Wednesday, January 22, 2020

A Simple and Easy Method to Modify Anna Griffin's Print and Cut Labels

I love all things Anna, especially her card sentiments and labels. I used them on most of my cards and was so excited to see many of her sentiment stickers available as Cricut Print Then Cut files. The following video shows how to personalize Anna’s printable sentiment stickers using Cricut Design Space. I love being able to use them for any occasion.



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Thanks for watching and have a wonderful day!

Monday, January 20, 2020

Anna Griffin Mini Frame Dies Using The Empress Mini

I recently purchased Anna Griffin’s Mini Frames Dies and they are incredible. They sold out on HSN, but you can purchase them directly from Anna.


For this card, I used Anna’s Mini Frames Dies, paper and die cuts from my Anna stash.


I used my Empress Mini to make this quick and easy card. If you missed my video on the Empress Mini, you can watch it below.



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Anna’s die set is truly stunning. I can’t wait to make more unique cards.

Have a wonderful day!

Friday, January 17, 2020

Valentine Gift with Cricut Iron-on Vinyl and Cricut Easy Press 2

I recently purchased the 6 x 7 inch Cricut Easy Press 2 and I love it! It is my go-to machine for smaller projects.


I cut the You Are My Valentine Image (#MBFDAFC4) from the Husband and Wife Phases Cricut cartridge using white Cricut Iron-on Vinyl.

I purchased the oven mitt, utensils and muffin mix from our local dollar store. This set is a valentine gift for my friend. They just got more in, so I bought several red and black. Next time I will use a red mitt.

Have a wonderful day.

Monday, January 13, 2020

SVG Valentine Card Box Cut with the Cricut Maker

The ability to cut SVG files with my Cricut is one of my favorite features of Design Space.


Lori Whitlock designed this adorable box card and I am so happy she did. I used paper from my stash and rhinestones for the bling.


The Cricut Maker is my go-to machine and I love that I can purchase SVGs from other companies. I love Cricut Access and use Cricut images for most of my projects, however it is great to try other SVGs too.

Have a wonderful day!

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Cricut Valentine Card

I love the Cricut Ready to Make projects. They are so quick and easy, yet look like they took hours to make!


For this card, I used the Rob and Bob – Do All Things with Love Valentine Card from Cricut’s Ready to Make Projects. I am a huge fan of Rob and Bob!


This year, I got an earlier start on making my Valentine cards. I enlarged this card to 5.5 by 5.5 inches and used papers from my stash.

Have a wonderful day!

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Anna Griffin Empress Mini and Tips

I recently purchased the Anna Griffin Empress Mini Die Cut and Emboss Machine and had to make a video to share with you. I also include some of my favorite tips in the video.



Please click here if you do not see the video. I loved the machine so much that I signed up for auto ship. I can’t wait to get my next set of dies.


I used the dies and embossing folder that came with the machine to make this elegant card.


I love the frame die that came with the machine.

Have a wonderful day!

Saturday, January 4, 2020

Sport Hat with Cricut Iron-on Vinyl and Cricut Mini Press

I recently purchased the Cricut Mini Press and I love it! I could not wait to try using it on a hat.


I used the White Pines Hat from Cricut Ready to Make Projects and Cricut green iron-on vinyl. I love how Ready to Make Projects are so quick and easy to make. Thank you Cricut!


My Cricut Mini Press was perfect for this project. I can’t wait to make more hats and shoes using my Mini Press.

I hope the New Year brings you joy, peace and happiness! Have a wonderful day!

Monday, December 30, 2019

Cricut Infusible Ink

I love Cricut iron- on vinyl, so I just had to try Cricut Infusible Ink. It truly is a game changer!


For this project, I used the XOXO image (#MC42F3A6) from the T-shirt cartridge and Animal Brights Infusible Ink. I love the T-Shirt Love cartridge and can’t wait to use the curved tree on a shirt.


Cricut Infusible Ink is peel-proof and easy to do. There is no wrinkling or cracking and it really does become part of the shirt. Wow!

I am so happy that I purchased the Cricut 12 x 10 inch EasyPress 2. It was perfect for this project.

Have a wonderful day!

Friday, December 27, 2019

My Favorite Anna Griffin Birthday and Thinking of You Cards from 2019

I hope you are having a wonderful holiday season. I cannot believe it will soon be the start of a new decade. I have a friend that said this is her decade to sparkle. I hope it is your decade to sparkle too!

You all know how much I love Anna Griffin, so I thought I would share a few of my favorite birthday and thinking of you cards.


I purchased the Anna Griffin Fancy flourish Dies 2 kit last March and I am so happy I did. You can still purchase this die set.

