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 July 11th, 2017 Product Preview 6 Winner + How to: Enhanced Shaker Card

Hello, and happy Friday!

Wow! We are amazed by your enthusiasm for our last blog post! Can you believe that we are 4 short days away from all the fun that will take place on HSN’s 24 hour Craft Day? We will be live on Tuesday at midnight, 11am, 12pm, 4pm, 7pm and part of 8 o’clock for full hours of “beautiful in the making!”

There were a whopping 3450 comments to win this week and it sounds like you all are excited to take your crafting to the next level with the Kodak Verité Craft 6 Anna Griffin edition craft printer. We can’t wait to see what you create with this amazing machine, Anna’s Printable Library Digital Cartridge, Xyron tablet stand and our set of 4 Anna Griffin Xyron Sticker Makers, Linda Kelley Johnston. You are our big winner! Oh my goodness how exciting! What a win.

On Monday we will post your shopping list along with available links so that you can plan away! Then on Tuesday, you’ll be able to sit back, relax and watch the shows! We love these shows and the opportunity to connect with the HSN / Anna Griffin community. There’s nothing better!

Let’s take a few more looks at our grande finale items!

The Kodak Verité Craft 6 Anna Griffin edition craft printer is a crafter’s dream come true! You will be able to print wirelessly on different materials such as cork, magnet paper, canvas and more, scan family photos, create iron on designs and even print images from the new Anna’s Printable Library Digital Cartridge from Cricut. Use the Kodak Verité Craft 6 App to print our custom Anna Griffin greeting cards, thank you notes and photo cards right from your iPad or tablet! This printer will enhance your crafting in so many ways, and also prints, copies, scans and prints high quality photos.

Anna’s Printable Library Digital Cartridge from Cricut is just what you need to embellish your craft projects. This all inclusive library of images contains roses, sea life, animal images, daily planner accessories, Anna’s perfect patterns and more. Print these images on the new Kodak Verité Craft 6 Anna Griffin edition craft printer, put them on a mat and cut on any model Cricut Explore.

Finally, our set of 4 Anna Griffin Xyron Sticker Makers make crafting fun! Your Anna Griffin die cuts can become sticker embellishments in an instant. You’ll get 80 feet of adhesive and what’s even better is that they come in 4 of our beautiful patterns.

It’s Friday, and that means it’s time to make something together. Today, we’re going to take the Shaker Card Making Kit and kick it up a notch!

Enhanced Shaker Cards

MATERIALS

  • Anna Griffin® Cuttlebug™ Congratulatory Wishes – 542-383 – Aunt Die
  • Anna Griffin® Gold Cricut Cuttlebug™ Version 3 – 522-138
  • Anna Griffin® Cuttlebug™ mat
  • Anna Griffin® Rose Collection 6 3/4″ square layer- floral
  • Anna Griffin® Foil Layers 6 1/4″ square layer- pink foil
  • 1 Piece Gold Cardstock
  • Anna Griffin® Shaker Card Making Kit- 542-054 Card Base- “Here’s to Celebrating You”
  • Anna Griffin® Shaker Card Making Kit- 542-054 Pink and White Print Heart Sticker
  • Anna Griffin® Shaker Card Making Kit- 542-054 White and Gold Polka Dot Heart Border Sticker
  • Anna Griffin® Shaker Card Making Kit- 542-054 Sequin Confetti Pack
  • Anna Griffin® Shaker Card Making Kit- 542-054 1 Dark Pink heart and 1 Light Pink Heart Embellishment
  • Mint Green Satin Ribbon
  • Double Sided Adhesive
  • Foam Adhesive Squares

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Adhere pink and gold foil square to larger floral square with double sided adhesive.

Attach gold sequin bag to the card base using double sided adhesive.

Peel off the back of the pink and white heart sticker and attach to the front of the card.

Using double sided adhesive, attach the shaker card to the front of the pink and gold foil layer.

Make your Cuttlebug sandwich from the bottom up: A plate, rubber mat, B plate, die face up, paper face down and top with a B plate. Run the sandwich through the Cuttlebug, and cut out the word “Aunt”.

Add adhesive to your die cut, and place in the bottom right corner of the pink and white sticker.

Next, wrap the mint green ribbon around the front of the top layer of the shaker card. Tie in a bow (the card should still open).

Finally, add the 2 heart embellishments.

MATERIALS

  • Anna Griffin® Shaker Card Making Kit- 542-054 Card Base- “The Most Special Thing About This Card is the Person Holding It”
  • Anna Griffin® Shaker Card Making Kit- 542-054 Blue Star- all parts
  • Anna Griffin® Shaker Card Making Kit- 542-054 1 White and Gold Polka Dot Star
  • Anna Griffin® Shaker Card Making Kit- 542-054 2 Gold and White Polka Dot Stars
  • Anna Griffin® Shaker Card Making Kit- 542-054 1 A Warm Hello Sentiment
  • Ivory Satin Ribbon
  • Double Sided Adhesive
  • Foam Adhesive Squares

Adhere the sequin pouch to the card base with double sided adhesive.

Layer the star die cuts as shown to create the large star.

Attach the stars with double sided adhesive and add an ivory bow.

What a fun Friday! Meet us right back here on Monday for your Shopping List!

Love,

Anna

HSN July 11, 2017 Product Preview 6

Hi there,

It’s time for our big Today’s Special reveal! But first, who’s going to be joining us at midnight, 11am, 12pm, 4pm, 7pm and for part of the 8 o’clock hour? We can’t wait to see you there, and we’re so excited to craft together and get to meet our fans through Skype and phone calls.

