HSN January 10th, 2018 Product Preview 1

Hi everyone,

We’re so excited for our first shows of the new year! It is our 8th Anna-versary on HSN, and we have a lot to show you over the next several weeks! Our hours for the big day are going to be midnight, 11am, 12pm, 4pm, 7 pm, 8pm and many times throughout the day! So exciting, let’s jump in!

 

In honor of our big day, we have brought back one of our favorite kits for the new year! Our Eleanor Designer Paper Crafting Kit is perfect for scrapbooking and card making with vintage style. You’ll get mascara rose stickers, lovely French themed die cuts, and gorgeous double-sided paper patterns in pink, black and cream.

Floral Decoupage is coming back as 2 sets of die cuts for 2018! You will get Beautiful Bouquets and Flower Pot Decoupage, containing over 1000 gorgeous, build-able blooms to create with!

Beautiful Bouquets includes 504 die cuts is layer-able, and even has a diagram of how to put the blooms on the back! These antique flower bouquets, smaller flowers and planters are perfect for layering to create 3D arrangements. Flowers include varieties from tulips and sunflowers to irises to lilies.

Flower Pot Decoupage is the second set in the bundle. You can make flowers bloom on your projects all season long! This set includes brightly colored, beautiful flowers, flag sentiments and ornate planters and vases to place your 3 dimensional flowers in! Flowers include azaleas, daffodils, hydrangeas, pansies and more. Stack die cuts together with foam squares for a showstopping centerpiece on your cards and scrapbook pages.

 

We get many requests, and one thing you all wanted to see was more of our ribbon! For our January 10th shows, we will have 3 different ribbon assortments for you to choose from to refill your Anna Griffin Bow Maker with Ribbon Storage Box!

Our Christmas Ribbon Assortment includes silver, gold, green and red ribbon in two different widths. Use this set with all your holiday projects, gifts, tags and even ornaments!

Our Everyday Ribbon Assortment contains our classic Anna Griffin colors: pink, purple, green, ivory and blue ribbon. These all occasion colors will carry you through all everyday occasions, birthdays and spring/summer crafting!

Our Vintage Ribbon Assortment includes green, purple, gold, pink and dark blue satin ribbon. These rich colors will go beautifully with our die cuts, stickers, sentiments and more.

Our Delicate Engravings Card Toppers Set is back for the new year! This beloved collection is almost an entire card kit in itself!  You will love the array of beautiful colors, gold foil accents, lovely painted touches, and more all inspired by decals for antique porcelain.

Want to win these? Check out the video below for your chance to win!

Winning during the January 10th previews is different than ever before!  We will have 8 winners, 2 for each product, and you can win by using the 2 hashtags across all our social media platforms! Be sure that you are following us and posting comments on all of our social media channels listed below. Use the hashtags: #annaversary and #celebr8annagriffin.

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Blog (comment on our post as usual!)

Who’s excited for January 10th? On Friday, we will announce all 8 winners who use the hashtags for all the items previewed today.

Xoxo,

Anna

How to: Christmas Shaker Card Making Kit + Layers

Hi everyone,

Happy Monday! Today we have another beautiful in the making project for you featuring our Christmas Shaker Card Making Kit! It is a rainy day here in Atlanta, and it’s absolutely perfect for crafting!

Thank you to all who have posted about getting your HSN orders so quickly. Why don’t we make a card right out of the box? Get out your new Christmas Shaker Card Making Kit, and let’s take it to the next level!

Christmas Shaker Card Kit

Finished Size: 5×7 card

Materials:

  • Anna Griffin® Christmas Shaker Card Making Kit, 572-265
  • Anna Griffin® Craft Essential Tool Set (scissors, craft knife, ruler), 442-864
  • Red glitter paper, cut to 4”x 6”
  • Gold cord trim, tied into 1” bows (4)
  • Adhesive (tape runner, glue)
  • Foam squares

Materials From Christmas Shaker Card Kit:

  • Card base- “Wishing you a festive and fun holiday season”
  • Card front- pine branches ornament, gold and white ornament
  • Shaker frame- large green ornament
  • Sentiment-“Peace & Joy”
  • Embellishments- red ornaments (2), green ornament, white ornament
  • Shaker insert
  • Red paper bow

Instructions:

  1. Remove the center from the two card fronts and the shaker frame, along the scored lines.

2. Fussy cut the gold and white ornament card front along the dotted lines.

3. From the 4×6 red glitter rectangle, cut away the center to get a 1/4″ frame.

4. To assemble the red paper bow, fold each of the smaller tabs in to the back center and adhere with glue. Then wrap the longer tab around and adhere with glue.

