HSN May 9th, 2017 Product Preview 6

Hi everyone,

It’s time for the grand finale of our product previews for our upcoming shows on HSN May 9th! Our show times will be 1am, 11am, 5pm and 9pm for 4 full hours of Elegant Paper Crafting with Anna Griffin! Also be sure to join us on May 9th for a Facebook Live over on HSN’s Facebook page at 12:15! Next Monday we will have your shopping list ready to go, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the shows! Let’s get started, shall we?

We are shaking things up with our Shaker Card Making Kit! You will get everything you need to create 30, sequin filled shaker birthday cards! (Sorry, I got the count wrong in the video) These are so much fun, and you can make 3 styles of shaker cards. We have designed a star, a present and a heart overlay for your pre-made shaker set. This kit comes jam packed with pretty components! There are 30 cards (6 each of 5 different sentiments), 30 shaker card layers (2 each of 15 designs), 30 sentiment stickers (3 each of 10 designs), 40 die cut embellishments (2 each of 80 designs, 30 sequin filled clear plastic pouches and 30 envelopes. Patterns include polka dots, sweet florals, rainbow stripes and so much more! You’ll get sentiments that say Happy Birthday, Birthday Wishes, Just for You and other celebratory phrases! This kit is sure to be a favorite, and will bring a smile to anyone who receives one of these amazing shaker cards!

Let’s keep the celebration going with our brand new Confetti Dies! Now, making your own confetti is as easy as running these dies through your Cuttlebug! There are three designs of cutting dies in this set, in two sizes: circle, heart and star! Oh my goodness these dies will make you want to throw a party! You can use your own confetti to create even more shaker cards, and coordinate your colors for a unique, cheerful look! What to do with the rest of the layer you ask? Add it to a card, I say! These dies are just what you need for life’s next celebration.

 

Next up we have our 3D Sentiment Stamps and Die Set! The stamp and die designs are based on our beautiful sentiment stickers where you have gorgeous typography layered on top of an intricate border design. You’ll get eight concentric cutting dies to create perfectly layered stamped sentiments. All occasion sentiments include, Thank You, Happy Anniversary and Thinking of You as well as, I Miss You and Good Luck. Stamp these designs with different colors and layer with foam squares to add dimension! You will never run out of sentiments again with this interchangeable, versatile set!

It’s time to make a case for your favorite item, and this is your last chance to win before the big shows on May 9th! On Friday we will announce our winner, chosen at random. On Monday we will have your shopping list! Leave us lots of comments to choose from, and we will see you here on Friday!

Xoxo,

Anna

HSN May 9th, 2017 Product Preview 5

Hello, hello!

Welcome to Product Preview 5! Are you ready to see more new items debuting on our Anna Griffin Elegant Paper Crafting HSN shows? First things first, our shows on May 9th are scheduled for 1am, 11am, 5pm and 9pm. It’s going to be a great 24 hour Craft Day so let’s get started!

First up, we have just what you need for all of those masculine cards that you need to make. With our Perfect Pattern Cards for Him you will get 100 cards and envelopes for all your card making needs! There are 50, A2 cards & envelopes and 50, A7 cards & envelopes. What is unique to this set is the masculine color palette and its’ 25 different designs! Patterns include stripes, geometrics, great plaids and extravagant border designs. These cards make the perfect base layer for all of your card crafting needs.

Introducing our brand new Collage Card Toppers for Him! These are designed to go with the Perfect Pattern Cards for Him. The card toppers take the guess work out of creating.  Need a card in a flash? We have your cards covered with this set of 96 toppers where you get 3 each of 32 unique designs! The set includes all occasion sentiments and images in a warm rich palette of colors. Make him a card that shows how special he is to you in no time flat!

Next up, we have our newest bundle of Letterpress Embossing Folders. We love the small, iconic pattern designs on these folders. This set includes images of top hats, fancy flamingos, nifty bow-ties, pretty pineapples, anchors and bridal rings! Oh the possibilities! Emboss and add a little embellishment and you will have a project that is sure to impress! We can’t wait to see what you create with your Letterpress Folders!

Now back in stock are our all occasion Charming Collage Card Toppers. These are versatile and easy to use for making a card in minutes. You will receive 100 gorgeous, ready to add die cuts in stunning colors with gold foil details. Calling these charming is an understatement!

We that know someone wants to win all 4 of these great products, right? Tell us which item is your favorite, and we will draw a winner at random on Friday!

Love,

Anna

 

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

How to Series: Wishful Thinking Card

Hi everyone,

The 24 hour craft Event on HSN Wednesday was a huge success! We had so much fun getting to craft with you and demonstrate all of our new products. Mark your calendars for March 14th at 5am and 5pm because we will be back on HSN in 4 short days!

