How to: Blooming Decoupage Scrapbook Page

Hello, hello!

We are continuing with our beautiful in the making projects in honor of National Scrapbook Month, and we have an interesting way to take our Blooming Decoupage Card Making Kit and turn it into an amazing, dimensional scrapbook page! Our products are so versatile, and this one is no exception! Want to learn more? Let’s get started!

Blooming Decoupage 12×12 scrapbook page

Materials:

  • Anna Griffin Gold/Ivory Cricut Cuttlebug™ Version 3, 510-398
  • Cuttlebug 6”x 13” Adaptor Plates, 474-319
  • Anna Griffin Blooming Decoupage Card Kit, 599-078
  • Anna Griffin Paper Tricks Embossing Folders, 395-853
  • (1) 12”x 12” Piece of pearl metallic cardstock
  • (1) Piece of pink metallic cardstock, cut to 4”x 12”
  • (1) Piece of light blue cardstock, cut to 4”x 12”
  • Photo, cut to 3”x 5”
  • Foam squares
  • Adhesive (tape runner)
  • Hot glue adhesive
  • (5) Pieces of scrap chipboard
  • Scissors

Blooming Decoupage Materials:

  • Floral die cut pieces (H, I, L, M)
  • (2) Light blue bows
  • Sentiment sticker
  • Gold embellishment stickers
  • (4) White and pink card bases, cut to 3 ¾” wide
  • (3) White and blue card bases, cut to 3” wide
  • (3) White and yellow card bases, cut to 2 ½” wide
  • (1) Pink patterned card layer
  • (1) Blue patterned card layer, cut to 3 ¼”x 5 ¼”
  • (1) Gold foil layer

Instructions:

  1. Using the Cricut Cuttlebug and the small Pleated Rosette folder, emboss the following: 4 strips of the white and pink card bases, cut to 3 ¾”wide.

2. Emboss 3 strips of the white and blue card bases, cut to 3” wide.

3. Emboss 5 strips of the white and yellow card bases, cut to 2 ½” wide.4. Fan fold each. Attach end to end and then form in to a circle. Assemble one rosette in each color. Set 2 white and yellow strips aside.

5. Secure each rosette to a small piece of chipboard using hot glue.

6. Trim the edges of the two remaining white and yellow strips from the center of the longest side to the center of each of the shorter sides.

7. Fan and adhere to the chipboard using hot glue adhesive.

8. Assemble the flowers in the following order:

9. For the largest flower, assemble from bottom to top: L1, L1, L2, L2

10. For the two medium flowers, assemble from bottom to top: M1, H1, H2, M2

11. For the smallest flower, assemble from bottom to top: I1, I2

12. Using a tape runner, assemble the photo and photo border from bottom to top in the following order: gold foil layer, pink patterned layer, blue patterned layer, photo.

Assembly:

  1. Using a tape runner, adhere the 4×12 strips of light pink metallic cardstock and the light blue cardstock to the pearl metallic cardstock.

2. Attach the large, pink rosette to the bottom left corner of the layout and secure with foam squares.

3. Add the blue and white rosette to the right side of the layout. Adhere with foam squares.

4. Adhere the yellow and white rosette to the top left corner of the layout. Tuck under the pink and white rosette slightly.

5. Place the largest die-cut flower in the center of the pink and white rosette. Place the medium die cut flowers in the center of the blue and white rosette and the yellow and white rosette.

6. Using foam squares, attach the photo and photo border to the center of the layout.

7. Attach the gold embellishment stickers as shown.

8. Adhere the sentiment sticker and bows to the bottom right corner of the photo.

9. Tuck journaling tag under the photo and secure in place using foam adhesive.

Wow, what a fun way to make your card kit into something completely new and different. Would you like to see more tutorials like this? Let us know what you would like to learn in the comments below!

Bye for now,

Anna

 

Trelliage Scrapbook Page + QVC UK May 30th Preview 2

Hi there,

We are continuing to share how to make incredible projects with all our amazing crafting items. For this week’s how to, we are showing you how to create a gorgeous garden around your favorite memories using our Trelliage Dies and Diecuts.

