HSN July 11th, 2017 Product Preview 4 Winner + How to Series: Card Front Dies

Hi everyone,

What a great week it has been! On Monday we brought you 4 brand new items for craft day on HSN July 11th. Each one is perfect for summer crafting. Two weeks from tomorrow is our big day! We will be kicking off at midnight, then our hours are 11am, 12pm, 4pm, 7pm and some of the 8pm hour. Are you all as excited to get to crafting as we are? You know we save the best for last so be sure to tune into our next few posts!

We had an amazing amount of comments and product love this week! Over 1465 of you commented to win all 4 items, and Nicole Craig they are coming to you! Look out for the shipment soon.

Who wants a few more looks at project inspiration? We’ve got it all below!

Our Tutti Frutti Stamps and Dies are on trend and en vogue this summer! Orange you so excited for this set of 21 stamps and 7 dies? Create lemons, limes, berries, grapes and more, then send someone a sweet treat in the form of an amazing card or scrapbook page.

To go along with our Tutti Fruitti Stamps and Dies, we have the juiciest Colorbox inks! Create summer ripe fruit colors with our rich red, deep purples, and bright citrus colors.

Build dimensional flowers that wow with our set of 3D Flower Cut and Emboss Dies. You will have friends and family amazed by your craftiness! This set is perfect for adding to a gift, project or even party decorations!

Our beloved Instant Scrapbook is back! This fan favorite, almost finished album only requires 30 of your favorite photos, and your own personal touches to make it come to life. You’ll get 20 pre-made 12 x 12 pages, 20 titles, plus alphabet letters to create with.

Today’s how to is so beautiful; you’re going to love it! Get out your Card Front Dies set and let’s create! You can still purchase these on HSN.com if you don’t have them! Click here to shop.

MATERIALS

  • Anna Griffin® Cuttlebug™ Card Front Cutting Dies – 542-362 – Floral Die
  • Anna Griffin® Gold Cricut Cuttlebug™ Version 3 – 522-138 – 6” x 8” Rubber Embossing Mat
  • 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 and Cutting Mat
  • Anna Griffin® Ivory Cards & Envelopes – 505-052 – 1, 5”x7” Folded Card
  • 1, 5” x 7” Purple Cardstock Layer
  • 1, 5” x 7” Ivory Metallic Cardstock Layer
  • 1, 5” x 7” Gold Metallic Layer
  • 1, 5” x 7” Pink Metallic Layer
  • 1, 5” x 5” Peach Cardstock Layer
  • 1, 5” x 7” Teal Vellum Layer
  • 1 Sentiment Embellishment
  • 3 Floral Embellishments
  • Double Sided Adhesive
  • Foam Adhesive

INSTRUCTIONS

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

  • Place floral die face up and the gold cardstock face down on the Cuttlebug machine, and die cut and emboss. The Tool ‘n One is helpful in the removal of the paper from the die.
  • Die cut the pink cardstock with the floral die. Set aside the floral die cut portion for another project.  Set aside the border and 2 corner pieces.

  • Die cut the ivory metallic cardstock with the floral die. Trim the top right floral corner piece, bottom left floral corner piece, and one of the large flowers from the edge of the die cut with the craft knife.  Cut out both sets of small flowers.

  • Adhere pink border to purple card base with double sided adhesive. Inlay the gold die cut with double sided adhesive.  Inlay the two pink corner pieces with double sided adhesive.

  • Attach the ivory floral die cut pieces on top of the corresponding gold die cut pieces with foam adhesive.

  • Die cut and cut out flowers with craft knife. Adhere to card as shown.

  • Adhere sentiment and floral embellishments with foam adhesive.

Now that’s a card that is beautiful in the making! We will see you Monday for more previews, inspiration, giveaways and fun!

Xoxo,

Anna

 

 

HSN July 11th, 2017 Product Preview 2

Hello!

Today is all about having a spooky good time! We’re ready to introduce two new items, but first a reminder about our upcoming shows! We will be on HSN Friday, June 16th at 12pm and 4pm for our very first Clearance Shows! This is the time to stock up on your Anna Griffin favorites at one of a kind special prices!