Today we are continuing our series of how to videos in celebration of National Craft Month. Get out your Wishful Thinking Cutting Dies everyone, it is time to make a special birthday card! The best part about our Wishful Thinking die set is that you can customize a card specific to your needs! Where else can you find a “Happy Mother’s Day to my Sister” card? The endless combination of words and dates make crafting with this set so much fun.

Let’s get crafting!

 

Materials:

  • Anna Griffin® Gold Cricut Cuttlebug™ Version 3   522-138
  • Anna Griffin® 12”x12” Boxing Day Cardstock – 1, 12”x12” Cut to 7”x10”, Folded Card
  • Anna Griffin® Lovely Layers 5″ x 7″ Cardstock Kit   354-744 – 1, Green Floral 5”x7” Cardstock Cut to 1.25”x6.75” Layer
  • Anna Griffin® Lovely Layers 5″ x 7″ Cardstock Kit   354-744 – 1, Blue Floral 5”x7” Cardstock Cut to 1.25”x4.5 Layer
  • Anna Griffin® Lovely Layers 5″ x 7″ Cardstock Kit   354-744 – 1, White Floral 5”x7” Cardstock Cut to 1.5”x4” Layer
  • Anna Griffin® Lovely Layers 5″ x 7″ Cardstock Kit   354-744 – 1, Ivory Floral 5”x7” Cardstock Cut 1”x4.75” Layer
  • Anna Griffin® Perfect Pallet II 12”x12” Cardstock   505105 – 1, 12”x12” Hot Pink Cardstock Cut to 5”x6” Layer
  • Anna Griffin® Wishful Thinking Dies & Folders Set   538-144 – Happy, 3, RD, Birthday, Grand, Daughter Dies
  • 1, Anna Griffin® Foil Balloon Sticker
  • 2, Red Floral Embellishments
  • 1, Lavender Floral Embellishment
  • Anna Griffin® Perfect Bows   430694 – Small Pink Bow
  • Double-sided Adhesive (Tape Runner)
  • Foam Adhesive

Black and White Floral- 1.5”x4”

Blue and White Floral- 1.25”x4.5

Ivory Floral-1”x4.75” Layer

Green Floral- 1.25”x6.75

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cut a notch on the right side of each floral strip.

2. Attach foil balloon sticker about .75” from left side of card.

3. Die cut words from fuchsia strips of cardstock. Adhere as follows:

  1. Happy – white floral strip
  2. 3rd – blue floral strip
  3. Birthday – ivory floral strip
  4. Grand Daughter – green floral strip

4. Adhere strips to card base overlapping white floral over blue floral, ivory floral over blue floral and ivory floral over green floral, using foam adhesive.

5. Adhere red floral embellishment just below balloons with double-sided adhesive.

6. Attach blue floral embellishment to left side of card with double-sided adhesive.

7. Adhere remaining red floral embellishment beneath the first red floral embellishment with adhesive.

8. Attach bow.

We have several more videos coming your way this month. Every Friday in March you can craft with Anna here on the blog. Be sure to join us Monday for our next post of our Weekly Craft Wonder and a preview of our March 14th shows on HSN! Have a great weekend!

Xoxo,

Anna

 

HSN January 10, 2017 Sneak Peek 4

Hello!

Welcome to Tuesday’s sneak peek! We hope you had a very merry Christmas and a wonderful holiday weekend. We’re inching closer and closer to Craft Day! We will be on HSN on January 10th at midnight, 11am, 12pm, 3pm and 8pm! We have hours and hours of crafting fun coming up in just a few short weeks!

Some of our Create attendees got a preview of our Bow Maker this past November, and it’s finally here! Tie a perfect bow every time, in a variety of sizes with our bow grid as your guide. You’ll get the sturdy box with grid, pegs, 5 spools of Anna Griffin colored double-faced satin ribbon

Our All About Bird and Butterflies includes 396 layer-able pieces of the prettiest vintage inspired diecuts. You’ll get everything from peacocks to flamingos and every variation on butterfly you can imagine. 500 foam pieces help you to build dimensional embellishments that seem as though they are flying right off your project!

Here’s what’s new in storage! We have the very thing you need to keep all your dies neat and orderly! Our Die Storage Folders come in 5 different patterns like Olivia Damask, Grace White and our new Amelie so you can coordinate with your own patterns. Inside, there is a plastic sleeve with a magnetic sheet inside to keep all your dies in place. You’re going to love these storage folders!

This week, we’re also giving away some surprises to total lucky number 7! Leave us a fun comment telling us your favorite, and we will see you all on Friday for the winner!

Love,

Anna