HSN May 9th, 2017 Product Preview 4 Winner

Hi everyone,

Happy Friday! There are only two and a half weeks between now and our next Craft Day on HSN! It’s going to be a great day and a great time! Speaking of time, our showtimes on May 9th will be 1am, 11am, 5pm and 9pm. We’re getting everything ready for the big day. Thank you for your comments on Monday’s blog post. Today’s lucky winner is Sue K., Congratulations!

With so many amazing new items, we figured you would want another look!

Our Pocket Page Album for Him is just what you need to house family memories of vacations, special moments and so much more. You’ll get the mini album, plus 40 beautifully printed inserts to add color, design and to frame your best memories.

Many of you are so excited for the whopping 55 dies that come with our Planner Die Set. Use these dies with your planner, the new Pocket Page for Him Album or even your cards and scrapbook pages. There are arrows, numbers, phrases and more for many different uses! You’re going to love this set!

Our Anna’s Gracious Giftables Cartridge for Cricut will be presented for the first time on May 9th. With this image set, you can create gift card holders for lots of occasions like graduation, a baby shower and Father’s Day. Skip the plain and opt for the wow gift card!

Last, but certainly not least we have our Anna Griffin Cricut Explore Air 2 in lovely ivory and gold. This bundle includes a 3 month Design Space Subscription, 12 x 12 Light Grip Mat, 12 x 12 Strong Grip Mat, Wisteria Pen Pack (5 pens) and a new accessory pouch! Upgrade your machine, and use it with the incredible Gracious Giftables cartridge for all your spring and summer gifts and parties.

Many of you have shared how much you have enjoyed our weekly project tutorials over the last 8 weeks. Thank you for the positive feedback! Today’s tutorial features our American Crafts Platform Punch. Grab your supplies and make this card with us!


Platform Punch Card


  • Anna Griffin® Platform Punches with Stamps and Templates 529-207 – Pink Small Frame Template
  • Anna Griffin® Ivory Cards & Envelopes 505-052 – 1, 5”x7” Folded Card
  • Anna Griffin® 12” x 12” Metallic Card stock 458-872 – Blue Card stock Cut to 2, 4” x 4” pieces
  • Blue Glitter Card stock 1, 5” X 7” Layer
  • Anna Griffin® Craft Essential Tool Set 442-864 – Craft Knife, Ruler & Cutting Mat
  • Anna Griffin® Perfect Rosettes Embellishments 489-151 – 2 Pink Rosettes
  • 2 Yellow Floral Embellishments
  • Sentiment Sticker
  • Double Sided Adhesive
  • Foam Adhesive


  • Adhere blue glitter card stock layer to the ivory folded card base with double sided adhesive.

  • Punch 2, 4” x 4” blue metallic card stock pieces using the Platform Punch Pink Small Frame template.

Trim to fit your card. You can do this before you attach it (as shown below) or after as Anna does in the video.

  • Center punched pieces overlapping the strips with trimmed edges at the top and bottom of the card, as shown.

  • Adhere rosettes with double sided adhesive and floral embellishments with foam adhesive. Attach sentiment sticker to the center of the card.

You know our previews get progressively more exciting, and next week is no exception. There are only 2 more previews for May 9th, and we still have a lot more in store for you! Have a wonderful weekend, and meet us right here on the blog Monday morning!

Bye for now,



  1. Jeanne C. Smith says:

    What can I say that everyone else has already said? Nothing except I love everything Anna Griffin! Would I love to win one of your give away gifts? More than anything else in this world! It would be difficult for me to say what my favorite items are, I just love them all! Have a wonderful day Anna and when you draw the winner Anna, please, oh please draw my name! XOXOXO
    Jeanne Smith

  2. Pamela P says:

    Card toppers are genius because sometimes you just need to run in there and make a card in a few minutes and run out the door .

  3. Kathy Higgins says:

    A-Anna’s products are amazing! N-Now I am proud of the cards that I make! N-Nice to see all of the new products! A-Always enjoy a 24hr. craft show with Anna!

  4. Kim Brant says:

    I can’t wait for the 9th, I’m so so excited for the product, all of the manly stuff is so lacking & needed for the men/boys in our life. Would love to win the cricuit air 2! Thank you Anna for the chance to win!

  5. Kathy R. says:

    Love the new items that allow us to celebrate the men in our lives with style. Collage toppers will come in handy!

  6. Juli Barmore says:

    Again more beautiful things from Anna! Congrats Sue! Maybe I will be lucky this week. Keeping my fingers crossed Would so wish to win.

  7. Marilyn E Moore says:

    Winning the Cricut Air 2 would be a dream come true.
    I have not embraced the world of using the design space yet. I am so willing to attempt this site!

  8. Paula Price says:


    Love the Punch and Turorial. I can’t wait until HSN airs. I have not been out to dinner or gone to Starbucks for a month. Saving money for my wish list of Anna Griffin New Products.

  9. Reba Duncan says:

    Congrats to Sue K. Thank you Anna for helping me to be sooooo creative. I am counting down the hours until May 9th.

