QVC July 25th, 2018- Product Preview 1

Hello UK friends!

We are coming back to QVC in one week! Times to watch are July 25th at 10am and July 26th and 12pm and 4pm. We are bringing a lot of amazing crafting items your way! On July 25th Anna is on in The Christmas Morning Show with Craig Rowe. Tune in on July 26th for a full hours of Crafting with Anna Griffin at 12pm and 4pm. We have a lot to show you in advance of next week’s shows, so let’s get started!

First up we have our Window Ledge Card Making Kit. This amazing card kit has everything you need to create stunning window scenes! You’ll be able to make 20 cards that will surely wow your friends and family. You will receive card bases, card inserts, two types of windows, layers for the windows, awnings, curtains, sentiments, envelopes and all the embellishments you need to create a truly remarkable card!

Want to add more embellishments to your cards? Our set of Window Ledge Embellishments are just what you need to make the card kit keep on giving! You’ll get 220 pieces to add to your window cards complete with awnings, flowers, kitties and more in gorgeous colors. The all occasion sentiments include notes of Deepest Gratitude, Just for You and Happy Birthday. Pair these with our next item and you will be making windows for everyone in the world!

Our newest set of Window Ledge Dies is also going to be available! There are 13 cut and emboss dies for everything from window boxes to awnings. Just think of the beautiful scenes that you can make. This set of dies will create seasonal windows from Christmas to Spring and everything in between!

For all your dimensional cards, flip cards and folded cards we have gorgeous patterns in our set of Double Sided 12 x 12 Card Stock. You’ll get 48 sheets of beautiful card stock (4 each of 12 designs) with the prettiest patterns you have ever seen! You are going to adore the gold foil accents, colorful papers and lovely designs.

One of our very favorite die sets, Pretty Pockets is headed to QVCUK! Included are 4 different, gorgeous dies that cut and emboss beautiful patterns like no other. We love how you can make these your own by using your favorite foil, patterned or metallic papers. These dies add just the right amount of dimension to your cards and you will love to fill them!

We have designed just the set of embellishments to go along with your Pretty Pocket Dies. Our Pretty Pocket Embellishments set contains 288 die cuts in 68 pages and 500 foam adhesive squares so that you can layer and fill your pockets. Flower varieties include camellias, roses and many other gorgeous blooms. There are also bookmark shaped sentiments to slide in the pockets.

All that glitters is gold, and our set of 72 sheets of Gold Metallic Card Stock is no exception. You will love the way these papers shimmer as die cuts and emboss with luster. Our signature gold along with shell pink are available. These color coordinate beautifully with our patterned papers, embellishments and more.

On Monday, we will have the other items for our shows on Wednesday and Thursday plus your Shopping List! Continue to check our QVC Online Store as products are added! We are so excited for our visit, and we can’t wait to see you soon!

Xoxo,

Anna

 

 

 

Laurel Dies Graduation Scrapbook + QVC May 30th Preview 4

Hi everyone,

We hope you’ve had a great week. We have LOVED seeing your scrapbook posts on our Facebook page! There are some seriously gorgeous pages out there! Our #nationalscrapbookingmonth promotion continues here on the blog today. We have an amazing tutorial to share with you featuring our Laurel Cut and Emboss Dies with a side of serious papercrafting!

Let’s dive in!

Laurel Dies Scrapbook Page

Finished Size: 12×12 scrapbook page

Materials:

  • Anna Griffin® Gold/Ivory Cricut® Cuttlebug™ Version 3, 510-398
  • Anna Griffin® Craft Essentials Tool Kit (craft knife and cutting mat) 442-864
  • Anna Griffin® Tool ‘n One, 457-852
  • Anna Griffin® Laurel Dies, 611-006
  • (1) 12”x 12” Piece of pearl metallic cardstock
  • (2) Strips of gold foil cardstock, cut to ¼”x 12”
  • (4) Pieces of gold foil cardstock, cut to 4 ½”x 9”
  • (4) Pieces of gold foil cardstock, cut to 5”x 5 ½”
  • (1) Piece of gold foil cardstock, cut to 3 ½”x 5 ½”
  • (1) Piece of floral cardstock, cut to 4”x 6”
  • (48) Strips of floral cardstock, cut to ¼”x 4”
  • Photo, cut to 3 ¼”x 5 ¼”
  • Foam squares
  • Adhesive (tape runner)
  • Journaling tag
  • Sentiment
  • Flower and butterfly embellishments
  • Pencil

