May 25, 2018 • Anna Griffin
We hope you’ve had a great week. We have LOVED seeing your scrapbook posts on our Facebook page! There are some seriously gorgeous pages out there! Our #nationalscrapbookingmonth promotion continues here on the blog today. We have an amazing tutorial to share with you featuring our Laurel Cut and Emboss Dies with a side of serious papercrafting!
Let’s dive in!
Laurel Dies Scrapbook Page
Finished Size: 12×12 scrapbook page
- Anna Griffin® Gold/Ivory Cricut® Cuttlebug™ Version 3, 510-398
- Anna Griffin® Craft Essentials Tool Kit (craft knife and cutting mat) 442-864
- Anna Griffin® Tool ‘n One, 457-852
- Anna Griffin® Laurel Dies, 611-006
- (1) 12”x 12” Piece of pearl metallic cardstock
- (2) Strips of gold foil cardstock, cut to ¼”x 12”
- (4) Pieces of gold foil cardstock, cut to 4 ½”x 9”
- (4) Pieces of gold foil cardstock, cut to 5”x 5 ½”
- (1) Piece of gold foil cardstock, cut to 3 ½”x 5 ½”
- (1) Piece of floral cardstock, cut to 4”x 6”
- (48) Strips of floral cardstock, cut to ¼”x 4”
- Photo, cut to 3 ¼”x 5 ¼”
- Foam squares
- Adhesive (tape runner)
- Journaling tag
- Flower and butterfly embellishments
Using the Cricut® Cuttlebug™ and Laurel Dies, die cut and emboss the 4 pieces of 5”x 5 ½” gold foil cardstock using the largest Laurel Die and the Small Medallions Die.
Fussy cut the medallions and two of the laurel dies as shown.
Draw an oblong frame on the back of one of the 4 ½”x 9” gold foil pieces. We used one of our sticker sentiment shapes for inspiration. You can also trace around the inside of any of your cutting dies or print out the photo below and trace it!
Fussy cut the border using a craft knife.
Use the cut out as a stencil to draw the shape on the remaining 3 strips of 4 ½”x 9” pieces of gold foil cardstock as shown.
Fussy cut using a craft knife.
Using double-sided adhesive, attach 12 strips of floral cardstock diagonally on each frame, spacing evenly.
Adhere 12 strips in the opposite direction, giving a lattice appearance.
Attach to the gold foil frame bases using foam square adhesive.
Using double-sided adhesive, attach the two strips of gold foil cardstock horizontally across the top and bottom of the 12”x 12” piece of pearl metallic cardstock, approximately ¼” in.
Attach the 4”x 6” piece of floral cardstock to the center of the layout using foam square adhesive.
Adhere the 3 ½”x 5 ½” piece of gold foil cardstock to the center of the floral cardstock using double-sided adhesive.
Attach the photo to the center of the gold foil cardstock with double sided adhesive.
Attach one of the lattice frames on each side of the photo.
Using foam square adhesive, attach the Laurel die cut pieces as shown.
Attach embellishments, sentiment and journaling tag.
Now, let’s take a look at our last QVC UK preview before our shows on May 30th at 12pm and 6pm!
Meet your newest obsession, our French Fan Cut and Emboss Dies! This set of 5 cut and emboss dies make gorgeous Victorian inspired fans that your friends and family are going to love! You’ll get one large, intricate fan along with 2 medium, opulent fans, a tassel die and a frog for that special touch!
Our new sets of matte Foil Card stock come in gold, rose gold and silver. Included in each set are 36, 12 x 12 sheets and 36, 5×7 sheets of gorgeous foil that are begging to be cut and embossed. These papers cut like butter, and are perfect to show off all the details and dimensions of your projects!
The Cuttlebug is the machine that does it all! Cut, emboss and create with the V3 version! This diecutting machine adheres to your workstation, and works beautifully with all our dies, embossing folders and more! You’ll get an 1 A plate, 2 B plates, 1 rubber embossing mat, instruction manual, 5×7 embossing folder and coordinating 1 x 7 embossing border, Flourish Scroll metal cutting die, “Thank You” sentiment metal cutting die and”Get Well” sentiment metal cutting die.
‘Tis the season for gorgeous, dimensional flowers! This set of 27 cut and emboss dies create paper works of art each and every time! Cut and layer your favorite papers to make flowers that add dimension to your paper crafts.
What else do you need to create all of these gorgeous flowers, fans, layers and more? Our set of 120, 5 x 7 Metallic Layers of course! You’ll get 120 sheets of shimmery metallic 300 gsm card stock in our Anna Griffin perfect palette. These shades coordinate wonderfully with our stickers, patterned papers, embellishments and sentiments for a cohesive look for all your cards and scrapbook pages!
One of our newest kits, the Blooming Decoupage Card Making Kit is a breath of fresh air. You’ll get sophisticated cards and layers, gold foil layers, card inserts, envelopes, punchable die cuts, bows in two colors, swirls, sentiments and even adhesive! You can make more than 30 cards with this amazing set. This special kit also has an auto delivery for 2 more floral themed kits – Watercolor Floral (August shipment) and Painted Garden (October shipment).
In our newly updated web store on QVCUK.com you will find our Delicate Engravings Card toppers set that is almost an entire card kit in itself! You’ll get stunning cards, macaron colored layers, pretty floral die cuts, postcards and sentiments for any occasion.
Be prepared to be inspired by this week’s fan mail! Thank you so much, friends!
Have a great weekend, and we will see you on Monday for the first Product Preview for our upcoming shows on HSN July 11th!