HSN January 10th, 2018 Product Preview 2 Winners + How To: Christmas Ornament

Hello friends,

Happy Friday! It looks like you all adore the new window embellishments, dies and additions! We love bringing you these sets to extend and inspire your Window Ledge and Window Box Card Making Kits!

We are less than 3 weeks away from our HSN shows on January 10th! It will be our first shows of 2018 and to make it extraordinary, we have the Today’s Special! Any guesses as to what it could be? We think it’s going to be something that you LOVE! Join us at midnight, 11am, 12pm, 4pm, 7 pm, 8pm and all throughout Craft Day.

It’s time for our 8 winners! Thank you for #celebr8-ting with us all week long!

Window Ledge Card Making Kit- @GwenOgburn (Instagram) and Sandy Hanson (Facebook)

Window Ledge Dies 1 & 2 Migdalia Del Valle (Pinterest) and @MarieFixReams (Instagram)

Window Ledge Embellishments- Jane Bill (blog) and Cathy Scarborough (blog)

Window Box Die Cuts and Sentiments- Diane Razzano Clemen (Pinterest) and Evelyn Robinson (Facebook)

Our Window Ledge Card is packed full of everything you need to create show stopping cards! From beautifully colored die cuts and flowers to gorgeous card layers and wonderful inserts, this card kit is going to be one that you will want to use again and again! It’s perfect for all occasions!

Keep creating with our set of Window Ledge Dies 1! You will be able to mix and match your papers, layers, sentiments and more as you create your very own window card. Use the dies to make themed windows for holidays, birthdays and any time you need to celebrate.

We love when you let us know products you want! Our Window Ledge Dies 2 is a direct reflection of that! Now, you can create curved awnings, Scottie dogs curtains and even your own topiaries. These dies will further your kit, and allow you to keep making beautiful projects!

The beauty of our Window Ledge Embellishments will make you ooh and ahh. These pretty papers are perfectly color coordinated and ready to use! You’ll get 220 card stock pieces to layer and create with. You’ll love the tiny flowers, cheerful sentiments and bright colors in this set.

We can’t leave out our Window Box Card Making Kit can we? Our new set of Window Box Die Cuts and Sentiments is just the thing to keep your boxes blooming all season long! With 272 pieces including, sentiments, sentiment flags, flowers, gold foil die cuts and more, you will be able to make 3D cards like no other. Mix or match your colors for a unique card experience.

On to today’s project! If you’re looking to add a little pizazz to your holiday decor, or to make a gift for a friend or loved one get out your Cricut Maker (or your Explore Air 2) and let’s create!

Anna’s Holiday Ornaments – 3D Chapel Ornament

If you own the Anna’s Holiday Ornament Cartridge, you can use this URL to cut the project: https://design.cricut.com/#/design/77071409

If you do not own this content, it will be available in Design Space later this year.

Finished Size: Approximately 2 ¼”x 2 ¾”x 4

Materials:

  • Cricut® Maker™ machine
  • Cricut® Design Space™ software
  • 12” x 12” Standard Grip or Light Grip Cricut® cutting mat
  • Anna Griffin® Christmas Dresden Trims
  • (1) 12”x 12” Silver and white patterned card stock
  • (2) Gold foil card stock, cut to 2”x 2 ½”
  • (2) Gold foil card stock, cut to 2”x 2 ¼”
  • Holly embellishment
  • Gold string or ribbon
  • Foam squares
  • Scissors
  • Adhesive (tape runner or glue)

Instructions:

Using your Cricut® Design Space™ software and Cricut® Maker™ machine, follow the on-screen instructions to cut the base layer from card stock paper.

Assembly:

  1. Trim two corners of each of the 2”x 2 ½”gold foil card stock.

2. Using foam squares, attach the two 2”x 2 ½” gold foil card stock to the back of the two sides of the chapel with door cut outs.

