Summer Cards

Hello Maja Friends, I’ve got a couple of summer cards made recently.

Though I have used Vintage Spring Basics , they have a summer feeling.

EcoCards_ElenaOlinevich_MainI used almost the same products but turned them the other side

EcoCard1_ElenaOlinevichI added some of my favourite embellishments – flowers , dies, lace and ribbons

EcoCard2_ElenaOLinevichThey are quite simple but so perfect for sending the greeting from a country house.

img_0503Have a nice summer week end.

Products used:

Vintage Spring Basics – 7th of May; Prima Marketing flowers, lace, trims, Spellbinders and Tattered Lace Dies.





Summer Girl Birthday Set

A very good morning to you, Maja Fans!

Monday is usually not the most favourite day of the week, but I hope to cherish you up a bit sharing this cheerful summery birthday set that I made using our latest release, the Summer Crush collection :)

mdsummThe set consists of a notepad and, of course, a card for writing in some best birthday wishes :) So let’s have a closer look: I tied a piece of checker ribbon and a metal charm on the wire of the notepad:

mdsumm1The notepad can be closed and secured by elastic band tied around. Tip: I buy white elastic band and then colour pieces with my Promarkers to perfecly match papers :) Alcohol markers dry quickly and the elastic band doesn’t stain.

mdsumm2I love when signature strips offer some mini designs as well – here I used the strip to mark the line between two designs.

mdsumm3I also like to put a small pocket inside my notepads for keeping in some loose pages, tickets, receipts etc. I decorated the inside by stamping some positive thoughts:

mdsumm4The card features the same blue chevron paper for the background and a beautiful retro image on the front:

mdsumm5I inserted die-cut doilies between the layers and added some mini roses accented with glitter:

mdsumm6There are some fabric roses too, and a seam-binding ribbon bow:


Maja Design papers: Summer Crush: Snapshots, Dancing the Bop bs, He gives her flowers, He gives her flowers bs, First date bs, Flirty, Flirty bs. Other: dies: Memory Box, Cheery Lynn Designs, Prima; stamps: Kesi’art, pearls, brad: ScrapBerry’s; button, ribbons, charm – from my stash.

I hope the set is a perfect birthday gift for a young lady :)

Wishing you a good week-



On Your Special Day

Cathy - Summer Crush

Hello Maja Design friends! It’s Cathy here and I have a card to share with you today. It’s monochromatic in colour but I hope not in mood! I have used the newest collection, Summertime Crush which is my favourite collection at the moment!

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I used a stamp from JustRite Enjoy the Day stamp set as my sentiment and die cut it with a Spellbinders ovals die. Using a distressing tool, I inked around the edges in a circular motion while the paper was still in the die using Weathered Wood Distress ink. This ink which matches the papers perfectly!

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As you can see I have used a few patterns in this card. I used Dancing the Bop (front and back) and Long Summer Nights. By matting them in white, it helps to break it up and not have the papers compete with each other. I did ink and distress each of my layers using walnut stain distress ink, one of my favourite inks.



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I used foam tape add some dimension to some of my layers. The base layer and the horizontal band was glued and everything else was attached with foam tape. I also used one the base strips from one of the papers out in the horizontal band. …don’t throw them!

Maja Design Papers Used



Thanks so much for stopping by the blog and I hope that you are having a “Special Day” today!




Flower Power

Good morning Maja friends!

IMG_0482I hope you all are enjoying sunny and lazy summer days. I am already done with half of my vacation, and I am relaxing at home with my husband, crafting and reading.


Today I have a birthday card to show you, made with the new papers from the “Summer Crush” collection.



The beatiful image of the bike with the flower basket you find on one of the “Summer Crush” papers. I have decorated the card with chipboards, lace, doilies and flowers.


