“Sunshine” by Tina Ollett

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Posted by Tina Ollett

20 May, 2019 - , , ,

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Welcome Maja friends. I hope this post has found you happy and well. Tina with you today to share a layout project created using a mix of papers from differing Maja Design collections.

I have called this “My Sunshine”.

My background page was made using the Fika’s Sockerkaka and Crea Diems Sin lyckas smed. I created a framework 2.5 cm around the Sockerkaka paper and distressed it heavily. I then added Crea Diems Sin lyckas smed behind Sockerkakato allow the blue to shine through.

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The sheet of Det skrivna består was cut into rectangular mats in differing sizes. I also added some rectangular mattings in differing sizes using Monochromes shades of Denim in Vintage Pink. These were all distressed heavily and randomly adhered together. I mounted the whole piece including the photo upon some 3D mounting tape and adhered it to the left of the layout.   

I have used this adorable photo of my eldest daughter who just turned 18 this month. And because she has just turned that fabulous number I have used the Skeleton clockfaces to represent time gone past. I used two clocks from the collection and cut the smaller one in half to sit at the right of my layout.

The clockfaces were primed with white gesso and then coloured with Inka Golds in Hydrangea.

I have also used a panel of the Heart Attack Small.  For this project I decided to simply emboss the full panel with Shabby Blue Embossing Enamel from Stampendous. I cut the panel into quite a few pieces and layered them around and in between layers of the Maja Design papers and lace and of course the other chipboards and flowers. Some of the itty bitty hearts I took out of the panel and scattered them around and through the clusters. You can see below the hearts taken out separately.

The Dusty title Sunshine was also dressed in the shabby blue enamel. You can see it above. The tiny weeny specs of gold that shine through are just so cute.

 I have used lots of distressing to highlight the layers of papers also. Some sanding of my papers was also done to create the shabby style look. You can see this above.

I have also used one half of the pack of Ornate Scrolls another one of my favourite pieces. this was cut into two and divided behind the photo. I dressed this piece in Crackle Texture Paste and coloured it a little with the Hydrangea Inka Gold and some Ranger Star Dust Stickles to make it shine.

I have also used some gorgeous Birch lace cut into segments.

And that is all from me today. Until next time take care and happy creating.

Purple Hues

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Posted by Elena Olinevich

10 November, 2017 - ,

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Hello Maja Friends, it’s Elena here to share several cards I made playing with the purple hues.

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Each time the leaves left the trees, and the landscape is dull and grey around, I start to look for some bright colors, and I’ve noticed each November I turn to lilac and purple hues.

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For my cards I used Enjoying Outdoors collection, so rich and so beautiful for the mature Autumn Season.

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I made a lot f die cutting and used the pearlescent gold and white cardstock for my die cuts

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They pop up on the purple background, you can notice

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However I added the white and pale pink flowers, I wanted my cards to be feminine and soft

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I made 3 more cards using the other one sketch

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But actually I used the same die shapes for my paper layering

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I like adding the pearls as the finish touch to my frames

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I hope you have liked my cards. It’s was difficult to stop creating only one or two.

 

Products used:

Spellbinders Dies, Petallo Flowers, Prima Marketing Flowers

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Lovely Cards

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Posted by Amy Voorthuis

24 September, 2016 - , , , ,

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Hi lovely friends,

Today I would like to share some cards with you using different Maja Design collections. I have to say I am totally hooked on using Maja Design papers so for every project I make I always think which of their collections will fit my theme…..all the cards I will show you today where made for my DT work at Cheery Lynn Designs {a die manufacturer}! But using my precious Maja Design papers……

Sweet Love: 

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For this shaker card I used the pretty “Vintage Romance” collection and just plain creme card stock and a bunch of dies. I really love the dimension of the flowers that’s what the papers do because of the high quality they are.

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Just Because:

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This card is made with two collections that fit so well together like all the other collections too btw hihi 😉 and all made out of leftover papers can you guess which ones?

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Birthday Wishes: 

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For my third card I used the amazing “Vintage Autumn Basics” collection and for the centers of my flowers I used micro beads which I think worked out really pretty. The background sheet with the blue flowers is one of my favorite papers from this collection.

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You are Awesome: 

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This is card is one of my favorites ever made and that is probably because it’s purple using the “Vintage Spring Basics” collection helps too and I the use of my favorite dies…..The you are awesome phrase is great too!

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Thank you so much for visiting the blog today and for leaving such nice comments every single time we really do appreciate them. I want to wish you a wonderful sunny & creative weekend and I will be here again tomorrow with a layout to share

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Posted by Bec Genet

6 June, 2016 - ,

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Hi everyone. Today I have my latest layout to share with you.
I am loving purple lately and the Enjoying Outdoors Collection is jammed pack full of the most gorgeous purple papers. Here is a layout I created with these papers.
I chose the paper Late Summer Flowers (bs) for my background, I added texture with 2 different stencils, one using texture paste mixed with purple mica an the other with white texture paste.
I treated my chipboard with white crackle paste
I used the papers Time for Reflection (bs) and Scent of Lavender to layer behind my photo. Then I cut two tags from the Tags & Journalling cards paper to tuck in. Finally I cut some purple butterfly images from the Garden Creatures paper to add to my page.
I finished the page by adding flowers, a resin frame, liquid pearls and a title coloured with white and purple embossing powder.
Maja Design Enjoying Outdoors Papers Used:
Late Summer Flowers
Time For Reflection
Scent of Lavender
Tags & Journalling Cards
Garden Creatures
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Twenties

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Posted by Pascale B

17 November, 2015 - , ,

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Hello Sweeties
Today I’m up on Maja Design blog with a new family photo. It’s a photo of my paternal grand-mother and her foster father taken at the end of 10’s, beginning of the 20’s.

I started to add a thin layer of white gesso. Then I added a design with Modeling Paste and a stencil.

When the Modeling Paste was dry, I added clear Crackle Paste here and there and let dry again.

In the meantime I die-cut the gears, leaves, branches and colored the flowers.

I painted the gear with black gesso and added Rusting Powder.

After having assembled all the elements of the page, I finished with some random stamping, splatters of black gesso and some black glass glitters.

Maja Design papers used:

Enjoying Outdoors Collection
Picking Flowers
Singing in the rain
Time for reflection
Woodlands

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