Waiting for Spring


Posted by Kerstin-Inga Peters

21 March, 2018 - , ,

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Hello Maja friends!

It’s March now and everyone is waiting for spring because we have had enough of the snow and coldness.

As the snow slowly melts and patches of green start to show, a whole
new world unfolds around you, offering a nature experience of a different kind.
As soon as the days start to draw out again shoots begin to show everywhere:
the first to peek through the soil are the snowdrops, daffodils and crocuses.
I was able to discover them in my garden before winter came back.

But what is one of my favorite sayings?

Now matter how long the winter
Spring is sure to follow!

So I was inspired to make a springtime layout with some paper sheets

from the beautiful collection ‘Vintage Romance’

together with some stamps, cutting dies (letters, circles, branches, frames, butterflies, tags, leaves),

lace, feathers, Art stones, old note paper, Distress inks,

a small book page from La Blanche

and a little paper doll from Tim Holtz.

some details

the background paper ‘When I saw you’ has so wonderful delicate green stripes,

very subtly and suitable for beginning of spring

some little hearts in light green were a perfect addition

and I used this paper together with a lot of various cutting dies

oh, the word SUN is hidden on the right side beside this sweet photo

it’s no wonder, or?!

Is like a message to us, that we have to go on and don’t leave our way

to make the sun shine on us again.

Thanks for your visit!
Have a beautiful time!

Spring is in the Air


Posted by Elena Olinevich

16 February, 2018 - ,

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Hello Maja Friends,

February is almost over, and I can’t wait when the Spring comes. I say it each year, but I can hardly bear the winter for so long. So from now I am ready for Spring Floral creations

I really love the Vintage Spring Basics collection, it’s so easy to create with it.

I used mostly one sheet for one card, and used both sides of it.

However the butterflies are so fun

But actually I’ve added the bright colors for the flowers

To my second card I also added the ribbon and lace

Products used:

Vintage Spring Basics 6×6 Paper pad

When you feel like in Heaven


Posted by Elena Olinevich

17 March, 2017 - ,

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Good morning, Maja Friends.

Not recently I’ve found the pictures I’ve made late spring . I realized I can not wait when the warmth will come for a long time. I miss those small shadows from the sun, the small leaves on the trees and the birds’ singing. So much.

So I decided to create a very light, simple Layout full of air.

Spring Layout by Elena Olinevich product by Maja Design

I didn’t want to make it busy with the embellishments, so I only added some paper layers using the die cuts and a few flowers.

Spring Layout with Maja Design and Spellbinders

It was so easy to do and to keep the shabby feeling.

Spring Layout with Maja Design and Spellbinders1

I didn’t want to give it bright colors, I like such moderate and translucent view. so I chose Vintage Romance collection

Spring Layout with Maja Design and Spellbinders2

Have a wonderful Friday and hope that your winter is warm.

Products used:

Vintage Romance

Spellbinders Dies. Prima Marketing Flowers.



Floral Trio Cards


Posted by Elena Olinevich

3 March, 2017 - ,

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Good Morning Maja Friends,

Spring is offcicially here and I keep on creating Spring inspired cards.

Spring Floral Cards Maja DEsign

It’s so very easy when you have beutiful papers and flowers.

Spring Floral Cards Maja DEsign2

This time I decided to use the stip at the paper, that each Maja Design paper sheet has You may think it’s mostly a leftover or apiece to use for your sentiment, however I didn’t cut off it and kept it at the bottom of all my 3 cards.

Spring Floral Cards Maja DEsign2a

I’m sure it adds the delicacy to the cards as well as makes the background different.

Spring Floral Cards Maja DEsign2b

I used the same sketch again, but actually I combined different colors and papers.

Spring Floral Cards Maja DEsign3

Vintage Spring Bascics collection has a variety papers to choose from. I like that there are plenty floral backgrounds there.

Spring Floral Cards Maja DEsign4

and yes, I keep on creating several cards at once. I can do but nothing, it’s such a joy.

Spring Floral Cards Maja DEsign5

Spring Floral Cards Maja DEsign6

Products used:

Vintage Spring Basics:

Prima Marketing Flowers, Spellbinders Dies.


Spring is in the Air


Posted by Elena Olinevich

17 February, 2017 - ,

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Hello, it’s Elena here today.

I’ve got used to create a lot of floral cards late winter, however it’s not easy to stop cards with Maja papers at all.

Spring Card by Elena Olinevich for Maja Design1

Sometimes I wonder what else I can do while creating my cards with Maja. New shapes, new floral composition or something else?

Spring Card by Elena Olinevich for Maja Design2

It ‘s really can be a challenge somehow, however I enjoy making them.

Spring Card by Elena Olinevich for Maja Design3

Recently I’ve started meking several similar cards at once. It saves me the time and allows to experiment with the paper layers, using almost the same sketch.

Spring Card by Elena Olinevich for Maja Design3a

I do create vertical cards rarely. so it’s a good chance to try something new.

Spring Card by Elena Olinevich for Maja Design4

I’ve added some lace , made the sticthing and layered the flowers on the top.

Spring Card by Elena Olinevich for Maja Design2a

Spring Cards by Elena Olinevich for Maja Design sneak

and finally the trio cards shot

Spring Cards by Elena Olinevich for Maja Design


Vintage Spring Basics 6×6 paper pad, Prima Marketing Flowers, The Ton Dies.