A Gift for Mom + QVC UK May 30th Preview

Hello!

All of the Mothers in your life need something special for Mother’s Day, and nothing will make them happier than something handmade with love. Get out your Floral Decoupage Die Cuts and let’s make this stunning collage that you can frame as a gift.

Materials:

  • Anna Griffin Floral Decoupage Diecuts, 592-741
  • (1) Piece 12”x 12” floral cardstock
  • (1) Piece metallic pink cardstock, cut to 10 ½”x 10 ½”
  • (1) Piece checkered cardstock, cut to 10”x 10”
  • (1) Piece light pink cardstock, cut to 4 ½”x 4 ½”
  • (1) Piece dark pink cardstock, cut to 3 ¾”x 3 ¾”
  • Mother’s Day sentiment and journaling tag
  • Foam squares
  • Adhesive (tape runner)
  • Photo, cut to 3 ½”x 3 ½”

Materials from Floral Decoupage

  • (2) Sheets of large, light pink roses
  • (2) Sheets of small, light pink roses (you will not be using any yellow flowers on this sheet)
  • (2) Sheets of bright red roses
  • (2) Sheets of large, dark red roses
  • (1) Sheet of small, dark red roses
  • (2) Sheets of flower pots
  • (1) Sheet of sentiments

Instructions: Using foam adhesive, assemble all flowers by following the steps listed on the back of the die cuts.

Fussy cut one layer of the light pink flowerpot as shown.

Assembly: Using a tape runner, attach the pink metallic cardstock to the center of the floral cardstock.

Adhere the checkered cardstock to the center of the pink metallic cardstock.

Attach the flowers using foam adhesive. Attach from the top of the layout to the bottom.

Using foam adhesive, attach the flowerpot at the base of the flowers.

Adhere the dark pink cardstock to the center of the light pink cardstock using double-sided adhesive. Attach the photo to the center of the pink cardstock using double-sided adhesive.

Place the photo in the center of the layout and tuck under the large pink flowers. Secure in place with foam adhesive. Attach sentiments and your journaling.

If you are reading this and you live in the UK, we will be back on QVC UK on May 30th! It really has been too long, and we’re bringing lots of new items with us. Stay tuned here, because over the next few weeks, we are going to preview the items coming your way. Be sure to tell all your friends – we need to spread the word.

First up we have a spring crafting staple, our set of Favourite Flowers 3 Stickers! You’ll get 120 gorgeous floral stickers from geraniums and roses to irises and more! This set includes 4 each of 30 designs to make all your projects beautiful.

Our 120 Piece Favourite Sentiments Sticker Set has all the phrases you need to craft for birthdays, congratulations, get well and more! You’re going to love this all occasion set, and will use them for all kinds of cards. These stickers feature lovely colors and gorgeous gold foil accents.

If you’re looking for a library of stunning flowers, our Floral Decoupage Die Cuts are just what you need! This mega set is a combination of 2 items. You will get Beautiful Bouquets and Flower Pot Decoupage, containing over 1000 gorgeous, build-able paper blooms!

When you are making cards and scrapbook pages for him, our All About Him Collage Toppers are going to be your best friend! This masculine themed set contains 96 cardstock die cuts that are expertly layered for a one and done project! Happy Birthday, For You, World’s Best Husband and more are included in this set.

What goes with our Collage Card Toppers for Him? Our Perfect Pattern Cards for Him, of course! This set of 100 cards and envelopes contains both (50) A2 and (50) A7 cards and envelopes. You’re going to adore the amazing patterns and darker color palette in this set of cards for all the special men in your life! Looking for something a little more feminine? Our Perfect Pattern Cards and Envelopes is just the thing. This set of 100 cards and envelopes contains both (50) A2 and (50) A7 cards and envelopes also, but contains pretty florals, pastel bordered cards, damask and more!

Our set of Charming Collage Card Toppers is a card maker’s dream! In this collection you’ll get 100 cardstock die cuts in a variety of bright, beautiful colors. This set covers Birthdays, Thank You, Thinking of You and so much more!

We hope you enjoy making a collage for Mom this week. On Friday, we will be making a project from our Trelliage folders, dies and die cuts. Plus, we will be taking another look at even more of our products for our May 30th UK shows! Have a great week!

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