Instructions:

Using the Cricut® Cuttlebug™ and Laurel Dies, die cut and emboss the 4 pieces of 5”x 5 ½” gold foil cardstock using the largest Laurel Die and the Small Medallions Die.

Fussy cut the medallions and two of the laurel dies as shown.

Draw an oblong frame on the back of one of the 4 ½”x 9” gold foil pieces. We used one of our sticker sentiment shapes for inspiration. You can also trace around the inside of any of your cutting dies or print out the photo below and trace it!

Fussy cut the border using a craft knife.

Use the cut out as a stencil to draw the shape on the remaining 3 strips of 4 ½”x 9” pieces of gold foil cardstock as shown.

Fussy cut using a craft knife.

Using double-sided adhesive, attach 12 strips of floral cardstock diagonally on each frame, spacing evenly.

Adhere 12 strips in the opposite direction, giving a lattice appearance.

Attach to the gold foil frame bases using foam square adhesive.

Assembly:

Using double-sided adhesive, attach the two strips of gold foil cardstock horizontally across the top and bottom of the 12”x 12” piece of pearl metallic cardstock, approximately ¼” in.

Attach the 4”x 6” piece of floral cardstock to the center of the layout using foam square adhesive.

Adhere the 3 ½”x 5 ½” piece of gold foil cardstock to the center of the floral cardstock using double-sided adhesive.

Attach the photo to the center of the gold foil cardstock with double sided adhesive.

Attach one of the lattice frames on each side of the photo.

Using foam square adhesive, attach the Laurel die cut pieces as shown.

Attach embellishments, sentiment and journaling tag.

Now, let’s take a look at our last QVC UK preview before our shows on May 30th at 12pm and 6pm!

Meet your newest obsession, our French Fan Cut and Emboss Dies! This set of 5 cut and emboss dies make gorgeous Victorian inspired fans that your friends and family are going to love! You’ll get one large, intricate fan along with 2 medium, opulent fans, a tassel die and a frog for that special touch!

Our new sets of matte Foil Card stock come in gold, rose gold and silver. Included in each set are 36, 12 x 12 sheets and 36, 5×7 sheets of gorgeous foil that are begging to be cut and embossed. These papers cut like butter, and are perfect to show off all the details and dimensions of your projects!

The Cuttlebug is the machine that does it all! Cut, emboss and create with the V3 version! This diecutting machine adheres to your workstation, and works beautifully with all our dies, embossing folders and more! You’ll get an 1 A plate, 2 B plates, 1 rubber embossing mat, instruction manual, 5×7 embossing folder and coordinating 1 x 7 embossing border, Flourish Scroll metal cutting die, “Thank You” sentiment metal cutting die and”Get Well” sentiment metal cutting die.

‘Tis the season for gorgeous, dimensional flowers! This set of 27 cut and emboss dies create paper works of art each and every time! Cut and layer your favorite papers to make flowers that add dimension to your paper crafts.

What else do you need to create all of these gorgeous flowers, fans, layers and more? Our set of 120, 5 x 7 Metallic Layers of course! You’ll get 120 sheets of shimmery metallic 300 gsm card stock in our Anna Griffin perfect palette. These shades coordinate wonderfully with our stickers, patterned papers, embellishments and sentiments for a cohesive look for all your cards and scrapbook pages!

One of our newest kits, the Blooming Decoupage Card Making Kit is a breath of fresh air. You’ll get sophisticated cards and layers, gold foil layers, card inserts, envelopes, punchable die cuts, bows in two colors, swirls, sentiments and even adhesive! You can make more than 30 cards with this amazing set. This special kit also has an auto delivery for 2 more floral themed kits – Watercolor Floral (August shipment) and Painted Garden (October shipment).

