How to: Treasury Stamps and Dies Birthday Scrapbook Page

Hi everyone,

We hope you are enjoying National Scrapbook Month and all the incredible pages we have been sharing. Please continue sharing all of your beautiful layouts with us on Facebook for your chance to win our daily grab bag giveaway!

For today, we are excited to share a happy birthday layout that you can recreate for any of your friends and family.  We love crafting with our Treasury of Stamps and Dies, they are so versatile!

Get out your supplies and let’s create!                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Finished Size: 12×12 scrapbook page

Materials:

Instructions:

1. Stamp 4 cakes on 4 pieces of ivory cardstock using the clear ink from Treasury Ink Set.

2. Emboss the 4 cakes using the pink embossing powder from Treasury Embossing Powders.

3. Stamp the sentiment on ivory cardstock using the gold ink from the Treasury Ink Pack.

4. Emboss using the gold embossing powder from Treasury Embossing Powders.

5. Using the Cricut® Cuttlebug™ cut the following:

  • 2 smaller ovals from the double-sided pink patterned cardstock using the Fancy French Frames smaller oval die

  • 2 larger ovals from the double-sided pink patterned cardstock using the Fancy French Frames larger oval die

  • 2 large cake shadow layer dies from the double-sided pink patterned cardstock using the Treasury Stamps and Dies

  • 4 small cake die cuts from the pink embossed cake stamp using the Treasury Stamps and Dies

  • 1 shadow layer sentiment frame die cut from the gold embossed sentiment using the Treasury Stamps and Dies

  • 2 large bows from the pink double-sided cardstock using the Perfect Bow die.

  • 2 small bows from the pink double-sided cardstock using the Perfect Bow Dies.

6. To assemble each bow, carefully fold the shorter tabs to the center of the bow and adhere.

7. Wrap the long tab around the middle and adhere.

8. Cut each of the 4 bow tails in half and set aside.

Assembly:

  1. Using double-sided adhesive, attach the two strips of black and white striped cardstock vertically approximately 2” in from each side of the white and gold patterned cardstock.

2. Adhere the dark pink patterned strips horizontally on the top and the bottom of the layout with double-sided adhesive.

3. Attach the two strips of black and white patterned cardstock to the center of the dark pink strips of cardstock using double-sided adhesive.

4. Cut the pink balloon card base from the Treasury Cards and Envelopes to 4 ½”x 6 ½” and place it in the center of the layout with foam squares.

5. Using foam squares, attach the 3 ½”x 5” dark pink patterned cardstock to the center of the Treasury Card layer.

6. Adhere the photo to the center of the dark pink patterned cardstock using double sided adhesive.

7. Adhere the 2 large ovals, dark pink patterned side up, in the center of each of the black and white striped strips using foam adhesive.

8. Using foam squares, attach the smaller ovals, light pink patterned side up to the center of each of the larger ovals.

9. In the center of each oval, place the cake die cuts in the following order from bottom to top; pink double-sided cardstock, pink embossed cake, pink embossed cake. Layer and attach using foam adhesive.

10. Using foam squares, attach the pink bows to the layout at the bottom of each of the ovals as shown.

11. Adhere the small grey layer to the bottom of the photo with foam squares.

12. Attach the sentiment to the center of the grey layer with foam squares.

13. Adhere the floral embellishments as shown.

Now, you have an amazing page! Scrapbooking is a beautiful way to highlight all of life’s beautiful memories. We hope you enjoyed this tutorial!

It’s time for Fan Mail Friday, and this week’s mail is so lovely. Your talent impresses us each and every week. Thank you for sending us your gorgeous creations!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Xoxo,

Anna

 

 

HSN January 10th, 2018 Shopping List

Hello, hello!

Meet us at midnight tomorrow for our first shows of the year on HSN! These #Annaversary shows can’t be beat, and we are going to have a great time showing you all the new products, returning favorites and how to create with them! We have the Today’s Special on January 10th. It is the incredible Anna Griffin Treasury of Stamps and Dies, a compendium of clear stamps and concentric dies to create dimensional embellishments for all occasions.