Our next HSN Craft Day appearances will be on Tuesday, July 11th where we will be kicking off the 24 day at midnight, and then will be on at 11am, 12pm, 4pm, 7pm and part of the 8pm hour! Let’s get started on 2 more product previews for the July 11th shows.

Our new Vintage Halloween Kit is frighteningly good! You asked for a Halloween card making kit and we listened! With this kit you will get 20 cards in bewitching patterns like gold foiled cats, gothic inspired roses, and more! Layer away with the 20 layers in coordinating patterns and beautiful gold foil accents. You’ll get 8 large pinwheels in orange stripe and grey/white to add texture and scale. There are amazing 3D vintage diecuts that include always watching owls, witches on brooms, cats with full moons and so much more! Black and orange flourishes accent in a boo-tiful way. There are amazing, single-layer diecuts that are to die for! Finally our dimensional sentiments are just what you need to send frightful greetings. Sayings in this set are You Cast a Spell on Me, You Are So Bewitching, Happy Halloween and more!

Our new set of Sending Sympathy Stickers say just the right thing during the hardest of times. In this set you’ll get 50 stickers that relay thoughtful and loving feelings to friends and loved ones. Your words of kindness are sure to help support and encourage those who need it most! You will get 2 each of 25 designs, and these stickers are dimensional, gold foiled and are set on top of a soft color palette and patterns. Phrases include Praying for You, Sending You Comfort, My Thoughts Are with You, Thinking of You During This Difficult Time and many more.

It’s time to give these away! Leave us a comment worthy of a win, and we will announce a winner chosen at random on Friday. Be sure to visit us on our Facebook page throughout the week for more inspiration from these exciting new products.

Bye for now,

Anna

 

 

HSN July 11th, 2017 Product Preview 1

Hello, hello!

We’re back with a whole new line up for our HSN Craft Day shows on July 11th! Want to join us for all the fun? We’re on HSN at midnight, 11am, 12pm, 4pm, 7pm and a little of the 8pm hour! How great is that? We are so excited to show you all the crafty tricks we have up our sleeves over the next several weeks. Did we mention there would be giveaways? Get ready for a crafting good time!

Let’s kick this Craft Day preview off with something truly stunning. Introducing our Delicate Engravings Card Toppers! In this set, you’ll get the loveliest pastel layers you can imagine with intricate borders and macaron hued card overlays. It is full of French paintings from 18th century china patterns, layered sentiments and bucolic scenes! This is truly a kit for all those who subscribe to our “beautiful in the making” style.

Next we have our Window Frame Card Making Kit where you’ll get everything you need to make 20 incredible, 3D step cards as well as 7 cutting dies to make your own 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 heartfelt message. If you signed up for auto ship for our Window Box Card kit in January, this will be on its way to you in June. The July 11th shows will be the only time this kit will be offered as a stand alone item.

Who wants these beauties? We want to know what you’re excited about for the July 11th Craft Day, and what you think about this weeks’ amazing new items! Leave us a comment, and we will draw a winner at random on Friday.

In remembrance on Memorial Day,

Anna

How to Series: Decorative Edge Border Dies

Hello everyone,

Are you ready to create with the Decorative Edge Border Dies that you bought on HSN in March? Don’t worry, if you want to make this card along with us you can still get the dies here. Our Decorative Edge Border Dies are incredibly detailed and so versatile! One project that we thought would be fun to share and make with you is a matchbook style card. This card design has a special closure and you can use this trick on almost any card! Before we get started, don’t forget we will be on HSN June 16th for our first ever Clearance Shows and we will be back for a 24 hour Craft Day on July 11th. Those new product previews start this Monday, May 29th.

Let’s get to creating!

