A card with a carriage and flowers on it.

Craftspiration- August 31st, 2023

Hello crafty friends,

We have a gorgeous display of creativity to share with you today! Each week we love to share some of the incredible things that were made and shared by our super talented community. It is so much fun to see and hear what you are working on and what you are creating for. Today there is everything from birthday cards and Halloween to Christmas and even Thanksgiving. Some of our newest items have started popping up in your shares, and we love to see how you work with each of them. You never fail to give us plenty of inspiration each week and today is no different!

Come admire this week’s shared projects!

Marie posted, “I finished the gorgeous friendship card kit.”

A bunch of cards with flowers on them.
Diane said, “While anxiously waiting for all of Anna’s Falloween items to arrive from HSN’s sale, I decided to use the Haunted House Easel Die Set and turn it into a 5×7 card.  I also used a few tiny Halloween embellishments from her Mini-House Die Cuts on the house. The house and shutters are some paper from my craft room however, all the black paper is her Black Matte Foil Cardstock.”
A card with a halloween house on it.
Thea shared, “I love purses! So, I believe we need one for all seasons and an AG card to match.”
A bag with owls and bats on it.
Sherry said, “I LOVE the Holiday Mailbox Dies BUT I needed to make 3 Masculine Birthday Cards! I thought.. why not use these wonderful dies? I like how it came out!!! I especially like the house number on the mailbox pole. Thank you for designing these wonderful dies!”
A birthday card with a truck and a mailbox.
Lu wrote, “It’s a beautiful Sunday morning in Utah! Loving the Stained Glass dies! Week 35 of a Christmas card every week.”
A card with pink poinsettias and a gold frame.
Shellie said, “Your Stained Glass card is beautiful, Anna! One of my Falloween items arrived late yesterday, so I’m having plenty of fun making Cornucopia Easel cards–this is my first one, and I’ve cut 4 more to play with during the week! Cornucopia was my very favorite new item for your August HSN Show last week.”
A pop up card with an image of a turkey and flowers.
Jane shared, “I’m on a Blythe Paper Pad roll lately.”
So pretty! Blythe is great for fall too!
Two cards with flowers and ribbons on them.
Jan said, “Custom birthday card, first time using the alpha dies.”
A birthday card with pink flowers on it.
Terry posted, “Kicking off this year’s Christmas card making with the Flower Cart Easel Dies, Christmas Flower Cart Embellishments & Vintage Christmas Cardstock. So many possibilities!”
Stunning as always, Terry!
A card with a carriage and flowers on it.
Jane shared, “Had such fun making rosette wands using Anna’s paper tricks.”
How fun are these?
A bunch of halloween decorations in a vase on a table.
Arlene posted, “Made a twisted easel card this week using the “All Best Wishes“ sentiment . Also used the peacock rub on from Butterfly and Birds and the paper and flowers from Heirloom Lace box of goodies.”
A gold and white card with a peacock on it.
Diane posted, “My Sunday share is Anna’s Haunted Easel Die Set. I just received the smaller haunted house yesterday & anxious to make it too. They are soooo ‘fun in the making’ because of all their little details.”
A tin box with a halloween house on it.
Diane wrote, “Been playing with the new bags! Hey Anna! I LOVE the bag you made for Halloween…any chance of getting some Christmas add on dies for it…I’m already thinking how I can use it for Christmas!”
A person is holding a halloween card with a cat on it.
Celia shared, “Beautiful card! I am loving the pumpkin and leaf dies. Actually, I love all your dies, no surprise!”
We are so glad that you love them!
A card with pumpkins and leaves on it.
Tasha said, “Finally used the cute carriage die and tried some of the fun ideas I’ve seen posted.”
What a fun card!
A pop up card with a carriage and balloons.
Marie-Louise shared, “I’ve only finished one stained glass card so far, but there’ll be more to come! Here’s my Sunday Share using my favorite of all of Anna’s Angels!”
A christmas card with an angel and a christmas tree.
Valerie posted, “Made two gift card holders using the Everyday Gift card holders.”
Two christmas cards with bows on them.
Donna said, “Trying to get the hang of the coffin box and Trick or Treat. Loving the orange paper with gold dots for treat bags.”
It looks like you definitely have the hang of it!
Three halloween decorations on a table next to a picture frame.

Barbara wrote, “Hi I thought I’d see if you would like to use it for Craftspiration. This is a picture of my first granddaughter with Santa at Yankee Candle in Williamsburg. They always had the best Santa, and these papers were perfect for the photo. Of course I had to use the CAH scallop dies, and I was able to use new and old embellishments. Thank you for such great quality in all your craft supplies!”

A christmas photo frame with santa claus and a little girl.

Wonderful creations, everyone! Thank you for inspiring us today with your amazing paper projects. Keep sharing your amazing projects with us on our social media channels or email us at RSVP@annagriffin.com to be featured. We look forward to showing you more incredible cards, scrapbook pages and more next week. On Wednesday, September 6th be sure to join us on AGTV for our September Finishing School Live at 12pm EST. We are doing a deep dive into the Wishing Well Finishing School Craft Box, and you do not want to miss out on the great show that we are planning for you. We will be making the prettiest projects, have giveaways and more. See you next week!

A collage of papers with a birdcage and flowers.

Bye for now,

Anna

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53 comments

absolutely beautiful creations! Hoping to have time next week to get on some crafting! Barbara has inspired me to finish up my CAH3.

Can anyone tell me if the treat bag will hold a 5×7 card?

Donna Baker

Anna, you have such a talanted group of crafters. These cards are beautiful.

Marce Goowill

Great & beautiful projects, one & all. Really liked the Halloween purse, way to use those dies year round!🎃👍💜

deborah in TN

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