HSN November 17th-18th Product Preview 2

Hi there!

Let’s start off with a bang – today’s lucky winner from Friday’s blog post is, Kathleen Jimenez ! Congratulations!

It has been a busy week, and it’s only Monday! Here at the office, we are in full on Create mode. We are so excited that you are going to be able to join us and 250 Griffinites at this year’s Create! HSN will be broadcasting a live stream on hsn.com and on the HSN Facebook Page.

When to watch:

Friday, November 10th at 7:45am, 10:45am and 1:45pm EST

Saturday, November 11th at 10:45am and 1:45pm EST

We have special projects just for you, so you can craft right along with us! There is even an Anna Griffin Warehouse Sale on hsn.com that you can shop on Sunday, November 12th from 12pm- 4pm EST!

In less than 2 weeks, we will be LIVE on HSN with new items for Valentine’s Day and all occasions! Join us on November 17th at 10am and 3pm, and then November 18th at 9am for Anna Griffin Elegant Paper Crafting! So exciting!

Let’s jump into the items for our upcoming shows!

First up, is our brand new set of Seasonal Wishes Dies and Folders. This bundle is available for the very first time since it was offered as an autoship item for our Wishful Thinking Die series. The 20 word dies include Party, Merry, Celebrate and Thanksgiving. Along with the phrases, there are dies for cute pumpkins, autumn leaves, a star and of course the beloved Christmas tree. Once you cut your phrases and shapes, use the three border folders to emboss tree, poinsettia and quilted patterns into your die cuts. 

Next up, we have another gorgeous jewelry offering! Introducing our Anna Griffin Stone Bracelets! You will get a set of 4 beautiful stretch bracelets in tiger’s eye, pearl, turquoise and onyx with your choice of either silver or gold clasps! Personalize each with an assortment of gorgeous printed stickers or letters and top with the clear cabochons. You can spell out your initials, your children/ grandchildren’s initials or combine with the florals for a fun look! You can create your own customized bracelet stack, or wear each beaded bracelet individually. How would you wear these lovely beads?

Coming back for our November shows is our Anna Griffin Pendant Necklace set. This is a perfect holiday gift that you can make and give to someone you love.  In this set you will get 2 necklaces, in either silver or gold tone, 5 decorative pendants inspired by Anna’s antique jewelry. You can easily add any of the stickers and cabochons a velvet pouch and instructions on how to create your own customized necklaces. There’s no doubt that this necklace will enhance your outfits and turn heads!

This is our last shows of the year, and that makes it the perfect time to be thinking about those holiday gifts! Our set of 2 Anna Griffin Bracelets makes the perfect stocking stuffer or gift for that special friend or family member. Choose your favorite metal either silver or gold, and add stickers and cabochons to personalize!

Nothing tops a card, gift tag or project like our set of 100 Perfect Bows! This Anna Griffin favorite makes adding the finishing touch a piece of cake! You’ll get 75 3/8″ bows and 25 5/8″ pre-tied bows in a convenient storage container. Colors include blue, pink, antique white, gold and green. These bows pair expertly with our whole collection, and will add that special something to everything you create.

If you’re looking to make your embossing, layers and projects shine, then look no further than our 5″ x 7″ Metallic Card Layers. This set of 120 layers come in an array of Anna Griffin colors! You’ll get shades of gold, silver, pink, ivory, blue and so many more gorgeous colors! This set will be your go to stack of card stock layers because of the subtle shine, beautiful palette and perfect size!

Our 3D Flower Cut and Emboss Dies are back! Create incredible bouquets that bring all your garden dreams to life! With these dies, you will be able to transform your projects into 3D masterpieces and let your creativity blossom. There are 27 dies in this magnificent floral bundle, and we know that any project made with this set will be beautiful in the making.

It’s giveaway time! Comment on today’s blog post, and let us know what excites you the most this week. We will draw a winner at random on Friday, and Product Preview 3 will be ready and waiting, so hold on to your hats! We are so thrilled for all the events over the next few weeks, and we can’t wait to see you soon!

Xoxo,

Anna

HSN August 16th, 2017 Shopping List

Hi everyone,

As promised, we have your always handy shopping list for Craft Day! Wednesday can’t get here fast enough, and we are thrilled to be on HSN August 16th at 2am, 11am and 10pm! There is also a special Facebook Live with Anna on the HSN Facebook page at 7:15pm – so spread the word!

