Christmas Greetings

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Posted by Lenet Mos

27 September, 2018 -

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Hello Sweet Maja fans.

When summer is at it’s end I always get Christmas jitters.

Although every season and holiday has it’s own charm, I really love Christmas.

Me and my kids love to snuggle up with a warm blanket on the couch, and watch every Christmas-movie we can find.

With Christmas jitters comes Christmas crafting.  So today I bring you this Christmas tag made with leftovers from the Vintage Frost Basic Collection.

I hate throwing away designpapers I love , so i safe them for smaller projects like this.

 

For the bottom of the base tag I used the  Martha Stewart  doily punch. one of my all time favorite edgepunches.

On top of that I laid a die cut made with Romantic Rectangles nestabilities  by Spellbinders.

 

Than I started stacking papers till I like it and stick them together with foamtape.

I always keep some space between the edges of my papers so I can tuck some embellishments or or small papers between the layers.

To finish it an eyelet in the top with a piece o flace thru it so it can hang .

This label will sure be a part of my Christmas decorations. I love how it turned out.

The Snow flake die I used is from the winter trails collection by  Studio Light.

Thank you very much for visiting make sure you come back for more wonderful projects made by the other Maja girls to inspire you.

 

 

 

 

It’s a girl..

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Posted by Lenet Mos

13 September, 2018 - , ,

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Hello sweet Maja fans.

It’s thursday again and my turn to show you what I have made with the gorgeous papers of Maja Design.

Today I bring you this Baby card. We got happy news from  friends of ours they are  expecting a baby girl .

Im so happy for them and decided to make a baby card to congratulate them.

For this card I used the uber sweet collection of  Vintage baby.

I used my spellbinders ovals to cut out the baby image of the sheet It’s a Girl! and crochet a cute little lacy edge around it.

I cut out a piece of the corner to use on the front and inside of the card.

For the back ground I used Flowers for mum and a piece of the bottom strip at the side underneath it I attached some lace.

on the inside I used a tag ,the baby girl sentiment,  the stamp with It’s a girl  from the sheet with die cuts  . The journaling card is from the sheet journaling cards pink.

At the bottom I glued the strip from First teddy bear.

To give the card a little extra pizzazz I  took my sewing machine and added some stitches to the card.

I’m really in love with this collection and think about making a minialbum  with it as well.

For now I hope you enjoy this baby card as much as I do.

Thank you very much for visiting and make shure you come back for more inspiration from the other Maja Girls

Count your blessings

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Posted by Lenet Mos

12 April, 2018 -

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Hello Maja freinds,

My turn again t make a blogpost and bring you something to inspire you .

This time I made you a dangletag. I came across this I dea on pinterest and just fell in love with it.

I had to make one.

 

For this project I used the 15×15 paperpad from the Celebration collection ,I love the pretty faces of the ladies they really need a nice frame.

The frame I used is from Prima marketing and did some gilding on it with gilding flakes from Nuvo .

I used two colors  and rubbed some walnutstain distress ink over it to give it a vintage feel.

The flowers are from Prima marketing and wild orchid.

I cut an extra piece  at the same width as the tag  decorated it and hung it underneath with some jumprings.

Used some very nice chippies from crapininiec  and added some pearls on it.

I really loved making this tag hope I inspired you with it to make your own .

Love

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Posted by Mary Catt

28 May, 2017 - , , ,

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Layout

Hello my dear friends and happy Sunday to all!

It’s Mary here with you today and I want to share with you my latest layout made with papers from the ”Enjoying Outdoors” collections.

A soft romantic layout in purple and earth tones that was inspired by the beautiful photo which I found on Pinterest. And, before I continue I want to give all the proper credits to the ”unknown” photographer.

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I used for my background the ”Flourishing” paper from the ”Enjoying Outdoors” collection. I also used some tags and a journaling card from the ”Tags & Journaling cards” paper to mat my photo.

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I primed my background with clear gesso and when it was dried, I added some texture with modeling paste and a stencil. Then, I colored my page using Lindy’s Stamp Gang sprays ”Tea Pot Purple” and ”Pegleg Pete Purple”.

