”Cherished Moments”

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Posted by Mary Catt

8 January, 2017 - ,

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Hello my friends and happy Sunday to all!!!

Mary here with you today to share my latest layout featuring the beautiful ”I Wish” collection. I really love these papers because although it is a Christmas collection can easily be used in non-Christmas pages. Take for example mine…

This time I made a soft romantic page with this beautiful photo, which as always found on Pinterest.  And, before I continue I want to give all the proper credits to the photographer.

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For my background, I used the ”I wish to play in the Snow” paper and I made some layers behind my photo with the ”I wish you a Happy new Year”  and the ”I wish for frosty mornings” papers. I also placed some pieces from an old book and made a fussy cutting on some vintage clocks from the Vintage Autumn Basics ”No XVI” paper.

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First, I gave my paper a coat of clear gesso and then I added some texture with modeling paste and a stencil. I heat embosed the paste with ”Golden Angel Wings” Lindy’s powder to make the texture more obvious. Then, I used Lindy’s Stamp Gang mists, ”Cowabunga Copper” and ”Cape Cod Coral” with some water to make a watercolor effect.

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I heat embossed the floral chipboards and the title with ”Byzantine Bronze”. All the chipboards I used are 2crafty and the flowers are Prima Marketing. The metal embellishments are ”Scrap Unlimited”.

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As a final touch, I added some bronze microbeads and some Prima Memory Hardware – Glass Pearls.

 

Papers used:

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Well, that’s all for today, my friends!

See you again in two weeks!

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Xmas Card

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Posted by Pascale B

22 December, 2016 - , ,

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Hello Sweeties,

Today I’m up on Maja Design blog with my last post for 2016. I made a final Xmas card with the I Wish collection.

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I glued on the base two pieces of papers that I distressed. I die-cut a doily cut in two that I inserted between the two papers.

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I cut the sentiment in the I wish Ephemera. I glued some sisal, a couple of flowers,  some die-cut sprigs of holly.

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To add some sparkling, I added gold mica flakes as well as gold, green and red glitters.

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I wish you all a merry Christmas.

Maja Design Papers:

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Pascale B

Hello, I'm Pascale B. from France. Since I began to scrap, flowers are part of my layouts, and I gradually started to use mixed media as well. I don’t know how to define my style, perhaps something like free vintage shabby style could be a good definition. Visit me at www.pbhobby.blogspot.com

Merry Christmas!

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Posted by Maja Nowak

21 December, 2016 - ,

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Good morning, Maja Friends, I’m so happy you’ve found some spare moment in the hot time of Christmas preparations to visit our blog :)

I’m in the middle of that fever too, with getting my home ready for 16 people 😉 and so just a quick post today to share an 8×8 layout:

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I selected the ecru, red and brown patterns of the I Wish collection to decorate the photo of my boys in their Santa’s angels suits 😉 I layered the red and ecru papers for the background:

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…and added some handmade tags nad the title I cut out from the signature strip:

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I also placed a piece of the signature strip across the photo and added a Santa post stamp from the Ephemera sheet:

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Then I added the flower cluster with glittery diecuts and a berry twig I found in some cheap store a couple of years ago 😉

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I put the layout into a dimensional frame:

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….and it will make a home decor Christmas gift for the Grandparents :)

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I hope they’d like it!

 

Supplies:

Other: dies: Magnolia, no name dies; flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts; chipboard: Scrapiniec; bling: Marianne Design; berry twig, button, clip: my stash

And now, before I get back to work, I’d like to thank you for visiting Maja Design blog this year, for your nice comments and appreciation.

I wish you the happiest Christmas and a fabulous creative New Year!

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“Merry Christmas” by Tina Ollett

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Posted by Tina Ollett

20 December, 2016 -

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Hello once again. Tina O with you here today with a little Christmas cheer.

