a clock sitting on top of a wooden table.

Craftspiration- June 15th, 2023

Hi friends,

If you are like us, then you eagerly anticipate Thursdays and all of the fantastic cards, scrapbook pages and 3D projects that are on display and crafted  by our very talented community of crafters. It’s fun that you never know what you will see next, and we love ooh-ing and ahh-ing over what was made and shared by Griffinites all over the country. We have lots of projects below that are sure to give you a creative spark and crafting ideas galore! From pattern mixing to use of different collections, new ways of looking at dies and more, we know that Craftspiration is the place to be each week.

Come see this week’s gorgeous projects!

Martha wrote, “Oldie but goodie Black Willow Collection. Please bring Willow back!”

Adding to our requests!

a picture frame decorated with flowers on a kitchen counter.

Renee said, “My assistant’s name is Rose and it’s her birthday tomorrow. I took a journal and fancied it up with elements from the Eleanor Collection and included some stickers in the back pocket.”

a collage of cards with flowers on them.

Terry shared, “Just some patriotic note cards for my friend using Anna’s Starburst Dies, glitter and stickers!”

a close up of a quilt with red, white, and blue stars.

Mary posted, “First time on Sunday share. Working on scrapbooking tea at the London Ritz this week using Anna’s lovely papers, embellished and dies. The possibilities are endless. My scrapbooking is on an entirely new level since attending CAH 2 and 3.”

What a fun occasion to scrapbook for!

a picture of a man in a tuxedo.

Susan said, “Made this for my Mother. It holds 3 new vintage hankies. She still uses them.”

a picture of a purse with flowers and a tag.

Thea shared, “The Gazebo is so elegant! I used Blythe paper collection and flowers. I love the plum colors so much!”

a card with a picture of a house and flowers.

Allyson posted, “I made this shadowbox for my mom. My favorite photo of my grandparents. I’m also making one for dad with a photo of his mom when she was just 5. I’m excited to see how they look side by side on their wall.”

This is so special!

a picture frame with a picture of a man and a woman.

Marcia said, “My niece is getting married and I have been invited to a “no wrap” bridal shower! Who knew? I just couldn’t see bringing gifts that happen to be in boring tan boxes…so I’ve used the Gift Tag Dies to make some fancy tags for some plain boxes.”

These are so much fun!

a wooden table topped with two small cards.

Shellie wrote, “It’s a little bit corny, and that’s a-MAIZE-ing, this Father’s Day card just right for my farmer brother-in-law who raises beef, hay, and corn. The ways that Anna’s cardstock patterns and die designs can be transformed into something not-floral, yet still stylish are part of the fun and value of Anna’s teaching Finishing School, and in her Illustrated Instruction Sheets that ‘train the eye’ and ‘tap the creativity ‘.”

a father's day card on a white background.
Shellie also said, “Today, I completed a set of 4 ‘inlay’ Dad’s Day cards, using Anna’s newest cutting dies, following the beautiful inspiration of the card designs on the Illustrated Instruction Sheet that comes with. What a great inlay technique for the dimension and lines of these cool ‘font-styles!’ Making AG cards is as much fun as them receiving!”
Great cards, Shellie!
a bunch of cards that are on a table.
Loraine wrote, “I’m finishing up Father’s Day Cards!”
a father's day card with a car on it.
Veronica shared, “The Flower Shop was fun to decorate.”
a table topped with a clock and flowers.
Margie wrote, “I made this for my nephew who has a car like this.  His car is blue so I plan to make him one in shiny foil.”
a clock sitting on top of a wooden table.
Diane My neighbor friend plays professional piano.  Recently she was asked to play a complicated piece for a youth concert.  I made her this encouragement card and gave it to her the day before her big performance!  Made on Anna’s gold Shimmer Blush card, used white signature card background, layered embossed & cut gold metallic oval, embellished with Anna’s roses, red bow, music paper and foil flourishes.
We know that she loved it!
a close up of a card on a table.
Juanita shared her pretty birthday card.
a close up of a card with a bird on it.

Dayle wrote, “I just loved AGTV summer cards last week. I love gardens and gates so I had to try my hand at the secret garden card. I used papers from Annalise, Salon Nouveau, China cabinet and the green foil. Plus Salon Nouveau dies along with the Gate Die Set. The garden was from greenhouse card toppers. And some flower cart embellishments.”

a close up of a card with flowers on it.

Sheri wrote, “Third day of crafting with my new purchase from Anna’s BIG sale. The 3D FANTASTIC FAN DIES have been on my wish list so I took advantage of the great clearance sale and used the New ANNALISE PAPER CRAFTING KIT. Love the fun Summer colors.”

Gorgeous, gorgeous card!

a close up of a greeting card with flowers.
Thank you all for sharing your amazing talents and wonderful paper projects with us this week. Continue to create and share what you are making to be featured. If you don’t post on social media, then you can email us your pretty projects at RSVP@annagriffin.com. If you love crafting with us, then make sure you join us tomorrow for our June Finishing School Live on AGTV. Anyone and everyone can join us on our website for Forever Frames— a show filled with tips and techniques for preserving cherished memories. Tune in to see brand new items, a special guest, and get a sneak peek at new items. Plus there are giveaways galore during the live event!
a picture frame with a picture of two girls.
Xoxo,
Anna

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53 comments

If I didn’t know better I would think the photo from Margie with the old clock and rock wall was taken in my house built in 1926. Loved the card too.

Constance Thomas

The Flower Shop card is the BEST!

kjkj622

The tags for the bridal shower are very nicely done. My wish list keeps growing 😄

Paula Pembroke

All beautiful cards and love the purse. Wish we could orderthe shiney black paper in bulk.
Thank you Janie

Janie Leonard

All so lovely!!!!! Thank you for sharing your cards and creative, crafty items. I gain so many insights from your and other people’s details.

Lindar

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