For us the highlight of our craft shows is always getting to interact with our fans, and we can’t wait to see you on Skype and take your phone calls. It’s going to be so much fun! We want to know… what are your Craft Day highlights?

New Items:

568619- Gracie Designer Paper Crafting Kit

546219- Window Ledge Card Making Kit

568620- Acetate Cards for All Occasions

568621- Vintage Garden Die Cuts

568614- 12 x 12 Double-Sided Card Stock

568628- Gift Card Cutting Dies

568622- Dresden Trims

568-627- Christmas Parchment Layers and Embellishments

Returning Favorites:

505070- 120 Everyday Sentiments

510436- Envelope Lettering Template

442899- Favorite Flowers I

489143- Favorite Flowers II

542059- Sentiment Stamps and Dies

528916- Decorative Edge Dies

529207- Platform Punch and Stamp

395651- Pretty Pop Ups Card Kit

442868- Gracious Giftables- Christmas

505053- Glorious Greetings Card Making Kit

430675- Joyful Phrases Sentiment Inserts

499577- Holiday Glitter Stickers

505092- Say It Anyway Christmas Stamps

505062- 12×12 Christmas Card Stock

505171- Christmas Botanical Dies

505071- Favorite Christmas Sentiments

563154- Kodak Verite Craft 6 Printer

522150- Trelliage Embossing Folders and Cutting Dies Set

522286– Trelliage Die Cuts

532402 Anna Griffin Chic Wrap Gift Warp storage and cutter

528924 Embossed Words Embossing Folders

553435 Bird Cage and Branches Folders and Dies

552843 Frame It Coloring Scenes

We will continue to update the product links to hsn.com as they post the products on their site.

Guess what? Next week we will be showing you lots more brand new Christmas craft items that will debut on HSN September 15th! Our hours are 10am and 7pm that day. The fun never ends!

See you on Wednesday — bright and early at 2am EST (1am CST, 12am MST and 11pm PST).

Xoxo,

Anna

 

Thank you for watching + DIY Series Card Front Dies

Hello everyone!

It’s been quite the week! We want to thank you for all the love and enthusiasm you have shared for our products. We saw the most participation ever across our social media channels, so thank you for all of your comments. Many thanks to our Skype callers, testimonial callers and everyone who watched us on HSN July 11th.

Mark your calendars for August 16th, September 18th and October 3rd for our monthly shows on HSN. That’s exciting, right? You can check back here every Monday and Friday to see what’s new and what will return on Anna Griffin Elegant Paper Crafting!

I will leave you with just a little more crafting eye candy of our newest items from this week’s shows before giving you the latest installment of our DIY Series.

Today, let’s get out your Card Front Dies from and create a beautiful ombre colored card that is beautiful in the making!

ENCHANTING BIRD CARD

You can use our Card Front Dies to create a beautiful multi-layered card that stands out from all the rest!  – Anna

 

MATERIALS

  • Anna Griffin® Cuttlebug™ Card Front Cutting Dies – 542-362 – Bird Die
  • Anna Griffin® Gold Cricut Cuttlebug™ Version 3 – 522-138
  • Anna Griffin® Cuttlebug™ Magnetic Mat 2-pack – 528-936
  • Anna Griffin® Tool ‘n One with Multipurpose Craft Tips & Bag – 457-852 – Piercing Stylus Tip
  • Anna Griffin® Craft Essential Tool Set – 442-864 – Craft Knife, Cutting Mat & Ruler
  • Anna Griffin® Ivory Cards & Envelopes – 505-052 – 1, 5”x7” Folded Card
  • 1, 12” x 12” Pink Ombré Cardstock Cut to 1, 5” x 7” Cardstock Layer
  • 1, 12” x 12” Yellow Ombré Cardstock, Cut to 1, 5” x 7” Cardstock Layer
  • Anna Griffin® So Smitten Cardmaking Kit – 457-834 – 1, 3.5” x 5.5” Pink Border Layer
  • Anna Griffin® Love & Easter Seasonal Layers – 522-279, Lavender Center Layer
  • 1 Sentiment Embellishment
  • 3 Floral Embellishments
  • Double Sided Adhesive
  • Foam Adhesive

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Adhere lavender cardstock layer to ivory card base with double sided adhesive.

