HSN July 11th, 2017 Product Preview 3 Winner + How to Series: Anna’s Gracious Giftables

Hi everyone!

We have a fun-filled Friday for you, including our first ever Clearance Shows that are happening on HSN TODAY! Will you be watching? We will be live at 12pm and 4pm EST for two full hours of crafting.

Next month’s Craft Day is July 11th and we’ll be on at midnight, 11am, 12pm, 4pm, 7pm and some of the 8 o’clock hour!

We heard from over 1156 of you about the 4 new products that we debuted on Monday. Today’s winner is Donna Petruso! Congratulations, you will receive our bundle of Floral Cardstock, the Anna Griffin Palette Color Tops, Frame It Coloring Scenes and the Anna’s Pop Up Card digital cartridge from Cricut! Wow, what a great win! But, don’t worry we have another giveaway on Monday!

We have a few more inspiring projects to show you!

Mix and match patterns with our bundle of Floral Cardstock! You’ll get 72 double-sided layers in three varying sizes- 5″ x 7″, 6″ x 6″ and 12″ by 12″. We can’t wait to see what you create with these lovely florals!

Use your Chameleon Markers and Color Tops to create art like no other! Our set of 96 Frame It Coloring Scenes have the most gorgeous designs for you to color. Create wall art in the form of a gallery, make a gift for a friend or even turn your 12″ by 12″ scene into a scrapbook layout!

Combine colors beyond your wildest imagination with our new Color Tops. These toppers are in the same Anna Griffin color palette, and coordinate beautifully with the Chameleon Markers you already have! The smooth transition and blending of colors make for endless possibilities.

Fun cards are popping up all around with our Anna’s Pop Up digital cartridge for Cricut! There are 14 amazing themes for you to create dimensional cards for each and every occasion. Say Hello, Happy Birthday or even Congratulations in a unique, special way!

Next up, we are continuing our how to series with a tutorial on Anna’s Gracious Giftables. Get out your Cricut, and let’s make a giftable together! https://design.cricut.com/#/design/61224863

 

MATERIALS

  • Anna Griffin® Gracious Giftables Digital Images Cartridge 540-473, Coin Purse Holder
  • Cricut® Explore Air 2 Anna Griffin® Edition – 533-589
  • Cricut® 12×12” Standard Grip Mat
  • Cricut® Gold-Color Tool Bundle 451-977 – Weeding Tool & Scoring Stylus
  • Color Printer
  • Anna Griffin® Charlotte Papercrafting Collection – 489-141 – 1, 12” x 12” Gray & Gold Cardstock Piece
  • Anna Griffin® Everyday Perfect Palette II Cardstock– 505–105 – 1, 12” x 12” Gold Glitter Cardstock Piece
  • 5” x 11” White Cardstock
  • 2 Print Then Cut Floral Embellishments – Boutonniere & Pink Rose
  • 1 Print Then Cut Sentiment – A Gift For You
  • Double Sided Adhesive

SIZING

The sizes can be scaled larger or smaller by adjusting the grouped images or individual layers in the edit panel.

Individual Layer Sizes

Coin Purse – 5.75” W x 10.095”H

Purse Claps – 5.75” W x 2.573” H

Gift Card Holder – 4.25”W x 2.193” H (to fit the average gift card size of 3.375” x 2.125”)

Band – 0.95” W x 10” H

Sentiment Embellishment– 1.763” W x 1.763” H

Boutonniere Embellishment – 1.865”W x 3.11” H

Large Rose Embellishment – 2.603”W x 3.11”H

If using single sided cardstock, duplicate purse clasps and flip horizontally.

ASSEMBLE

Fold the coin purse base in half along the score line, and adhere the clasps with double sided adhesive.

Fold the strip to fit around the coin purse, overlapping the ends, and adhere with double sided adhesive to make a removable band. Embellish band with floral embellishments and sentiment.

There you have it! A fun-filled Friday as promised! We will see you on HSN in a few hours, and right back here Monday for our next product preview! Have a great and craft weekend.

Bye for now,

Anna

HSN May 9th, 2017 Product Preview 4

Hello and Happy Monday!

We hope your week is off to a great start, and that you are ready to dive right into today’s product preview. We have only a little over three weeks until Craft Day on HSN Tuesday, May 9th! Have you marked your calendars with our showtimes yet? If not, make sure you do! We are going to be on at 1am, 11am, 5pm and 9pm with shows chock full of new, exciting products and your returning favorites! It’s going to be a great time.

