Hello Maja fans Lenet here and to day I bring you this altered frame I bought at the local dollar store.
It was a simple grey 3D that I wanted to give a weathered look like it has been laying at the beach for a while because I wanted to use these pics. of my friend and her kids that were taken at the beach.
So I distressed the frame by sanding it and than dry brushed it with Finnabair art basics Plaster paste and made some little termite holes in it.
I made the little pegs that hold the pictures grey with chalkgrey Ayeeda mist from 13@rts and dry brushed them also with the plaster paste
For the back ground I used Vintage Summer Basics1936 as the sky and cut the fence from Vintage Summer Basics 1905
The create the sand I used Finnabair artstones mixed with artbasic 3D Matte Gel Transparent and pushed some litte shells in it.
A little seastar and some fishingnets in the corners to finished it off.
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Hello sweet Maja fans.
A few of the things I love is recycling pretty packaging.
Every time I get a gift or buy something I take a close look at the package and see if I can make something nice out of it.
Good thing I have enough space to store all the interesting items , the only thing I need now is time , lots of time , but think that is a common problem we crafters have.
Anyway I got some scented sticks ( love those too) and the came in this tube .
We had a anniversary and double birthday party coming from friends , the asked money so they could buy something nice that was very expensive.
I think just giving money is boring , so wanted to make a nice package to put it into and I had this tube lying around so cut half of it and made this out of it.
on the top lid I glued a lot of flowers .
Under the lid I glued a satin ribbon that you can pull to take the lid of and it’s also a handle to hold the gift.
and a little birthday card to go with it and voila, gift tube is done.
For this project I used the Celebration Collection , what better papers are there to use for this gift tube than the celebration Collection right?
Flowers are from Wild orchidcrafts , pearls and ribbon from my private stash.
Thank you for visiting.
I hope you like my project for this week and hope I gave you some inspiration for recycling those tubes.
I have more tubes lying around so will be back with another one soon.
Hi everyone. Today I have a new Maja Design
creation for you.
In the weekend I was cleaning up the cupboards and found this box, I was the perfect size to alter.
I chose the Summertime (By The Sea) papers to turn this old box into a new storage container for my Sea Shells
I started by covering the box this white gesso to cover up the original colour.
Next I used the Gives Me Joy paper to cover the outside of the box, and Glittering Waves paper to cover the sides.
I cut two tags from the By The Sea Die Cuts paper to embellish the top. Then I added some metal pieces, flowers, ribbon, shells and liquid pearls to decorate my box.
I used the Gives Me Joy paper to cover the inside of the box, and the Glittering Waves paper on the inside of the lid. I then cut out the adorable image of a boy and girl at the beach from the Die Cuts paper to place inside.
Maja Design Summertime (By The Sea) papers:
Gives Me Joy
Gives me joy
By the sea – Diecuts