Thursday, May 28, 2015

Smile! with Maja Design

Hello friends!

Popping in today to share a layout I made for Maja Design using their Vintage Summer Basics, working with turquoise, blue and grey.

Here is the layout:

You can see where the idea for the color palette came from; sometimes when I'm need of inspiration the photo helps a lot and I managed to match the papers from the Summer Vintage collection perfectly.

Some close-ups:

My Blue Fern Studios chipboards (Notebook Edges and XOXO) which I altered. For Notebook edges I blended different gelato colors and did some script stamping. For the heart it was also gelato but a generous coat of crackle paint. My background was a lot of sponge dabbing with Ayeeda paints.

My title piece, layered on top of a Graduated Square frame, on top of the many layers of Vintage Summer papers I have layered. The idea is to create a triangular visual flow that accents the photo itself, so I arranged the papers and chipboards (right down to the size) used to achieve that. Lots of textural details in the background too using microbeads and distress glitter, as well as more intense color to contrast against the simplicity and slightly desaturated colors of the photo.

Simple heat embossing and paint splattering.

And that's all I have for today. Thanks for dropping by!


  1. This layout is oh so gorgeous! And that photo is adorable! Love this!

  2. This is beautiful. Love, love the colors and the photo is so adorable.

  3. Gorgeous faves....& the design across the page. YUM! Best of all that texture with the microbeads....reallly really LOVE this one!!!

  4. So beautiful, again, I enjoy and learn so much of your work! Thanks for sharing!

  5. WOW....gorgeous!

    sparkle & shine *~*

  6. Absolutely stunning Jelissa - love it!

  7. OMW that is just cuteness overload. Love love that photo. The colours are so fresh and lovely. Another stunner. I can't believe I haven't visited for so long. It has been so busy with the wedding and all and now less than two weeks and I am off for three months. I don't think I will know how to scrap when I get back. I will catch up with you though <3


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