HSN August 16th Product Preview 4 Winner + How to: Deco Flock Vintage

Hi everyone!

Today is our last look at the items we will have on HSN August 16th! As a reminder, our shows hours will be 2am, 11am and 10pm. We’re just 5 short days away from full hours of Anna Griffin Elegant Paper Crafting. On Monday we will have your shopping list, with available links. Our lucky winner for today is Terance in Texas! Enjoy all 7 of these Christmas items!

Let’s see a few more projects for August 16th inspiration!

Our Dresden Trims are such special embellishments! Our carefully curated set of 4 different designs contains 54 intricately cut and embossed gold foil die cuts! These golden bells, opulent trees, holly branches and Merry Christmas images are the definition of old world charm. Because Dresden Trims are printed on 200 year old German presses, the details can’t be beat!

Our Glorious Greetings Card Making Kit has over 200  pieces that will inspire you to create 30 three dimensional holiday cards. This beautifully boxed set makes the most beautiful, traditional cards you can imagine to send to friends and family during the holiday season.

With our Christmas Botanical Dies you can create gorgeous, large-scale die cuts for all of your holiday projects. The 9 cut and emboss die designs include poinsettias, spruce branches, holly and more. Add these to your cards, presents and scrapbook pages this season.

We have compiled 120 of our Favorite Christmas Sentiment Stickers to send jolly, cheerful messages to all your Christmas card list! This set includes the best of the best sentiments like Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noel, Warm Christmas Wishes and more.

Our versatile Christmas Say it Anyway Stamps are always a fan favorite for holiday crafting! You’ll get 36 clear stamps to imprint a festive message on the inside or outside of your cards!

Our Christmas Glitter Stickers in red, gold and silver are the perfect accompaniment to all of our holiday crafting items. This set contains large frames, die cuts and accent pieces that add a touch of sparkle to all of your projects.

Our 12 x 12 Christmas Card Stock is essential for traditional Christmas card making and scrapbooking. The 48 sheets can be made into holiday embellishments and table decorations.

We’re so excited to start crafting for the holidays. On Monday, we will have your shopping list, and Wednesday, August 16th is show time!

For today’s how to, let’s create a project using our Deco Flock Vintage Palette Kit from the July HSN shows! We love the velvety effect and texture Deco Flock brings to your cards.

Deco Flock Vintage

Finished Size: 5×7 card

Materials:

  • Anna Griffin® Gold/Ivory Cricut Cuttlebug™ Version 3 510-398
  • Anna Griffin™ Flourish Die
  • Anna Griffin™ Fancy Flips Card Making Kit, flower embellishments
  • Anna Griffin™ Vintage Collage Card Toppers 1, “Get Well” sentiment
  • Anna Griffin™ So Smitten Card Making Kit, card base
  • Anna Griffin™ Lovely Layers, floral card stock
  • Anna Griffin™ DecoFlock™ Kit, yellow flocking paper and foam transfer adhesive
  • Adhesive (tape runner)
  • Foam squares
  • Scissors
  • Ruler

Instructions:

  1. Cut the floral card stock from Lovely Layers to 3 ¾” inches and adhere to the card base.

2. Die cut foam adhesive using the Flourish Cutting Die.

3. Cut a piece of yellow flocking paper slightly larger than the die cut.

4. Peel paper liner off the front side of the foam die cut to expose the adhesive.

5. Place the exposed adhesive on the color side of the flocking sheet.

6. Place the die cut in between Cuttlebug™ B plates, on top of a rubber mat and A plate. Run through the Cuttlebug™ to evenly apply flocking.

7. Remove from the plates and peel away the flocking sheet.

Assembly:

  1. Add adhesive squares to the back of the two flower embellishments and attach to the card base.

2. Peel off the back liner from the yellow flocking die cut piece and attach it to the card base.

3. Add adhesive squares to the back of the “Get Well” sentiment and attach to the center of the card.

Wow, isn’t that flocking beautiful? Have a lovely weekend, and we will see you next week!

Love,

Anna

 

HSN August 16th, 2017 Product Preview 3 Winner + Window Frame Card Die How To

Hello, hello!

Happy Friday everyone! We are getting close to our August 16th HSN shows, and we can’t wait to be crafting with you at 2am, 11am and 10pm. We still have one more Product Preview for you on Monday. You know we like to save the best for last! It’s time to announce our winner! Marilyn B., we hope you enjoy all 4 items that are headed your way.

