Meet the October 7th HSN Giveaway Winners

Hi everyone!

We had so much fun making videos and giving you clues for our big giveaway with Cricut leading up to our October 7th shows on HSN.

In case you missed the big announcement on Facebook, our grand prize winner was Monica Hernandez and our two runner up winners were Irene Alexander and Christa Ceniceros, and all three ladies received their prizes this week! We will have our Google Hangout live on YouTube sometime in November and would love for you to tune in- lots more fun details to come on that.

We asked all three winners what they love about Anna Griffin products and what made them want to enter this giveaway. Here’s what they had to say (we just had to share!):

“I love Anna Griffin’s products because they are amazing! Her card kits are my favorite, they are so easy and fun to put together and the end result is always so beautiful. I’m still in shock that I won, I think it will finally sink in when the prizes start to arrive at my front door. I plan on creating greeting cards, invitations, holiday décor, birthday décor and of course tons of scrapbooking!”

–Monica Hernandez

Here is Monica with just part of her big prize!

Monica H with Prize

“I am a huge Anna Griffin fan. I hate to admit this, but I am obsessed with Anna Griffin and her products. I have been a fan since she was on QVC. I can remember her today’s special value on QVC. It was papers and punch-outs with beautiful flowers. Anna has really evolved. The packaging is exceptional. Most of her things come in an organized folder, wrapped in tissue paper, no less. No other crafter does it like Anna. The products are just something else too. She creates things for all levels of crafters. She is able to incorporate her elegant style into the diecuts, embossing folders, paper patterns, etc. I, along with her other customers, appreciate her creativity and her desire to please us. She makes a conscious effort to listen to our suggestions and complaints.

I am just elated to win the Wild Orchid Cricut. I absolutely love the color, and I really wanted to make the paper flowers for the center pieces of my husband retirement party. Now I will be able to. So, my first project will be those beautiful paper flowers and the beautiful bows. I ordered the ombré papers and boxing papers to use with Cricut, plus ten other items. It is so hard to pass up on her things. Thank you again for the opportunity to win this beautiful Cricut. I cannot wait to use it.”

-Irene Alexander

Here’s a photo Irene sent us when her new Wild Orchid Cricut Explore arrived on her doorstep!

Irene Alexander Explore

“I am so excited, thank you, I can’t believe I won the Wild Orchid Cricut Explore.  It’s so pretty I can’t wait to see it in person.  I love all of Anna Griffin’s products, especially the card kits, they are amazing every one I’ve made so far has gotten rave reviews. From her Cuttlebug folders and dies, Cricut cartridges, papers and more, everything is so pretty and coordinates so well, when put together it makes everything just a little more special. I can’t wait to make those adorable boxes with bows, and the flowers, wow, my mind is just bursting with ideas for those.  I can’t wait to get started making cards for the holidays and other projects with my kids, and I look forward to all the things we will create with the new Cricut Explore.”

-Christa Ceniceros

Christa has already been busy with her Wild Orchid Explore:

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So much fun! As always, we love hearing from you on the blog. Comment on this post and tell us what projects and tutorials you’d like to see now that all of your goodies from HSN and QVC UK are on their way to you!

Have a great weekend,
Anna

QVC UK October 13th Shopping List

I hope you are all having a wonderful weekend!

We are in London preparing for two days of shows on QVC UK. Be sure to watch tomorrow for all things crafting at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 11 p.m. BST (that’s 5 a.m., 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. EST for those who want to watch online in the States) and again on Tuesday, October 14th at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. BST for the debut of my bedding and home décor.

Here is a complete shopping list for the crafting items that will be available tomorrow. There are lots of things on this list that you have been waiting patiently for!

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504125: Cuttlebug Machine with 2 Folders

504858: Garden Window Card Making Kit

504861: Jolie Designer Kit

504864: Birthday Clear Stamps

505117: For the Boys Stamps

505442: Antique Botanical Die Cuts

505443:Chalkboard Tags and Sentiments

505444: Lovely Layers 5×7 Cardstock

505574: 12” Embossing Folders

505575: Christmas Dies

505579: Lace Trimming Embossing Folders and Dies

505581: Holiday Traditions Card Making Kit

505623: Foil Flourishes Stickers

505624: Christmas Vellum Quote Stickers

505626: Christmas 3D Borders

505627: Perfect Palette Solid Core 12×12 Cardstock

505628: Christmas Gift Wrap Stamps

505629: All About Kindness Card Making Kit

505630: Angelic Card Toppers

505631: Holiday Metallic Layers

505633: Solid Core 12×12 Christmas Cardstock

505634: Christmas Foil Border Stickers

505635: Totally Tags for Christmas

505636: Birthday/Thank You and Sympathy/Encouragement Sticker Library

505637: Bow Dies

505638: Set of 24 Embossing Folders

505639: Christmas Arrangements Embossing Folders and Dies

505692: 3D Gift Tags

703767: All Purpose Tote Bag

Sending lots of love from London!
Anna

Anna is Back on QVC UK October 13th and 14th

Just when you thought this week couldn’t get any more exciting, it’s time for another fun visit to QVC UK! Are you ready?

Don’t miss us on Monday, October 13th at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 11 p.m. for all things crafting and again on Tuesday, October 14th at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. for the exciting debut of the Anna Griffin at Home Collection!

