How To Series: Gracious Giftables Cricut Cartridge

Hello!

We hope your week has been as fantastic as ours. We thoroughly enjoyed spending time with you all this past Tuesday on HSN for Craft Day. We love our fans! Thank you for every single phone call, Facebook/blog post and skype call! Guess what? We will be back on HSN June 16th for 2 clearance shows and mark your calendars for our next 24 hour Craft Day on July 11th! More news to follow on Monday.

As promised here’s a look at all of the lovely Cricut Gracious Giftables Cartridge designs and the sizing needed for wrappers. This cartridge includes 12 adorable cards, and the possibilities are endless when it comes to what you can create! You can make everything from teapots and tool kits to gift bags and mortar boards! Give friends and family the gift they want, but spice up the packaging and personalize the holder to fit the recipient.

Below are the dimensions for the grouped measurements of each design. Select your image and insert it on the mat. Then select the image group and size it in the edit palette as a group to be sure that the designs are scaled properly.  Please note that the dimensions below are the measurements before they are folded. A standard gift card size 3.375″ x 2.125″ and it will need to fit in the inner pocket on each design.

Teapot Holder – 17.73” W x 10.6” H

Paper Tote Bag Holder – 23.96” W x 7.03” H

Wallet Holder – 17.17” W x 9.03” H

Hangable Tag Holder – 17.1” W x 10” H

Apron Holder – 16.18” W x 8.08” H

Baby Diaper Holder – 29.36” W x 8.65” H

Coin Purse Holder – 17.61” W x 9.6” H

Shirt and Tie Holder – 22.48” W x 6.65” H

Graduation Holder – 18.67” W x 10.51” H

Handbag Holder – 17.87” W x 9.78” H

Gift Box Holder – 27.02” W x 6” H

Tool Box Holder – 12.65” W x 7.36”H

Now that’s a present that packs a serious punch! These gifts will bring creativity and happiness to all, and you can get yours from HSN.com right here.

Have a wonderful weekend and Happy Mother’s Day to all of you Moms out there! You deserve the world and so much more.

Xoxo,

Anna

 

 

HSN May 9th, 2017 Shopping List

Hello there!

We’re so excited for the May 9th shows starting at 1am EST! The rest of our hours will be 11am, 5pm and 9pm. Also, tune in to HSN’s Facebook page around 12:15pm EST for a fun Facebook Live where we will be Scrapbooking with a super fan in honor of National Scrapbooking Month! We are so excited to be bringing you a whole bunch of new items to craft with, along with some of your returning favorites.

Here’s your shopping list from our last 6 weeks of product previews. Click the pink links on your favorites to go straight to hsn.com! If there is not an active link, you can search for the item number at the top of the page on hsn.com.

New Items

542054– Shaker Card Making Kit

542358- Confetti Dies

542379- His and Hers Letterpress Folders

540473– Gracious Giftables Cartridge

542359- Perfect Planner Dies

542062– Mini Album for Him

542064– AG Paper Storage

542070– Multi-Drawer Storage

532402– Chic Wrap Everyday

542386- Accordion Fold Folders

542383- Congratulatory Wishes Dies

542057- Acetate Card Layers for Him

542059– Sentiment Stamps with Dies

542362- Card Front Dies

542047– Collage Card Toppers for Him

542056- Perfect Pattern Cards for Him

Returning Favorites

489141– Charlotte Papercrafting Collection

522546– Anna Griffin Cricut w/ Content

522290– Charming Collage Toppers

522146– Trelliage Dies and Folders

489153– Gold and Silver Stickers

522173– Paper Tricks 3

538144– Wishful Thinking (part of autoship)

542073– Die Storage Binder

479783– For Him Embossing Folders

522534– Impression Masks

We’re so close to showtime! See you tonight at 1am, and let the crafting begin!

Xoxo,

Anna

 

 

 

 

HSN May 9, 2017 Product Preview 6 Winner

Hi there!

Today we have our last winner for our upcoming HSN shows on May 9th! Who is it you ask? We had over 1495 comments about the Shaker Card Making Kit, Confetti Dies and Sentiment Stamps with Dies. You’re the lucky winner, Lou Marks. Congratulations! We know that you will enjoy creating with these incredible new products! You are going to put a smile on so many people’s faces! Our hours for Craft Day are 1am, 11am, Facebook Live on HSN’s Facebook page at 12:15, 5pm and the finale at 9pm. We’re going to have the best time, and we can’t wait!

Let’s take one last look at our last round of May 9th’s items!

Our Shaker Card Kit is brand new for May 9th! With this kit, you’ll be able to make shaker cards effortlessly! We have the cut cards, sequin filled acetate pouches, die cuts, embellishments, sentiments and even the envelopes! All you need to do is add your own adhesive and presto — you have a celebration in a card!

You asked, and we listened! We have created dies that perfectly pair with our stamps and now we have our Sentiment Stamps and with Dies! Use the 8 Dies to create concentric, layered sentiments in any color ink your heart desires! There are 26 greeting options from On Your Wedding Day to With Sympathy. You’re going to love what you can make with this set.