For this card, I used Anna Griffin paper from my collection. I also used flowers and a sentiment from one of my Anna Griffin card sets. I cut two of the same flourish die and inlaid Anna Griffin card stock. I love this look! Click here to see original post.


I purchased the Anna Griffin Cake and Damask Card Jacket dies on auto ship in January and I am so happy I did. Autoship is sold out, however you can still purchase this die set on HSN. You can also purchase on Anna Griffin’s website.


Click here to see my original post.


I love Anna’s Jacket Card Cut and Embellish Flower and Butterfly die. And the good news is that you can still purchase this die from HSN.


This is one of my favorite dies! Click here to see my original post.


I love all of Anna’s easel dies, but this is one of my favorites and it is still available from Anna’s website.

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Hope you have a wonderful New Year!

Monday, December 23, 2019

Anna Griffin’s Window Frame Card

I am enjoying all of Anna Griffin images, especially since I subscribe to Cricut Access. I am thrilled that they are now include with my Cricut access subscription. Wish you could see me doing my happy dance!


For the base card, I used the image Card (#M5D66482) from Anna’s Window Frames Cards.


For the frame layer, I used the Frame image (#M5D66DB0) from Anna’s Window Frames Cards. The sentiments, paper, and butterflies are from my Anna stash. You can also use Anna’s Window Cricut cartridge to make print and cut flowers and sentiments.

Hope you are having a wonderful holiday season!

Friday, December 20, 2019

Anna Griffin Valentine Easel Card

I recently purchased Anna’s Anna Griffin Valentine Easel Card Dies from HSN and they are incredible.


For this card, I used Anna’s Valentine Easel Card Dies, paper and die cuts from my Anna stash.


I used the Heart Design (#MBFF75B1) image from Cricut Design Space to cut the red hearts out of cardstock.

Anna’s die set is truly stunning. I can’t wait to make more unique Valentine’s Day cards. I love how easy it is to use Anna Griffin dies with Cricut images!

Have a wonderful day!

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Inexpensive Items to Decorate with Cricut Permanent and Cricut Iron-on Vinyl

As you know, I love decorating with Cricut Permanent and Cricut Iron-on Vinyl. In fact, I am always looking for inexpensive items to decorate.



Please click here if you are not able to view this video. In today’s video, I share tons of inexpensive items to decorate with vinyl. The great news is that you can use these items for any season.

Hope you enjoy the video and happy crafting with vinyl.

Monday, December 16, 2019

Anna Griffin’s Holiday Luster Notecards and Big News!

I fell in love with Anna’s printable images that are available on Cricut Design Space. To make them, I got to use my marvelous Cricut Maker, my printer and beautiful images designed by Anna Griffin.

Now for the best news ever! If you subscribe to Cricut Access, Anna Griffin images are now included. That means you can use her images without purchasing them individually. I am so excited! Be sure to check out all her elegant cartridges. 


These notecards were super quick and easy. I printed the images using my printer, cut a stitched frame using a die from my stash, and attached the image with dimensional foam squares. All the images from today’s post are from Anna’s Holiday Luster Printables Cartridge which is available on Cricut Design Space.


For this card, I used the image Candy Canes with Holly (#M528AF5) from Anna’s Holiday Luster Printables Cartridge.


For this card, I used the image Christmas Tree (#M528F9D) from Anna’s Holiday Luster Printables Cartridge. I love the look of white on white.


For this card, I used the image Bells (M528A73) from Anna’s Holiday Luster Printables Cartridge. This cartridge also has several gorgeous printable labels that would be perfect on a card or for making tags.

Have a wonderful day!

Friday, December 13, 2019

T-Shirt with Cricut Patterned Iron-on Vinyl

I am loving Cricut patterned iron- on vinyl and can’t believe this is the first t-shirt I have made. I can’t wait to make more.


I used the image Hearts Silhouette (#MBFF673E) from Cricut Design Space and Cricut Filigree Black patterned iron-on vinyl. I love the Heart Cartridge. It is has 52 whimsical images to use for Valentine’s day and I have already used one to make my first Valentine’s Day card. I hope to have my card posted soon.


I made this shirt and travel mug for a friend for Christmas. I am so happy that I discovered the Heart cartridge.


Have a wonderful day!

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Cricut Merry Christmas Card

I am having so much fun using my Cricut to make quick and easy Christmas cards. My Cricut machines are continuing to get a workout.


For this card, I used the Merry Christmas Card image (#MDD08328) from DJ Inkers-Smiles for the Season. I used my black Cricut fine tip pen to write the sentiment and it turned out perfect. I forgot how easy it is to write using your Cricut!

I love using nontraditional colors for my holiday cards. Be sure to check out this cartridge to see more adorable images and cards.

Have a wonderful day!

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