  • Place bird die face up and the yellow ombré cardstock piece (light edge at the top of the die) face down on the Cuttlebug machine, and die cut. The Tool ‘n One is helpful in the removal of the paper from the die.

  • Die cut the pink ombré cardstock piece (darker edge at the top of the die). Cut out the pink bird foliage from the center of the die cut with the craft knife.

  • Layer and stagger the yellow die cut over the pink bird foliage piece, and attach with double sided adhesive.

  • Adhere yellow die cut piece to the card base with foam adhesive. Attach the pink border die cut on top of the yellow die cut with foam adhesive.

  • Remove the center of the pink border layer with the craft knife and ruler.

  • Adhere to card base with foam adhesive.

  • Adhere flowers and sentiment with foam adhesive.

Have a lovely weekend and be sure to share your projects with us on our Facebook page this Sunday!

Xoxo,

Anna

HSN July 11th, 2017 Shopping List

Hi everyone,

Can you believe we’re almost ready to start Craft Day on HSN? Join us tonight at midnight, then 11am, 12pm, 4pm, 7pm and some of the 8 pm hour July 11th for all the crafting fun. As promised, here is your Shopping List with links. We’re busy prepping for the show, and we’ll see you there. Be sure to be a part of all the fun over on our Facebook page. We will be sharing projects and behind the scenes looks at HSN! We have also added tons of pins to our Pinterest page to inspire you, so go take a look!

For even more fun, now through Tuesday, HSN is hosting Ask the Expert! Ask any questions that you have about crafting, products, inspiration and more! Log into your HSN.com account, and ask away! We would love to hear from and interact with you! https://community.hsn.com/forums/crafts-and-sewing/what-questions-do-you-have-for-anna-griffin/667792/ 

Hopefully you subscribe to our youtube channel and have already been watching the Kodak Verité Craft 6 Anna Griffin edition printer in action over the weekend. Here’s a look at Cricut print then cut + Kodak!

Now, on to the the Shopping list for July 11th!

New Items

563154- Anna Griffin Kodak Verité 6 Anna Griffin Edition Printer

546217- Window Frame Card Kit

552838- Delicate Engravings Card Toppers

552836- Floral Cardstock

552857- Vintage Halloween Card Making Kit

552845- Sending Sympathy Stickers

552843- Frame It Coloring Scenes

540477- Anna’s Pop Up Digital Cartridge for Cricut

562658- Anna’s Printable Library Digital Cartridge for Cricut

553436- 3D Flower Cut and Emboss Dies

552846- Tutti Frutti Stamps and Dies

552848- Tutti Frutti Colorbox Inks

551295- Deco Flock Vintage Palette

552844- Favorite Flowers 3 Stickers

553435- Bird Cage and Branches Dies and Folders

552853- Chameleon Color Tops

555601- Xyron Sticker Makers Set of 4

552859- Elegant Instant Scrapbook

Returning Favorites

532431 – Chameleon Anna Griffin Perfect Palette Markers

522251- All About Birds and Butterflies Diecuts

542056- Perfect Pattern Cards for Him

528923- Pretty Pockets Cut and Emboss Die Set

532385 – Pretty Pocket Embellishments

538144- Wishful Thinking Die Set

542073- Die Storage Binder

522568 – Xyron | Anna Griffin Mega Runner Bundle

522556 – Xyron | Anna Griffin Creative Station

529122- Anna Griffin Go Press and Foil Machine

489145- Summer/Fall Card Layers

489139- Seasonal Stamps (Summer/Fall)

489140- Seasonal Ink Pads (Summer/Fall)

442900- Spooky Glitter Cardstock

499596- Halloween Stickers

509357- Deco Flock Everyday

There you have it! Make sure you rest up because we have so much to show you!

Xoxo,

Anna

 

 

HSN May 9th 2017 Product Preview 1 + Weekly Craft Wonder 4

Hi everyone!

Today is a big day! We have our first product preview for May 9th’s Craft Day shows on HSN! We want you to know everything that is coming up, and for you to get the inside scoop on all of our new products!

Also, this week is the last week to take part in our National Craft Month celebration and giveaways! Keep those awesome projects coming — we absolutely love seeing them every day along with the positivity and good craft vibes on our Facebook page, Instagram and here!

Let’s jump into today’s product preview!

Today’s items are all about organization. Organizing your cutting dies, your wrapping paper with our Chic Wrap gift wrap cutter and dispenser as well as organizing your crafting supplies with two sizes of storage boxes.