Let’s take a look at more project inspiration for your weekend.

Our 12 x 12 double-sided card stock gives you 4 each of 12 designs to create amazing dimensional cards. The pretty patterns in this set contains some of our favorite signature prints including rose black, white and gold polka dots, butterflies and more!

Our new Gift Card Dies are the perfect example of how we bring your product requests to life! This set of 6 dies will make both the coin purse and the purse shapes to hold your gift cards in style. Add a couple of embellishments and a sentiment, and you have a gift that’s beautiful in the making!

The holidays are right around the corner, and our Gracious Giftables card making set has 4 styles of easy to make, pre cut gift card holders. The festive patterns, sentiments and embellishments in this kit are truly a delight!

So many of you are excited for the return of our Pretty Pop Up Kit! This classic card kit is bursting at the seams with stunning embellishments, sentiments and decorative pieces. The best part is that you’ll be able to create 40 cards to bring cheer to friends and loved ones.

For this week’s how to, we are showing you how to create the larger frame for your Window Frame cards using the Flourish die!

Window Frame Card Making Kit

Finished Size: 5×7 card

Materials:

  • Anna Griffin® Gold/Ivory Cricut Cuttlebug™ Version 3 510-398
  • Cricut Cuttlebug™ 12”x5” Magnetic Cutting Mat
  • Cricut Cuttlebug™ 12”x5” Embossing Mat
  • Cricut Cuttlebug™ 12”x5” Spacer Plate A
  • Cricut Cuttlebug™ 12”x5” Spacer Plate B (2)
  • Anna Griffin® Window Frame Card Making Kit and Cutting Dies (dies and gold flourish embellishments) 546-217
  • Anna Griffin® Flourish Die
  • Anna Griffin® Favorite Flowers II, rose stickers
  • Anna Griffin® Favorite Sentiment Stickers, “Happy Birthday” sticker
  • Yellow patterned card stock (cut to 6”x12”)
  • Pink card stock (cut to 5.5”x8”)
  • Floral card stock (cut to 4”x6”)
  • Green patterned card stock (cut to 3.5”x5”)
  • Adhesive (tape runner)
  • Foam squares
  • Scissors

Instructions:

  1. Cut the card base with the yellow card stock using the card die from the Window Frame Card Making Kit.

2. Cut the green card stock to 3.5”x5”.

3. Cut the floral card stock using the frame die from the Window Frame Card Making Kit.

4. Cut and emboss the pink card stock using the Flourish Die.

5. Cut and discard the center from the pink flourish layer.

6. Cut and overlap the sides of the pink flourish layer at the center to fit to card.

Assembly:

1 Fold the yellow card stock along scored lines to make the card base.

2. Adhere the green card stock to the base.

3. Adhere the pink flourish layer using foam adhesive.

4.Adhere the floral frame using.

5. Attach the gold and white embellishments from the Window Frame Card Making Kit to the bottom left corner of the floral frame.

6.Attach the pink rose sticker to the green card stock.

7. Attach the yellow rose sticker to the gold and white embellishments.

8. Attach “Happy Birthday” sentiment across the floral frame.

There you have it! What a gorgeous card. We can’t wait to hear what you think.

P.S. There is an updated Kodak Verite Print & Scan app that includes the personalized message feature for iPhone and it is now available in the app store. The android phone version is also expected to release this week.

Have a wonderful weekend and we will see you on Monday!

Love,

Anna

HSN August 16th, 2017 Product Preview 2 Winner + How to Anna’s Pop Up Digital Cartridge

Hi friends,

Happy Friday! Our next shows on HSN will be August 16th at 2am, 11am and 10pm! That’s 3 hours of Anna Griffin Elegant Papercrafting and a whole lot of crafty fun. This week most of you are excited for our new Acetate Cards for All Occasions and Vintage Garden Die Cuts! These cards and all of the new Product Preview 2 items are headed your way Jeanne Murray! From over 1455 comments you were chosen at random; happy creating to you!

Let’s take another peek at this week’s lovely items.

Our Acetate Cards for all Occasions add an interesting new dimension to your card making.  Make them your own by adding the coordinating Vintage Garden Die Cuts and a sentiment for a unique look every time. You’re going to love this set of 36 cards with 3 each of 12 designs.

