Lia Griffith

“Meet the Maker”: Lia Griffith – A Blooming Masterpiece

September 7, 2016 • Contributor: Scarlet Letters Copywriting

There’s an undeniable spark of imagination in the air whenever Lia Griffith is around. Witty, dynamic and terrifically inspirational, she knows how to envision the projects that take our breath away. Back in April, we had so much fun talking with her about Derby fashion in her Meet the Maker article. Now, we’re delighted that this busy lady took some time out of her schedule to tell us what she’s been doing since then. From DIY paper bridal bouquets to the re-release of her classic Cricut cartridge and chatting with Kathie Lee and Hoda, this amazing maker has us captivated by her incredible amount of creativity!

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Lovely Backpack

Get Back-to-School DIY Down to a Science

August 24, 2016 • Contributor: Julie May

Just when you’ve settled down into a nice summer solstice, it’s time to get packing for school again. Are back-to-school ads running sooner and sooner on TV? We thought so. The beauty of being able to create with Cricut® is that you don’t have to stress about being first in line for adorable backpacks and lunch sacks – you can personalize your own! From creating DIY pencil cases and notebooks to planners and totes, you can have fun getting your kids ready for the classroom – in style, of course!

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Back to School DIY for Teachers

August 23, 2016 • Contributor: Scarlet Letters Copywriting

The smell of crayons, the clatter of lockers, the rustle of notebooks… schooltime is just around the corner, and there’s nothing like the feeling of those first few days of class. For teachers it means more work, new students and an opportunity to decorate their classroom. Whether you’re a faculty fashionista or just want to show those lesson-plan leaders how much you care, check out these fun DIY Back to School projects that earn an A+ in creativity!

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 Serve ‘Em in Style DIY Trays for Summer Entertaining

July 18, 2016 • Contributor: Julie May

Summer is the perfect time of year to entertain outdoors day or night. There are endless reasons to host BBQs, poolside brunches, and a little afternoon croquet. But when folks pop over for an impromptu hello, it’s good to be prepared. You can’t go wrong with stylish trays ready to serve lemonade, wine, snacks, and more! So let’s get you ready to host on the fly.

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National Chocolate Day

Chocolate Day: “To You From Me” Cartridge

July 7, 2016 • Contributor: Scarlet Letters Copywriting

Did you hear that? It’s your sweet tooth calling, reminding you that Chocolate Day is upon us, and it’s time to indulge in some of that delicious goodness! While the origins of this holiday are swirled in mystery, there’s no question that a gift of chocolate is an instantly heartwarming gesture. And now, you can take your treats from simply sugary to superbly sensational with paper projects from the utterly scrumptious “To You From Me” cartridge. Use your Cricut to whip up a batch of decadent boxes, labels and even recipe cards, and your Chocolate Day treats will melt hearts everywhere.

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Free Cut of the Week: Love You A Latte

May 25, 2016 - Contributor: Anna Rose Johnson, Cricut

I once heard someone say, “Nothing tastes better than skinny feels.” And to that person, I say, “You’ve clearly never eaten a doughnut.” Even better? Eat that doughnut with a yummy latte. Our latest Free Cut of the Week pays homage to this delicious combo. The Love You a Latte digital cartridge is packed full of delightful phrases and delectable treats.

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Free Cut of the Week: Mini Books

May 18, 2016 • Contributor: Dawn Cardinale & Shanon Kendall

What has more personal style than a scrapbook? One you make all your own! With this week's Free Cut, create sweet miniature books, special cards and envelopes, and even an "explosion box" with multiple layers for a delightful surprise and impressive presentation. Create unique gifts that everyone will cherish, or a custom mini book for yourself. 

The Mini-Book Digital Cartridge is available for free until May 25. 

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