Anna Griffin Elegant Paper Crafting hours start at midnight and continue throughout the day at 11am, 12pm, 4pm, 7pm, 8pm EST. Also on Wednesday at 5:15pm, we will be joining some of our favorite HSN hosts for a Facebook live!

Want another look at everything new? Here’s a video re-cap of the last 5 weeks of blog posts about our 8th Anna-versary on HSN. The table was so full, that we could not squeeze in the Cricut Maker, Cricut Easy Press and the very special Cricut Explore Air 2 Anna Griffin Anniversary bundle. The Cricut family of products are the creme de la creme of crafting tools and we have Anna-versary specials on all of them!

Here are our products for January 10th! Links will be updated as available.

New Items

592735 – Eleanor Designer Paper Crafting Kit

59264-629 – Christmas Ribbon Assortment

592764-20J – Everyday Ribbon Assortment

592764-424 – Vintage Ribbon Assortment

555-601 and 595-610 Xyron Sticker Makers

592667 – Window Ledge Embellishments

592710- Window Ledge Dies 1

592691 – Window Ledge Dies 2

592758 – Window Box Die Cuts and Sentiments

592731 – Dresden Spring Assortment

592719 – Fancy Flourish Dies

592722 – Engraved Botanica Card Kit

592711 – Shaker Dies 2 (butterfly, envelope, clover and bunny)

592715 – Shaker Card Supply Kit

594455 – Vintage Bunny Die Cuts

592664 – Ornamental 3D Embossing Folders

592741 – Floral Decoupage Diecuts

588268-KK5 – Treasury Stamp/ Dies- Amelie

588268-06Y – Treasury Stamp/ Dies- Camilla

588268-52X – Treasury Stamp/ Dies- Grace Black

588268-F67 – Treasury Stamp/ Dies- Grace White

588268-DR7 -Treasury Stamp/ Dies- Ivory Damask

592559 – Mini Diecutting and Embossing Machine

592765 – Heat Embossing Tool

592562 – Treasury Inks

592563 – Treasury Embossing Powders

592564 – Treasury Cards, Embellishments and Envelopes

Returning Favorites

592666 Window Ledge Card Making Kit (No Dies)

592710 – Window Ledge Dies 1 (Original)

552838 – Delicate Engravings Card Kit

597867 – Anna Griffin Explore Air 2 Anniversary Bundle

574327 – Cricut Maker

586053 – Make Something You Love Paper Kit with Autoship

505105 – 12 x 12 Perfect Palette II

572269 – Shaker Dies (original)

522150 – Trelliage Set

552843 – Frame It Coloring Pages

532431 – Chameleon Markers

552853 – Chameleon Color Tops

583456 – Cricut Easy Press Machine

583897 – Valentine’s Dresden Trims

583895- 2018-2019 Planner Bundle

522556-Xyron Creative Station

Please note that we have experienced some shipping delays due to the holidays. This means that some of your orders could show an extended delivery date at the time of purchase. Never fear! We are working as quickly as possible!

See you at midnight EST January 10th. Let the celebration begin!

Xoxo,

Anna

 

 

HSN January 10th, 2018 Product Preview 5

Well, everyone…

It’s time! Are you ready for our Today’s Special Reveal? First things first, our Annaversary shows are right around the corner! Tune in on January 10th at midnight, 11am, 12pm, 4pm, 7pm, 8pm EST and throughout the day for lots beautiful in the making! Plus we have a Facebook Live on HSN’s Facebook page at 5:15pm.

Let’s jump in!

Last year we brought you Ornamental Frame Dies, and now it’s time for the embossing folders! These ornate folders create 3 different, 3D, opulent, embossed patterns that are almost too beautiful to be true! Our Ornamental Embossing Folders feature new technology to make 3D designs that are so detailed that you don’t need to add a lot of embellishment to make them truly shine! These folders turn paper from plain to extraordinary!

