Mood Board for September

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4 September, 2017 -

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Dearest Maja fans,

It’s time for a brand new, beautiful and inspiring mood board. ♥
Have you had the pleasure of trying out the new line “Denim & Friends” yet? If not, now is an excellent opportunity, just have a look at this;

MB-September-17

This is how we use the mood boards:

Definition mood board – n

[a board used by designers on which samples of various colours and textures are mounted to help in deciding which elements complement each other]

We are using mood boards for our challenges. We truly believe in creativity and art at Maja Design. You are free to interpret the mood boards in any way you’d like. They are supposed to set you in an inspirational mood without too much controlling. We would like you to be inspired by the poems, words and photos. They are not given rules, they are just there as inspiration. However – we highly recommend you to follow the theme.. Feel free to use any Maja papers you’d like as long as they follow the colour scheme.

We will pick a winner and present it here on the blog September 25th.

Have in mind that these challenges are a really great way for us to discover new talents and maybe some future Creative Team members…

How to participate?

♥ Create anything you’ll like – a layout, a card, something altered or maybe a canvas. Use Maja papers primarily! Take a nice picture of it and send it to moodboard@majadesign.nu. We also need to know your full name, address and a phone number. Please specify what collection you would like to win, if you are the lucky one. We will also want to know if you would like it in the size 12*12 or 6*6. Please send us the pictures in the size of 800 pixels on the width. We would be so grateful if you also could change the file name of the photo to your first and last name including your country.

♥ Feel free to send us more than one picture, from different angles or some close-ups – or why not more than one project?

♥ Publish the project/s on your blog (or/and any social media, e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest) with a link to our site. Please also add the image of the mood board.

♥ Feel free to combine your entry with other challenges.

♥ The winner will be revealed the last Monday each month, at the Maja blog. The winner will be sent one collection by their choice, and also a digital Winner’s Badge to use and brag with.

We need your creation by September 21st at the latest.

Thank you & Good luck!

And here comes some fantastic inspiration from our incredible team:

Jennifer Snyder

Jennifer Snyder

Elena Olinevich

Elena Olinevich

Elena Olinevich_

Elena Olinevich

Maja Nowak

Maja Nowak

Padoriaa

Padoriaa

Tina Ollett

Tina Ollett

Camilla S Bakke

Camilla S Bakke

Camilla

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Camilla Lilliesköld

I work as a Public Relations Coordinator here at MajaDesign and I have the pleasant task to coordinate this fabulous Creative Team, and from time to time also give you some exciting news and updates from the Maja Office. <3

Winner of July & August Mood Board

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Posted by Camilla Lilliesköld

28 August, 2017 -

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Hi there!

Today it’s time to pick a winner of this summer’s mood board challenge. ♥
The Maja crew has been enjoying the Swedish summer with some valuable time off. Hopefully you haven’t noticed at all, here at the blog though. 😉 The Creative Team has continued to inspired us with their lovely creations. Isn’t they just amazing?? ♥

Now, the weather seems to change a bit and some cold is coming back to us in Sweden, I guess the summertime is over for this year. Lucky me, who loves the autumn time aswell. 😉 Light up some nice candles, cuddle with the dog in the sofa and just being inside with good conscience – not so bad either..!

Okay, I’m not going to put you on hold much more, I guess you are curious of the winner and to enjoy all the entries of this summer’s challenge.
A little reminder of the mood board:

MB-July-Aug-17

And the wonderful entries:

Anna Chasovskaya, Russia

Anna Chasovskaya, Russia

Boucham Faiza, France

Boucham Faiza, France

Cindy Wille, the Netherlands

Cindy Wille, the Netherlands

Debbie Dolphin, United Kingdom

Debbie Dolphin, United Kingdom

Doris Therssen, Belgium

Doris Therssen, Belgium

Gail Wenzel, France (1)

Gail Wenzel, France

Gail Wenzel, France (4)

Gail Wenzel, France

Georgie Connelly, United Kingdom

Georgie Connelly, United Kingdom

Gry Andersen, Norway

Gry Andersen, Norway

Hanne Skogvold, Norge

Hanne Skogvold, Norge

Heidi Turcios - Denmark

Heidi Turcios – Denmark

Heidi Turcios, Denmark (2)

