HSN May 9th, 2017 Product Preview 5 Winner

Happy Friday, everyone!

We hope that you’ve had a great week, and that you have enjoyed the second to last product preview before our shows on HSN May 9th. We had so many great responses to our Collage Toppers for Him, Charming Collage Toppers, His and Hers Letterpress Folders and Perfect Pattern Cards for Him. Over 1030 of you commented to win these 4 items, and our winner for today is Suzanne Matos. Lucky you! We hope you have a blast creating beautiful projects with these new items.

We have an exciting new crafting video today as well as a few more projects to inspire you!

Our Perfect Patterns for Him Cards and Envelopes have a neutral and masculine palette that perfectly coordinates with  our new Collage Card Toppers for Him. There’s not a single pink card in the deck, but lots of deeper hues with patterned neutrals sprinkled in.

These Collage Toppers for Him provide an easy way to create a card quickly and effortlessly! Multiple vintage themes are included in this set of 96 toppers with sayings like Birthday Wishes, For My Friend and many more.

Our Charming Collage Toppers are an incredible set of 100 already expertly layered diecuts that allow you to make an everyday card in a flash! This set is back from January, and it’s easy to see why it’s an Anna Griffin favorite!

Our His and Hers Letterpress Folders create some of the most endearing embossed patterns you can get! This set of 6 folders is the first autoship from the Letterpress sets that debuted in January. So many of you loved the flamingos, anchors and pineapples designs, and we can’t see what you create with them!

Let’s make a card with your Go Press and Foil Machine! This item was so popular in March, and you can see why! It creates a beautiful letterpressed image with this easy to use heated machine.

 

MATERIALS

  • Anna Griffin® Go Press & Foil Machine 529-122 – Best Wishes Hot Foil Stamp, 1 Gold Foil Cut to 2.5” x 4.5” and 1 Gold Foil Cut to 4” x 6,” Tongs & Rubber Mat
  • Anna Griffin® Ivory Cards & Envelopes 505-052 – 1, 5”x7” Folded Card
  • Anna Griffin® Gold/Ivory Cricut Cuttlebug™ Version 3, 510-398
  • Anna Griffin® Flower Layer Die 115-5288
  • Anna Griffin® Terrific Tags, Cutting Dies and Stamps Bundle 505-094
  • Anna Griffin® Rose Collection Scrapbooking Set 470-027 – 1, 12” x 12” White & Gold Cardstock Cut to 1, 5” x 7” Cardstock Layer
  • Anna Griffin® Perfect Palette II Cardstock 505-105 – 1, 12” x 12” Pink Cardstock Cut to 1, 4” x 6” Layer
  • Anna Griffin® Perfect Palette II Cardstock 505-105 – 1, 12” x 12” Dark Pink Cardstock Piece Cut to 1, 3.5” x 4.5” Layer
  • 1 Floral Embellishment Sticker
  • Anna Griffin® 100-piece Perfect Bows Assortment 430-694 – 1 Small Pink Bow
  • Double Sided-adhesive
  • Foam Adhesive
  • 2, 5” x 7” Cardstock Shims

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Follow heating instructions included with the Go Press & Foil machine.
  • Best Wishes Hotfoil Stamp and Flower Layer Die both need to heat for approximately 1 minute.
  • Place Flower Layer die cutting side up on the Go Press & Foil heat plate. Place 4” x 6” gold foil (gold side facing down) on top of die, followed by the 4” x 6” pink card layer (pink side facing down) on top of the foil.

  • Add shims to apply pressure properly. Close lid and allow die to heat for 30 seconds. Remove the heating platform from the Go Press & Foil base.  Slowly wind through the Cuttlebug machine and back again to apply foil to the cardstock layer.  Let cool for approximately 30 seconds.

  • Peel off foil. Use tongs to place die on rubber mat to cool down.

  • Place “Best Wishes” hot foil stamp onto the heat plate. Place 2.5” x 4.5” gold foil colored side down on top of the die.  Place 5” x 4.5” dark pink cardstock piece (dark pink side facing down) on top of foil.  Add shims and close lid and allow die to heat for 30 seconds.

  • Remove the heating platform from the base, and wind slowly through the Cuttlebug machine and back to apply foil to the cardstock piece. Let cool for approximately 30 seconds.

  • Die cut dark pink cardstock piece with Terrific Tags die.

  • Attach gold foil layer to card base with double sided adhesive. Attach foil stamped layer with foam adhesive.  Adhere tag with foam adhesive, floral embellishment sticker, and bow with double-sided adhesive.

What a fun Friday! Monday meet us here for your shopping list!

Love,

Anna

HSN May 9th, 2017 Product Preview 5

Hello, hello!

Welcome to Product Preview 5! Are you ready to see more new items debuting on our Anna Griffin Elegant Paper Crafting HSN shows? First things first, our shows on May 9th are scheduled for 1am, 11am, 5pm and 9pm. It’s going to be a great 24 hour Craft Day so let’s get started!

First up, we have just what you need for all of those masculine cards that you need to make. With our Perfect Pattern Cards for Him you will get 100 cards and envelopes for all your card making needs! There are 50, A2 cards & envelopes and 50, A7 cards & envelopes. What is unique to this set is the masculine color palette and its’ 25 different designs! Patterns include stripes, geometrics, great plaids and extravagant border designs. These cards make the perfect base layer for all of your card crafting needs.