Assembly:

  1. Adhere the shaker insert to the front of the card base using a tape runner.

2. Remove the sticker backing of the pine branches ornament card front and attach it to the card, with the shaker insert between the card base and card front.

3. Remove the sticker backing of the gold and white ornament layer and adhere it to the red glitter paper.

4. Attach the red glitter paper to the card using foam squares.

5. Adhere the shaker frame to the card using foam squares.

6. Attach the four ornament embellishments using foam squares.

7. Attach the sentiment to the bottom right corner using foam squares.

8. Adhere the red paper bow to the top of the shaker frame using glue or foam squares.

9. Adhere the 1” gold cord trim bows to the top of each ornament embellishment using glue.

Our card kits rule! The gold sequins and festive prints in this kit are so versatile, that you can make each card your own work of art! These are a fun alternative to traditional cards, and we think your friends and family will love them! If you missed on our Christmas Shaker Card Making Kit during Craft Day you can get your own set here.

Love,

Anna

 

HSN October 3rd, 2017 Product Preview 2

Hi everyone,

It’s time for the 2nd Product Preview for our upcoming shows on HSN October 3rd. Get ready because it’s going to be double the fun! It’s a 24 hour Craft Day, and we get to kick off the day with the Today’s Special, the Cricut Maker! We can’t wait to show you the amazing things that you’ll be able to create with this one of a kind machine! It’s going to enhance your crafting in ways you have never imagined. So, be sure to join us at midnight, 1am, 11am, 12pm, 4pm, 9pm and 10pm. Virginia Lucas, you’re the winner from Product Preview 1!

It’s time to start our second preview of the week, are you ready?

The magnificent Maker will be the star of the show on October 3rd! This revolutionary new machine cuts more materials than ever before with ten times the pressure of the regular Explore machines. The machine comes with a rotary blade made for cutting fabrics without stabilizer. That means all of the beautiful cotton fabrics that we make can easily be cut with the Maker. Next week you will get a sneak peek of what comes with the machine and we are giving away a Maker, a Bright Pad and an Easy Press!

Our shows are also packed with new holiday crafting products! Are you ready to put all of those holiday papers to work? Introducing our gorgeous set of Christmas Embellishment Cut and Emboss Dies. This set of 4 intricate dies includes a bough of holly, wrapped presents, a bow-topped wreath and bells adorned with ribbon. The details you get from these cut and emboss dies are stunning, and will create magical Christmas cards.

If you loved our versatile set of everyday Decorative Edge Dies, then you will adore our brand new Christmas Decorative Edge Dies. Make your card and scrapbook edges sing with snowflakes, ornaments, holly and a starburst. These dies create ornate finishes on your cards, fancy scrapbook pages and even creative home decor!

We have the perfect papers to go with your Christmas Decorative Edge dies! Our set of 5 x 7 Metallic Layers includes 120 sheets, 12 each of 10 colors. Shades ranges from deep red and copper to gold and ice blue. The shimmer in these papers are so gorgeous, and will catch the light on all your holiday projects.

The Bow Maker with Storage Box is back, and better than ever with 5 gorgeous spools of double-faced satin ribbon. This beautiful storage box comes with with silver, gold, red and green double faced satin ribbon. On top of the box is a grid that gives you step by step instructions for creating perfect bows in all sizes!

So many of you wrote in to tell us that you would love to see a holiday version of our Window Frame Card Making Kit, and that’s exactly what we created for October 3rd! With this easy to make kit you can create 20 unique, dimensional cards that stand up and get noticed. All of the gorgeous patterns and embellishments work together to create the ultimate Christmas cards. The cutting dies are not included in this set which makes for a more affordable offering!

Making its return to HSN is the everyday version of the Window Frame Card Making Kit with cutting dies. There’s so much inside! You’ll get everything you need to make 20 incredible, 3D step cards as well as 7 cutting dies to make your own cards once you have completed the set. This is a card kit like no other! It includes pre-cut, scored patterned cards, die cut frames, gorgeous floral die cuts, fanciful foil flourishes and sentiment stickers to write your special message.

Seasonal Card Layers for Christmas are back in October! These double-sided card stock layers contain 96 patterned, solid and bordered layouts that work beautifully with all of our holiday dies, embellishments, stickers, embossing folders and more! There are classic red, gold, green and silver mixed in with some modern colors like bright green and ice blue.

Wow! How’s that for a double preview week? Comment below, and tell us your very favorite item of the preview and we will draw a winner at random on Monday.

Love,

Anna