Back by popular demand are our Die Storage Binders! These binders come with clear plastic sleeves and double sided magnet pages to hold all of your dies in place! This notebook is perfect for organizing your dies by collection, holiday or however you would like! These are also available in multiple patterns to match the rest of your Anna Griffin storage items!

You loved our Christmas Chic Wrap, so we brought it back with the prettiest double sided gift wrap just in time for spring! Our partnership with Chic Wrap allows you to wrap presents and store wrapping tools in a cinch! The heavy duty box includes a one of a kind paper trimmer; there’s no need for measuring and attempting to cut straight lines, the trimmer does it for you. The 4 rolls and patterns you will get are spectacular! First, there is our classic Grace White rose print, and on the back a pretty turquoise and white stripe.  Second is a bold lavender hand painted floral with a vivid pink Ikat print on the back. These prints are perfect for birthday gifts, Mother’s Day gifts and everything in between!

Next up is our Craft Room Paper Storage Boxes. This is storage with style! Choose from 5 different Anna Griffin patterns: Amelie Turquoise Floral, Ivory Damask, Camilla Gray floral, Grace Black floral and Grace White floral. This five shelved beauty is perfect for storing your scrapbook paper, stickers and anything else you can think of!

To go along with the paper storage boxes, we have a small multi-drawer storage box to match! The box has 5 pull out drawers made to hold stamps, ribbons, stickers, scrapbooking tools and more. What’s even better is that you get dividers to create the exact size space you need for all your crafting supplies. The 5 patterns available also coordinate with the new Craft Room Storage Boxes.

This week we are going to have 2 winners! Comment below and tell us how our new storage items will help you get organized! We will draw 2 winners at random on Friday.

Our last Weekly Craft Wonder is available from today, March 27- April 3 so be sure to get this crafting steal while you can! Our Vibrant Vellum Embellishments are back for $20 (including shipping in the contiguous US). You will get 120 beautiful vellum flower pieces, 60 cardstock leaves, 48 die cut sentiment flags, 36 cardstock butterflies and 36 vellum butterfly pieces— all with foil accent pieces! You can order by emailing [email protected] or calling 888-817-8170 to place your order today.

 

As a friendly reminder:

  • If you are ordering through email, please include your phone number so that we can acquire your payment information.
  • Please allow 48 hours for order confirmation.
  • Please refrain from calling, leaving voicemails AND emailing your orders. This delays the process and causes duplicate orders.
  • Discover credit cards and PayPal are not accepted.
  • Please allow up to two weeks to receive your package(s).

Take a look at all the pretty things you can do with these incredible embellishments!

For our 6th installment in our “how to” video series we’re going to be using our Parchment Layers to create a beautiful, colored I Love You Card! For those of you who purchased these back in January, are you loving the gorgeous effect you get from the vellum layers? Monday is a great day to create a card, so come craft with us!

MATERIALS:

  • 1, 12”x12” Metallic Lavender Cardstock Layer, Cut to 5”x7” Folded Card
  • Anna Griffin® 5”x 7” Parchment Vellum Layers   522-274
  • Anna Griffin® Parchment Craft Tools   522-277
  • Anna Griffin® Parchment Embellishments
  • 2, Floral Embellishments
  • 1, Sentiment
  • 2, Butterfly Parchment Embellishments
  • Double-sided Adhesive (Tape Runner)
  • Foam Adhesive

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Place the parchment layer face down on the embossing mat.

Using the finest tip tool gently press the tool into the paper to trace the lines of the design, being careful not to pierce through the paper.

Next choose the medium tip tool and trace over the lines for a darker color for heavier embossed lines.

Use the largest embossing tool to shade areas of the design for dimension and color.

With the embossing face up, use the triple needle perforating tool, pressing lightly to make small perforations in the center of the corner flowers.

Attach 5”x7” parchment vellum layer to lavender card base with double-sided adhesive.

Trace the design on the back of the butterfly embellishments.

Attach the butterfly layers with foam adhesive.

Adhere vellum with double sided adhesive.

Attach 5”x7” parchment vellum layer to lavender card base with double-sided adhesive.

Attach sentiment with foam adhesive.

Adhere Flowers with foam adhesive.

Meet us back here on Friday for another “how to” and meet our 2 product preview winners! Look out for our Facebook Live interview with Anna on Friday too! Have a great week!

Love,

Anna