Hello Maja Fans,
Christmas is right behind the corner and I guess some of you may still need a few cards to make for their friends.
Today I am going to share a bunch of cards that can be given to men
Well sometimes it is so tricky to create the card with no flowers, lace and bows. However everyone can manage with it, indeed.
I started with creating my background for the cards using the paper from the 6×6 paper pad of Joyous Winterday, and then added the strip at the bottom, I stitched 2 of them together
I also added the striped ribbon, it adds the accent and looks like an eye catching detail
and of course I used the images of St.Nicholas
I added a few paper layers around the image, that I die cut.
When you create a masculine card you mostly choose the simple shapes for your dies, but actually you can add some intricate detail too.
and even crochet snowflake can look good for such cards
I wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
6×6 paper pad, May Arts Ribbon, 2Crafty Chipboard Snowflake
Hi there! How are you? I really hope you are having a lovely holiday. I know this time of year can be sad for many, often because the ones they have dear are not here anymore. I really miss my mother who passed away three years ago, especially at this time of year. She loved everything about Christmas, and mostly because she could bring the family together. I think that is an important thing I have learned from her, and that I can be better at. Just to spend time with family and loved ones. But I am not that good cook that she was 🙂
Some nights ago I went to my friend Audhild, and we sat down colouring together with two other friends. It was so nice. And even if I sat there for hours, this image was the only one I had time to colour. I really love the blue and brown colours in the “Home for the holidays” collection. And felt it was perfect for little Tilda here (Tilda with sock puffs).
I made some poststamps with the sheet called “Love the snow” and a die from Magnolia (Vintage Box, 3rd edition). The little snowmen are really cute.
The snowflake and the stars are from a banner from Wycinanka. If you look closely on the card you can see that I have tore the paper and put a lace and some more papers inside. But as always I decorate too much, so that it is difficult to spot what I had planned to show you 🙂
Here in the west part of Norway we haven’t had snow yet. I am longing for some snow now, not only rain. We have had the extreme weather Urd howling around our house. But luckely it was not strong enough to make any damage around here.
I hope you enjoyed looking at my card today. Wish you a lovely day. And since I will be in the Maja Design Creative Team for another year (Yay, soooo proud! A big thanks to Camilla and Marie for having me!), I will be making a new post in two weeks.
But before I end, I will show you the papers I have used for my project:
Love the snow
Love the snow bs
Big warm Christmas hugs from,
Hello Maja Friends,
Christmas is almost here and I’ve made a couple of cards.
It is such a busy time when I create normally tons of cards. However this year I made only a few.
However it is such a pleasure to use Christmas papers and to create the layers.
I’ve added some die cuts and a few jewels.
For my second card I used the cut out image and the crochet doily as an accent.
I also added the berries insted of using the snowflakes. I guess it is a fine option.
I also want to wish all of you a Merry Christmas . Hope that next year will be generous to all of us.
6×6 paper pad
Spellbinders Dies, crochet doily