Sweet celebration

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Posted by Camilla Støen Bakke

1 April, 2018 - ,

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Hi everyone! I hope you are having a lovely Easter. Today I will show you a card I made as a Guest DT for Ett Trykk in the February issue. I have used papers from the gorgeous collection Vintage Romance.

The image image is from Magnolia. And I have used Memento ink – Rich Cocoa to stamp it with. I think the image get softer when I use brown ink instead of black. And then gets a romantic touch that fits theses Maja papers well. The postmark stamp is from Stempelglede.

For my colouring I have used Distress Ink, re-inkers and Markers. Around the image I have added some liquid pearls from Rangers. I have also added some White Gesso here and there.

The lovely flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts. And the big white one is called English rose, I think it is my favourite flower!

Around the image I have used dies from Spellbinders. Other than that the dies are from Magnolia. Like the heart, smal book, banner, and the shape of the card.

Under the flowers I have placed some Sissal grass. And I have also some cheese cloth behind the image.

Thank you so much for stopping by today! Here is the list of papers used:

With love,

Birthday Girl

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Posted by Maja Nowak

28 March, 2018 - , , ,

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

I have recently had the pleasure of making a sweet birthday card for a sweet girl.

 

I used mostly Denim & Friends papers as they matched the colours from the photo most perfectly. I added just a touch of the Vintage Summer pink in the background:

I have die-cut the embellishments from the papers, such as the cute heart banners and the number flag:

I stamped the cute beart with a heart, coloured it and paper-pieced the heart using a scrap of the Vintage Romance heart-patterned paper. I then added a small letter “O” for the girl’s name:

I also added plaid ribbon and some mini flowers and cute white pom-poms as the finishing touch.

And I think the card symbolises the 9-year-old girls quite accurately: still cute, but not too much 😉 What do you think?

Here are my supplies:

Maja Design papers:

Other: dies: Marianne Design, Craft Passion; stamp: ScrapBerry’s; flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts; ribbon: Rayher, pom-poms: my stash.

 

Before I bid you goodbye, I’d like to wish you a joyous Easter filled with the warmth of love and kindness 🙂

See you soon!

Spring card by Kavitha

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Posted by Kavi Tha

26 March, 2018 - , ,

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Hello Maja fans,

today i have a spring card to share filled with full of flowers.I have used soft pink papers from “Vintage romance” and “Sofiero” collection.I love making shabby chic cards with Maja papers,i guess its the best papers  for shabby style, do you agree?I have used Prima flowers,Scrapiniec chipboards,ribbon,twine along with lots of fillers and twigs.

Maja papers used: Walk with me, a romantic pinic in the park bs

Thank you for stopping by.

Happy crafting

 

 

 

Dream

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Posted by Lenet Mos

8 March, 2018 - , , , ,

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Hello dear Maja fans ,

Today I bring you a dreamy layout  inspired by this months moodboard.

I love moodboards they are alway so inspiring , when I look at one the idea for a layout , card, minialbum or what ever will pop right into my mind.

For this layout i used the papers of two collections : vintage romance – Walk with me, for the base and Vintage Summer Basics -1922on top of it.

Besides that i used a lot of snippets that I placed underneath the picture.

 

The word Dream is a chippie from dusty attic and all the flowers from 49and market.

Thanks for visiting , hope I gave you some extra inspiration for the moodboard challenge.

Tea time!

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Posted by Camilla Støen Bakke

6 September, 2017 -

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Hi dear Maja fans! Today I want to show you how I made these two cupcakes. The lovely papers used are from the Vintage Romance collection.

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Ok, let’s start with showing how it is made!

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Here is all you need for your cupcake: Dies from Magnolia, a Styrofoam ball, two Maja papers measuring 30,5 x 4, 5 cm, two circles cut out from hard cardboard (1 ¾ “), a paper measuring 13 x 13 cm, laces and ribbons, metal embellishments and of course your favourite Tilda.

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Find the middle of the paper measuring 13 x 13 cm.

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Put the circle in the middle and draw around it.

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Then cut the paper like you see in the photo. Then score around the circle.

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Fasten the circles on both sides of the paper.

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Put the ball inside and fasten it with glue, also fasten the sides of the papers on the ball. Like you see here.

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Cut off the longest papers. I cut them down to 4 cm.

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Make a cut for the tag. Remember to make it as deep as you can.

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Then you can easily place your tag inside.

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Here are the two papers which I have folded on each cm. I will now glue it on.

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Here is the tag.

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I use a needle and thread and sew the thread up and down on the lace, so that it curles up nicely.

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Then I fasten it to the cupcake. It looks like frosting 🙂

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For the flowers, I cut them in half.

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Then spray them with water to get them curled up.

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I curl them up, and leave them to dry.

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Then glue them on to the ball.

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Cut more flowers in half and curl them a little with the tools.

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Make a lovely doily for the cupcake to stand on.

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Continue with more layers and end it with some more flowers.

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Here is some pictures of the finished cupcakes. Doesn’t they look yummy!?

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You can write a greeting on the tag.

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Here they are from above!

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The beautiful Maja papers are just wonderful to work with, and gives the cupcakes the perfect romantic, vintage look. The cupcakes were also made for Magnolia’s DooHickey vol 14. Thank you so much for visiting the blog today!

With love from,

Camilla