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

HSN May 9th, 2017 Product Preview 2 Winner

Hi there!

There is approximately one month until our shows on HSN May the 9th! We’re going to be on at 1am, 11am, 5pm and 9pm for hours of craft packed goodness! This week we debuted two brand new products and brought back two of our favorites for Spring crafting!

We had over 1095 of you comment to win Congratulatory Wishes from our Wishful Thinking Dies, Accordion Folders, the Charlotte Paper Crafting Collection and Impression Mask Set. Audrey Olander you are our winner, chosen at random! Happy Friday! We hope you enjoy these four products and use them to make beautiful things!

Let’s recap this week’s 4 items with a few more pretty projects to inspire you this weekend!

Our Congratulatory Wishes set is the first autoship from Wishful Thinking. Graduation season is coming, and so is Father’s Day! You’ll get Bravo, Good Luck, For you, Graduate and so much more! Don’t forget that this is an add on set to the very first bundle of Wishful Thinking Dies. The plan is to use them all together!

So many of you were excited about the new Accordion Folders this week! This set of 4, 12 inch folders creates a unique barn door effect when you open the card. The two paisley patterns, balloon pattern and bow pattern make such interesting, unique cards! You are going to love these!

One of our favorite paper-crafting kits ever, Charlotte, is back just in time for your Spring and Summer crafting. The small patterns in these papers & card stock go together beautifully with the diecuts, stickers and sentiments in this kit. We love the bright, bold colors that are paired with elegant gold foil touches!

Back by popular demand is an item that sold out during our January shows, our Impression Mask Set. You get 4 shaped B plates and 8 embossing dies to create that perfect setting for your gorgeous stamping, sentiment or diecut!

There you have it! Be sure to check out our Facebook page leading up to April 16th as we post some of our favorite Easter projects. We will meet you right back here on Monday.

Love,

Anna

 

 

HSN May 9th, 2017 Product Preview 2

Hello, hello!

First of all, thank you all so much for your active participation during National Craft Month! Reading through your posts and seeing your incredible projects made for a wonderful, creative month! Each of you continue to amaze and inspire us every day!

The 3rd Annual Anna Griffin | Create is sold out and we are looking forward to seeing all of you this November! There is a wait list in case we have tickets become available. Click here to be added to the wait list.

Don’t forget – we will be giving away 3 tickets to Create in October. These 3 lucky people will be chosen from a pool of our Blog winners each week from January-September. So comment below to win this weeks’ goodies and if you win, you will be automatically entered to win a trip to Create!

Welcome to week 2 of our Product Previews for our May 9th shows on HSN! We will be on at 1am, 11am, 5pm and 9pm! Oh what fun we will have together. We have lots of amazing new items for you, and of course we’re bringing back some favorites too! Let’s get started on today’s product preview!

Making their HSN debut are our new, 12″ Accordion Fold Embossing folders. This unique set of 4 folders create A2 size cards, and includes bow, paisley and balloon patterns! What’s great about these folders is that they emboss a pattern and the score lines for a perfect fold every time. The middle panel has a framed border that is designed to highlight your sentiment.

The first autoship of our Wishful Thinking Dies will only be available May 9th if you missed them in January! This set of dies contains everything you need for the season, and is aptly named Congratulatory Wishes! ‘Tis the season of graduations, and you’ll get dies that say grad, congratulations, graduation and so much more. Father’s Day dies are also included so that you can create a thoughtful card for a husband, son or other special man in your life!

One of our very favorite paper crafting collections, Charlotte, is back! Oh my goodness the amount that you get in this kit is truly breathtaking! In this collection you’ll receive 24 designer card stock sheets, 24 designer paper sheets, 10-piece floral sticker pack, 10-piece titles sticker pack, 25-pack of titles, tags and quotes with foil die-cuts embellishments and a 25-pack of floral and design die-cut embellishments. Wow! Many of these are accented with gorgeous gold foil and the prettiest little patterns you can think of! This set is perfect for creating all of those spring and summer cards for showers, birthdays and more. The small prints are just what the doctor ordered for creating scrapbook pages! You’re going to love the versatility of this kit!

Our set of 4 Impression Masks is back! We love the negative space they create that is great for highlighting a beautiful sentiment or stamped image. The shapes included in this set are circle, two different rectangles and a bubble shape. They come with two concentric embossing dies that coordinate perfectly and outline the shape!

 

Last but not least, craft along with Anna as she shows you how to inlay intricate die cuts with the Wishful Thinking Die Set. This is a very useful technique that adds dimension and an extra special touch to all of your craft projects!

MATERIALS

  • Anna Griffin® Gold Cricut Cuttlebug™ Version 3   522-138
  • Anna Griffin® Pretty Patterns Cards and Envelopes   442-892 – 1, 5”x7” Folded Card with Gold Border
  • Anna Griffin® Perfect Palette II 12”x12” Cardstock   505105 – 1, 12”x12” Fuchsia Cardstock Cut to 3”x4-3/4” Layer and 1-1/4”x3”
  • Anna Griffin® Perfect Palette II 12”x12” Cardstock   505105 – 1, 12”x12” White Glitter Cardstock Cut to 1-1/4”x3”
  • Anna Griffin® Charlotte Paper Crafting Collection   489-141 – 1, 12”x12” Green Floral Cardstock Cut to 3-1/4”x5” Layer and 1, Flower Embellishment
  • Anna Griffin® Wishful Thinking Dies & Folders Set   538-144 – Sister Die
  • Anna Griffin® Perfect Rosettes   489-151 – Yellow Rosette
  • 1, Anna Griffin® Foil Flourishes Sticker
  • 1, Yellow Foil Butterfly
  • Anna Griffin® Perfect Bows   430694 – Pink Bow
  • Double-sided Adhesive (Tape Runner)
  • Double-sided Adhesive Tape
  • Foam Adhesive
  • Tweezers

INSTRUCTIONS

1.Die cut white glitter paper with the Wishful Thinking Sister die.

2. Die cut fuchsia cardstock layer on the lower right corner, with the Sister die. Keep small fuchsia die cut pieces together. Do not discard.

3. Place a 1”x3” piece of double-sided adhesive tape on the lower right side of the green floral cardstock, about ½” from the bottom of the card. Remove the backing and center the fuchsia layer over the green floral layer. Be sure die cut is over the double-sided adhesive.

4. Inlay white glitter Sister die cut into the fuchsia Sister die cut layer.

5. Using a pair of tweezers place the small fuchsia pieces saved from step 2 into the empty spaces of the inlaid Sister die cut.

6. Attach to card base inside the center gold border using foam adhesive.

7. Adhere Foil Flourishes Sticker to the left side of the card with foam adhesive. Elevate the right side with foam adhesive.

8. Attach floral embellishment sticker to left side of card.

9. Adhere rosette below flower and attach butterfly to right side of rosette.

Are you interested in winning these items? Be sure to tell us your favorite item from this week’s preview by commenting below and we will draw a winner at random on Friday.

Bye for now,

Anna