How to: Vintage Bunny Layout

Hello friends,

Happy Friday! Today’s how to is an Easter scrapbook page fit for Spring! It features our Vintage Bunny die cuts that you all love! Never fear, we will have more on hsn.com later this month! If you favorite the item, you will get a notification when they are back in stock.

On Monday we will start previews for our upcoming shows on HSN March 7th! Tune in at Midnight, 11am, 12pm, 4pm and 7pm, 8pm and 10pm. Also, mark your calendars for our HSN shows on March 14th. National Craft Month is going to be a fun!

Easter is such a meaningful time for so many, and today’s project is great for scrapbooking your favorite memories of the season. Get ready to layer up your die cuts to make this amazing layout.

Let’s hop to it!

Vintage Bunny Die Cuts

Finished Size: 12×12 Scrapbook Page

Materials:

  • Anna Griffin® Vintage Bunny Diecuts, 594-455
  • Anna Griffin® Rose Designer Paper Kit (pink diamond, light blue striped, pink vine)
  • Anna Griffin® Craft Essential Tool Set (ruler, scissors, paper trimmer) 442-864
  • 1” wide ivory ribbon, cut to 20”
  • (2) Pieces 1 ½” wide ivory lace, cut to 12”
  • Foam squares
  • Adhesive (tape runner and scotch tape)
  • Photo

 Instructions:

Cut the light blue striped paper to 8” wide with the stripes going vertical.

Fussy cut along the gold vines on the outer edges of the light blue striped card stock.

Cut the pink vine card stock to 4 ¾”x 11”.

Assemble the 3D Vintage Bunny Diecuts by adhering the layers using foam squares as shown. (Note, not all die cuts are made to be 3D.)

Pleat and tape the ivory lace around the edge of the two oval bunny diecuts.

Tape a photograph to the back of the floral wreath diecut.

Using the ivory ribbon, make a 4” bow.

Assembly:

Use the pink diamond cardstock layer as your background.

Using a tape runner, adhere the light blue striped card stock layer vertically to the center of the pink diamond card stock.

Adhere the pink vine card stock to the center of the light blue striped card stock.

Attach the 3D bunny oval diecut with the bunny facing left to the left side of the page using foam squares.

Attach the 3D bunny oval diecut with the bunny facing right to the right side of the page.

Using foam squares, attach the 3D wreath slightly above center of the two bunny ovals.

Attach the three 3D floral die cuts to the bottom of the bunny die cuts using foam squares.

Using foam squares, adhere the small floral wreath diecut between the two 3D floral diecuts.

Adhere the sentiment in the center of the floral wreath using foam squares.

Attach the ivory bow below the floral wreath using foam squares.

Attach the remaining decorative eggs, butterfly and carrot diecuts using foam squares as shown.

Wasn’t that an eggs-citing tutorial? Let’s take a look at all the goodies and Valentines that have been sent this week for Fan Mail Friday.

A special thanks to everyone who sent these beautiful creations! We will see you right back here on Monday.

Bye for now,

Anna

How to: Charming Dresden Card

Hi there,

You only have to wait one more week until we will start our product previews for our upcoming HSN shows on March 7th! Join us for Anna Griffin Elegant Paper Crafting at Midnight, 11am, 12pm, 4pm and 7pm, 8pm and 10pm. Be sure to mark your calendars for our HSN shows on March 14th also!

In two weeks, the Anna Griffin Super Sale is back, and you can find more details here! The sale will run from 12pm EST Monday, February 19th through 12 pm EST Tuesday, February 20th. This fast and furious sale will have over 100 items for you to choose from. Stock up on your favorite crafting items for a year of beautiful in the making!

Are you ready for this week’s project? Today we’re creating a gorgeous card with our lovely Charming Dresden Trims! Let’s start crafting!

Charming Dresden Trims

Finished Size: 5×7 card

Materials:

  • Anna Griffin® Gold/Ivory Cricut® Cuttlebug™ Version 3, 510-398
  • Anna Griffin® Charming Dresden Trims (butterfly and bird) 592-731
  • Anna Griffin® Spring Embossing Folders (Wildflower Blooms)
  • Anna Griffin® Summer/Fall Seasonal Layers (green paisley)
  • Anna Griffin® Pretty Patterns Cards (Camilla floral) 442-892
  • Anna Griffin® Favorite Flowers III (pink flowers) 552-844
  • Anna Griffin® Perfect Bow Assortment (small gold bow) 430-694
  • Anna Griffin® All About Birds and Butterflies (2, bird nest die cuts) 522-251
  • (1) 5”x 7” Ivory card stock base
  • Paper trimmer
  • Sanding block
  • Scissors
  • Sentiment sticker
  • Foam squares
  • Adhesive (tape runner)

Instructions:

Using the Cricut® Cuttlebug™ emboss the green paisley card stock layer using the Wildflower Blooms embossing folder.

