Sweet Memories

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Posted by Amy Voorthuis

26 April, 2018 - , , ,

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Goodmorning lovely Maja Fans,

Are you enjoying the spring weather…here in The Netherlands we had some pretty sunny days but that is over now, sadly but hopefully soon we can enjoy the sun again. For today I have a layout to share. Two weeks ago my computer died on me and I could not post my project {sorry for that} but now my husband fixed that and I can edit my work again yeah. This layout is made with two collections “Celebration” & “Denim and Friends” and Camilla her lovely daughter Freja <3 is on the picture.

On the beackground of my layout I added the pretty waterdrops stamp by Gabrielle Pollacco {still one of my favorite stamps sets ever} but before I added that stamp I used two other stamps to one crackle and one script stamp. After prepairing my background I treated my chipboard pieces with several acrylic paints layered on top of each other to get a worndown look.

After I treated the chipboards I added my flower clusters. Then I took my photograph and layered it on two sheets of the 6×6 paper pads then I placed it on top of the chipboard frame to get more dimension.  At the end I took out a letter sticker sheet from webster pages and made the word bliss and in that corner I placed a metal piece.

At the end I used some of my white spray and gesso to lighten up my flowers and papers…but I also added some art stones and some sea shells. I think that is it on how I created this layout. I had a lot of fun also because we have a son and I really enjoy making layouts with girls being the focal point.

Maja Design papers used: Celebration: Glamour bs & Champagne bs, Denim & Friends: Streetwear bs.

    

Thank you very much for your visit, I hope I have inspired you to go and create something beautiful with your Maja papers. Have a wonderful & sunny day!

Love xoxo

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Explore

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Posted by Pascale B

22 April, 2018 - ,

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Hello Sweeties

Today I’m up on Maja Design blog with a new layout featuring the Vintage Summer Basic collection. And the cutie on the photo is my mom when she was 19 months old.

Explore by Pascale B.

I stamped the background with two stamps and two Archival inks: one black, the other brown. Next, I primed the background paper with clear gesso.

Explore by Pascale B.

I colored the background with different coral and brown inks. When dry, I added a design with a stencil and white crackle paste. I set it aside to dry naturally.

Explore by Pascale B.

In the meantime, I die cut some leaves and flowers in a watercolor paper. I colored the leaves with brown and green inks and I kept the die cut flowers white.

Explore by Pascale B.

I colored the edges of the petal’s roses with a coral ink. Then I sprayed water to allow the ink to fuse.

Explore by Pascale B.

I cut a few papers to add under the photo. I glued some sisal before gluing papers and photo and all the embellishments.

Explore by Pascale B.

To finish the layout, I added crystal glass beads and silver microbeads.

Maja Design papers:

Vintage-Summer-Basics-P

1946

1910

Minnen
Paper-Pad-Vintage-Summer-Basics
6×6 Paper Pad
mm

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

Mom and Dad

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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:

Denim-P

Gentleman bs

Jeans and T-shirt

Fashion

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

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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

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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

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