HSN May 11th Preview #4

Hi everyone!

Today’s preview video is going to be slightly different, because I’m coming to you live from Venice, Italy! I’ve had the pleasure of being here for the past few days and it’s like a dream. Talk about never ending inspiration… wow! We have three new products to show you today, so let’s get to it.

First is a set of 6”x6” Perfect Palette Cards and Layers. This was a request from all of you that love our other Perfect Palette collections! Inside you’ll find 48 6”x6” card bases, 48 5.5” square card layers and 48 envelopes in our signature colors. It’s one of those essentials that you’ll want more than one of!

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The new 6×6 Perfect Palette was created to coordinate with our latest set of 12” embossing folders called Grand Duets. These folders will give you double the money for your embossed projects and help you make them in half the time! Each folder features two 5.5” square designs, allowing you to emboss two pieces of paper at once. They are available now on hsn.com, and some of you already told us on Facebook that you have them on the way: http://bit.ly/grandduets

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Remember we told you about our partnership with American Crafts? Well the first exciting product from that partnership is an Anna Griffin Heat Pen!  This tool comes in our signature ivory and gold color palette to coordinate with your Cuttlebug, and will allow you to transfer hand drawn foil and glitter designs to your projects. You can see below how we used it to highlight the features of an embellishment. So much fun!

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That’s all for today. All we have left to preview now is the Today’s Special, which many of you have already guessed. We can’t get anything past our Griffinites… Check back next Tuesday for your first look at the Anna Griffin 6” Minc machine!

Ciao for now!
Anna

P.S. We also just heard that the Butterfly Dies with Autoship are back on hsn.com (http://bit.ly/1KnYH3R). All is right in the crafting world again- ha!

 

HSN May 11th Giveaway #3

Good morning everyone!

We are in London today for a whirlwind visit to QVC UK! Tune in this evening for our final hour at 11 p.m. BST (6 p.m. EST) or watch online here.  There are a lot of really great items available and I brought projects galore to show you.

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Today we are giving away a pretty amazing Cricut bundle. Our winner will receive the Anna’s Flourish Cards and Embellishments cartridge, Anna’s Garden Cards and embellishments cartridge, the Decorate! Celebrate! cartridge and our Banners and Bunting cardstock collection. A big congrats to Jill Pearson!!

If you aren’t following us on Pinterest yet, please join the fun over there! We are always uploading our latest projects and inspiration, and as of this morning we were just a few followers away from 10,000. Wow! Click here to view our page: https://www.pinterest.com/annagriffininc/

That’s it for today. Tuesday’s preview will be our fourth of five for the May 11th shows on HSN, and we’ve got something new for your Cuttlebug that’s worth checking back for!

Love,

Anna

HSN May 11th Sneak Preview #3

Hi friends!

It’s time for the third of five previews leading up to a great day of HSN shows on Monday, May 11th. Be sure to watch the video below for all the details about today’s sneak peek and your next clue about the Today’s Special.  Any guesses as to what it could be? I bet you’re getting warmer!

This week it’s all about the Cricut. If you’ve been waiting to get your legacy machine loaded with our latest designs, the wait is over! The Anna’s Garden and Anna’s Flourish content that came with the Explore Air machine in February will be available in cartridge form on May 11th (don’t worry- the monograms are coming in July!) If you’re an Explore user, be sure to check out the new Make It Now projects for these cartridges in Design Space. They are to die for!

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Now it’s party time! Introducing our Banners and Bunting cardstock, featuring 72 double-sided sheets of cardstock that were designed to complement the Decorate! Celebrate! Cricut cartridge. The cartridge includes 50 images for creating banners, cards, picks and more for perfect  party décor. Once again the Anna Griffin and Cricut partnership is a match made in heaven! You are going to love this amazing paper/cartridge bundle.

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Want to win these 3 cartridges and the cardstock? Comment and tell us which of these collections you love most for your Cricut machine. We’ll select one lucky winner at random on Friday! Facebook users: be sure to share today’s post for an additional entry.

Bye for now!
Anna

HSN May 11th Giveaway #2

Hi everyone!

I’ve been in Utah this week with our friends at Cricut planning for an entire year of new products. I think you’ll be very pleased with what we have in store…

Today we are giving away the Borders and Corners Stamps and Inks, Nifty Nested Layers and the Playful Pieces Card Making Kit. Congratulations to Martha Casey – you are the big winner!! Yay!

In other exciting news, next week we’re filming another video series with projects made with our new May 11th items! One of the cards you’ll see was inspired by the technique in this scrapbook page. Are you enjoying these videos? We sure hope so!

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See you on Tuesday for the next sneak peek!

Anna

HSN May 11th Sneak Preview #2

Hi there!

We hope you’re getting excited about our upcoming visit to HSN on May 11th. It’s going to be so much fun! We’ll be live at midnight, 11 a.m. 3 p.m. and 7 p.m- mark your calendars! There are three new sneak peeks today and three more previews still to come.

First are the Borders and Corners Stamps and ink pads. You might recognize the designs in this collection from our Pretty Paintings Card Making Kit, and now you can build your own custom stamped frames by combining your favorite images! The set includes 39 stamps, 2 clear acrylic mounts with placement guides and 4 ink pads in blue, gold, green and pink.

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Next are new Nifty Nested Layers (say that 3 times fast!).  Inside this handy dandy kit you’ll find 72 sheets of concentric cardstock that you can punch out into multiple layers for card making and scrapbooking.  These gorgeous patterns were inspired by antique lace drawings, and the possibilities they provide are endless!

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Our last item for today is one that you’ve been requesting for months. We love making your wish our command! The Playful Pieces Card Making Kit will help you create 20 precious cards layered with lions, tigers and penguins oh my! The sentiments in this kit are really fun too, with sayings like “Hip, hip hooray,” “You are my sunshine” and “Happy birthday honey.” This is the perfect kit to make with the little ones in your life.

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If you’re anxious to know more about the Today’s Special on May 11th from Anna Griffin and American Crafts, be sure to watch the video above for a special hint! If you’d like to win the three items you saw today, comment below and tell us your favorite. Don’t forget that you can also share today’s Facebook post for an additional entry. We’ll announce the winner on Friday.

Have a wonderful rest of the week!
Anna