The 2nd Annual Anna Griffin | Create

Hi everyone,

2016 has truly been the year of the sequel! We have been striving to make things bigger and better for you, our loyal fans throughout the year. A week and a half ago, we hosted the 2nd Annual Anna Griffin Create where 209 crafty people met at The Grand Hyatt in Atlanta, Georgia for an unforgettable weekend of learning, crafting, meeting new friends and making memories to last a lifetime.

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At this year’s Create we had attendees from 40 different states – from as far away as Eagle River, Alaska and as close as our backyard in Atlanta, Georgia. We loved meeting each and every one of you and hope to see even more of you next year! The people and passion for making beautiful things is so inspiring and amazing to experience. Thank you all for your love and support. It means the world to us!

Registration consisted of the gift tote to end all gift totes, chock full of beautiful products, a Create t-shirt and so much more.

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After registration it was time for autographs, introductions, photo booth fun and Make and Takes. Attendees lined up for a meet and greet with Anna and our wonderful HSN teachers/hosts: Amber Kemp Gerstel, Beth Kingston and Shivan Sarna.

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Next was the big Gala Dinner! The ballrooms were adorned in black, white, turquoise and gold with a splash of pink of course! Blooms filled the stage, complete with pink uplighting and crowds of excited people. The food was delightful, and dessert was even better! Penny Comeau wrote us a delightful poem, Shivan Sarna interviewed Anna, we played Create-topia with Amber Kemp-Gerstel and Beth Kingston. The highlight of the evening was when the President of HSN, Bill Brand surprised Anna on stage with an enthusiastic welcome and congratulations from HSN.

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After dinner, the magical Craft Room opened, and everyone was in awe! The room was full of creative energy and a jaw-dropping amount of products! Just think about what 25,000 sheets paper looks like. Then there were over 2,000 kits for everyone to play with, over 75,000 embellishments and hundreds of inspirational projects. Oh my goodness, it was a crafter’s dream come true!

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This year we had a dream team of talented teachers! The classes were full of tips and tricks and attendees left with new skills and incredible finished projects.

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We rounded out the weekend with a private warehouse sale where attendees were able to see where the magic happens. Our headquarters glowed!

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What an incredible 4 days we had together, and we wish everyone was still here having a blast!

We are looking forward to next year and we’re happy to announce that the 3rd annual Anna Griffin | Create is officially happening next year. Mark your calendars and planners now for November 9-12, 2017! Registration will open in January.

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Love,

Anna

#takemetocreateAnnaGriffin Contest Results

Happy Tuesday, everyone!

We know you’re all on the edge of your seats, waiting to hear the latest contest results so here we go! We loved getting to see your posts, pictures and hashtag shares for the #takemetocreateAnnaGriffin contest! You all are so creative, and we are so glad that you all enjoy crafting and making beautiful things as much as we do!

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Our ten winners with the most likes (in random order are):

-Patricia Watling
-Connie Ruiz
-Joseph Belpasso
-Raquel Silva Hernandez
-Glenda Moret
-Malinda Langley
-Paulette Trent
-Patty M
-Alesia Fowler
-Alaine Grieser

Congratulations all! You will win an Anna Griffin prize pack valued at $100. We will be reaching out to you via email for your shipping address. Please look out for it! Oh my goodness, isn’t that great news?

Now, drumroll…..

The two incredibly lucky two winners of the trip to Atlanta this November are:

Connie Ruiz and Malinda Langley!

Wow, ladies pack your bags! We’re going to have the most wonderful time together – it is one month away! We can’t wait to meet you, and share our passion for crafting with you and all the Griffinites attending.

Thank you again to all the participants out there. We appreciate you very much!

Love,

Anna

The 2nd Annual Anna Griffin | Create

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You are cordially invited to the crafting weekend of a lifetime! Where the magic of do-it-yourself comes to life and it’s all beautiful in the making. The 2nd Annual Anna Griffin | Create will take place November 10th-13th, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead!

1classGrab your ticket and pack your bags for this special all inclusive crafting event with paper personality Anna Griffin. The 2nd Annual Anna Griffin | Create is now a 4 day event where you will learn from world renowned teachers, dine on exquisite cuisine, access a private warehouse sale and most importantly make new friends that share your passion for creating!

3 classEvent Details

What is included:

• Special Anna Griffin tote bag filled with gifts and goodies at check in (a $250 value)
• 3 nights luxury hotel accommodations at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta
• Meet and greet with Anna Griffin and friends (priceless!)
• 3 full hours of special make and take projects on Thursday afternoon
• Opening night reception, open bar, gala dinner and presentation
• Access to the world’s greatest Anna Griffin craft room – from Thursday night until Sunday morning
• Planned Craft room activites and prizes given away nightly
• Breakfast and lunch on Friday, Saturday, Breakfast on Sunday (Dinner is on your own with friends both nights)
• More classes! 6, 90 minute classes over 2 days on everything that is Beautiful in the Making
• Bus Transportation to Anna Griffin headquarters and back to the hotel on Sunday morning
• Private warehouse sale with shipping service available

2 classRegistration is now open. Mark your calendars for November 10-13, 2016!

Event begins 2:00pm Thursday, November 10th and ends at 2:00pm Sunday, November 13th
The Grand Hyatt Atlanta | 3300 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

To register for the event click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/anna-griffin-i-create-2-tickets-22750563548

Ticket prices are inclusive of hotel accomodations, meals, classes, transportation and events as outlined above. For further information please email customerservice@annagriffin.com.