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About Me

Maybe-not-really-20-something-anymore from Norway who likes to scrapbook and take photos documentarystyle and dreams of photojournalism when not working as a photojournalist and that's pretty much what this blog is about. And I like it this way.



My Scrapbooking

Been scrapbooking since late fall 2005. Currently fortunate enough to be a part of the design teams for Hambly Screenprints, Fancy Pants Designs and Pencil-Lines. ♥



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Gift tags and stuff…

Posted by Ania On Thursday, December 05, 2013 1 lovely comments

It’s been a while, yada yada blah blah.

I’m still around :)

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Since last time I’ve made a box outta Maya Road’s lunch boxes, decorated’em with more Maya Road embellishments.

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The booklet/card is made outta cardboard – cut’em out, adhere patterned papers & decorate..

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I’ve also taken some time to decorate more pressies…

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Using scraps (the card/background is a leftover page from a mini album w/chipboard pages)

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Mixing Maya Road & Crate Paper stuff.

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Right!

Be back soon :)

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~~ Wrapping even more stuff ~~

Posted by Ania On Friday, September 27, 2013 4 lovely comments

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Wrapping more stuff, using the perfect stamps from Craft Origine :)

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Even getting to use good ol’ Scenic Route papers :)

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Life’s sort of slow and fast at the same time. Lots of time spent on work and other work-related stuff, like studying for an upcoming exam and doing exciting and inspiring projects.

 

So I’ve decided to start a little bit earlier on gifts and stuff. I think. I hope.

 

 

In other news, Maya Road is announcing a new card kit type thing. Go check it out :)

Also – check out this song – yeah - I’m late to the party, but I love it now, that’s what count, eh? :)

Don’t you love the nod to Wicked’s Popular? :)

 

Mika ft. Ariana Grande–Popular
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~~ Wrapping stuff ~~

Posted by Ania On Thursday, September 19, 2013 0 lovely comments

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Wrapping all sorts of gifts these days.. well, whenever I get time to drop by the scrapping table, that is.

Here’s one for the Prima Sept PPP, using mostly Prima :)

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~~ Maya Road & Stampendous Blog Swap ~~

Posted by Ania On Wednesday, September 11, 2013 3 lovely comments

Oy, don’t miss out on the Maya Road & Stampendous Blog Swap going on atm – plenty of creative inspiration and oh, there’s a giveaway involved, you see!

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Here’s my card for the swap..

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And here’s my fave embellishment on the card – the Maya Road glass vial w/golden glitter from Stampendous :D

If you wanna know how I made the letters and other details, feel free to check out the MR blogpost.

And if you want a chance on this giveaway, pictured below, head over to this post :D

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~~ Wedding CD-card~~

Posted by Ania On Thursday, August 29, 2013 1 lovely comments

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Played around with the Prima August BAP sketch shortly before I left for vacation earlier this month, for this wedding CD-card :)

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A way overdue layout…

Posted by Ania On Tuesday, August 13, 2013 1 lovely comments

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Oy, it’s a layout of me and sister dearest…

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With papers from ColorConspiracy and a lovely cluster of some of my favorite Maya Road embellishments…

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And my fave way to add quick and cute dimension to chipboards (using liquid pearls)

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Love you, sis! :)

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~~ Mariann & Stein-Olav ~~

Posted by Ania On Sunday, July 28, 2013 1 lovely comments

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Somebody’s got married yesterday.

Evidently.

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I adore weddings. I love being part of them.

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Y’know, everything about weddings, from witnessing the very first look….

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The chaos right before the ceremony…

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The wedding portraits..

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The looks…

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The (many) kisses…

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The warmth and joy coming from family and friends celebrating the holy matrimony together.

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And little moments like this, mirroring the quirks and typical feats of the day, like the day being so hot…these are the reasons why I love being part of a couples special day.

Thank you so much, Mariann and Stein-Olav!

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~~ Enjoying cards ~~

Posted by Ania On Friday, July 19, 2013 0 lovely comments

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I enjoy doing cards more and more – I gotta admit that. Although more often than not my cards maybe aren’t that traditional sort of….?

Nevertheless..here’s a card I made a while ago, using ColorConspiracy papers & a piece of Maya Road journaling spot.

 

Speaking of Maya Road, it’s reveal time over at the Maya Road Company Blog, and with that – prizes and such to win…

Some of my faves so far are these metal thingies:

These wooden hearts:

These lightbulb transparencies..

And these tu tu tulle flowers in new, soft pastel colors:

 

Love tradeshow & reveal time – I keep pinning my faves here if you’re interested :)

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~~ A Prima Chocolate Box ~~

Posted by Ania On Monday, July 15, 2013 2 lovely comments

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So, it’s been a while since I played along with the Prima BAP, but the July sketch by Marie-Nicolas Alliot was so inspiring so I played happily along :)

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Along with a bunch of my Prima scraps and flowers, I also added some of my fave Maya Road pins..

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As well as some red paper twine cording (also Maya Road), and this time I also decided to add decorations along the sides…The Ingrid Bolme resin well was colored with ink, also by Ingrid Bolme. Love these, they’re my fave chalk inks atm…

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Feels like I’ve been scrapping and creating with graphic papers only lately, so it was fun to go a bit romantic-ish again :)

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~~ More Facebook-headers ~~

Posted by Ania On Sunday, July 14, 2013 0 lovely comments

Hum.

Seems like I left on a mini vacation without posting the rest of my FB-headers! =)

 

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So. January. Taken at the same slope that I used to practice skiing and sledging at my childhood home (a very small/flat slope – perfect for small children :p).

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For February I tested four different headers…only used one or maybe two of them though. These is the annual birthday party invitations photos slash look how big you’ve become portraits– Adrian turned twelve.

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For March I used this one, an iPhone-photo of the kids and their cousin from one of our small hikes around the home.

 

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This one’s for April – Amalie turned 8…

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One for Easter…ania_mai

May…taken at the bdayparty for Amalie…mai2

Also May…taken during an assignment for the paper – doing a feature on bird spotters at Herdla.

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For June I started off with the first header above, although I did consider the latter for a while…

 

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Then wrapped up June with this one, also taken at Herdla.

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July started with this header of Amalie and Kasper..

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And I think I’ll stick to this one from the recent trip to Oslo for the rest of the month…

 

And for those wondering the exact measurements of the Facebook headers…it’s 851px x 315 px if you want to create premade headers …:)

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