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 ūüėČ

Love

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Spring Flower Card

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Posted by Amy Voorthuis

25 August, 2017 - , ,

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Goodmorning dear Maja Design Fans,

Don’t you just love the new Denim & Friends collection? It totally rocks for me because of it’s versatility…you can go masculine but also very feminine so for today I did the last one. I went for a girly spring card with a bunch of flowers, chipboard pieces and some shimmery embellishments. I took out the teal colors form the Denim & Friends collection to match my flowers which are by Petaloo & 49 and Market.

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The chipboard pieces are treated with gesso, spray, paint and metallique wax. I took out a clear sheet and a script stencil by The Dusty Attic and added paste on the clear sheet then I lifted the outer border a little with foam tape. The text is a clear stamp by Joy and I also added a piece of ribbon and a flair {which I totally love to use btw}

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The sequins are by “Dress My Craft” and are called play with green {but I think they look really teal tho}….this was a super fun card to make and I think I will make more of them. On the outer line paper I did some stitch like stripes to finish my card and at the end I added some sprays.

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Maja Design papers used: Denim & Friends:¬†Streetwear bs,¬†Jeans & T-shirt bs and¬†Summer shirt bs. Monochromes Shade of Denim:¬†Mono Denim ‚Äď Aqua

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

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 ūüėČ

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 ūüėČ

Love

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Sweet Baby Boy

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Posted by Amy Voorthuis

28 July, 2017 - , , , , , ,

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Goodmorning lovelies,

Today I am up on this lovely blog using my precious Maja Design papers. In my last post I added some questions and I will give you those answers in my August 11th post,¬†the same as I give you my tutorial that day. Sorry for that but I had to deal with some serious personal¬†issues so I have not been scrapbooking as much as I wanted to. Today we will be leaving for our well deserved vacation trip for the next seven day we will be enjoying each others company at a camping ground in the south of our little country we are very excited as you can imagine…, for this post I made a 8×8 layout using only Maja Design papers, dies and a flair.

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That sweet picture I got from pinterest oh boy how I love that site…here I used several Maja Design collection such as¬†Vintage Autumn Basics, Vintage Baby, I Wish and Vintage Summer Basics. The centers of my big flowers are made with foamballs that I glued on and dipped in mini prills such a lovely effect that has.

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On the background I added some spray’s, stamp and paste. But I also stamped the word sweet on the picture I really do love Gabi her word stamps. What I do when making a layout with just paper and dies….firstly I will cut all the dies that I want to use in different colors then I will make the flowers and their centers and put those together.

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Then I it is really easy to make it into one whole piece that you like. At the moment I am totally hooked on the amazing flairs by Cuts2luv that I will use it on almost every single project I make. I wetted my papers to disstress is a little more at the edges I also inked the edges first before I did that.

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Maja Design papers used:

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

Love

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All Smiles

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Posted by Amy Voorthuis

30 June, 2017 - , , ,

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Goodmorning to you lovely Maja Design Fans,

Oh boy when Monday the new collection came to my doorstep, I so badly wanted to dig in and create but I had to wait until yesterday to do so due to work. Sometimes I wish that I could create all day and that it is my job to do so….a girl can dream right? Denim & Friends is such a wonderful collection and it has some new designs and more of a masculine rusty feel to it that I am in l.o.v.e. For this layout I used another picture of Camilla her daugthers Tyra & Freja {cuties} I totally love how they smile on this picture and the cloths they are wearing totally fits this collection. That is why the title of my layout is “All Smiles”. I attempted to use all elements that would fit with jeans like buttons, a belt and by tearing and fading the papers.

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Don’t you just love the woodgrain paper <3 it’s so gorgeous. Last Monday when I was happy that my DT box came in, another thing happened “my phone” died on me and as I always take pictures of my DT work with my phone you could have imagine how upset I was when that happened. Now I have to take pictures with my old phone and it is not doing my work any justice hopefully I will have my phone back in about 20 day’s {so very long grrr}

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The chipboard I used are by The Dusty Attic and I also added some new flower ranges by 49 and Market as well as their beautiful stamps designed by Gabrielle Pollacco {YOU ROCK GIRL} I also added some of her new stencils to the background sheet to give my layout more demension.

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The leaves you see are firstly stamped on the monochromes papers then cut out and inked so I could place them in the flower clusters. First I gessod the chipboard pieces and then treated them with acrylic paint and added a layer of glossy accents to make it shine a little that is what I also did with the phrase on the picture.

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Maja Design papers used: Denim & Friends: Gentlemen, Wood & Paisly, Monochromes – Shades of Denim: Beige.Denim-P

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Thank you so much for stopping by I hope you enjoyed my post today, and I have inspired you to play with your lovely Maja Design goodies have a lovely weekend…..

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