October 29, 2020 • Anna Griffin
Each week we look forward to Craftspiration because we know that it will give us the creative kick we need to make inspired crafts! Thank you to everyone who posted on our social media platforms this week; we love seeing your work! As October comes to an end, we are seeing more and more Thanksgiving and Christmas projects; so fun! This upcoming season is full of good tidings and magic, and we cannot wait to see all of your Christmas cards, holiday projects and more!
Let’s highlight some of the projects that caught our eye this week!
Our Finishing School friend Susan made this card in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. She said, “I am blessed to be a 2x breast cancer survivor, and I made this card in remembrance of all the women we have lost to this disease and to send encouragement to all of us who are still fighting! She is clothed in strength and dignity, and laughs without fear of the future. Proverbs 31:25” Thank you for sharing your story and spreading hope in our community!
Julie calls these four houses her Haunted Village! She shared, “Made my Halloween cards Into a village for my family &. Friends! Added the Vintage die cuts for fun!”
On our Finishing School Community, Dawna called this card her King House Mouse Christmas Card and wrote, “I’m in love with these darling Christmas Characters!” So are we!
Take a look at the gorgeous card Sheila made! She posted, “I love the colors for this card from Anna’s Finishing School.”
Aimee, we adore your “Cricut HoHo Card.” Doesn’t it look almost Scandinavian? All of those layers are so gorgeous!
We love this pretty card, Lorri! She posted, “I think this goes to show that Anna’s products can always be used together no matter what set or what year they came out. The gold foiled card base is from Birthday Perfect Patterns. The gold layer was made with the Bird Card Front die. The pink layer was made with the Cut and Emboss Daisy Layer. The gold pieces on top of that layer are made with the Flower die which I cut to fit. The next gold later was made with the Lace Edge die. Finally a topper but since I organized my toppers by occasion, I don’t know which set it came from.”
“What I Learned: 1) You can even be inspired by a commercial. It made me think of black lace and I was off and running to my craft table. 2) Don’t be afraid of simplicity. The black “lace” overlays a rich gold metallic floral from years ago. Matting the sentiment was all that was needed to let the card shine. I’ll admit I tried more embellishments, but in this case, they detracted rather than enhanced. Happy Halloween! No tricks just lots of treats!” Thanks for sharing Bonnie!
Mary made “Haunted House #2“
Jane shared, “I made this card for my favorite tea lounge Cha Cha’s Tea. Photo of inside of card below. Created with mostly all Anna Griffin Inc. products, I loved how it all turned out and I think it was a nice detour from my regular style of crafting. Happy Halloween to all!!”
Our Facebook friend Sally said, “Sharing a Halloween card.”
Amazing cards this week, everyone! Keep crafting and sharing. We will post more Craftspiration next week!
Bye for now,