Meet our newest, largest stamp and die collection ever – the Anna Griffin Treasury of Stamps and Dies! Say hello to 61 stamps and 34 cutting dies all designed to easily layer for dimensional sentiments and embellishments. You’ll get your choice of 5 classic Anna Griffin patterns for the binder. Choose from Camilla, Amelie, Grace Black, Ivory Damask and Grace White. The die and stamp designs are for all occasions and will have you creating paper masterpieces all year long! The binder comes with two sleeves made specifically to keep everything organized! The plastic sleeves hold your stamps in place and contain a magnetic backed insert with a printed outline to house the matching cutting dies. Tabs are included to let you know which set is which – crafting has never been so neat and tidy!

With your choice of binder, you’ll get all of the American holiday stamps and dies, floral and butterfly stamps and dies and a stamp for all your nearest and dearest. Stamp cards for your niece, nephew, sister-in-law, cousin and more!

This incredible library has an auto ship option that covers 3 different occasions each containing 18 stamps and 18 dies. Auto ship 1 contains “Birthday and Congratulations” stamps and dies.  Images include everything from a vintage rattle and balloons to a cake and a beautiful gift. Cheerful phrases you get are Birthday Wishes, Proud of You Grad, Bravo, On Your Special Day and more!

With Auto ship 2, you will be able to create “Sympathy and Inspiration” cards. Stamp images of camellias, lilies, wicker rocking chairs and more to add your cards and scrapbook pages. You Inspire Me, Have Faith, Sending Love and Hugs and To An Amazing Friend are some of the phrases you will be receiving.

Last, but not least is Auto ship 3! Our last set is all about “Get Well and Gratitude.” The images range from hyacinth and a teacup to a daffodil and embroidered handkerchief. Stamp phrases include Forever Grateful and Rest Relax Recover to Sending Love and Strength and Sending Prayers. All 3 sets fit nicely in the original binder for the most comprehensive stamp and die set that we have ever made.

For our Annaversary, we have a set of stunning cards and layers that pair with these new stamps like no other! Look at these pretty papers! Our Treasury Cards and Layers include 54, 5×7 cards, 54 envelopes and 54 printed layers. The imagery on these cards coordinate beautifully with the Treasury Stamps and Dies, Treasury Inks and Treasury Embossing Powders! Card Prints include balloons, butterflies, oak leaves, roses, bunnies and more. These cards are great for everyday, birthdays, get well and even holiday! These cards are designed to look stamped and give you a giant head start on getting your cards made this year.

We have created the most gorgeous color palette of inks to coordinate with the Treasury. In this set of 6 you’ll get Kismit (pink), Spa (blue), Silver, Gold, Turtle (green) and Clear. These vibrant colors will work perfectly with this stamp set to create the most beautiful layered die cuts imaginable.

To take your stamping to the next level by using our Treasury Embossing Powders to create a glossy sheen on all your cards and scrapbook pages. You’ll get 6 colors of embossing powders include Crystal Clear, Vintage Blue, Happy Green, Golden Luster, Antique Pink and Silver Luster. All you have to do is sprinkle the powder on top of your stamped image and use our heat tool for an incredible effect.

Next up, we have our heat tool! This little machine is what you use to raise the embossing powder on your cards. It has 2 speeds and comes in our signature ivory and gold.

Make mine a Mini! Perfect for die cutting all 34 of the Treasury set of dies, our brand new embossing and die cutting machine makes it easy to craft on a moments notice. The Anna Griffin Mini machine easily embosses and cuts all of your small folders and dies.

Now, that’s what we call a preview! We are thrilled that there’s only a little over a week to go until Craft Day, and we can’t wait to see you there! Let’s finish our our 8th Annaversary product previews with a bang! Comment here on the blog, on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest using the hashtags #annaversary and #celebr8annagriffin for your chance to win.

On Friday we will have 8 winners, more projects and we resume Fan Mail Friday! Have a great week!

Bye for now,

Anna