MATERIALS – listing all HSN item numbers

  • Anna Griffin® Gold Cricut Cuttlebug™ Version 3 – 522-138 – Rubber Embossing Mat
  • Anna Griffin® Cuttlebug™ Magnetic Mat 2-pack 528-936
  • Anna Griffin® Decorative Edge Border Dies – Scalloped Edge Die
  • Anna Griffin® Tool ‘n One with Multipurpose Craft Tips & Bag 457-852 – Scoring Tip
  • Anna Griffin® Craft Essential Tool Set 442-864 – Ruler & Paper Trimmer & Cutting Mat
  • Anna Griffin® Charlotte Papercrafting Collection – 1, 12”x12” Black and Ivory Patterned card stock cut to 5”x7” Folded Card Base 489-141
  • 1, 3.5” x 6.75” Black card stock layer
  • 1 Sentiment
  • 2 Floral Embellishment stickers
  • Double Sided Adhesive (tape runner)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Trim top layer on right side of card base to 4.75” from fold.

  • Place the Scalloped Edge Die along the edge of the black card stock layer then die cut and emboss. The sandwich to die cut is: Stack from the bottom up – A plate, magnetic mat, B plate, die face up, paper face down, B plate. The sandwich to emboss is: Stack from the bottom up – A plate, B Plate, Die with paper inside, rubber mat, B plate.

  • Score along the straight edge of die cut at 0.625” using the ruler and scoring tool and cutting mat. Place the score line against the edge of the ruler and fold the straight edge up.

  • Fold the straight edge over the back side of the card base. Adhere on the back flap only, with double-sided adhesive, leaving the front decorative edge open.

Fold over the card front. Tuck the top layer of the card base underneath the die cut edge to form a matchbook closure. Adhere floral embellishments and sentiment with double sided adhesive.

Wasn’t that fun? We love sharing tutorials on how to use all of our products that you get from HSN.  Have a wonderful and safe Memorial Day weekend!

Love,

Anna

 

 

 

HSN June 16th Special Clearance Shows

Greetings everyone,

Happy Monday! It’s time for another, more in depth look at the items that will be offered in our June Clearance shows on HSN Friday, June 16th at 12pm and 4pm.

Our Mixed Media Kit is back, and it is an incredible set of paste, 4 pigments, 4 containers of glitter and 2 stencils to create 3D patterns on almost any surface. If you’re looking for new and interesting ways to add texture to your projects, this is the kit for you!

 

Back just in time for our clearance shows is our best selling cut and emboss dies. Our Baroque Frames set contains 9 dies in both 5 x 7 and small, concentric dies to layer and enhance the die cuts. These frames are as elaborate as it gets, and create amazing large scale designs. Make a serious impact on all of your cards and scrapbook pages with these Baroque inspired dies. Last call for these and our Festooned Frames Dies on June 16th.

Our set of 6, 12 inch Beautiful Trimmings folders/dies is the creme de la creme of border designs! If you are looking for an extraordinary craft embellishment these are it! Because of the 12 inch size, these borders can frame and create layers on scrapbook pages like no other. These super sized folders have dies to cut the edges perfectly. On June 16th be sure to add this crafting staple to your stash!

Here is the entire list of what will be available to you so you can get your shopping lists in order and ready for the shows!

Item Number Anna Griffin Product
496878 Mega Embossing Folder Bundle
532475 Paper Blooms Kit
474351 Beautiful Trimmings Folders and Dies
481761 Alice Hostess Stationery Box
505089 Planner Inserts
474332 Ornate Embossing Folders
489156 Mixed Media Stencils, Paste and Glitter Kit
489155 Terrific Titles Dies
489153 Gold & Silver Flourish Stickers
489267 Baroque Frame Die Set
488448

532475

479783

457832

Anna’s Lovely Layers 2 Cartridge

Paper Blooms Kit

For Him Embossing Folders

Rollagraph Self Inking Stamp

 

 538144  Wishful Thinking Set
489148 Perfectly Said Vellum Stickers
470045 Everyday Gracious Giftables Gift Card Holders
479785 Trifold Embossing Folders
489147 Rose Pocket Page Scrapbook
488462

488455

Summer/Fall Embossing Folders

Summer/Fall Cutting Dies

488442 Fancy Flips Card Making Kit
489490 Festooned Frame Dies
489141 Charlotte Paper Crafting Collection
486698 8 pc Paper Rosettes

 

That’s a really great sale! Have a wonderful week, and we will see you back here on the blog this Friday for our next installment in our DIY How To Series!

Love,

Anna