3. Adhere the 2”x 2 ¼” gold foil card stock to the remaining two sides of the chapel using foam squares.

4. Fold along the scored lines and adhere the tab in place to assemble the chapel.

5. To complete the top of the chapel, fold along the scored lines and fold the tabs in. Adhere with double-sided adhesive.

6. Adhere a holly embellishment on both sides of the chapel roof.

7. Using glue adhesive, attach a Christmas Dresden bell on top of the holly.

8. String a ribbon through the top of the chapel, forming a loop.

Before I go hang that on my tree, watch this newly created segment called Fan Mail Friday!

Wow, how much fun was that? But wait there’s more! On Monday we will have Product Preview 3 – very exciting! Have a great weekend!

Love,

Anna

 

102 comments

  1. Becky Jo Cannon says:

    Late reply here! I love Fan mail Friday, sharing. I love the tutorials & window ledge kits, dies & the examples you share! I loved reading these comments, and all those who won congratulations! And to the person who almost fell off her chair! This is truly a fun place to be! Love it Anna! Can’t wait to #celebr8annagriffin January 10th!

  2. Stacey M. says:

    The flourish dies are so amazing, just what I’ve needed. I’ve been cutting up the ones in the kits to make them last, now I won’t have to be so stingy! Love the card kit, too!
    Thanks for keeping us busy.

  3. Anna Griffin says:

    Gwen, we’re so glad you won! We sent an email to you about your prize. Have a very, merry Christmas!

  4. Ruth Ann Martin says:

    I made a lot of Christmas cards from your kits and embellishments this year and they were really pretty. Is it possible to make a smaller Christmas card Kit that could be mailed for the regular 49 cents. Most of my cards from the kits had to be hand stamped which of course costs more to mail – about 15 cents each.

  5. Frankie Rolfe says:

    What a fabulous collection from some very festive people. Happy Holidays to all.
    Thanks Anna for sharing, and being such a generous, and gifted inspiration!

  6. Migdalia Del Valle says:

    Lol to Evelyn…I also almost fell off my chair when I saw my name…I’m so excited…My question is what do we need to do to get the goodies…I’m assuming that they will email being that when we leave a comment we also give our email address.

    Thanks again for picking me….can’t wait to start making window cards….Migdalia Del Valle (Mickey)

  7. amy okada says:

    I am truly excited for the sets of Window Ledge Dies. I am one of those that called into suggest the embellishments, especially the canopy die. The canopy die and other dies are the jewels and accessories of card making.

  8. Beatrice says:

    Congrats to all the winners! Love the new card kits & extra embellishment for window ledges. I would love to make church die! Looking forward to Jan 10th 24 hr. craft show. Happy Holidays to everyone! #annaversary #celebr8annagriffin

  9. Evelyn Robinson says:

    I almost fell off my chair when I saw my name as the Facebook winner for the Window Box Die Cuts and Sentiments- giveaway. Thank you so much. So what do I do now to receive goodies. :-). Evelyn Robinson

  10. Grama Pei says:

    LOVE Fan-mail Friday! SO inspiring! THANK you, Anna and team for putting it together! Wow, Griffinite fans, you make some truly incredible cards! And, of course, Congratulations to all the Winners! I must make that gorgeous Church ornament. I wish I could just pause the month till I get EVERYTHING I dream of accomplishing completed -then turn Christmas loose to continue! ha!

  11. DEBBY says:

    Thank you for the new Fan Friday the card were beautiful love the window card looking forward to the 10 th of Jan

  12. Carolyne says:

    MERRY. CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE! Anna, thanks for sharing your mail. Beautiful projects and gifts! And congrats to all the lucky winners! 🙂

  13. Norma Bartlett says:

    Everything is beautiful as usual and I love the new fan mail video. It is so nice to see all the beautiful cards made by fellow crafters. Thanks for all you do. ❤

  14. Migdalia Del Valle says:

    AHHHHH…I CANNOT BELIEVE I WON!!! YAYYYY SO SUPER EXCITED.

