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 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 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