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Craftspiration- October 12th, 2023

Hi crafters,

You all have been crafting up a storm! We have lots to show you today, and if you happen to be in a creative funk… it’s about to be lifted! We know that Griffinites always deliver when it comes to inspiring us with great projects and today is no exception. From fall cards and projects to festive Christmas paper crafts, today’s Craftspiration has it all.

Let’s see what you are have made and shared this week!

Michele said, “I made half of the Simply Gratitude kit last weekend. I gave them to some of my husband’s nurses this week and they were a big hit.”

Evelyne wrote, “I just love this beautiful die of Madonna and Child, Thank you got Anna and team for creating this die.”
Fifi made this stunning Baby Carriage Easel card.
A card with a baby carriage and flowers.
Thea shared, “So many fun elements to add when you need a Birthday/Halloween Card! Here’s my cute/Spooky Birthday card!”
A halloween card with owls and witches.
Jane posted, “First Halloween card has been handed out!”
Woo hoo!
A halloween card with a witch on a broom.
Diane said, “The Madonna and Child die set is perfect for sending prayers and good wishes to someone so in need of them.”
Gorgeous work, Diane!
A card with an image of the virgin mary.
Mary Beth wrote, “Love a “Scaredy Cat!”
A halloween card with a black cat on it.
Joyce posted, “For my Sunday share: today I have been making some Trick or Treat gift boxes; here are two of the. I love making these and will be giving them to the littlest great grandchildren!”
Two halloween treat bags on a cutting board.
Arlene said, “Be afraid to go to the wishing well alone…used the beautiful Wishing Well die for this card. Wishing you a Happy Halloween!”
A pop up card with an image of a witch and owl.
Diane said, “My Sunday share is a Christmas card I made using Anna’s Christmas Kitsch Papercrafting Collection embellishments on a pink card from her set of Shimmer Blush Cards & Envelopes. ‘Thinking Pink’ ahead of Anna’s upcoming AGTV show!”
We hope that you enjoyed the show! If you missed AGTV yesterday, you can watch here.
A christmas card with santa claus and candy canes.
Lu posted, “I love the 3D Victorian Frame Dies! The green in the Dark Foil autoship is my new favorite green! It would be wonderful to be able to buy it as a separate purchase. Have a wonderful day!”
A card with flowers and a bow on it.
Sherry said, “My cousin is a talented seamstress and has a birthday coming up soon. I used Anna’s Sewing Cut and Emboss folders to create a one of a kind birthday card for her. So perfect for this occasion.”
She is going to love her personalized card.
A card with a sewing machine and roses.
Suravi made this lovely card with the Gentleman’s Study Dies.
A card with a gold and blue design on it.
Vickey shared, “All Anna, created with the Witchy Halloween card kit, a cut and emboss die and matte card stock.”
A halloween card with a witch and bats on it.
Benji posted, “Making a special purse for my niece who’s getting married in a few months.”
A handbag with flowers and tassels sitting on a counter.
Diane wrote, “On Halloween, Dracula will be surprising our grandsons with their favorite giant candy bar along with their very own Halloween Coffin Box Card! It was fun selecting a variety of Anna’s quality papers and Halloween embellishments in making these spooktacular boxes!”
These are so much fun!
Two halloween boxes with skeletons and owls on them.
A box with a spider, bat, and a coffin.
Cindi K. shared, “I used the Madonna & Child dies with the Christmas Flower Cart Embellishments and the Pulley Card kit which I love. BUT the main component used was my Mom Anna, yes the 104 yr old’s, input with colors, flowers and composition. She did great! Love that this is something we can do together and it keeps her engaged. This is her Christmas card this year, love it!”
A christmas card with an image of the virgin mary.
Dayle said, “First layout of Halloween activities. My granddaughter’s school had their annual Boo Bash. I used the slimline spooky die’s for a pocket for the journaling tags. Which were made from Anna’s gift tags. All Anna’s papers and embellishments.”
A black and white scrapbook with a picture of a woman.
Leslie wrote, “Here is a Wedding card I made with the Wishing Well die and the fall flower cart embellishments. All Anna except the hearts and sentiments.”
A card with a clock and flowers on it.
Craftspiration is so much fun! Be sure to share your projects on our social media channels or email us at to be featured. Don’t forget that we have not one, but TWO sales happening right now. There is a Halloween Sale and a Think Pink Sale happening on our website. Take advantage of special prices while supplies last! We can’t wait to see what you come up with next!
Bye for now,




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So many talented papercrafters – very inspiring indeed. And what a variety of different themes. So much fun. Thank you all for sharing!

Leslie Galloway

Awesome cards. Thank you for sharing.

Peggy Cantes

Great cards! Love them all. The spooky wishing well is very creative. Y’all have a great day ♥️

Shirley Dyar

So many great ideas. I would have never thought to decorate the baby carriage in this manner. Thanks for sharing.

Constance Thomas

Great makes!

Paula Pembroke

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