    THANK YOU ANNA!!! CAN’T WAIT TO START USING THE DIES….

  15. Annette Johnson says:

    Congrats to all the winners. Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas. Looking forward to the new products and returning faves in Jan.

  16. Sandy Hanson says:

    I CAN’T BELIEVE I WON ONE OF YOUR KITS. SO LOOKING FORWARD TO GETTING IT AND PUTTING THE CARDS TOGETHER. THANK YOU ANNA. LOOKING FORWARD TO JAN 10. IS THERE ANYTHING I NEED TO DO?

  17. Patricia Simon says:

    I cannot believe that ornament…….I have an older circuit, we need a die for this ornament and more!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It is gorgeous! I want it!!!

  18. Yadyra Marrero says:

    Congratulations to all the winner’s!!
    Anna thank you for the tutorial on the ornament, it’s beautiful.
    I can’t wait till Jan 10th.!!!
    #annaversary
    #celebr8annagriffin

  19. Audrey Olander says:

    Love the chapel ornament. Thank you for sharing fan mail with us. Great to see all the wonderful ideas from their creations!

  20. Angel Cyr says:

    Congratulations ! … to all of you, ” Lucky Winners ! ”

    L~O~V~E ~~~ Fan Mail Friday ~~~ So, cute to see … what kind of things … Crafter’s are crafting up, with your Anna Griffin, Products !

    Angel

  21. SheliaP says:

    Anna, thanks for Fan Mail Friday! It’s such fun looking at he beautiful cards the talented Griffinites have sent our leader!
    What a joy it must be to find those little treasures from the heart in the mail.

  22. Juicyfruits says:

    I must have missed that angel group of die cuts.

    I was wondering–when you make coloring books, etc., can you not print them with the ink that is used with your minc machine? Many times I want to use them on a card, & so it just would be a lot easier if you printed them using the correct ink.

    God Bless, Linda

  23. Gwen Ogburn says:

    Anna, Thank you! I am so excited to win the Window Ledge Card Making Kit. I was so sad today and this just made me so happy. I just opened that instagram account and still have to learn all about it. (Okay, yes, I am old and not up to all the tech stuff.). Congratulation to all the other winners. I just love all the wonderful cards you shared from all the other Griffinites. Merry Christmas to you and all your team.

  24. Virginia Byham says:

    Anna, I just love Fan Mail Friday and seeing all the beautiful cards. Those ladies are in a class of their own! Wow! Maybe one day I’ll come close to that level of artistry. Looking forward to January 10. #annaversary

  25. Cathy Scarborough says:

    Oh my gosh! I’m SO excited about winning the window ledge embellishments! Happy early Christmas to me! Thank you Anna – you’re the best!

  26. Debbie Dunn says:

    Congratulations to all the winners!!!
    Thank you Anna for all the beautiful cards above they are so very beautiful!!
    I absolutely love Fam Friday , show if the Christmas Cards that was sent to you are absolutely Amazing!!
    Merry Christmas Anna And to all your amazing Team !!
    Fondly,
    Debbie Dunn

  27. Janelle Kinsaul says:

    One can never have enough dies or flowers. All these kits have multiple uses. Love Love Love dies. #annaversay #celebr8annagriffin

  28. Jane Bill says:

    I just logged on to read the new Blog and What to my wondering eyes should appear but MY name as a Winner!!!!!!!!!! WooHoo!!!!!!! Thank You Sooooooooo Much!!!!!! I’m so very excited!! Congrats to all of the other winners too!
    And I love the new Friday Fan Mail segment. Such lovely cards!

  29. Randellyn Bossom says:

    Congratulations to all the winners! I love the new segment of Fan Mail Friday and all of those beautiful cards…such inspiration! This will be fun to watch, especially as we move into the different seasons throughout the year.

