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 May 2, 2018 Product Preview 2

Hello, hello!

Today’s blog post has 5 brand new products for our upcoming shows on HSN May 2nd! Our hours for Anna Griffin Elegant Papercrafting are 2am, 11am, 5pm and 9 pm. Over 1160 of you commented on our first post for May 2nd, that was all about shaker cards, and Linda Martinez you are our winner! Congratulations to you!

We have sweet summertime on our mind, and several gorgeous products to go with the theme. Let’s take a look at today’s items.

Our set of Laurel Cut and Emboss Dies create projects fit for royalty. These Napoleonic inspired dies allow you to frame your favorite embellishments and make layered frames for all your cards and scrapbook pages. You will get 7 gorgeous cut and emboss dies with 4 beautiful laurel wreaths, fleur de lis, a swarm of bees and more!

No one does beautiful ephemera like we do! Our new Vintage Summer Decoupage Die Cuts is chock full of antique inspired prints of Americana, seashells, summer berries, alphabet letters, cherries, bees, dahlias and so much more. Just punch and layer with foam adhesive to create the perfect summertime embellishment. This set is the perfect companion to our Laurel Cut and Emboss Dies and contains 460 die cuts that will be just the thing for all your summer projects. 

Do you need to add pages to your Anna Griffin Die Storage Binders or your Treasury of Stamps and Dies? Our additional pages are finally here! In this bundle you’ll get 3 single sided magnetic sheets and 3 plastic sleeves so that all your clear stamps and cutting dies have an organized home!

Create your own embellishments and sentiments with our new Mini Stamps Dies and Words! Designed expressly for use with our Anna Griffin Mini embossing and die cutting machine, this set includes 12 stamps and 22 dies. Pretty hummingbird and butterfly artwork is paired with heartfelt sentiments to create the perfect card. Stamp your image, concentrically die cut it and layer for instant dimension! This versatile collection coordinates beautifully with all things Mini in our May 2nd line up.

Want more mini? Our brand new set of 120 Mini Flower and Sentiment Stickers are here! These sweet little flowers include tiger lilies, lilacs, tulips, roses and lots of other little blooms. The smaller sized sentiments are perfect for tucking under an embellishment and can be used for all occasions.

Let’s end this amazing week with a sneak peek at the Fan Mail that we received from our creative community!

Thank you for all the great ideas for our next card kit on our last post. We want to know what knocked your socks off this week in the blog comments. We will draw a winner for all 5 items on Monday.

Love,

Anna

HSN March 14th- Product Preview 2 + Shopping List

Hi there!

Our National Craft Month celebration continues with the Create It Yourself Featuring Anna Griffin shows on HSN on Wednesday, March 14th! We have two airings for you to tune in to, so make sure that you have your calendars and planners marked for 11am and 5pm EST! The winner of our Lace and Rhinestone Hot Fix Sheets is Rebecca Case. Hooray! We know you are going to make something absolutely beautiful with both!

All of our Treasury Items from January will be back for you to create amazing, coordinated projects with. We know that you’ve been patiently waiting for their return and Wednesday is your chance to get them!

Cricut is teaming up with us to bring you this amazing bundle. You’ll get the Cricut Bright Pad and the Cricut Easy Press at an unbelievable Today’s Special 2 value. Use the 9″ x 9″ Easy Press with all the incredible Hot Fix items (Rhinestone, Lace and Adhesive) that we showed you in our last post. You will be able to create everything from denim jackets and t-shirts to onesies and more! The Bright Pad makes weeding intricate Cricut cuts a cinch! This light box speeds up the process and lights the way to creativity!

Here are some examples of projects we have been making with our Hotfix varieties.

Our DIY Jewelry kits are back on HSN for the first time since November. If you don’t already have your vintage inspired, Anna Griffin jewelry, now is your chance! The DIY Necklace Kit includes 2 gold or silver chains, and allows you to interchange 5 beautiful pieces! You’ll also get 3 different sets of coordinating stickers to make these necklaces your very own. The Bracelet Set includes 2 gold or silver bracelets with 6 spaces for you to mix and match your favorite included antique imagery in. These pieces are the perfect accessories to introduce to your spring wardrobe!   

