Little Princess

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Posted by Amy Voorthuis

25 September, 2017 - , ,

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Goodmorning lovely Maja Fans,

Today I am showing you a baby layout using a picture of a beautiful baby girl en the always pretty “Vintage Summer Basics” & “I Wish” collection on the background. Also we are promoting “PETALOO” flowers this month from the 12th – 24th and on this layout you will see a bunch of them. The Petaloo promotion ended yesterday but I was in bed with a nasty respiratory tract infection and got some medication for it so hopefully they will kick in soon. I could not help myself on using their flowers again on my layout so I combined Auntique Rose {item #1837-059} with the Antique Mauve {item #1836-070} and some of the left overs from the teal color.

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This layout was also based on this months challenge at the Cuts2luv where I am a guest designer this month & next month. I started my layout by inking the edges of my background sheet with some Lindy’s Stamp Gang sprays then I stamped a script and dot clear stamp randomly on my sheet after that I splattered three different sprays on it. I added a stencil on the background too…I cut out four doilies by Cheery Lynn in two sizes and added them in the lower right part of my layout and behind my picture.

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Then I treated my chipboard with different mediums and placed them on my layout where I thought it looked nice then I build my page with the flowers and flairs. I finished my layout by adding some sequins, prills, mica flakes, pearlescents and some word strips.

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Maja Design papers used: Vintage Summer Basics: 1933bs, 1934bs & 1909bs and I Wish:  I wish for frosty mornings bs.

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1837-070 - Forget me Nots x 16 - Antique Mauve 1837-059 - Forget me Nots x 16 - Antique Rose 1836-059 - Mixed Blossoms x 8 - Antique Rose 1836-056 - Mixed Blossoms x 8 - Robin Egg Blue

1102-104 - Botanica Blooms x 4 - Teal 1467-106 - Dahlias x 10 - Teastained Teals

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. Did you also see the winner of this months mood board below please check maybe it’s you 😉

Have a wonderful week!4

Beautiful— Scrapbooking Layout by Keren Tamir

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Posted by Keren Tamir

22 September, 2017 - ,

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Hi Everyone,

Its Keren here and I created a layout for Maja Design using the new Denim & Friends collection. I used the “Fashion” paper as the background for the layout as its very light and matches any color.

I used the blue toned papers from the collection as I wanted to mimic the colors of the ocean in my picture. I really love creating beach themed layouts and this collection is perfect for it.

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Here are some close-ups of my layout. I ripped some papers from the “Worn Indigo” and the “Jeans & T-shirt” papers to mimic the ocean waves. Then I used some Petaloo by Flora Craft flowers to embellish.

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The gold script was created using the Rub-ons and Foil Accents from Prima and I added a few more gold highlights on the layout to tie it all in.

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I used a chipboard by Blue Fern Studios that has a maritime theme and painted it in gold to match the rest of the layout.

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Here are the papers I used from the Denim & Friends collection:

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Thank you so much for visiting my blog

Have a wonderful day!!

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“Dream” by Tina Ollett

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Posted by Tina Ollett

12 September, 2017 - ,

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Hello friends. Tina Ollett with you here today to share my newest Maja Designs creation. I have reverted back to a favourite collection this time around……. “Summertime”. With this beautiful collection I created a soft shabby layout full of gorgeous Petaloo flowers from Penny Lane Garden Collection. Petaloo are sponsoring Maja this month with their wonderful flowers…… thank you Petaloo !!

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Oh how I loved this collection I think I have already mentioned that but it definitely is a favourite for me. As always my layout evolved slowly and didn’t finish off how I had imagined by I was quite happy with my end project. Below are all the papers I used from this collection. Some of the papers were gessoed to help with the effect I was looking for. I have used lots of media and paints to colour my papers and Dusty Attic chipboards.

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My background papers was firstly primed with gesso and then I laid down a run of 3D Gloss gel and over that some very distressed muslin. This was my starting point and from here I layered my page with photo matting papers from the Summertime collection and then the sepia toned photo over the top.