I, as a rule do not do cards, but I felt as I should as we a coming into Christmas in only a few days time. With this in mind and the fact that it has been a long time since I have created a card, I have kept it pretty simple. I wanted to do something a little vintage with a shabby touch.

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To create this card I started with a Kraft Cardstock base and cut a 23 x 10cm card base. The top of this was then layered with some Dusty Attic corrugated board. And on top of the corrugated I have used the new “I Wish” collection. Because I wanted a vintage feel I stayed with the rustic brown colours with the addition of cream and green. I tore section of both “Those memories will last” bs and also “You a happy New Year” bs. These would have to be my favourites pieces from the collection as you will remember I used them in a previous layout using the I Wish Collection.

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The christmas leaves I have used for this project were dressed with some Walnut Gold glimmermist to take away the darkness of the green but also to add in a touch of gold.

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I wrapped the corrugation with a large piece of twine and left it hanging to the side. Over the top of the twine I added in some Dusty Attic Baroque Chipboard to cover my knot which was embossed and sanded.

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I have cut the postage stamp from the Ephemera Sheet and added it tucked above the cluster just peeping out.

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I dry brushed my embellishments with white gesso to tone the card colours down a little and to keep within the shabby/ vintage style.

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My title “Merry Christmas” was cut from the base strip of “I wish those memories would last”. These are always perfect for that little added addition to any card or layout. So don’t throw them away!!

Maja Design Products Used

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Maja Design – I wish  – Ephemera

Maja Design – I wish  – “Those memories will last” bs

Maja Design – I wish – “You a happy New Year” bs

Other Products Used

Dusty Attic Baroque Corner Large

Dusty Attic Corrugated Board

Large Lace Trim

Ultimate Crafts Large “Seasons Greetings” Mixed Poinsettias ULT157663

Ultimate Crafts Large “Seasons Greetings” Small Mixed Poinsettias ULT157665

Miscellaneous Christmas Deco (White)

Liquitex Gesso (White)

Glimmermist Walnut Gold

Stamp It – Superfine Detail Embossing Powder

Versa Mark Ink

Clear Seed Beads

Tea Stained Muslin

Twine

Well I hope you have a very Merry Christmas and a most 

fabulous wonderful and safe New Year.

Until next time…..Tina-sign

 

Tranquility

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Posted by Amy Voorthuis

16 December, 2016 - , ,

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Hi lovely friends,

I can’t believe 2016 is almost over but 2017 is going to be a wonderful scrappy year for me as well….if you want to know more you could visit my blog and see. For today’s post I used the pretty new “I Wish”collection and made a layout with a winter touch and picture of our handsome boy way back in time. As much as I love making winter projects layout’s, cards and such I don’t like the cold at all and always wonder how it would be if I was born in a warm country. I find snow very peaceful although I dislike the mess it makes when melting…..for this layout I took out my favorite Martha Steward around the corner punch and lifted the corners so that the middle part didn’t look so high!

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What I really do like about Maja Design papers are the extra borders you get on each sheet….on this layout I used two of them to accent my layout! They are a great pieces of extra to compliment your work. On the background sheet I added some paste, spray, snow and stamps also all the chippies are by Dusty Attic which are treated with paint, embossing powder and snow. The edges of my layout are of course distressed and stitched.

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Lately I am hoarding straws {kind of a new fetish for me lol} I love to use them on my layout. Did you ever use straws?? If so I would love to see your work or maybe you could enter this months challenge…..I really love this months mood board. I just love the fact that you could win a whole collection of your choice awesome right?

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Maja Design papers used I wish: I wish to build a snowman, I wish you a Happy Holiday bs, I wish to play in the snow from the 6×6 paper pad, I wish for a holly jolly Christmas bs and I wish you lots of love and happiness bs.

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Thanks for being here today I sure hope I inspired you today to do some crafting during the weekend. Hubby and I are going to enjoy our little get away this Saturday! We won two tickets for Nick & Simon {two dutch singers} yeahhh. Have a wonderful weekend everyone!

Love

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