U.K. fans: If you’ve been waiting patiently for new Anna Griffin crafting collections, be sure to tune in Monday October 13th. There will be nearly 25 items up for grabs, including the new Holiday Traditions Card Making Kit, Set of 24 Embossing Folders, Bow Cutting Dies and so much more.

And that’s not all! Stay tuned Tuesday, October 14th for the debut of Anna Griffin at Home! Take Anna Griffin elegance from the craft room to the rest of your home with beautiful duvet covers, throw blankets and decorative pillows in our signature style.

These pieces are so beautiful, and can become be the focal point of a bedroom or the perfect coordinating piece to accent your space. Here’s a little sneak peek at what’s to come:

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There will even be an exclusive assortment of gorgeous silk flowers available that I designed just for you!

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Click here to visit the Anna Griffin store on qvcuk.com. See you on Monday!

HSN October 7th Shopping List

Hi friends!

We’re just one day away from what is sure to be our best 24-Hour Craft Day yet. Are you getting as excited as I am? Here is a complete shopping list of new items and returning favorites. Tune in at midnight, 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. to see everything we’ve created with all these amazing collections!

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New items:

372-063: Wild Orchid Cricut Explore with Accessories

374-599: Holiday Traditions Card Making Kit

372-152: Set of 24 Embossing Folders

371-868: Holiday Foil and Die Cut Borders

371-649: Totally Tags Christmas

379-823: 12×24 Papers

371-646: Petal Papers

371-648: Boxing Day Papers

371-846: Solid Core 12×12 Holiday Papers

371-841: Christmas 12×12 Cardstock

372-071: Christmas Kitsch Cricut Cartridge

371-672: Christmas Gift Wrap Stamps

371-681: Christmas Ink Pads

372-159: Bow Cutting Dies

372-157: Ornament Cutting Dies

371-688: Angelic Card Toppers

371-871: Birthday/Sympathy 3D Sentiment Stickers

 

Returning favorites:

359-106: All About Kindness Card Making Kit

290-940: Perfect Palette 12×12

350-158: Garden Cuttings Embossing Folders and Dies

249-626: Embossing folder sleeves

315-744: Embossing storage box

317-091: Craft Rolling Bag

305-894: Decorative Impressions Idea Book

276-340: Christmas Vellum Quote Stickers

354-744: Lovely Layers Cardstock

320-541: Garden Window Card Making Kit

351-478: Christmas Arrangements embossing folders and dies

275-476: Holiday Decoupage Kit

350-152: Fretwork Dies

 

All of our craft room furniture and craft room storage will be available on hsn.com as well.

Can’t wait!

Anna

Today’s Special Reveal & Final Contest Clue

Happy World Card Making Day, everyone!

It’s finally time to reveal the top secret Today’s Special for HSN on October 7th.  Watch the video below for the long-awaited details about the brand new Wild Orchid Cricut Explore machine and incredible content included in this HSN exclusive offering. If you’ve been on the fence about an Explore, now you have absolutely no reason not to take the leap on Tuesday!

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Now, let’s talk about our huge $3,000 giveaway with Cricut. In case you missed everything included in this prize package we wanted to give you a little reminder! The grand prize winner will receive:

  • The new Wild Orchid Cricut Explore machine with the pre-loaded Pretty Packages, 3D Floral Home Décor and Elegant Edges content (over 400 images!)
  • The Anna Griffin gold Cuttlebug with an entire 2014 library of embossing folder collections
  • Every single new item in our October 7th shows (midnight, 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 9 p.m.)- papers, embellishments, the Holiday Tradition Card Making Kit, stamps, inks, embossing folders, dies and SO much more
  • A complete set of Anna Griffin Grace stationery (Thank you notes, note pads, file folders, etc.)
  • A set of Anna Griffin Grace Black fabric accessories  (all purpose tote, cosmetic bags, wristlets, etc.)
  • An Anna Griffin black Cuttlebug tote bag and rolling craft tote bag

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If that’s not amazing enough, we also have a really fun surprise for two runner up winners that we will draw on October 7th. These two lucky people will also receive the new Wild Orchid Cricut Explore machine with pre-loaded content, and all three winners (the grand prize winner and two runners up) will get to participate in an online Google Hangout with me!! You’ll have a chance to chat with me live via YouTube where we talk about all things Anna Griffin and Cricut. Yay!

Were you able to answer all 6 clues that we’ve given you so far?  Each clue you answered earned you one additional entry into the giveaway. Our last and final clue is going to require a little bit more work than the others, but it’s going to be really fun.

For Clue #7, we want you to upload a photo of something you’ve been inspired to make since the beginning of our previews. It can be a card, a layout, a treat bag or gift tag just to name a few. The possibilities are endless. And what better time to start than World Card Making Day!

For example, we’ve been really inspired by the color purple (thanks to Cricut) and beautiful bows lately, so we created this layout:

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Best of all, this time you can share the contest with your friends on Facebook, and each friend that enters the giveaway will earn YOU one extra entry!  To do this, you will have to click the “share with a friend” button at the bottom of the contest entry form.

Ready to get started? Click here to enter: http://woobox.com/vh44a7

I can’t wait to see all your creations!
Anna