Away In A Manger

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Posted by Maja Nowak

22 November, 2017 - ,

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Good morning, Maja Friends, welcome to the blog today :)

With Christmas coming closer and closer, I think it’s a good moment to start some serious Christmas cardmaking 😉 For my today’s post I created two cards, using the latest Joyous Winterdays collection and the traditional holiday red and green palette:

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Both my cards feature a manger scene chipboard pieces. In the first card I chose darker red and green flourish patterns layered upon light paper for contrast:

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I covered the chipboard piece with crackle accents and decorated it with die-cut leaves and snowflakes, a petaloo flower, tiny pom-poms and crystals and an acrylic angel button:

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In the other card I created a shadowbox frame for the chipboard piece, but as the card is to be mailed, I kept it just barely raised:

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I covered the chipboard manger with glitter and decorated with a mulberry flower, large crystal that looks like frozen ice, and some die cuts:

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I really love how easy it is to get a vintage, shabby look for your projects with Maja papers! Just perfect for traditional Christmas cards :)

And here’s what I used to make my cards:

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Other: dies: Magnolia, Impression Obsession, Sizzix, Joy!; holly punch: Woodware; flowers: Petaloo, Wild Orchid Crafts; chipboard: Wycinanka; glitter: Ranger; pom-poms, button: my stash.

 

I do hope you find some inspiration for your Christmas cards :)

See you soon!

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Floral Cards by Padoriaa

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Posted by Paulina Monasterska-Tronina

19 October, 2017 - ,

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Hello our blog fans. Today I would like to present two cards. One is for the Wedding and the other for a Birthday. Floral, pastel colours with quite few layers. Take a look, please :

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I don’t know why but I stop to use paper flowers recently.It will change … I’m pretty sure but for now I will enjoy the simplicity of my projects :)

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Hope you like my project. If you are wondering about used materials here is the list : chipboard – Scrapiniec, digital graphic – Digital Paper and the paper : Maja Design

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Shabby Chic Wedding

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Posted by Maja Nowak

11 October, 2017 - , ,

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Good morning, Maja Friends, welcome to the blog today!

Did you celebrate the World Cardmaking Day last Saturday? I did, and among the cards I made I couldn’t miss using Maja papers! :) And here it is:

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But this time I selected the “plain” sides of sheets, as sometimes I like them even more than the patterned ones 😉 I layered two sheets from the Vintage Summer Basics and I simply LOVE how this 1946 sheet gives the perfect pastel shabby background with those white lines! I’m a rather poor media user and I would never ever brush the background myself to get those lines 😀

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I added the wreath pattern using a stencil and white texture paste, then mounted the embossed sentiment circle in the centre and surrounded it with flowers. Then I added a lace bow and some bling :)

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And I really love how dimensional it turned out!

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So sometimes those plain papers are as gorgeous as petterned sheets when it comes to a perfect background, don’t you think?

And here’s what I used:

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Other: stencil: Agateria; stamp: Lemonade: flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts; lace, bling: my stash.

 

Thank you for visiting today and see you later!

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Sofiero shabby card

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Posted by Evgenia Petzer

7 October, 2017 - ,

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Hello dear friends, Evgenia Petzer with you today. I have used the lovely Sofiero collection for this card. Its another shabby card, full of pastel colors, some layers, lace, flowers and some stitching.sofiero_maja_blog_petzersome close ups:sofiero_sep2_det1 the flowers are from Wild Orchid crafts.sofiero_sep2_det2 the butterflies I had fussy cut from the vintage spring collection, there is the entire sheet full of butterflies.

I love to fill the bottom part of the card with layers of lays, the real one, or the die cut one, like in this case.sofiero_sep2_det3

the gorgeous Sofiero collection:

have a lovely cosy weekend,

Sofiero shabby card

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Posted by Evgenia Petzer

23 September, 2017 - ,

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Hello dear friends, Evgenia Petzer with you today. Today I have prepared the shabby chic card that I made using Sofiero papers. The chipboard, Dies are from russian manufactureres, and the flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.

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lots of close ups.woc_sep_det1I love how the chipboard wreath is surrounded by the flowers. woc_sep_det2 woc_sep_det3

Sofiero collection is one of my very own favorites.have a lovely weekend,