HELLO AND A WARM WELCOME TO MAJA DESIGN . Heather here with you today. As well as creating layouts I love making handmade cards for birthdays and celebrations. This one was for an extra special celebration.
WE recently Celebrated our daughters 40th Birthday and today I am sharing this easel card I created her.Tara loves denim blue and white, so it was very easy to gather some beautiful papers that co-ordinate. I decided to use ‘Jeans’ – from the Walking in the Forest collection as my base combined with White cardstock . I began by folding my card in white Bazzill . I Then cut my base 6 x 6 in ‘Jeans’, for the stacked elements . I always create my cover separately , stack my elements and then adhere it to my white bazzill. One of my faves is to add stitching and make it arty by stitching slightly crooked lines and using alternative colored cotton.
I adore these stacked elements as it is a great way to use up scraps and also the dimension it gives is quite intriguing .I notice when I give a stacked elements card the receiver always holds it up and looks in-between the layers. Makes me smile . You can use any type of diecut you desire and there is a beautiful selection of papers to blend and co-ordinate . I have used 3 collections and they all tone in magnificently together .
Walking in the Forest , Vintage Autumn Basics and Vintage Frost Basics
These are the words I wrote inside for Tara …. …… As you walk through life keep Ten friends by your side ……. Truth, Courage , Tenderness, Curiosity, Loyalty, Understanding, laughter, Friendship, Trust and Love. ……Always believe in yourself and your dreams….. . Happy birthday Tardy, to our wonderful precious Daughter. We love you to the moon and back . Congrats on reaching 40 years and may you have 40 more fabulous years here on earth , doing what you love. Lots of love and hugz .. Mum and Dad xoxox
Maja items used :Walking in the forest – Jeans – Autumn Poem, Vintage Autumn Basics – No. XXI, Vintage Frost Basics – 12th December bs.
Thanks for popping by and hope I have inspired you to have a play with these stacked elements and create your own masterpiece . See you next time , hugz from me x