 

In our newly updated web store on QVCUK.com you will find our Delicate Engravings Card toppers set that is almost an entire card kit in itself! You’ll get stunning cards, macaron colored layers, pretty floral die cuts, postcards and sentiments for any occasion.

Be prepared to be inspired by this week’s fan mail!  Thank you so much, friends!

Have a great weekend, and we will see you on Monday for the first Product Preview for our upcoming shows on HSN July 11th!

Love,

Anna

Trelliage Scrapbook Page + QVC UK May 30th Preview 2

Hi there,

We are continuing to share how to make incredible projects with all our amazing crafting items. For this week’s how to, we are showing you how to create a gorgeous garden around your favorite memories using our Trelliage Dies and Diecuts.

Trelliage Garden Scrapbook Page

Finished Size: 12×12 scrapbook page

Materials:

  • Anna Griffin® Gold/Ivory Cricut® Cuttlebug™ Version 3, 510-398
  • Anna Griffin® Trelliage Dies and Embossing Folders, 522-150
  • Anna Griffin® Trelliage Die Cut Embellishments, 522-286
  • (1) 12”x 12” Piece of blue patterned cardstock
  • (2) Pieces of light yellow cardstock, cut to 5”x 7”
  • (1) Piece of light yellow cardstock (to use as journaling tag), cut to 2 ½”x 5 ¾”
  • (2) Pieces of light brown cardstock, cut to 2 ½”x 3”
  • Photo
  • Brayer
  • Ink pad
  • Sentiment
  • Foam squares
  • Scissors
  • Adhesive (tape runner)

Instructions:

Using the Cricut® Cuttlebug® and Trelliage embossing folder, emboss the 5”x 7” piece of light yellow cardstock.

Using the circular die from the Trelliage Dies and Embossing Folders and the Cricut® Cuttlebug™, die cut the circle from the center of the embossed yellow paper.

Fussy cut the top of the embossed trelliage gate, along the curved edge.

Using the Cricut® Cuttlebug® and Trelliage dies, cut and emboss 2 urn planters from the light brown cardstock.

Apply ink to the raised portions of the embossed pieces using a brayer.

Using scissors, fussy cut photo to fit in the circular opening of the trelliage gate.

Assembly:

Using foam adhesive, attach the photo to the back of the embossed trelliage gate layer.

Attach trelliage gate/photo to the center of the blue patterned cardstock using foam squares.

Using foam squares, attach the Trelliage Die Cut Embellishments and sentiment as shown.

Attach the two urn planters using foam squares.

Adhere the 2 ½”x 5 ¾” piece of light yellow cardstock using double-sided adhesive.

Now that is a gorgeous page!

In two and a half weeks we are going to be headed across the pond for our shows on QVC (UK) on May 30th. We have a lot of items coming your way for the first time ever, and we know that the shows are going to be a whole lot of fun!

One of our favorite papercrafting kits of all time, the Eleanor Papercrafting Kit is sure to wow! This gorgeous kit comes with beautiful double-sided paper, 3D mascara rose stickers, 3D sentiment stickers with phrases from The Best of Friends to You Make Me Smile and more. You will get gorgeous vintage inspired diecuts, journaling tags and floral embellishments that will create the lovliest cards and scrapbook pages you can imagine!

We also have a card kit coming your way! Say hello to our Engraved Botanica Card Making Kit. This amazing collection of crafting items includes a variety of pretty cards and layers, stunning 3D flowers, bees, presents and crowns, colorful laser cut layers, 3D sentiments for cards that say Good Luck, With Sympathy, With Love and so much more. Top your work of art with a bow and you are ready to seal and stuff your card into one of the included envelopes and send!

If you haven’t tried our Parchment Layers, then you are missing out! We have created ____ different designs with ____ layers total so that you can make delicate lace-like layers to use on all your projects. All you have to do is use our set of Parchment Tools to bruise, puncture and cut the vellum. After you customize each sheet to your liking, you have a layer like no other! Another way we like to add interest is to use your markers to color the back side of the layer. This creates a stained glass like effect that is so beautiful.