I wish you all some beautiful summer days! Hugs, Heidi


Baby boy card

Hello dear Maja friends! Its Evgenia Petzer with ypu today. The Vintage baby collection definetey stole my heart, so I keep creating from this wondeful, timeless collection. This time I will share with you the baby boy card. I used the paper pad, as I find them more comfortable for cardmaking.


Some close ups:

As always, I ue lots of ayeres and tiny details

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I had cut the heart from a wool felt, so the card has really different textures in it- felt, chipboard. lace, flowers, resin and of course the gorgeous Maja design papersbaby_boy_july-det3

Vintage Baby collection itself:



A Little Life In The Country

Life In the Country
Hi everyone.  Jennifer Snyder here today making a rare appearance on the blog.  I am usually “behind the scenes” these days doing Social Media for Maja Design, but wanted to share my summer fun.  These are some cards I made using Maja’s Life in the Country. 
Gosh this is such a classic, fresh fun summer collection.  When I look at it, I feel like having a picnic and celebrating with a plateful of strawberries ( I cannot lie, I’d like some dipped in chocolate too.)
Here is my first card – inspired after picking strawberries.  I looked at the papers and they made me feel like I was back outside in the sunshine with my basket.  One strawberry in my mouth and one in the basket…one more in my mouth and one more in the basket.  The best way to pick.  
 Life In the Country Card 1
This card features “In My Flower Bed” , “Kitchen
Garden” , and “In the Hammock”.  I also added a touch of raffia for a country look. 
Super simple to make – lots of layers, add a touch of raffia, and top with die cut leaves, flowers, bow and wood embellie. 
 Life in the Country – Card 2
July in the United States is a time to celebrate the national colors.  I created a clean and simple card with a bit of a folk art design. 

                                 Life in the Country – Card 3

This card also has plenty of layers in neutral tones with the red from “Porch” paper popping some color into the card.  The neutral paper is called “Read A Book”.  

 Life in the Country – Card 4
My last card is also a bit of Americana

Where can you purchase Maja Design Papers? 

So where can you find gorgeous collections like Life in the Country? Maja Design collections are sold all around the world – 33 countries and growing.  You can find a store using the helpful Store Finder link to help you shop.  

Store Finder Link can be found here

Thanks for stopping here today.



Hello dear friends! Its Evgenia Petzer with you today with a summer inspired card that I recently made. I tried to use monochromatic color scheme in this card. Used some techniques- embossing, fussy cutting.


Some close ups:maja_july_det2

The butterflies are fussy cut from 6th of May (Vintage Spring Basics Collection)maja_july_det1 maja_july_det3Maja Design products used:

Coffee in the arbour collection:

 Hugs, from warm Russia. Evgenia Petzer


Wedding Card

Happy I Do Day Card by Irene Tan1(resize)

Hello Maja Design Fans! Today I would like to share with you a romantic project which features Maja Design Vintage Summer Basics collection. I’ve used some of it’s neutral tones papers to create this wedding themed card.

To make it more elegant, I’ve used an acrylic card by Clear Scraps. I’ve run it through an embossing folder to get the textured damask surface on the card. Here are some details on it.

Happy I Do Day Card by Irene Tan2

I’ve cut out some vintage images from the pattern paper to embellish this card.To create the beautiful vintage frame, I’ve used a frame die with the pattern paper.Happy I Do Day Card by Irene Tan4To create the romantic feel, I’ve used some sweet textured flowers and pearl strings to decorate it.

Pattern Papers: Maja Design Vintage Summer Basics collection; Others: Clear Scraps acrylic card, Petaloo flowers and berries, pearls, liquid pearls, cardstock, ribbon, frame dies, adhesives.Vintage-Summer-Basics-PIrene-sign

Where can you purchase Maja Design Papers?
Maja Design collections are sold all around the world – 33 countries and growing with new stores being added often. Are you looking for a store location that sells Maja collections? Here is a helpful Store Finder link to help you shop. If your favorite store is not on this list, consider asking them to carry Maja Design.
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