  30. Nana D says:

    Happy Friday Anna! Congratulations to all the winners! And Wow all those Fan Friday cards are amazing!!!! Something to strive for. Happy Holidays everyone!

  31. Ara Wisnoski says:

    Everything is beautiful! Is there a die set coming for the church ornament? That would be wonderful! What a beautiful ornament to give and receive during Christmas! Merry Christmas, Anna & Team Anna! And best wishes for a happy, healthy, creative New Year!

  32. Aurora Riffee says:

    Those wonderful cards you received were from people like me who appreciate your work in creating beautiful ideas that are translated into wonderful cards. Thank you for sharing. I will look forward to Fan Mail Friday’s.

  33. Linda Christiansen says:

    Oh my Anna!
    The church box is gorgeous & I wish I had products to make it.
    Thank you for sharing the absolutely amazing cards you receive…they are as special as you are! I’m sure you wish you could show each & every one.
    What I admire is that cards from the most simple designs to the very elaborate are created with HEART. Like a compassionate hug and a warm smile!
    Beautiful in the making!

  34. Linda DeVries says:

    I’m going to love Fan Mail Friday! Anna, you’ve received such beautifully made cards. What talented Griffinites! #annaversary#celebr8annagriffin

  35. Donna Marie DeGraw says:

    Congrats to all the winner. These Window cards are so beautiful to make. Thank you Anna for your wonderful. Talent and for sharing it with all of us.

  36. JoAnn Taylor says:

    Your new Church Box is absolutely adorable…would love to have this to put little gifts in to give all the members of our Choir at church. You amaze me with the neat ideas you and your team come up with. Thank you, Anna!

  37. Joanne Wachel says:

    This is so pretty and makes me wish I had the cricut machine. Someday I may get brave enough to purchase it. Merry Christmas, Anna. Your products give me so much joy.

  38. Pattie says:

    Yeah! A good morning!
    I always look forward to your video’s whether they are instructional, inspirational, or product introduction. Each one for me is a pleasure.
    Often I view them on YouTube which I can not leave a message reply via TV. However, I am with you in spirit.
    Enjoy the Holidays!

  39. Doug G. says:

    Unbelievable cards you have received Anna !!! Love the perfect paisley top you are wearing !!! Congrats to ALL the winners !!!! #annaversary #celebr8annagriffin

  40. Patricia Coddington says:

    Love all the samples BUT I love seeing all the love mail you get too! Congrats to the winners… lucky ladies!

  41. Doris Bradley says:

    I love the church would love to make one from a kit that would be wonderful. Looking forward to January and seeing you with beautiful in the making kits. Doris in Texas

  42. Deborah Martin says:

    Quite beautifully elegant is the ornament! I haven’t made this one yet. It may be on the horizon later. #anniversary#celebr8annagriffin

  43. Charlene Helgoth says:

    Such beautiful inspiration! That’s my idea of you, Anna, how inspiring you are to all the wonderful crafters who love to work with your designs and elements for their own creations.
    Beautiful inspiration!

  44. Mary Eileen Wagner says:

    So many beautiful cards for very creative people. Making my cards has been the best part of my holiday. Thank you and Merry Christmas.

  45. Marie says:

    I can’t believe I won! All you and your team create is so awesome. I love seeing all the new creations and look forward to getting my dies! Hugs to all!

  46. Jan says:

    BEAUTIFUL! Simple beauty in all that you do. I love all your new creations. The chapel is my favorite. Can’t wait for the January show.

    Jan F

  47. Shellie Fontana says:

    Wow! That Chapel Ornament is AMAZING, AND YES–SUCH FUN! THANK YOU, Anna, for demonstrating, providing instructions for dimensional projects with all your prett papers and tools! Your BLOG is the BEST! And, your products are my FAVORITE! Looking forward to your ‘new year shows’ on January 10 on HSN!

  48. Terance in Texas says:

    I am loving that church, i didnt know that was in that image group, now another quick project for the holidays how exciting. LOVE the holiday pieces

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