Our Vintage Garden Die Cuts are just what you need to layer, layer, layer. This set goes perfectly with the images on the Acetate Cards for All Occasions, and adds a 3D element to make your cards truly special. What’s even better is that there are over 300 die cuts included.

We know that our Sentiment Stamps and Dies are going to be a hot item when they return on August 16th! Create your own layered sentiments with this set of 26 sentiment stamps and 8 dies. We have you covered for all of life’s card making occasions.

Punch or stamp designs in frames, borders and more for all your cards and scrapbook pages with the Anna Griffin Platform Punch from American Crafts. The 2 punches and 20 templates options give you endless possibilities as to what you can create!

Die cut  your cards with our lace-like set of 4 Decorative Edge Dies. These 8 dies punch intricate, beautiful designs in your paper that create works of art on your cards and scrapbook pages.

Monday we’ll have even more previews for you! For today’s how to series we have outlined how to use Anna’s Pop Up cartridge from Cricut. Let’s get started!

To cut these cards you need to own Anna’s Pop Up Cricut Cartridge and a Cricut Explore machine. Login to your cricut.com account and redeem your voucher code printed on the card now to get started cutting!

Anna’s Pop Up Airplane Card 

Link: https://design.cricut.com/#/design/61779423


Difficulty: Easy
Time to Make: 45 minutes
Finished Size: 5×7 card with envelope

Description:
Anna’s layered pop up cards are fun, easy and sure to be a huge hit! There are 14
different designs to choose from, so you can pick the perfect card for any occasion.

Materials:
Cricut Explore machine
Cricut Design Space software
12” x 12” Standard Grip or Light Grip Cricut cutting mat
Adhesive
Foam squares
Cricut Tools Scoring Stylus
4 shades of grey card stock
Pink card stock
Dark pink card stock
Black card stock
Light teal card stock
Teal card stock

Instructions:
Using your Cricut Design Space software and Cricut Explore machine, follow the
on-screen instructions to cut each layer from card  stock paper.

Assembly:
1. Fold along the scored lines on the solid layer and pop up layer of the card
back and adhere. (mats 4 and 6)
2. Adhere the additional layers to the pop up layer in the following order:

Light grey plane and clouds (mat 1)
Grey planes (mat 5)
Black planes (mat 7)
Grey plane layer on right (mat 2)
Pink plane layer on left (mat 10)
Grey plane layer on left (mat 3)
Black propeller to top plane (mat 7)
Black detail to right plane (mat 7)
Pink details to right plane (mat 10)
Teal details to top plane (mat 6)

3. To form the envelope, fold along the scored lines and adhere side flaps to
inside bottom flap. (mat 8)
4. Fold along the scored line for the top flap of the envelope and attach to the
outside of the envelope. (mat 9)

Anna’s Pop Up Fruit Card 

Link: https://design.cricut.com/#/design/63378589


Difficulty: Easy
Time to Make: 45 minutes
Finished Size: 5×7 card with envelope

Description:
Anna’s layered pop up cards are fun, easy and sure to be a huge hit! There are 14 different designs to choose from, so you can pick the perfect card for any occasion.

Materials:
Cricut Explore machine
Cricut Design Space software
12” x 12” Standard Grip or Light Grip Cricut cutting mat
Adhesive
Foam squares
Cricut Tools Scoring Stylus
Dark orange card stock
Light orange card stock
Dark yellow card stock
Light yellow card stock
Light green card stock
Dark green card stock
3 shades of pink card stock
Coral card stock

Instructions:
Using your Cricut Design Space software and Cricut Explore machine, follow the
on-screen instructions to cut each layer from card stock paper.

Assembly:
1. Fold along the scored lines on the solid layer and pop up layer of the card
back and adhere. (mats 8 and 12)
2. Adhere layers to the pop up layer in the following order:
Dark orange base (mat 2)
Light orange base (mat 3)
Black strawberry and watermelon (mat 1)
Light yellow pineapple base (mat 5)
Dark yellow pineapple (mat 4)
Dark green watermelon rind (mat 7)
Pink watermelon (mat 9)
Strawberry and loop detail from card back layer (mat 12)

Light green tops of pineapple and strawberry and watermelon rind (mat 6)


3. To form the envelope, fold along the scored lines and adhere side flaps to
inside bottom flap. (mat 10)
4. Fold along the scored line for the top flap of the envelope and attach to the
outside of the envelope. (mat 11)

Anna’s Pop Up Birthday Cake Card 

Link: https://design.cricut.com/#/design/63404730


Difficulty: Easy
Time to Make: 45 minutes
Finished Size: 5×7 card with envelope

Description:
Anna’s layered pop up cards are fun, easy and sure to be a huge hit! There are 14
different designs to choose from, so you can pick the perfect card for any occasion.