Heidi Turcios, Denmark

Heidi Turcios, Denmark

Heidi Turcios, Denmark

Henrikke Kormeseth-Rødal, Norway

Henrikke Kormeseth-Rødal, Norway

Kavi-India (1)

Kavitha, India

Kerstin-Inga Peters, Germany

Kerstin-Inga Peters, Germany

Kristina Peshko, Russia

Kristina Peshko, Russia

Lenet Moos, The Netherlands (2)

Lenet Mos, The Netherlands

Lenet Moos, The Netherlands

Lenet Mos, The Netherlands

Maria Loijen Netherlands

Maria Loijen, Netherlands

Marjut Laine, Finland

Marjut Laine, Finland

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Marjut Laine, Finland

Noura Pompilla-Peru

Noura Pompilla, Peru

Olesya Erankevich, Russia

Olesya Erankevich, Russia

Rosette Camilleri, Malta

Rosette Camilleri, Malta

Urška Tomše, Slovenia

Urška Tomše, Slovenia

Viktoriya Porechnaya, Ukraine (2)

Viktoriya Porechnaya, Ukraine

 

And the winner is…

 

 

 

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Lenet Mos, from the Netherlands..! Okay, we know you just recently won – but this wonderful creation we just couldn’t resist.. A huge congrats to you! We absolutely adore your creation. ♥
A whole collection, of your choice, is coming your way.

Lenet Moos, The Netherlands (2)

 

A huge thanks to all the percipants this summer..! We are so proud of you, you really impress..! ♥

See you all next Monday, then it’s time for a brand new mood board..!

Hugs,

Camilla

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Camilla Lilliesköld

I work as a Public Relations Coordinator here at MajaDesign and I have the pleasant task to coordinate this fabulous Creative Team, and from time to time also give you some exciting news and updates from the Maja Office. <3

Special Guest Designer Kerstin-Inga Peters

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Hello Scrapbooking friends!
I am very excited and honored to have been invited here this month as Guest Designer. Thanks so much for your invitation!

Kerstin-Inga-Peters

My name is Kerstin- Inga Peters and I come from Germany. I have been creating for many years now, always in search for new techniques and yet unexplored territory in craftland.
I’m a modern girl with a big vintage heart and my big passion are photos, colours and textures. With Scrapbooking and Mixed Media Style I have found ‘my’ perfect favourite genres – as it combines words and pictures, thoughts and feelings, and the application of various innovative products, techniques and the idea of telling stories.
I love the sea forever and ever. That’s my place for relaxation, dreaming and inspiration.
As I saw the wonderful papers I thought, amazing the right colors for sea, beach and so much more.

My first layout shows our family sunshine ‘Filou’, it’s a sheltie and he has always so much fun on the sea. His favourite occupation is to get sticks or balls out of the water.

Summer Fun

Used materials

Maja Design papers: Summer Time -Having fun-; Life by the sea -Regatta-; Life by the sea -Marina-

Prima flowers, Scrap FX chipboards, Gauze, Texture paste white, Distress Stain Walnut ink, Embossing powder, 3D pearls, sea shells, metal embellishments, driftwood

IMG_2820A crumpled craft paper with burlap leftover, some self-collected shells and a piece from edge stripe.

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Some stains and splashes with paints diluted with water, together with some cut outs from the ‘Marina’ paper (flags and lighthouse).

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Can you see the waves on my photo? I love the idea to continue some photo elements on the background paper. Here I used a white texture paste and a fan brush for more sea waves.

I also used some hand torn stripes together with colored gauze and a lot of little blue flowers.

 

Good day – We don’t remember days, we remember moments

Sunshine, beach, the sea and more: while the little ones dig in the biggest sandpit, the grown-ups lounge in a beach chair enjoying the sun or take a refreshing dip in the sea.

Used materials:

Maja Design papers: Life by the sea -Sailing-, Life by the sea -Regatta-

Stencil ‘Coral’ Scrap FX, Clear stamps ‘Maritim’ Viva Decor, Dies – Lighthouse, Beach grass, Tattered flowers, white gesso, Chalkboard Glimmer Mist ‘Boogie board’ Tattered Angels,

burlap,metal embellishment, tags, chipboard word from Scrap FX

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 Hanse Sail

Maja Design papers: Sailing – Vintage Romance -Words of Love-, Life by the sea -Marina-

Embellishments – wooden seahorse, metalic charms, feathers, starfish, rope

3D pearls, Distress stain ‘Walnut ink’, chipboard wordlet Scrap FX, circle dies, stencil ‘Bubbles’

embossing powder ‘Burnt copper leaves’

I’m a big fan of old sailor ships. The ‘Hanse Sail’ shall take place once at year on the Baltic Sea. You can see there very impressive windjammers,

traditional ships and museum ships. IT’s really a highlight for me and my vintage soul.

