Timeless Beauty

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Posted by Amy Voorthuis

22 February, 2018 - ,

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Well hello there Maja Design Fans,

Today it’s me again on this lovely blog to show you a layout I have created with the newest collection. I really enjoy creating with it because it’s so versatile. Lately I am hooked on vintage pictures especially from vintage clothing but also lace umbrella’s, beautiful hats with flowers and amazing dresses they made in the sixties and before and after…so I thought why not make a layout with it, it totally went great with the colors of the “Celebration”collection and the new flowers from 49 and Market what a wonderful combination that is right?

For the background sheet I used the Party bs sheet on that sheet I added some script stamp and later on I added a brick stamp after that I used some pink spray and to soften that up I sprayed with white too. The I ripped the sheet with the flowers “Good times”up and added them on both side the left a little smaller then the right one behind the flower sheet I also ripped the pink sheet to create more demension.

The chipboard I added was already black I just used my waxes on them the give them a shimmer and more depth and also a little color so they would not look out of place. I also used my favorite stencil on my background and at the end I added some crystal drops by nuvo in the color antique rose {which is my favorite} on that same stencil on the round parts that is….

Maja Design papers used: Celebration: Party, The Table is Set, Good Times and the 6×6 paper pad.

   

Thank you so much for your visit I hope I have inspired you to play with your Maja Design papers you have in you stash or even order new products I have used here.

Love xoxo

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Sisters Forever

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Posted by Amy Voorthuis

8 February, 2018 - , , ,

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Goodmorning sweeties,

My husband’s aunt has three beautiful daughters and the oldest one just has a daughter herself {so there will a layout with the little Fenna really soon}, they always take pictures together and I love using them on my work. The one you see on the left is the oldest and her name is Annelijn, the one in the middle is Lidewij and the youngest is Marielot you see her on the right….For this layout I used the pretty NEW “Celebration” collection with a touch of yellow from the “Vintage Spring Basics”collection. The chipboards I used are by The Dusty Attic and the flowers are the new ones mixed with the older 49 and Market collections.

First I cut the Anniversary sheet in half then I put the outer edges together and cut about two cm’s from the outer edges what first were the inner edges {can you still follow lol} Then I turned the sheet 90 degrees after that I added a pretty grammar stamp by our lovely Pascale and a script stamp by Gabrielle. Later on I sprayed with some lindy’s and added a hearts stencil to my background sheet. All de edges of the paper I inked and distressed. Some of the chipboard pieces were already black and the other ones I gessod black and at the end I used a paintbrush with some white gold wax.

Maja Design papers used: Celebration: Anniversary & Glamour, Vintage Spring Basics: 1st of March. Mono Celebration-Pearl & Mono Celebration-Old Brass.

  

Thank you so much for your visit I hope I have inspired you to play with your Maja Design papers you have in you stash or even order new products I have used here. Did you already enter in our moodboard? We would love to see your work 😉

Have a lovely day!4

Feminine Tags

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Posted by Amy Voorthuis

25 January, 2018 - , ,

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Goodmorning Maja Fans,

Are you loving the new collection as much as I do? What I love about it, is that it has some black/grey sheets in it. Today I would like to show you four mixed media tags I made with the black/grey & pink papers. I also used the pictures in the collection, something I don’t do very often & some older Prima Marketing flowers that I had in my stash for some time now and some of 49 and Market. And of course some Dusty Attic chipboards…..

The size of the tags are 10 cm by 15 cm and I cut the patterned at 4 cm and the other part 6 cm. Then I stamped on there with two different background stamps by Creative Embellishments after that I sprayed with two Lindy’s sprays to soften the black a little then I added a stencil and some cheese cloth. I was also inspired by our mood board for this and next month hope you are to and play along.

Maja Design papers used: Celebration 6×6 paper pad.

Thank you so much for your visit I sure hope I have inspired you to play with your amazing Maja Design papers you have in you stash or even order new products I have used here. We are still giving away the new collection on our Facebook page so please do enter to win the new collection.

Have a lovely day!4

 

Magic Winter Time

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Posted by Amy Voorthuis

11 January, 2018 - , ,

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Goodmorning lovely Maja Friends,

Since December was such a roller coaster for my family I am so happy that January is upon us. A new start and some of my wishes will come true in 2018. Happy New Year everyone….I will be giving some workshops using Maja Design papers this year so that is awesome, for today I have a 12×12 layout to share with you all. For this layout I used the pretty “Joyous Winterdays” collection oh how I love that collection.

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For this layout I also used some different flowers then I normally do the white ones are by 49 and Market and the other from a different brand. This layout consists out of three layers and I used the green and blue shades again I really love that color combination. to fill up my flower clusters I also added some pine cones and some die leaves.

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Maja Design papers used: Santa Claus, Ephemera, Ephemera bs, Evergreen bs, Outdoors bs, Pick a tree bs.

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Joyous-Winterdays-PThank you so much for your visit today I sure hope I have inspired you to play with your amazing Maja Design papers you have in you stash or even order new products I have used here. Did you visit the blog this Tuesday? And are you loving the new collection? Please do enter to win the whole collection it’s more prettier in real life I can tell you that wow another really inspiring collection by Maja Design.

Have a lovely day!

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Winter Wonderland & Merry and Fabulous Christmas Cards

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Posted by Amy Voorthuis

29 December, 2017 - , ,

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Good morning lovely Maja Designs Fans,

Today I am back with you all to show you two tall cards I have created with the lovely “Joyous Winterdays” I can not help it but I really love this collection it seems like every year the collections become more and more prettier then they already are. And oh wow the newest collection is so gorgeous you will not believe it <3 … Both cards are with a bunch of handmade flowers made with my favorite dies. For both card I used the same color scheme blues and greens with a touch of creme.

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 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.

Have a wonderful  and creative weekend!4