  10. Lana says:

    Definitely the new cartridge and the new punch looks good too. Looking forward to the 9th. Keep it coming. Smiles

  11. Maureen m says:

    To miss Mary Huff, sendingvyou good thoughts and will definitely say some extra prayers for you, good luck

  12. Lois N. says:

    Congratulations SUE K. !!! Enjoy all your wonderful new products!
    Love those punches Anna and the planner die sets and everything else. Can’t wait for your May show and I know it will be extraordinary!!
    Have a great weekend and catch you Monday!
    Love, Lois N.

  13. Debra J says:

    Good for you Sue! I really like the For Him Album to make a gift for my father .I’m sure he would appreciate it. Mom usually gets all the pretty mail and scrapbooks.

  14. Becky Jo Cannon says:

    Congratulations Sue K.! You won some sweet crafting items! Thanks Anna for the blog being a continual inspiration. Love the new tutorial.

  15. Norma Bartlett says:

    Hi there Anna ! I really like the new punches. It looks like they are a little harder to punch down, but I’ll just have to eat my Wheaties before I use them. Lol. I am so excited for May 9th.

  16. Criss Behe says:

    Going to a scrap booking crop tomorrow to benefit the Cancer Society with my Cuttlebug, Anna Griffin cardstock, embellishments, etc, plan to make a batch of cards! Too bad I don’t have the new items to take along!

  17. Virgie Lovelace says:

    I am so excited to get closer to that May day of Anna Griffin. I hope I can win something soon.

  18. ellie k says:

    Lucky Sue, congratulations. Waiting anxiously for May 9th Anna and all your fantastic goodies.and your beautiful in the making projects.

  19. Annette Johnson says:

    Congrats to the winner enjoy your new items. Can’t believe how quickly the craft day is coming…So looking forward to it.

  20. Lynn Ossolinski says:

    Hello.I am really happy with my pocket dies! I am using double sided paper and they look terrific. I love the book mark embellishment to put in the pocket. I say, make more book marks–they are great as a sentiment carrier. Of the new products the center punch will be a genius design. Can’t wait to see it demonstrated on TV.

  21. Lynn Ossolinski says:

    I am really happy with my pocket dies! I am using double sided paper and they look terrific. I love the book mark embellishment to put in the pocket. I say, make more book marks–they are great as a sentiment carrier. Of the new products the center punch will be a genius design. Can’t wait to see it demonstrated on TV.

  22. Diana L Khader says:

    SO Happy for you Sue! Look forward to seeing you Anna, on the ninth… this month is draaagging….LOL. But your worth the wait!! 🙂

  23. Jill M says:

    Where do you come up with your ideas? I am in awe of your artistic abilities, but also your ideas for different things like the new album. I don’t use a planner, but so many people do. I am sure they will enjoy the additions to the albums.


  24. Paulette Duda says:

    if I get any more AG items, I may have to move my chair into another room. Love the stuff I have and would love to win some more.

  25. beckie longacre says:

    Anna G, you’re the best. Love all your products as I have a room full. But, there is still room for more. Anxiously waiting for May 9th. Thank you for all you and your team do for us crafters. Congratulation to Sue K.

  26. Lynn Smith says:

    Congratulations to all of Anna’s lucky winners. But we are all winners to have the choice to be able to use all the wonderful tools. Thank you Anna and Co for everything

  27. Arlene J. Peters says:

    Congratulations Sue K on you great win… I know you will be so happy with everything since all of Anna’s items are always super… Again, congratulations…

  28. Pam says:

    Anna, thanks for the Platform Punch tutorial. Please keep the tutorials coming – they have been so helpful and instructive. I’ve looked forward to them every week (especially when I don’t win the big prize!)

  29. Vicki Fellenger says:

    Congratulations Sue. You and all the other winners are so lucky and blessed to win all the Anna Griffin products…..Enjoy!!

  30. Robin in Washington says:

    Congrats Sue!

    ….love the tutorials Anna – Keep them coming…

    See you on the 9th My Friend!

  31. Darlene says:

    love your things, would love to have anything by you….I do have many things . but the last couple years ….had to watch what I buy. helping family out and It not easy being retired…but watch it all…(my coment is what will Anna think of next….smile….thank you…

  32. Susan Edwards says:

    Well dang it, Anna Griffin! Just when I think I could not possibly need another new tool or Cricut cartridge, you go prove me wrong!! LOL Goodness, but I love both your planner die set and your Gracious Giftables Cartridge. I have added the HSN show to my calendar with reminders set!!!

  33. Carla Haase says:

    Congratulations, Sue. Enjoy your new things. I too can hardly wait for May 9th. Plan to be up all night watching and ordering. 1st order will be the Gracious Giftables Cricut Digital Cartridge. Love everything Anna Griffin!