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Around my photo I used some beautiful Leafy Stem Dusty Attic chipboards. To the right of the photo I added in a Arch Window also from Dusty Attic. These were all dressed in Crackle Pastes, inks (Distress Inks) and Prima Art Alchemy Green Gold Acrylic Paint. You can see above that I also added in some Art Stones.

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I did a little stamping with a Carte Postal stamp at the side of my photo and very randomly with a script stamp.

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For my title I have used a very old rub on that I added to some transparency paper and cut out. I have the hugest collection of rub-ons that I just can’t get enough of!!

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You can see above that I also added some Texture Crackle Paste to my background page to help bring the project together. Lastly I went over my whole project dry brushing with white gesso to help keep this very muted and to of course keep the photo the centre of attention. This photo is of my youngest daughter which was taken by a friend at a school excursion a few years back now when she was only in prep. How time flies she is now a highschooler!!

Well that is all from me today. I so hope that you enjoyed my project and I hope to see you back here again very soon. Stay tuned for more design team prettiness tomorrow.

Take care and happy crafting!!Tina-sign

Salty Kisses

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Posted by Amy Voorthuis

8 September, 2017 - ,

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Goodmorning lovely Maja Fans,

Today I am showing you a beach layout using a picture of myself en the always pretty “Vintage Summer Basics” collection. Also we are promoting “PETALOO” flowers this month from the 12th – 24th and on this layout you will see a bunch of them. You see the promotion doesn’t start in couple of day’s but I wanted to give you a little taste on how pretty they are.

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This picture was taken back in 2010 and I never used it on a layout before…all the chipboard pieces are by The Dusty Attic and where treated with white gesso and Lindy’s Stamp Gang sprays but also I used some different sizes art stones and some stamps and stencils. The stamp I used is a new one from 49 and Market designed by own very own Pascale….awesome job girl love it!

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Maja Design papers used: Vintage Summer Basics: 1935, 1946, 1936 and 1934

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Thank you for visiting the blog today and I would like to wish you all a wonderful week, vacation time and so much more. Hopefully I will see to back on my next post 😉

Love

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You Sparkle Layout with Video Tutorial

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Posted by Amy Voorthuis

13 August, 2017 - , ,

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Goodmorning lovelies,

Today I have a another layout to share for this layout I used two pretty Maja Design collections “Enjoying Outdoors” & “Summer Crush” because both collections had the colors that I wanted to use for it which are purple/pink/peachy tones. This time I used another picture of Camilla her precious twins singing like two little diva’s. My post was for last Friday but I was really busy adding this video so I was not ready in time so I stole this Monday to post with approval of Camilla ofcours hihihi.

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Oh this was such a fun layout to make I do have my favorite Maja Design collections and those are not on top of my list but I have to say I think now I will take them out more often. With my precious 49 and Market flowers it is easy to transform your layout in a flowers sea of gorgeousness. As you will see in my video I made this layout through out the day as the light changes during the movie. Have fun watching 😉

Hope you enjoyed my second video ever thank you so much for watching now for the closeups:

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Don’t you just love these colors together I love the purple and pink /peachy but I never use them like this. I do intent to get out my green/blue papers and flower more do not know why that is tho…..although purple is my favorite color I almost never use it lol

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On this layout I did some watercoloring but not with a brush but with a piece of plastic….the finishing touches that I have done on this layout are not in my video as I do intent to alter my layout when it is already finished {before I take my pictures}

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Maja Design papers used:

Summer Crush: Met her at the dance & He gives her flowers

Enjoying Outdoors: Having tea in the sun & Time for reflection

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The answers to my questions with my second last post are :

Project 1: I used I wish, Vintage Summer Basics and Denim and Friends

Project 2: I used Vintage Summer Basics, Vintage Spring Basics, I Wish and Nyhavn

Project 3: I used Vintage Spring Basics and Nyhavn

Project 4: I used Vintage Summer Basics

The winners are announced on my my blog here ==> Amy’s Pretty Papers <===

Thank you for visiting the blog today and I would like to wish you all a wonderful week, vacation time and so much more. Hopefully I will see to back on my next post 😉

Love

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