Sand the embossed layer with the sanding block.

Cut the Pretty Patterns card to 4”x 5”, using the portion of the pattern shown.

Fussy cut around the floral pattern of the Pretty Patterns card as shown.

Fussy cut the bird nest die cut as shown.

Assembly:

Using a tape runner, attach the green paisley layer to the ivory card stock base.

Using foam adhesive, attach the Camilla floral layer to the bottom of the card, leaving approximately ½” border on the bottom and sides.

Attach the bird nest die cut to the top of the Camilla floral layer using foam adhesive.

Adhere the fussy cut bird nest pieces over the bird nest die cut using foam adhesive.

Using foam adhesive, attach the pink flowers sticker to the bottom left corner of the grey floral layer.

Adhere the sentiment sticker between the pink flowers sticker and the bird nest die cut, tucking in slightly.

Using foam squares, attach the gold bow to the bottom right corner of the sentiment sticker.

Adhere the butterfly and bird Charming Dresden Trims using foam adhesive.

What a great project to kick off the week! We will meet you right back here for Fan Mail Friday.

Love,

Anna

 

How to: Floral Decoupage Layered Card

Hi everyone,

In a week and a half, we will start our product previews for our upcoming HSN shows on March 7th. Our hours for Anna Griffin Elegant Paper Crafting are at Midnight, 11am, 12pm, 4pm and 7pm, 8pm and 10pm. Plus we have shows on March 14th too!

The Anna Griffin Super Sale is back, and you can find more details here! The sale will run from 12pm EST Monday, February 19th through 12 pm EST Tuesday, February 20th. You don’t want to miss this once a year sale!

If you are reading this blog and you live in Canada, we are officially coming back to The Shopping Channel on March 19th and 20th. It has been over 10 years since we were on last and time has flown by! I have put together a very special assortment of products for our big reunion. Stay tuned here for more details on how and when to watch!

Now, on to today’s card crafting project! If you haven’t already started playing with your Floral Decoupage Diecuts, the time to do so is now! One of our favorite die cuts in the set is this gorgeous, build-able vase full of flowers! Let’s make something beautiful together.

Beautiful Bouquets Decoupage

Finished Size: 5×7 card

Materials:

  • Anna Griffin® Gold/Ivory Cricut® Cuttlebug™ Version 3, 510-398
  • Anna Griffin® Tool ‘n One, 457-852
  • Anna Griffin® Floral Decoupage Diecuts (flower basket and sentiment) 592-741
  • Anna Griffin® Valentine Perfect Patterns Cards (blue lace)
  • Anna Griffin® Flourish Medallion Die
  • Anna Griffin® 12” Border Stickers (1, floral and 2, brown)
  • (1) 5”x 7” yellow patterned card stock base
  • (1) Piece of ivory card stock, cut to 4 ¾”x 6 ¾”
  • (1) Piece of yellow card stock, cut to 4 ½”x 6”
  • Scissors
  • Foam squares
  • Adhesive (tape runner)

 Instructions:

  1. Using the Cricut® Cuttlebug™ die cut the yellow card stock using the Flourish Medallion Die.

2. Fussy cut the edges of the blue lace card stock base as shown.

3. Cut the floral border strip to 6 ½” tall.

4. Cut the brown border strips as shown.

5. Cut the yellow Flourish die cut in half as shown.

6. Assemble the flower basket die cut using foam squares. Layer the pieces in numeric order from bottom to top using the numbers listed on the back of the die cuts.

Assembly:

  1. Using a tape runner, attach the ivory card stock to the yellow patterned card base.

2. Attach the blue lace layer with foam squares.

3. Using foam squares, attach the two brown border stickers vertically down the center of the card. Attach with the back side down so the white is showing and do not peel the sticker liner. You do not have to use this specific border design – any border in your craft stash will do!

4. Adhere the floral border sticker to the center of the card using foam squares.

5. Using foam squares attach the yellow Flourish Medallion die cut piece of card stock to the center of the card, horizontally. Overlap the two pieces slightly so the edges do not go over the side of the card.

6. Attach the floral basket die cut to the center of the card using foam squares.

7. Adhere the sentiment to the bottom left corner of the card with foam squares.

Anyone would love to receive the warm wishes sent with this lovely card. We hope you’ve enjoyed today’s how to. Are you ready to “ooh and ahh” over the talent and skill that has been received in the mail this week? Let’s take a look!

Here’s a closer look at the amazingly fun paper dolls by Denise! We’re in love!

 

See you on Monday!

Xoxo,

Anna