Here is your list of  the items that will be on our shows, and links will continue to be added as the HSN website is updated!

604138- Cricut East Press/ Brightpad Bundle

562650- Cricut Weeding Tool

607499- HotFix Anna Griffin Rhinestone Iron On Designs

607502- Hotfix Lace Sheets

607503- Hot Fix Adhesive Sheets

588268- Treasury of Stamps Dies Binder

592564- Treasury Cards, Layers and Envelopes

592562- Treasury Ink Pads

592563- Treasury Embossing Powders

592559- Mini Cut/ Emboss Machine

592765- Heat Embossing Tool

576951- AG 2 Bracelet DIY Jewelry Kit

576952- AG DIY Necklace Kit

We are loving National Craft Month and look forward to our shows on March 14th! If you want to win a set of our DIY Jewelry Kits and a few Treasury Items be sure to comment on our post telling us what you are looking forward to seeing on Wednesday!

Xoxo,

Anna

HSN March 14th, 2018- Product Preview 1

Hi everyone,

Thank you all very much for joining us on HSN this past Wednesday! What an amazing kick off to National Craft Month we had! Luckily, HSN is celebrating all month long with Crafting Shows. Join us Wednesday, March 14th for Create it Yourself Featuring Anna Griffin shows at 11am and 5 pm EST.

The beautiful Anna Griffin Treasury of Stamps and Dies along with the Mini, our Heat Tool, Treasury Embossing Powders and the Treasury Cards and Layers set will be back in both hours. Don’t worry the Treasury Inks will be back in stock soon too!

The world famous Easy Press from Cricut will be featured as a Today’s Special 2! It comes bundled with the Bright Pad, weeding tool and an iron on sampler! The Easy Press is a cross between an iron and a professional heat press. Its’ 9×9 surface gives you a flawless, even heating surface with digital time and temperature controls. The Bright Pad is a professional light box to use for weeding your iron on cuts that you made with your Cricut.

Ready to iron on something special? Use our new HotFix Rhinestone Iron On designs to add a little bling to your favorite jacket or jeans. We designed an entire set of roses, butterflies and sentiments that you can transfer with ease to almost any surface using the Easy Press. This brand new set includes 11 transfers that are designed and manufactured in the USA.

Creativity does not stop there. Our brand new HotFix Lace Fabric bundle will have you embellishing your favorite sweatshirt in no time flat! Unleash your inner fashionista by cutting a design with your Cricut out of any of these 12 beautiful lace 10×10 sheets. The lace is made from a high quality poly-blend that is perfect for apparel decorating. You just cut, peel off the back and press onto your project!

Would you like a way to make an iron on out of any material? With our HotFix Permanent Fusible Adhesive sheets that can do just that! You will get 6, 12×12 sheets of clear adhesive that you iron on to the back of any material, then cut your design and iron it on to your favorite item! This is perfect for applique and no sew projects.

We have rhinestone transfers and lace sheets to giveaway to 2 lucky winners! Comment here on the blog and tell us what you will be embellishing this Spring. We will draw a winner at random on Monday!

Love,

Anna

HSN March 7th 2018 Shopping List + Winners!

Hello, hello!

There are only 2 days to go until our shows on HSN! On March 7th, Anna Griffin Elegant Paper Crafting will be kicking off craft day at midnight! Then, our hours are 11am, 12pm, 4pm, 7pm, 8pm and 10pm. Also, join us tomorrow at 5:15pm EST for a Facebook Live with HSN!

We have winners to announce! First, the winner of the amazing Cricut Maker Bundle is Tammy Whitley. The 4 winners of our gorgeous, new Blooming Decoupage Card Kit are Alyce Burke, Shari Safii, Cindy Anderson and Kim M.  Oh my goodness, we couldn’t be more excited for you! Enjoy this incredible machine, and all of the gorgeous card making kits!