Materials:
Cricut Explore machine
Cricut Design Space software
12” x 12” Standard Grip or Light Grip Cricut cutting mat
Adhesive
Foam squares
Cricut Tools Scoring Stylus
White card stock
Red card stock
Yellow card stock
Dark purple card stock
Light purple card stock
Fuchsia card stock
Pink card stock

Instructions:
Using your Cricut Design Space software and Cricut Explore machine, follow the
on-screen instructions to cut each layer from card stock paper.

Assembly:
1. Fold along the scored lines on the solid layer and pop up layer of the card
back and adhere. (mats 6 and 9)
2. Adhere the additional layers to the pop up layer in the following order:
Yellow candle layer with flames (mat 3)
White candle layer (mat 1)
Red cake base (mat 2)
Light purple cake (mat 5)
Dark purple cake (mat 4)


3. To form the envelope, fold along the scored lines and adhere side flaps to
inside bottom flap. (mat 8)
4. Fold along the scored line for the top flap of the envelope and attach to the
outside of the envelope.

Anna’s Pop Up Circus Card 

Link: https://design.cricut.com/#/design/61699916


Difficulty: Easy
Time to Make: 45 minutes
Finished Size: 5×7 card with envelope

Description:
Anna’s layered pop up cards are fun, easy and sure to be a huge hit! There are 14
different designs to choose from, so you can pick the perfect card for any occasion.

Materials:
Cricut Explore machine
Cricut Design Space software
12” x 12” Standard Grip or Light Grip Cricut cutting mat
Adhesive
Foam squares
Cricut Tools Scoring Stylus
Dark orange card stock
Light orange card stock
Ivory card stock
Light yellow card stock
Yellow card stock
Blue card stock
Dark pink card stock
Pink card stock

Instructions:
Using your Cricut Design Space software and Cricut Explore machine, follow the
on-screen instructions to cut each layer from card stock paper.

Assembly:
1. Fold along the scored lines on the solid layer and pop up layer of the card
back and adhere. (mats 4 and 5)
2. Adhere additional layers to the pop up layer in the following order:
Ivory elephant layer (mat 3)
Dark orange elephant layer (mat 1)
Blue elephant layer (mat 6)
Pink elephant layer (mat 7)
Light orange star (mat 2)
Ivory ball detail (mat 3)


3. To form the envelope, fold along the scored lines and adhere side flaps to
inside bottom flap. (mat 8)

4. Fold along the scored line for the top flap of the envelope and attach to the
outside of the envelope. (mat 9)

Anna’s Pop Up Present Card

Link: https://design.cricut.com/#/design/63373584

Difficulty: Easy
Time to Make: 45 minutes
Finished Size: 5×7 card with envelope

Description:
Anna’s layered pop up cards are fun, easy and sure to be a huge hit! There are 14
different designs to choose from, so you can pick the perfect card for any occasion.

Materials:
Cricut Explore machine
Cricut Design Space software
12” x 12” Standard Grip or Light Grip Cricut cutting mat
Adhesive
Foam squares
Cricut Tools Scoring Stylus
Light green card stock
Dark green card stock
Light blue card stock
Purple card stock
Light purple card stock
Dark pink card stock
Light pink card stock

Instructions:
Using your Cricut Design Space software and Cricut Explore machine, follow the
on-screen instructions to cut each layer from card stock paper.

Assembly:
1. Fold along the scored lines on the solid layer and pop up layer of the card
back and adhere. (mats 4 and 5)
2. Adhere additional layers to the pop up layer in the following order:
Light pink present base (mat 7)
Dark pink present base (mat 6)
Purple present base from the solid card back layer (mat 4)
Blue present base (mat 3)
Light green present to the front, left present (mat 1)
Dark green present to the front, right present (mat 2)
Light pink bow to the front, right present (mat 7)
Dark pink bow to the front, middle present (mat 6)
Blue bow to the front, left present (mat 3)

3. To form the envelope, fold along the scored lines and adhere side flaps to
inside bottom flap. (mat 8)
4. Fold along the scored line for the top flap of the envelope and attach to the
outside of the envelope. (mat 9)

Anna’s Pop Up Trellis Card 

Link: https://design.cricut.com/#/design/61618354

Difficulty: Easy
Time to Make: 45 minutes
Finished Size: 5×7 card with envelope

Description:
Anna’s layered pop up cards are fun, easy and sure to be a huge hit! There are 14
different designs to choose from, so you can pick the perfect card for any occasion.