Our set of 3 Confetti Dies make confetti for your very own shaker cards and decorations for your next party. Shake it up everyone!

It’s Friday and it is DIY day! We have sold over 45,000 flip card dies, flip card kits and Cricut cartridges to date. You know that our flip cards are the absolute best and with the Cricut Explore Air 2, you can let the machine do all of the hard work for you. The project URL is below and if you own our Anna’s Fantastic Flips Cartridge for Cricut, all you have to do is click the link to make the card.

Project URL: https://us.cricut.com/design/#/canvas/58030794

NOTE: You must be signed in to your cricut.com account and own the Anna’s Fantastic Flips Digital Cartridge for the link to work.

Materials

  • Cricut Explore Air2® Machine
  • Cricut Design Space® Software
  • Anna Griffin® Anna’s Fantastic Flip Cards Digital Cartridge & Bonus Content – Circle Flip Card, 2, Print & Cut Floral Embellishments, Butterfly Embellishment, Sentiment
  • Cricut® 12×12” Standard Grip Mat
  • Cricut® Tools Scoring Stylus
  • Cricut Tools 5-piece Basic Set 489-350 – Weeding Tool
  • Cricut Explore® Black Pen
  • 2, 12” x 12” Double Sided Purple & Ivory Patterned Cardstock
  • 2, 12” x 12” Double Sided Lavender & Light Lavender Cardstock
  • 1, 8.5” x 11” Ivory Cardstock
  • Sentiment Embellishment
  • Double Sided Adhesive
  • Foam Adhesive

Instructions

  1. If you haven’t already done so, click this link: https://us.cricut.com/design/#/canvas/58030794
  2. If you want to start building the card from scratch, follow the instructions below to use our Fantastic Flips content.

This project makes one Flip card that measures 5” x 7” with an accompanying envelope.

Size card and envelope at the same time, increasing the height to 11.85. Since the envelope is in 2 pieces, you will be able to cut the project on a regular 12″ mat.

  1. Print then cut, cut and draw

In Design Space®, print then cut, draw, score and cut images from card stock.

Follow the directions on Cricut Design Space to cut and draw the materials.

  1. Assemble

Weed the cutout images with the weeding tool.

  1. Adhere the embellishments to the card with foam adhesive. Assemble the envelope with double sided adhesive.

That is beautiful in the making Cricut style!

Of course I am thinking of all of you as we prepare for HSN this weekend. On Monday, we will be posting your shopping list for all of the items in our shows on Tuesday. Until then, we are counting down the last few days until Craft Day.

Have a lovely weekend!

Anna

 

HSN May 9th, 2017 Product Preview 6

Hi everyone,

It’s time for the grand finale of our product previews for our upcoming shows on HSN May 9th! Our show times will be 1am, 11am, 5pm and 9pm for 4 full hours of Elegant Paper Crafting with Anna Griffin! Also be sure to join us on May 9th for a Facebook Live over on HSN’s Facebook page at 12:15! Next Monday we will have your shopping list ready to go, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the shows! Let’s get started, shall we?

We are shaking things up with our Shaker Card Making Kit! You will get everything you need to create 30, sequin filled shaker birthday cards! (Sorry, I got the count wrong in the video) These are so much fun, and you can make 3 styles of shaker cards. We have designed a star, a present and a heart overlay for your pre-made shaker set. This kit comes jam packed with pretty components! There are 30 cards (6 each of 5 different sentiments), 30 shaker card layers (2 each of 15 designs), 30 sentiment stickers (3 each of 10 designs), 40 die cut embellishments (2 each of 80 designs, 30 sequin filled clear plastic pouches and 30 envelopes. Patterns include polka dots, sweet florals, rainbow stripes and so much more! You’ll get sentiments that say Happy Birthday, Birthday Wishes, Just for You and other celebratory phrases! This kit is sure to be a favorite, and will bring a smile to anyone who receives one of these amazing shaker cards!

Let’s keep the celebration going with our brand new Confetti Dies! Now, making your own confetti is as easy as running these dies through your Cuttlebug! There are three designs of cutting dies in this set, in two sizes: circle, heart and star! Oh my goodness these dies will make you want to throw a party! You can use your own confetti to create even more shaker cards, and coordinate your colors for a unique, cheerful look! What to do with the rest of the layer you ask? Add it to a card, I say! These dies are just what you need for life’s next celebration.

 

Next up we have our 3D Sentiment Stamps and Die Set! The stamp and die designs are based on our beautiful sentiment stickers where you have gorgeous typography layered on top of an intricate border design. You’ll get eight concentric cutting dies to create perfectly layered stamped sentiments. All occasion sentiments include, Thank You, Happy Anniversary and Thinking of You as well as, I Miss You and Good Luck. Stamp these designs with different colors and layer with foam squares to add dimension! You will never run out of sentiments again with this interchangeable, versatile set!

It’s time to make a case for your favorite item, and this is your last chance to win before the big shows on May 9th! On Friday we will announce our winner, chosen at random. On Monday we will have your shopping list! Leave us lots of comments to choose from, and we will see you here on Friday!

Xoxo,

Anna