The perfect set of tools to create your Parchment Layers is here! Our set of Parchment Craft Tools Set includes 3 different sizes of bruising tools, 3 different puncture tools, a pair of mini scissors and a foam mat to make the patterns show more and create the look you want on your layers!

We have both our Christmas Gracious Giftables and our Everyday Gracious Giftables coming to QVC! These nifty little gift card holders make your gift card into a personalized present with pizazz! You’ll be able to create24 gift card holders and everything you need to make them is inside! You’ll get the cutouts, ribbon, embellishments, bows and even belly bands!

It’s National Scrapbook Month, and if you want to create a beautiful scrapbook in an afternoon our Rose Pocket Page Scrapbook is what you need! We have everything you need including double sided layer inserts, journaling tags all with gorgeous color, gold foil accents, sentiment layers and more.

We have a very special edition of Fan Mail Friday that you are sure to get a chuckle from too!

In the comments, tell us what you are most excited about for this preview! Happy Mother’s day to all the moms, grandmoms, aunts, godmothers and fur baby moms out there! We have one more set of gorgeous projects to share with you; stay tuned and have a lovely weekend!

Xoxo,

Anna

A Gift for Mom + QVC UK May 30th Preview

Hello!

All of the Mothers in your life need something special for Mother’s Day, and nothing will make them happier than something handmade with love. Get out your Floral Decoupage Die Cuts and let’s make this stunning collage that you can frame as a gift.

Materials:

  • Anna Griffin Floral Decoupage Diecuts, 592-741
  • (1) Piece 12”x 12” floral cardstock
  • (1) Piece metallic pink cardstock, cut to 10 ½”x 10 ½”
  • (1) Piece checkered cardstock, cut to 10”x 10”
  • (1) Piece light pink cardstock, cut to 4 ½”x 4 ½”
  • (1) Piece dark pink cardstock, cut to 3 ¾”x 3 ¾”
  • Mother’s Day sentiment and journaling tag
  • Foam squares
  • Adhesive (tape runner)
  • Photo, cut to 3 ½”x 3 ½”

Materials from Floral Decoupage

  • (2) Sheets of large, light pink roses
  • (2) Sheets of small, light pink roses (you will not be using any yellow flowers on this sheet)
  • (2) Sheets of bright red roses
  • (2) Sheets of large, dark red roses
  • (1) Sheet of small, dark red roses
  • (2) Sheets of flower pots
  • (1) Sheet of sentiments

Instructions: Using foam adhesive, assemble all flowers by following the steps listed on the back of the die cuts.

Fussy cut one layer of the light pink flowerpot as shown.

Assembly: Using a tape runner, attach the pink metallic cardstock to the center of the floral cardstock.

Adhere the checkered cardstock to the center of the pink metallic cardstock.

Attach the flowers using foam adhesive. Attach from the top of the layout to the bottom.

Using foam adhesive, attach the flowerpot at the base of the flowers.

Adhere the dark pink cardstock to the center of the light pink cardstock using double-sided adhesive. Attach the photo to the center of the pink cardstock using double-sided adhesive.

Place the photo in the center of the layout and tuck under the large pink flowers. Secure in place with foam adhesive. Attach sentiments and your journaling.

If you are reading this and you live in the UK, we will be back on QVC UK on May 30th! It really has been too long, and we’re bringing lots of new items with us. Stay tuned here, because over the next few weeks, we are going to preview the items coming your way. Be sure to tell all your friends – we need to spread the word.

First up we have a spring crafting staple, our set of Favourite Flowers 3 Stickers! You’ll get 120 gorgeous floral stickers from geraniums and roses to irises and more! This set includes 4 each of 30 designs to make all your projects beautiful.

Our 120 Piece Favourite Sentiments Sticker Set has all the phrases you need to craft for birthdays, congratulations, get well and more! You’re going to love this all occasion set, and will use them for all kinds of cards. These stickers feature lovely colors and gorgeous gold foil accents.