It’s here! Introducing the Kodak Verité Craft 6 Anna Griffin edition craft printer. This ink jet printer prints on all kinds of different materials, from vinyl and iron on, to cork and leather! With this brand new machine you will be able to print wirelessly, print addresses on envelopes from your contacts and print photos from social media! Notice how it is specially colored in white and lustrous gold?

To make things even easier, there’s an app for your ipad and tablet that makes printing custom things a cinch! It is loaded with Anna Griffin custom templates for printing greeting cards, photo cards and thank you notes!

One of the best things about this printer is that you’ll be able to use it to enhance your crafting! Scan and print old family photos to add to scrapbook pages, print on canvas to make home decor and even print a design to iron on paper and transfer it to a t-shirt of your choosing! The options are endless! You’ll get the printer, 1 3XL black ink cartridge (prints 1200 pages), 1 3XL tri-color ink cartridge (prints 1080 pages), quick start guide, AC cord, USB cable and craft materials sample pack. This printer does it all: prints, copies, scans and prints high quality photos.

Designed to exclusively enhance the new printer is the Anna’s Printable Library Digital Cartridge from Cricut. This is an all inclusive library of print then cut images that are perfect for printing on the new Kodak Verité Craft 6 printer and then putting on the mat to cut with your Cricut Explore Air 2! You’ll get everything from flowers to planner accessories and animals. Create 3D embellishments, tabs, flags, die cuts and so much more! 117 images are included with this all inclusive digital cartridge.

 

Just finished printing and cutting your card stock? Make those designs instantly into stickers with our set of 4 Anna Griffin Xyron Sticker Makers! Turn any die cut up to 3 inches wide into an instant sticker with our Xyron Sticker Makers. Each gorgeous Anna Griffin patterned package makes up to 20 feet of stickers to use on all your card making and scrap book pages. There are just three quick steps: 1. insert your item, 2. pull and tear upward and 3. rub, peel and stick. This sticker maker is just what you need for adding edge to edge, permanent adhesive for labeling, school projects and crafting.

There you have it, our grand finale! We’re so excited about these new items! Want a Kodak Verité Craft 6 Printer, Anna’s Printable Library Digital Cartridge from Cricut and Xyron Sticker Makers of your own? Tell us what you would create with the printer, and how it would enhance your crafting. We will draw a winner at random on Friday, and next Monday we will have your shopping list ready to go for you with available links. It’s almost show time!

Xoxo,

Anna

HSN July 11th, 2017 Product Preview 5 Winner

Hello, hello!

Happy Friday everyone and Happy Fourth of July weekend! Can you believe that we are a week and a half away from 24 hour Craft Day on HSN? Our show times are going to be midnight, 11am, 12pm, 4pm, 7pm and some of the 8pm hour, just in case you have missed the last 10 posts!

We had over 1345 amazing comments, and our winner chosen at random today is Kim M. Woo hoo! We’re so excited for you!

This week’s products are so beautiful, and can create many different looks! Let’s check out several more projects, shall we?

Our Vintage Deco Flock Kit offers you 5 luxurious colors to create incredible velvety texture on any die cut you can imagine! The vintage color palette of rose, yellow, olive, teal and purple coordinate beautifully with all things Anna Griffin.

Because you love flowers so much, we knew that we needed to create our new Favorite Flowers 3 sticker kit. These stickers have the most gorgeous hand-painted, fall colored blooms that are perfect for all of your cards and scrapbook pages.

There is so much excitement surrounding our new Bird Cage and Branches Dies and Folders this week! Use this set of 7 dies and 2 folders to make delicate cards with dreamy layers along with our Birds and Butterflies Die Cut Collection.

For your long holiday weekend, we have a new tutorial for you using our Confetti Dies. Make a shaker card with Anna today!

MATERIALS

  • Anna Griffin® Cuttlebug™ Confetti Cutting Dies – 542-358 – Confetti Hearts 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® So Smitten Cardmaking Kit – 457-834 – 5” x 7” Dark Red Border Card Base, 3.5” x 5.5” Gold Polka Dot Layer
  • 1, 4.75” x 6” Dark Red Cardstock Layer
  • 1, 4.75” x 6” Vellum Layer
  • 1, 4” x 6” Clear Acetate
  • 1, 4.5” x 6.5” Ivory Cardstock Layer
  • 1 Sentiment Embellishment
  • 1 Floral Embellishment Sticker
  • Double Sided Adhesive
  • Foam Adhesive Strips Cut to 2, .25” x 5.5” and 2, .25” x 4”

INSTRUCTIONS

  • With the heart die facing up and the dark red card stock facing down, die cut the hearts with the dark red card stock layer and the vellum layer.

  • Cut out ivory center of dark red card base with craft knife.

  • Adhere gold polka dot layer to ivory card stock layer with double sided adhesive. Attach foam adhesive strips around the edge of the gold polka dot paper.

  • Place heart confetti in the center of the gold polka dot layer.

  • Adhere acetate to double sided foam adhesive.
  • Center card front over acetate and adhere with double sided adhesive.
  • Attach floral embellishment sticker and sentiment embellishment with double sided adhesive.

So much fun! Make sure and shake shake shake over to our Facebook page for Sunday Share this weekend! We wish all of you a safe and Happy 4th of July!

Love,

Anna