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So I used here more vintage colors, various brown shades and a wine red.

For the wooden seahorse I used a transparent crackle paste in combination with distress ink and a little bit copper wax creme.

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Some motifs from the ‘Regatta’ were very suitable for my photo and I decided to use a round die to cut out these elements.

 

More of my projects can you see here

https://scrapdesigns77.blogspot.com/

Many thanks for your visit!

Happy crafting!

 

Winner of our Giveaway..!

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Posted by Camilla Lilliesköld

16 July, 2017 -

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Hello!

It’s time to reveal the winner of our giveaway..! ♥

A whole set of Denim & Friends (including Monochromes)..!

Denim-P

Will be sent to…

 

 

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Jean Marmo..! A huge congrats to you!
Please contact us at kenth@majadesign.nu with your complete address, including phone number, to receive your price..!
(Please have in mind that it might take some extra time to receive the package, due to vacation time here at the Maja office.)

I wish you all a great summer!

Camilla

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Camilla Lilliesköld

I work as a Public Relations Coordinator here at MajaDesign and I have the pleasant task to coordinate this fabulous Creative Team, and from time to time also give you some exciting news and updates from the Maja Office. <3

Mood Board challenge for July & August

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Posted by Camilla Lilliesköld

10 July, 2017 -

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Dearest Maja fans,

It’s summertime here in Sweden, and the new mood board really reflects just that – happiness and vacation time. ♥
As we use to do this time of year (as we ourselves like to have a bit of vacation during the short, Swedish summer)  – is to combine July and August in to one mood board challenge. This means that you have twice as much time to create your project and send it to us.

Are you curious? :-) You don’t have to be anymore;

MB-July-Aug-17

This is how we use the mood boards:

Definition mood board – n

[a board used by designers on which samples of various colours and textures are mounted to help in deciding which elements complement each other]

We are using mood boards for our challenges. We truly believe in creativity and art at Maja Design. You are free to interpret the mood boards in any way you’d like. They are supposed to set you in an inspirational mood without too much controlling. We would like you to be inspired by the poems, words and photos. They are not given rules, they are just there as inspiration. However – we highly recommend you to follow the theme.. Feel free to use any Maja papers you’d like as long as they follow the colour scheme.

We will pick a winner and present it here on the blog August 28th.

Have in mind that these challenges are a really great way for us to discover new talents and maybe some future Creative Team members…

How to participate?

♥ Create anything you’ll like – a layout, a card, something altered or maybe a canvas. Use Maja papers primarily! Take a nice picture of it and send it to moodboard@majadesign.nu. We also need to know your full name, address and a phone number. Please specify what collection you would like to win, if you are the lucky one. We will also want to know if you would like it in the size 12*12 or 6*6. Please send us the pictures in the size of 800 pixels on the width. We would be so grateful if you also could change the file name of the photo to your first and last name including your country.

♥ Feel free to send us more than one picture, from different angles or some close-ups – or why not more than one project?

♥ Publish the project/s on your blog (or/and any social media, e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest) with a link to our site. Please also add the image of the mood board.

♥ Feel free to combine your entry with other challenges.

♥ The winner will be revealed the last Monday each month, at the Maja blog. The winner will be sent one collection by their choice, and also a digital Winner’s Badge to use and brag with.

We need your creation by August 24th at the latest.

Thank you & Good luck!

And here comes some fantastic inspiration from our incredible team:

Elena Olinevich

Elena Olinevich

Camilla S Bakke

Camilla S Bakke

Jennifer Snyder

Jennifer Snyder

Keren Tamir

Keren Tamir

Maja Nowak

Maja Nowak

Mary Catt

Mary Catt

Padoriaa

Padoriaa

I wish you all good luck! See you in August!

Camilla

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Camilla Lilliesköld

I work as a Public Relations Coordinator here at MajaDesign and I have the pleasant task to coordinate this fabulous Creative Team, and from time to time also give you some exciting news and updates from the Maja Office. <3