Baptism Cards

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Posted by Maja Nowak

10 October, 2018 - , , ,

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Good morning, dear Maja Friends, welcome to the blog today 🙂

It’s been a while since I did some colouring, so for today’s post I decided to create a set of two baptism cards, for a boy and girl, that feature a hand-coloured stamped image. And here it is:

I kept the same design for both cards, just changing the colour paletter between girly pink and boyish turqouise 🙂 The design is very simple: layered panels of papers, the top one with a decorative border that you can cut using decorative scallop scissors, or even hand cut, so you don’t even need dies.

Then I placed the image of a sleeping baby that I coloured with Distress inks:

…and added a heat-embossed stamped sentiment with baptism formula in Polish and surrounded it with flowers:

I mounted the particular layers on 3D foam for some nice dimension:

There is also a bit of glam to the cards with subtle golden shine of the embossed stamp and crystal and pearl drops.

I wanted to keep the cards simple but elegant – and I think I succeded in that 🙂 What do you think?

And here’s what I used:

Maja Design papers:

Other: stamps: Lemonade, Whiff of Joy; flowers, vintage ribbon: Wild Orchid Crafts; dies: Spellbinders; pearls, crystals, string: my stash.

And that’s all for today, thank you for visiting and see you later!

 

It’s a girl..

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Posted by Lenet Mos

13 September, 2018 - , ,

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Hello sweet Maja fans.

It’s thursday again and my turn to show you what I have made with the gorgeous papers of Maja Design.

Today I bring you this Baby card. We got happy news from  friends of ours they are  expecting a baby girl .

Im so happy for them and decided to make a baby card to congratulate them.

For this card I used the uber sweet collection of  Vintage baby.

I used my spellbinders ovals to cut out the baby image of the sheet It’s a Girl! and crochet a cute little lacy edge around it.

I cut out a piece of the corner to use on the front and inside of the card.

For the back ground I used Flowers for mum and a piece of the bottom strip at the side underneath it I attached some lace.

on the inside I used a tag ,the baby girl sentiment,  the stamp with It’s a girl  from the sheet with die cuts  . The journaling card is from the sheet journaling cards pink.

At the bottom I glued the strip from First teddy bear.

To give the card a little extra pizzazz I  took my sewing machine and added some stitches to the card.

I’m really in love with this collection and think about making a minialbum  with it as well.

For now I hope you enjoy this baby card as much as I do.

Thank you very much for visiting and make shure you come back for more inspiration from the other Maja Girls

Thank you card

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Posted by Camilla Støen Bakke

9 September, 2018 - ,

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Hi there! Hope you all are fine! This time I wanted to make an Autumn card for you. I have coloured the lovely image from Stempelglede in warm colours with Distress ink, to match the lovely Maja papers.

I have put the sign up on a barbecue stick. It is stamped on a monochromes paper from Maja Design (Shades of Winterdays – Creme).

The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts, and I have put som sisal grass behind them. I have also painted with White gesso on the flowers an papers.

Here are the papers used:

Thank you so much for visiting the Maja Design blog today!

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Happy Birthday

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Posted by Lenet Mos

16 August, 2018 - , , , ,

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Hello sweet Maja fans.

Today it’s my turn again to show you something I made with gorgeous Maja papers .

This time I bring you a Happy Birthday card.

For this card I used two papers from the Vintage Romance collection, Love poetry and When I saw you,

as base I used  Lavender Rose from the Monochromes – Shades of Celebration

 

I took the right upper corner of the piece of paper i had on top and rolled it half way back.

I used A frame of tattered angels en put in halfway behind the roll , added some flowers and finished it of with some pearl swirls  from want 2 scrap.

I used some sentiment stamps from Paper Sweeties for the birthday message.

the label I used for the sentiment is made using a corner of a spellbinders die

Close up of the roll on top, and  on of the flowers with the frame underneath  it.

Thank you very much for visiting today, I hope I have given you some inspiration with my Birthday card.

 

Christmas in July

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Posted by Lenet Mos

19 July, 2018 - ,

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Hello again dear Maja fans.

We still have a amazing summer over here in the Netherlands with lots of sun and warm temperatures. They are even talking about a heatwave next week.

So in order to cool down a little , I made this Christmas card , you never start too early making them right? Maybe this year I will be done in time instead of making them at the last minute.

This one I made with some leftovers from projects I made earlier with the Vintage Frost Collection.

To create snow the snow on the edges I used Finnabair art extravagance paper texture paste.

To create dimension on the card I used foamtape to stick the pieces together.

Thank you very much for your visit, I hope I was able to give you some inspiration with this card.