Materials:
Cricut Explore machine
Cricut Design Space software
12” x 12” Standard Grip or Light Grip Cricut cutting mat
Adhesive
Foam squares
Cricut Tools Scoring Stylus
Brown card stock
Tan card stock
White card stock
4 shades of green card stock
Pink card stock

Instructions:
Using your Cricut Design Space software and Cricut Explore machine, follow the
on-screen instructions to cut each layer from card stock paper.

Assembly:
1. Fold along the scored lines on the solid layer and pop up layer of the card
back and adhere. (mats 4 and 5)
2. Adhere layers to the pop up layer in the following order:
White trellis layer (mat 3)
Tan plant layer (mat 2)
Brown plant layer (mat 1)
Light green, circular bush layers from pop up layer (mat 4)
Green plant and bush layers (mat 6)
Dark green plant layer (mat 7)


3. To form the envelope, fold along the scored lines and adhere side flaps to
inside bottom flap. (mat 8)
4. Fold along the scored line for the top flap of the envelope and attach to the
outside of the envelope. (mat 9)

Anna’s Pop Up Floral Card 

Link: https://design.cricut.com/#/design/61699494

Difficulty: Easy
Time to Make: 45 minutes
Finished Size: 5×7 card with envelope

Description:
Anna’s layered pop up cards are fun, easy and sure to be a huge hit! There are 14
different designs to choose from, so you can pick the perfect card for any occasion.

Materials:
Cricut Explore machine
Cricut Design Space software
12” x 12” Standard Grip or Light Grip Cricut cutting mat
Adhesive
Foam squares
Cricut Tools Scoring Stylus
Red card stock
White card stock
Dark green card stock
Light green card stock
Blue card stock
3 shades of purple card stock
2 shades of pink card stock

Instructions:
Using your Cricut Design Space software and Cricut Explore machine, follow the
on-screen instructions to cut each layer from card stock paper.

Assembly:
1. Fold along the scored lines on the solid layer and pop up layer of the card
back and adhere. (mats 6 and 7)
2. Adhere leaf and flower layers to the light purple, pop up layer in the
following order:
Dark green flower and leaves base (mat 3)
Light green leaf layer (mat 4)
Red flower base layer (mat 1)
Light pink flower layer (mat 9)
Dark pink flower layer (mat 10)
Blue flower layer (mat 8)
Light blue flower layer (mat 5)
White flower layer (mat 2)

3. To form the envelope, fold along the scored lines and adhere side flaps to
inside bottom flap. (mat 11)
4. Fold along the scored line for the top flap of the envelope and attach to the
outside of the envelope. (mat 12)

Anna’s Pop Up Cat Card

Link: https://design.cricut.com/#/design/61617973

Difficulty: Easy
Time to Make: 45 minutes
Finished Size: 5×7 card with envelope

Description:

Anna’s layered pop up cards are fun, easy and sure to be a huge hit! There are 14 different designs to choose from, so you can pick the perfect card for any occasion.

Materials:

Cricut Explore machine

Cricut Design Space software

  • 12” x 12” Standard Grip or Light Grip Cricut cutting mat
  • Adhesive
  • Foam squares
  • Cricutâ Tools Scoring Stylus
  • White card stock
  • Light grey card stock
  • Black card stock
  • Tan card stock
  • Brown card stock
  • Orange card stock
  • Ivory card stock
  • Fuchsia card stock
  • Dark pink card stock
  • Light pink card stock
  • Coral card stock

Instructions:

Using your Cricut Design Space software and Cricut Explore machine, follow the on-screen instructions to cut each layer from card stock paper.