If you’re looking for a library of stunning flowers, our Floral Decoupage Die Cuts are just what you need! This mega set is a combination of 2 items. You will get Beautiful Bouquets and Flower Pot Decoupage, containing over 1000 gorgeous, build-able paper blooms!

When you are making cards and scrapbook pages for him, our All About Him Collage Toppers are going to be your best friend! This masculine themed set contains 96 cardstock die cuts that are expertly layered for a one and done project! Happy Birthday, For You, World’s Best Husband and more are included in this set.

What goes with our Collage Card Toppers for Him? Our Perfect Pattern Cards for Him, of course! This set of 100 cards and envelopes contains both (50) A2 and (50) A7 cards and envelopes. You’re going to adore the amazing patterns and darker color palette in this set of cards for all the special men in your life! Looking for something a little more feminine? Our Perfect Pattern Cards and Envelopes is just the thing. This set of 100 cards and envelopes contains both (50) A2 and (50) A7 cards and envelopes also, but contains pretty florals, pastel bordered cards, damask and more!

Our set of Charming Collage Card Toppers is a card maker’s dream! In this collection you’ll get 100 cardstock die cuts in a variety of bright, beautiful colors. This set covers Birthdays, Thank You, Thinking of You and so much more!

We hope you enjoy making a collage for Mom this week. On Friday, we will be making a project from our Trelliage folders, dies and die cuts. Plus, we will be taking another look at even more of our products for our May 30th UK shows! Have a great week!

Love,

Anna

 

 

HSN September 8th Giveaway 3 & QVC UK August Show Preview

Hi everyone!

We have lots to tell you about today, but first things first let’s have a giveaway! Today’s winner will be the lucky recipient of our new 100-Piece Holiday Perfect Bows, Pretty Patterns Cards and Envelopes and the Anna Griffin Essential Tool Kit. Congratulations to…. Marcie Smith!! Enjoy!

Next week is a busy one for us. We’ll have our fourth HSN September 8th sneak peek, which will coming to you live from the U.K. and will be loaded with great new things! Then be sure to tune in to QVC UK next Wednesday, August 26th at 11.00 a.m., 16:00 p.m. and 21:00 p.m. BST for crafts and Thursday, August 27th at 12:00 p.m. and 18:00 p.m. BST for bedding and home decor. Even if you aren’t in the U.K. don’t forget you can watch us online by clicking here. Here’s a quick look at all of the new crafting collections that will be available!

Engraved Endearments Pop Up Card Making Kit

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12” Grand Duets Embossing Folders
6”x6” Perfect Palette Cards and Layers

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Birthday Bouquet 3D Sticker Library

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Amelie Decorative Scrapbook Kit

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100-Piece Perfect Bows

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Mix and Match Ornate Frames Embossing Folders and Dies

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Metallic Cards, Layers and Envelopes

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Baubles and Bells Embossing Folders

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Joyful Card Sentiment Inserts

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Playful Pieces Card Making Kit

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Nifty Nested Layers

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Borders and Corners Stamp Set

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French Floral Cardstock

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There are lots of other items returning for an encore, too…

Garden Cutting Embossing Folders and Dies
For the Boys Stamp Set
Flower Pot Decoupage
Fretwork Dies
Joyful Expressions Embossing Folders
12” Gatefold Embossing Folders
Collector’s Edition Stamps
Foil Card Layers

We’ll also have new bedding and towel collections available on the 27th that you will adore! Check our Facebook page and Instagram (@annagriffininc) next week for even more sneak peeks of these items.

Frances Embroidered 4pc Duvet Set (in Ivory or Pink)
Frances Plain Dye Housewives Pillowcases (in Ivory or Pink)
Frances Boudoir Cushion (in ivory or pink)
Embroidered Sheet Set

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Olivia Jacquard 4pc Duvet set (gold only)

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Olivia Plain Dye Housewives Pillowcases
Grace Floral Bedcover
Olivia Jacquard Towels (Gold or Pink)

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Bye for now!
Anna