HSN July 11th, 2017 Product Preview 1 Winner + How to Series: Embossed Words Father’s Day Card

Hi there,

Welcome to the first giveaway for our July 11th shows on HSN! On that day we will be live at midnight, 11am, 12pm, 4pm, 7pm and  8pm!

In addition to our 24 hour Craft Day shows, we will be on HSN in exactly two weeks for our first ever clearance shows! On Friday, June 16th we will on HSN at 12pm and 4pm, so be sure to join us for unbeatable deals on your favorite Anna Griffin items!

Today we are so excited to give away the two brand new items that we previewed this week. Thank you for all of the enthusiastic blog comments over the last several days! Over 1280 of you commented on the post to win, and Sylvia Fox you are our winner today! Congratulations! You are automatically entered to win one of 3 tickets to the 3rd Annual Anna Griffin | Create!

Need just a little more inspiration from our product preview this week? Our Window Frame Card Making Kit will allow you to create 20 elaborate step cards that wow! You’ll get beautiful frames, gold foiled sentiments, patterned card layers, flourishes, gorgeous flowers and so much more! This kit is part of an earlier autoship, and this will be your only opportunity to get this lovely kit!

Our brand new Delicate Engravings card toppers are going to be your new go to! With its elegant French porcelain inspired designs, Delicate Engravings will bring beauty to each and every project you create! This set contains 124 pieces including candy colored decorative layers, gorgeous smaller layers with gold foil designs and French paintings, flowers, 3D sentiments and more!

With Father’s Day right around the corner, we have just the project you need! Get out our Embossed Words Folders that you got from HSN in March, and let’s make a card for Dad this weekend!

MATERIALS

  • Anna Griffin® Cuttlebug™ Version 3 522-138 – with A (6” x 8”) plate – 2 B (6” x 8”) Plates
  • Anna Griffin® Cuttlebug™ Embossed Words 4-piece Folder Set 528-924 – “Father” Folder
  • Anna Griffin® Ivory Cards & Envelopes 505-052 – 1, 5”x7” Folded Card
  • Anna Griffin® Fancy Flip Card Embellishments 522-272 – 2 Star Embellishments
  • Anna Griffin® For the Boys Die-Cuts – 396-pack 321-630 – 1 Sentiment Sticker
  • 1 5” x 7” Ivory Card Stock Layer
  • Anna Griffin® Tool ‘n One with Multipurpose Craft Tips & Bag 457-852 – Pouncing Tool
  • 2, 5” x 7” Card Stock Shims
  • 1 Gold Ink pad & 1 Brown Ink pad
  • Rubber Brayer
  • Double-sided Adhesive (Tape Runner)
  • Foam Adhesive

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Roll the brayer onto the gold ink pad to cover with ink.

2. To apply gold ink, roll the brayer over the bottom of the “Father” embossing folder, applying ink evenly.

3. Use the pouncing tool to ink the edges of the embossing folder with the brown ink.

4. Roll the brayer back over what was just inked to blend the colors together.

5. Place ivory card stock layer onto the non-inked side of the “Father” embossing folder and fold onto inked side of folder.

6. Using two paper shims on top of the folder, run through the Cuttlebug™ to transfer the ink to the card stock layer.

7. Adhere card stock layer to card base with double-sided adhesive.

8. Attach sentiment and stars with foam adhesive.

So much fun! Monday we have two more new items to show you plus another chance to win! Have a great weekend everyone!

Love,

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

How to Series: Elaborate Card with Deco Foil

Hi there!

Happy Friday to you! Today we are continuing our popular DIY video series by making an elaborate card using our Deco Foil transfer kit and two dies from our Fretwork 2 Cuttlebug bundle. So, break out your crafting supplies and let’s make a card together!

For those of you who are asking for the Shaker Card instructions, here they are!

MATERIALS

All of the listed item numbers are from HSN, www.hsn.com.

  • Anna Griffin® Gold Cricut Cuttlebug™ Version 3 522-138 – with A (6” x 8”) plate – 2 B (6” x 8”) Plates – 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 Tool
  • Anna Griffin® 50-piece Floral 3D Sticker Collection 147-141– 2 Floral Stickers
  • Anna Griffin® So Smitten Card Making Kit 457-834 – 5” x 7” Pink Tonal Card Base
  • Anna Griffin® DecoFoil Everyday Colors Transfer Kit 533-676 –1 Pink Foil Sheet, 1 Gold Foil Sheet, and 2 Sheets of Easy Cut Adhesive
  • Anna Griffin® Cuttlebug™ Cut & Emboss Die Set – Fretwork #2 479-775 – 2” x 4.75” and 5” x 7” Dies
  • 1, 5.5” x 7.5” ivory card stock
  • 2, 2.5” x 6” ivory card stock
  • Sentiment Sticker
  • Double Sided Adhesive
  • Foam Adhesive

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Cut a piece of Easy Cut Adhesive to 5.5” x 7.5.” Peel off the liner and adhere to the 5.5” x 7.5” ivory card stock piece.  Place the 5” x 7” Fretwork II die face up on the Cuttlebug plates with the Easy Cut Adhesive/card stock piece face down, and then die cut.

  • Remove the Easy Cut Adhesive backing from the die cut piece to expose adhesive. Place the Pink Foil sheet (pink side up) on top of the 5” x 7” die cut and press lightly.  Pass through the Cuttlebug machine to evenly apply foil to the die cut.

  • Repeat the steps above with the 2.5” x 6” card stock pieces, gold foil and the flourish die.

  • Adhere the pink die cut to the card base with foam adhesive. Attach sentiment sticker approximately 1” from the top of the card.

 

  • Adhere gold die cuts approximately .75” from the top of the card, on either side of the sentiment, with double sided adhesive.
  • Adhere floral sticker embellishments and bow with double sided adhesive.

So beautiful! We hope that you take some time this weekend to make something beautiful! Have a wonderful weekend, and be sure to join us on Facebook Sunday for Sunday Share. Each and every week we love to see your projects!

Xoxo,

Anna