Assembly:

  1. Fold along the scored lines on the solid layer and pop up layer of the card back and adhere. (mats 9 and 13)
  2. Adhere the cat and heart layers to the pop up layer in the following order:
  • White base layer (mat 1)
  • Pink cat head to the top right cat (mat 9 )
  • Coral cat head and hearts to top left cat (mat 14)
  • Black cat heads to the top two cats (mat 12)
  • Brown cat heads (mat 5)
  • White cat head left over from mat 1. Attach to the top right cat.
  • Dark grey cat head to the bottom cat (mat 3)
  • Black cat ears and face to the bottom cat (mat 12)
  • Light grey cat mouth to the top right cat (mat 2)
  • Tan cat mouth to the top left cat (mat 4)
  • Ivory cat head to the bottom cat (mat 7)
  • Fuchsia fish (mat 8)
  • Yellow fish (mat 6)
  1. To form the envelope, fold along the scored lines and adhere side flaps to inside bottom flap. (mat 10)
  2. Fold along the scored line for the top flap of the envelope and attach to the outside of the envelope. (mat 11)

Anna’s Pop Up Dog Card 

Link: https://design.cricut.com/#/design/61051685


Difficulty: Easy
Time to Make: 45 minutes
Finished Size: 5×7 card with envelope

Description:
Anna’s layered pop up cards are fun, easy and sure to be a huge hit! There are 14
different designs to choose from, so you can pick the perfect card for any occasion.

Materials:
Cricut Explore machine
Cricut Design Space software
12” x 12” Standard Grip or Light Grip Cricut cutting mat
Adhesive
Foam squares
Cricut Tools Scoring Stylus
White card stock
Red card stock
Brown card stock
Tan card stock
Ivory card stock
Coral card stock
Light yellow card stock
Dark yellow card stock
Blue card stock
Black card stock
Pink card stock

Instructions:
Using your Cricut Design Space software and Cricut Explore machine, follow the
on-screen instructions to cut each layer from card stock paper.

Assembly:
1. Fold along the scored lines on the solid layer and pop up layer of the card
back and adhere. (mats 1 and 8)
2. Adhere the additional layers to the pop up layer in the following order:

Red house and dog base (mat 12)
Coral house and dog base (mat 13)
Brown dog base (mat 3)
Black dog base (mat 9)
Tan dog base (mat 4)

Cream dog base (mat 5)
Fold scored lines from light yellow fire hydrant layer and attach (mat 6)
Red dog collar (mat 2)
Dark yellow fire hydrant and dog tag (mat 7)
Top, light yellow fire hydrant layer (mat 6)


3. To form the envelope, fold along the scored lines and adhere side flaps to
inside bottom flap. (mat 10)
4. Fold along the scored line for the top flap of the envelope and attach to the
outside of the envelope. (mat 11)

Anna’s Pop Up Butterflies Card

Link: https://design.cricut.com/#/design/61805083

Difficulty: Easy
Time to Make: 45 minutes
Finished Size: 5×7 card with envelope

Description:

Anna’s layered pop up cards are fun, easy and sure to be a huge hit! There are 14 different designs to choose from, so you can pick the perfect card for any occasion.

Materials:

  • Cricut Explore machine
  • Cricut Design Space software
  • 12” x 12” Standard Grip or Light Grip Cricut cutting mat
  • Adhesive
  • Foam squares
  • Cricut Tools Scoring Stylus
  • White card stock
  • Brown card stock
  • Yellow card stock
  • Light pink card stock
  • Dark pink card stock
  • Light purple card stock
  • Dark purple card stock

Instructions:

Using your Cricut Design Space software and Cricut Explore machine, follow the on-screen instructions to cut each layer from card stock paper.

Assembly:

1. Fold along the scored lines on the solid layer and pop up layer of the card back and adhere. (mats 4 and 5)

2. Adhere layers to the pop up layer in the following order:

Yellow flower and butterfly base (mat 3)
White flower and butterfly base (mat 1)
Light pink butterfly (mat 9)
Dark pink butterfly (mat 8)
Brown flower and butterfly (mat 2)

Yellow flower (mat 3)

 

3. To form the envelope, fold along the scored lines and adhere side flaps to inside bottom flap. (mat 6)

4. Fold along the scored line for the top flap of the envelope and attach to the outside of the envelope. (mat 7)

Aren’t these cards the cutest? We love the playful way they pop up, and anyone you send them to is going to fall in love with these cards! We will see you here on Monday, for Product Preview 3 of our new items on HSN August 16th.

Love,

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 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