  34. Angel Cyr says:

    Well, Seeing That We Feed, Several Deer ~&~ Live Near The Kenduskeag, ME River ( Famous To The Kenduskeag Canoe Races, Which Was Held Last Sat. April 15,th ) These Pictures Taken … Make Me Feel Right At Home. ” VERY, NICE !!! ” Definitely, A Pleasant Add – On, ~~~ JUST FOR MEN ~~~ If, You’re Ever In Need For More Deer ~ or ~ Raccoon Pictures … Just Let Me Know !!! I Own Many !!!

  35. Carol D says:

    Congratulations Sue K!

    Anna I love the Punch Set, and thank you for the tutorial. I would like to ask if there was a template to use the same template to make the same 4 by 4 square with the rounded edge on the outside? Thanks for all the wonderful products!

  36. Heidi Johnson says:

    Waiting patiently for May 9th and saving my pennies (dollars) for all the pretty things you are offering! So looking forward to all of them. Would love to win that gold explore!

  37. Alicia says:

    Good going to the new winner. Anna, what can be said, I just love all your creations. Looking forward to the May shows. However, I must, must, must be more frugal this time round. I buy way too much during craft day and still shop at all those big box stores.

  38. Barbara Ferris says:

    Congratulations Sue! Have fun okay Ng with all of your new Anna Griffin goodies! You are so lucky, enjoy!!

  39. Donna M. DeGraw says:

    Congrats Sue K.. You are so lucky. I know I don’t have that kind of luck. Hope you well enjoy all of your great gifts. I was hoping to win a new cricut.

  40. Linda Christiansen says:

    Yay, yay for Sue K.! I’m sure your husband will enjoy his album for his birthday & Fathers Day and you will have fun making it and creating with your other gifts as well!

    Mrs Mary Huff… I prayed for you and wish you speedy healing and comfort & peace speaking at the funeral. Take care.

    Anna, once again thank you for the samples & tutorial. So much fun and inspiring!! The only drawback to previews is that I can’t have it now! Haha. Looking forward to May 9th…wish you were on more hours!!!

  41. Mary Draffen says:

    Love the new punch product the design looks beautiful and you make it look easy to use. I can only imagine how long my list is gonna be to shop on May 9th for your products. I truly appreciate you giving us the preview of the fabulous products that will appear on HSN!!

  42. Mary Beth says:

    Lucky you Sue K!!
    Thanks for the punch tutorial…lovely card.
    As always too many choices. Thanks AG TEAM!

  43. Maria-Grazia Celle says:

    Oh my goodness!! I’m back in paper punch heaven!! This is great!!

    Congratulations Sue K!

  44. Mrs. Mary Huff says:

    Anna, Isn’t there a song called “The Best Is Yet To Come”? Congrats to Sue K.

    Griffinites, I could use a prayer or two because I’m speaking at a funeral and fighting a possible kidney stone so I appreciate it. All of u are also in my prayers!

  45. Felicia Artis says:

    Hi Anna,
    Can’t wait for May 9. I’m so excited about the products. I love when Anna is on HSN showing how to use the items. I have a cuddle bug and a cricut explore 2. I make all kinds of items ( cards, shirts, picture frame designs and more). I look forward to purchase more items on May 9. Thanks

  46. Elaine May says:

    Congratulations Sue K! All of your beautiful new gifts are a wonderful blessing! Have lots of fun with them!

  47. Judy Estrada says:

    This is a very interesting punch. I will go look at the video in a bit. I am looking forward to your demonstration on HSN craft day!

  48. HollyG says:

    Hello Miss Anna and Crew!
    I am loving all the tutorials! Thank you for your taking the time for these videos, they really are a huge help! Yay for Sue! Congrats to her! Ohhhhh my, that ivory and gold Cricut is calling my name!
    So looking forward to May 9th….
    Thanks for all you do!

  49. Michelle Ornelas says:

    I’m getting more excited about the show on May 9th. Crafting is the name of the game.!!

  50. Joan Bauer says:

    The album for him is so welcome. This would be great gift for my sons and my husband! Thank you. aNd all your other products are first class!

  51. Ann weedman says:

    Love the pocket page for him I lost my husband of 56 years to cancer 20 months ago I could put his pictures in it for a memorial

  52. Michele jones says:

    Congrats to Sue K. I am looking forward to May 9, and the planner die set and the other items , there goes my credit card!

  53. Deidra says:

    Congratulations, Sue K! What fun you will have with 55 new dies and this week’s other new products! Have lots of creative fun!

  54. Maureen m says:

    Congratulations to Sue on her winnings, have fun. Thank you Anna for this tutorial on your newest punch, they are easy to follow but a little tricky creating a design on paper this tutorial was a big help, do hope you will have more. Looking forward to Monday’s blog as it starts my day with renewed and a positive fresh outlook for the week

  55. Pat Houston says:

    Everything is so so beautiful, as usual. Can’t wait for the next HSN show. Can you tell me when the first auto ship will be shipped out- I’m so anxious to get it.

  56. Vicky MIchot says:

    Congrats Sue K! looks like today is your lucky day 🙂 Cant wait to see what else is in store for May 9th. Looking forward to the next preview 🙂

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