Trelliage Garden Scrapbook Page

Finished Size: 12×12 scrapbook page

Materials:

  • Anna Griffin® Gold/Ivory Cricut® Cuttlebug™ Version 3, 510-398
  • Anna Griffin® Trelliage Dies and Embossing Folders, 522-150
  • Anna Griffin® Trelliage Die Cut Embellishments, 522-286
  • (1) 12”x 12” Piece of blue patterned cardstock
  • (2) Pieces of light yellow cardstock, cut to 5”x 7”
  • (1) Piece of light yellow cardstock (to use as journaling tag), cut to 2 ½”x 5 ¾”
  • (2) Pieces of light brown cardstock, cut to 2 ½”x 3”
  • Photo
  • Brayer
  • Ink pad
  • Sentiment
  • Foam squares
  • Scissors
  • Adhesive (tape runner)

Instructions:

Using the Cricut® Cuttlebug® and Trelliage embossing folder, emboss the 5”x 7” piece of light yellow cardstock.

Using the circular die from the Trelliage Dies and Embossing Folders and the Cricut® Cuttlebug™, die cut the circle from the center of the embossed yellow paper.

Fussy cut the top of the embossed trelliage gate, along the curved edge.

Using the Cricut® Cuttlebug® and Trelliage dies, cut and emboss 2 urn planters from the light brown cardstock.

Apply ink to the raised portions of the embossed pieces using a brayer.

Using scissors, fussy cut photo to fit in the circular opening of the trelliage gate.

Assembly:

Using foam adhesive, attach the photo to the back of the embossed trelliage gate layer.

Attach trelliage gate/photo to the center of the blue patterned cardstock using foam squares.

Using foam squares, attach the Trelliage Die Cut Embellishments and sentiment as shown.

Attach the two urn planters using foam squares.

Adhere the 2 ½”x 5 ¾” piece of light yellow cardstock using double-sided adhesive.

Now that is a gorgeous page!

In two and a half weeks we are going to be headed across the pond for our shows on QVC (UK) on May 30th. We have a lot of items coming your way for the first time ever, and we know that the shows are going to be a whole lot of fun!

One of our favorite papercrafting kits of all time, the Eleanor Papercrafting Kit is sure to wow! This gorgeous kit comes with beautiful double-sided paper, 3D mascara rose stickers, 3D sentiment stickers with phrases from The Best of Friends to You Make Me Smile and more. You will get gorgeous vintage inspired diecuts, journaling tags and floral embellishments that will create the lovliest cards and scrapbook pages you can imagine!

We also have a card kit coming your way! Say hello to our Engraved Botanica Card Making Kit. This amazing collection of crafting items includes a variety of pretty cards and layers, stunning 3D flowers, bees, presents and crowns, colorful laser cut layers, 3D sentiments for cards that say Good Luck, With Sympathy, With Love and so much more. Top your work of art with a bow and you are ready to seal and stuff your card into one of the included envelopes and send!

If you haven’t tried our Parchment Layers, then you are missing out! We have created ____ different designs with ____ layers total so that you can make delicate lace-like layers to use on all your projects. All you have to do is use our set of Parchment Tools to bruise, puncture and cut the vellum. After you customize each sheet to your liking, you have a layer like no other! Another way we like to add interest is to use your markers to color the back side of the layer. This creates a stained glass like effect that is so beautiful.

The perfect set of tools to create your Parchment Layers is here! Our set of Parchment Craft Tools Set includes 3 different sizes of bruising tools, 3 different puncture tools, a pair of mini scissors and a foam mat to make the patterns show more and create the look you want on your layers!

We have both our Christmas Gracious Giftables and our Everyday Gracious Giftables coming to QVC! These nifty little gift card holders make your gift card into a personalized present with pizazz! You’ll be able to create24 gift card holders and everything you need to make them is inside! You’ll get the cutouts, ribbon, embellishments, bows and even belly bands!

It’s National Scrapbook Month, and if you want to create a beautiful scrapbook in an afternoon our Rose Pocket Page Scrapbook is what you need! We have everything you need including double sided layer inserts, journaling tags all with gorgeous color, gold foil accents, sentiment layers and more.

We have a very special edition of Fan Mail Friday that you are sure to get a chuckle from too!

In the comments, tell us what you are most excited about for this preview! Happy Mother’s day to all the moms, grandmoms, aunts, godmothers and fur baby moms out there! We have one more set of gorgeous projects to share with you; stay tuned and have a lovely weekend!

Xoxo,

Anna