Introducing our brand new Collage Card Toppers for Him! These are designed to go with the Perfect Pattern Cards for Him. The card toppers take the guess work out of creating.  Need a card in a flash? We have your cards covered with this set of 96 toppers where you get 3 each of 32 unique designs! The set includes all occasion sentiments and images in a warm rich palette of colors. Make him a card that shows how special he is to you in no time flat!

Next up, we have our newest bundle of Letterpress Embossing Folders. We love the small, iconic pattern designs on these folders. This set includes images of top hats, fancy flamingos, nifty bow-ties, pretty pineapples, anchors and bridal rings! Oh the possibilities! Emboss and add a little embellishment and you will have a project that is sure to impress! We can’t wait to see what you create with your Letterpress Folders!

Now back in stock are our all occasion Charming Collage Card Toppers. These are versatile and easy to use for making a card in minutes. You will receive 100 gorgeous, ready to add die cuts in stunning colors with gold foil details. Calling these charming is an understatement!

We that know someone wants to win all 4 of these great products, right? Tell us which item is your favorite, and we will draw a winner at random on Friday!

Love,

Anna

 

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

MATERIALS

  • 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

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 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,

Anna

HSN May 9th, 2017 Product Preview 4

Hello and Happy Monday!

We hope your week is off to a great start, and that you are ready to dive right into today’s product preview. We have only a little over three weeks until Craft Day on HSN Tuesday, May 9th! Have you marked your calendars with our showtimes yet? If not, make sure you do! We are going to be on at 1am, 11am, 5pm and 9pm with shows chock full of new, exciting products and your returning favorites! It’s going to be a great time.

If you are looking to make a thoughtful Father’s Day present, look no further, our Pocket Page Mini Album for Him is the perfect gift! With this kit you will receive 40 double-sided cards including titles, patterns, journaling cards and gold foil accents. There are 20, 4×6 cards and 20, 3×4 cards to make it easy to create a memorable scrapbook. All you have to do is add your pictures!

Next up we have with our Perfect Planner Dies! You’ll get a whopping 55 dies to jazz up your pocket page albums, your day planner and more! Included in this set are 9, 4″ x 3″ journaling card dies, 3, 6″ x 4″ dies,  2″ x 2″ dies,  decorative word dies, flags tags and numbers. The adorable designs inlcude: hearts, a crown, ampersand, arrows, numbers and lots more! Make a gorgeous accents for your photos and journaling with this amazing set. These work beautifully with your Pocket Page Albums, but are also just what you need to decorate and embellish your Anna Griffin Daily Planners!

The Cricut Explore Air 2 Anna Griffin Edition will be back on May 9th and it will have a great starter bundle to go along with it. You’ll get 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! With Cricut you can create incredible projects with over 80 different materials in the click of a button!

Say hello to Anna’s Gracious Giftables digital cartridge for Cricut! It features 12 designs of gift card holders that are perfect for birthdays, showers, graduations and any other time you need to give a gift card! Also included in this cartridge are coordinating embellishments including flowers, a hammer, flourish, spatula and diaper pin! Sentiments in this set include Good Luck, A Little Something, Hello Baby and more!

Wow, what an amazing group of new products! We want to know what your favorite from this week is, so let us know by commenting below! We will choose a winner at random on Friday.

Love,

Anna

HSN May 9th, 2017 Product Preview 3 Winner

Hi everyone!

Happy Friday! There has been a close race for this week’s favorite items between our Card Front Dies and the Acetate Cards for Him. Both of these items are so versatile and will be essential for creating the cards for all of your upcoming occasions. Over 1200 of you commented to win this week! Congratulations  Patricia Sugden today is your day! We hope these products bring you lots of joy!

Who wants another look at the gorgeous items from Product Preview 3?

Our new Card Front Dies give you an intricate way to layer! This set of 4, 5×7 die designs include, flowers, birds, a suit and a birthday cake. Use these dies to make wedding and birthday cards as well as the perfect Father’s Day card.

Our Acetate Cards for Him are sophisticated and printed with  collages of antique ephemera. Add a few die cuts, grommets, a sentiment, and you have a card that he’s going to love! You’ll get 3 each of 12 different designs including anchors, bikes and playing cards!

Grow the garden of your dreams with our Trelliage Diecuts! The possibilities are endless with 212 gorgeous flowers, topiaries, butterflies and more! All you have to do is punch out the images and layer away!

To go hand in hand with your Trelliage Die Cuts we have our Trelliage Embossing Folders and Cutting Dies. You can create an arbors, a French planter box and even a trellis!

If you love to create paper works of art, our Paper Tricks 3 dies are just what you need. Wow friends and loved ones with the curtain folds you create! You will get a scalloped fold, jabot fold, bunting fold and more!

It’s all oh so pretty!

Do you need a little help making the perfect bow? Here’s how to use our Bow Maker with Ribbon Storage Box. Enjoy!

Monday is going to be a post of 4 brand new items! You’re not going to want to miss this!

Bye for now,

Anna