

25 March, 2018 - ,

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Hello Sweeties,

Today I’m up on Maja Design blog with a new layout featuring the Vintage Summer collection. I work with a photomontage I made.

La Dame de Brissac by Pascale B.

First, I primed the background with clear gesso. When done, I added some random stamping with different stamps and inks.

La Dame de Brissac by Pascale B.

Next, I colored the background with two inks. When dry, I added a design with a stencil and white crackle paste that I let dry naturally to allow the cracks to appear.

La Dame de Brissac by Pascale B.

When the paste was dried, I dry brushed the colored areas with white gesso to tone down the color. Next, I splattered some brown ink.

La Dame de Brissac by Pascale B.

I cut a few papers to add under the photo before gluing all the embellishments.

La Dame de Brissac by Pascale B.

Next, I added some mica flakes and microbeads.

La Dame de Brissac by Pascale B.

To finish, I added some random stamping.

Maja Design papers:

1921 1910 1904 bs Paper-Pad-Vintage-Summer-Basics6×6 paper pad