Your Shopping List for March 7th, 2018

599075- Blooming Decoupage Card Kit with Auto Ship (July– Watercolor Floral Decoupage Kit and September– Painted Garden Decoupage Kit)

599078- Blooming Decoupage Card Kit Single Ship

603462- Cricut Maker Celebration Bundle

555604- AG Xyron Tablet Stand

590515- AG Craft Luggage – Rolling Bag

590517- AG Craft Luggage – Desktop Caddy w/ Trashcan

590520- AG Craft Luggage – Electronic Cutting Machine Tote Bag

599046 – Deflecto 3 Tier Caddy Organizer

599633- Deflecto 4pc Stacking Cubes

599611- Deflecto 2pc Circular Storage Towers

572281- Deflecto Storage Caddy – single unit

599552- Deflecto Single Tray Storage – single unit

599596- Deflecto Ribbon Dispenser – single unit

572280- Deflecto Marker Storage

553435- Birdcage and Branches Embossing Folders

592710- Window Ledge Cutting Dies 1

592691- Window Ledge Dies 2

528923- Pretty Pocket Die Set

603507- Fancy French Frames (10 cut and emboss dies)

592722- Engraved Botanica Card Making Kit

546212- Window Box Card Making Kit

552846- Tutti Frutti Stamps and Dies

583898- 3D Floral Cut and Emboss Dies

592741- Floral Decoupage Diecuts

528916- Decorative Edge Cut and Emboss Dies

457852- Tool ‘N One

510398- AG Cuttlebug V3

528936- Cuttlebug Magnetic Mats (set of 2)

592559- AG Mini Machine

522568- Xyron Anna Griffin Tape Runner Bundle

522556- Xyron Anna Griffin Creative Station

555601- Xyron Anna Griffin Sticker Makers

603521- Ivory Cardstock 72pc

603525- Matte Foil Cardstock 72pc – gold, rose gold, silver

603528- Metallic Cardstock 72pc – pearl, gold, silver, pink

522169- Letterpress Spring Embossing Folders (shoes, hearts, flowers)

542379- His and Hers Letterpress Embossing Folders (flamingos, top hats, anchors)

546165- Fall and Holiday Letterpress Embossing  Folders (leaves, bats, Christmas trees)

583935- Springtime Shaker Card Kit Single Ship (was on auto ship)

583928- Springtime Confetti Dies Single Ship (was on auto ship)

572269- Shaker Card Window Dies 1

592711- Shaker Card Window Dies 2

603503- Alphanumeric Dresden Trims (letters and numbers)

583897- Lovely Dresden Trims (hearts, butterflies, arrows)

592731- Charming Dresden Trims (swallows, bunnies, butterflies)

603504- Crosses Cut and Emboss Dies (set of 7)

603517- Faithful Diecuts

603511- Paperweaving Layers

552845- Sending Sympathy Stickers

603545- Terial Magic Fabric Stabilizer (Two bottles 8oz and 24oz)

603533- AG Charlotte Fat Quarter Bundle

603534- CD Sugar and Spice Fat Quarter Bundle

603535- AD Wildwood Fat Quarter Bundle

603536- JK Daydream Fat Quarter Bundle

603537- KT Bwindi Forest Fat Quarter Bundle

603542- SP Monsters V. Robots Fat Quarter Bundle

603543- EG Caravan Fat Quarter Bundle

522150- Trelliage Embossing Folder and Die Set

522286- Trelliage Diecuts

470014- Glitter Sticker Diecuts

546156- Sending Love Word Dies and Embossing Folders (was on Jan. 2017 Wishful Thinking Autoship)

546158- Seasonal Word Dies and Embossing Folders (was on Jan. 2017 Wishful Thinking Autoship)

546151- Words of Encouragement Word Dies and Embossing Folders

583895- Daily Planner Bundle 2018-2019

Are you imagining all the items you could be crafting? We are preparing for the show, and will see you soon! Be sure that you are joining us on Facebook to participate in our daily grab bag giveaways each and every day in March to celebrate National Craft Month!

Thanks for watching everyone! See you in a few,

Anna