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I heat embossed the ”Fishing Net Bit” chipboard with ”Pop Rock Purple” Lindy’s embossing powder. The title was also embossed with the ”Angel Wings Mauve” powder. All the chipboards I used are 2crafty and the flowers and embellishments are Prima Marketing. The flair is from Cuts2luv.

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To finish my page, I added a few shells in my clusters and some licorice glass beads with gel medium.

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Papers used:

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That’s all for today, my friends!

Thank you for stopping by!

Mary-sign1

“Dream with your eyes wide open” by Tina Ollett

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Posted by Tina Ollett

3 January, 2017 - ,

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Well hello to you and a very very Happy New Year!! I certainly hope 2017 is kind to you and blesses you with many wonderful suprises.

Tina O with you today to share with you my first Maja Project for the year!!

Unfortunately the start of 2017 has not been so kind to me. I had a small incident whereby I dislocated my shoulder…..arghhhhhh. So this typing is done one handed (lefthanded) with my other in a sling. Scrapping has been somewhat difficult and let’s just say it takes twice as long to do things! So I am hoping for a very speedy recovery. But with that being said I still got to meet my deadline and here it is…..

“Dream with your eyes wide open”

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My youngest girl just adores our fur family and every chance I get, I photograph her with them. I shot this photo last week with our beautiful boy Rafael and I just adore it. My project here today was created using Maja Design’s “Enjoying Outdoors” collection. This was one of my very first collections to choose when I first come on board Maja. I so love all the earthy tones combined with the pinks and purples. For my background I chose to use “Woodlands”. I preped the background with clear gesso and some Crackle texture paste through the Kaisercraft 12 x 12 Damask Stencil. I also did a small amount of stamping with some Walnut Stain distress ink.

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I used Maja Designs Enjoying Outdoors both front and back to create my layered background for the photo. I tore and distress these papers and I also added in torn journaling cards and tags from the Enjoying Outdoors Tags & Journaling sheet. I tucked in some torn paper and white doilies around the photo matting to help start my page off. You can see some of the layering I did above.

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Above and below you will see that I have used quite a bit of chipboard . I used the Dusty Attic String Frame to frame my photo which I printed off in a sepia tone. The String Frame was inked in Walnut Stain Distress Ink and coated with a small amount of Distress Crackle Paint to highlight and deepen the colour. I then wrapped moss and green florists wire around the String Frame. This was then adhered to the photo.

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You can see the string frame above.

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Another view of the string frame wrapped in moss. You can also see here some of the foliage chipboards that I added into the flower cluster. These were dressed the same as the string frame but with just a hint of Forest Moss Distress Ink added in.

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I love this title chipboard I have used here…..It would have to be a favourite quote of mine.

“Dream with your eyes wide open”

This was dressed in Antique White acrylic and then I inked the edges with some Walnut Stain and Forest Moss to compliment the rest of the project.

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These little tags from the Tags and Journaling sheet are just gorgeous and I love adding in little elements with numbers that just don’t mean anything, but is a lovely addition to add interest.

 Below I have listed a complete materials list for your convenience.

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  Maja Designs Enjoying Outdoors Colourful

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Enjoying the Outdoors Colourful bs

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Maja Designs Enjoying Outdoor Woodlands

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Maja Designs Enjoying Outdoors Tags & Journaling Cards

Other Products Used 

Dusty Attic Fancy Flourish DA0349

Dusty Attic Foliage #5

Dusty Attic Foliage #2

Dusty Attic String Frame Small DA1185W

Dusty Attic leaves

Kaisercraft Damask Stencil

Prima Marketing Inc. Flowers

Miscellaneous Small flowers Cream

Distress Inks Forest Moss, Walnut Stain and Ground Espresso

Distress Crackle Paint

3D Gloss Gel

Wendy Vecchi Crackled Texture Paste

Dylusions White Linen

Kaisercraft Antique White Acrylic Paint

Teastained Muslin

Moss

Art Basics Heavy Gesso

Liquitex Clear Gesso

ArtExtravagance Mini Art Stones

Inka Gold Hydrangea

Well that is all from me today. I hope you have enjoyed visiting me here.

Until next time.Tina-sign