If you are looking to make a thoughtful Father’s Day present, look no further, our Pocket Page Mini Album for Him is the perfect gift! With this kit you will receive 40 double-sided cards including titles, patterns, journaling cards and gold foil accents. There are 20, 4×6 cards and 20, 3×4 cards to make it easy to create a memorable scrapbook. All you have to do is add your pictures!

Next up we have with our Perfect Planner Dies! You’ll get a whopping 55 dies to jazz up your pocket page albums, your day planner and more! Included in this set are 9, 4″ x 3″ journaling card dies, 3, 6″ x 4″ dies,  2″ x 2″ dies,  decorative word dies, flags tags and numbers. The adorable designs inlcude: hearts, a crown, ampersand, arrows, numbers and lots more! Make a gorgeous accents for your photos and journaling with this amazing set. These work beautifully with your Pocket Page Albums, but are also just what you need to decorate and embellish your Anna Griffin Daily Planners!

The Cricut Explore Air 2 Anna Griffin Edition will be back on May 9th and it will have a great starter bundle to go along with it. You’ll get 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! With Cricut you can create incredible projects with over 80 different materials in the click of a button!

Say hello to Anna’s Gracious Giftables digital cartridge for Cricut! It features 12 designs of gift card holders that are perfect for birthdays, showers, graduations and any other time you need to give a gift card! Also included in this cartridge are coordinating embellishments including flowers, a hammer, flourish, spatula and diaper pin! Sentiments in this set include Good Luck, A Little Something, Hello Baby and more!

Wow, what an amazing group of new products! We want to know what your favorite from this week is, so let us know by commenting below! We will choose a winner at random on Friday.

Love,

Anna

The Scrapbook Super Sale Returns Monday, January 30th, 2017!

Hello everyone!

We had a blast last Wednesday at our HSN shows, and cannot thank you enough for making our 7th Anniversary incredibly special. We had surprise Skype calls, beautiful projects, tons of social media interaction and a wonderful demo on HSN’s Facebook Live!

Ready for EVEN more exciting news? Many of you have asked, and we have a special date to announce! The Anna Griffin Scrapbook Super Sale will take place on Monday, January 30th at 12 p.m. EST! This sale is bigger and better than ever before! We are featuring Cuttlebug Embossing Folders and Cutting Dies for the very first time! Oh my goodness, we are so thrilled to be able to include these in the sale this year! Along with dies and folders, we will have kits, embellishments, inks, storage boxes and so much more!

Our Super Sale is a dream come true for Anna Griffin fans. We are able to offer you an amazing selection of our crafting items at mind-boggling values, and this sale will contain over 100 of the very best Anna Griffin items! You are not going to want to miss this sale!

We have compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions about the Super Sale to help you! Please read these questions thoroughly to avoid any confusion on sale day. We want to make sure you get the items that you want! If your question is not answered below, please leave us a comment on the blog post, and we will be our very best to get you an answer.

Why do you have the Anna Griffin Scrapbook Super Sale?

The Scrapbook Super Sale is an event that we hold each year to say thank you to all of our wonderful fans! It is an exclusive opportunity to get your hands on discontinued Anna Griffin crafting collections at their absolute lowest prices ever. Many of the items are first quality excess inventory, but others are returns from customers like you.  Please note that product configurations may vary from original format. All items are sold as is.

When will this year’s Super Sale take place?

The Super Sale begins Monday, January 30th at 12pm EST, and will run through Tuesday, January 31st at 12pm EST (or while supplies last). The timing ensures that we have ample customer service on hand, and ensures that our West Coast fans are able to shop at a decent hour!

Where is the sale hosted?

Right before the sale begins, we will send out an email newsletter with the link that you will need to start shopping. We will post the same link on our social media networks. If you are not signed up for our email newsletter, visit www.annagriffin.com and enter your email address at the bottom of our home page in the box provided.

What do I need to do to participate?

To participate in the sale, you will need a valid form of payment. The Amazon payment process is optional, but it is the recommended solution for the fastest checkout. You will also be able to pay by credit card directly. If you are not already registered for a free Amazon account, and would like one you can SIGN UP HERE. You can set up your billing address, shipping address and form of payment in advance so checkout is easy peasy on Super Sale day!

Why do you use Amazon?

This is the third year that we have used Amazon to facilitate the sale, and it allows everything to run smoothly. Amazon handles flash sales each and every day, and they have partnered with Shopify to bring us an even better Super Sale experience. Hooray!

What are the shipping charges associated with my purchases?

We are offering free shipping on all orders over $75. All orders under $75 will incur a flat rate shipping charge of $6.95.  Please do not place multiple orders! Customers cannot combine orders after they have been placed to get free shipping after the sale is over.

What service do you use to ship my items?

We will ship all Super Sale orders via FedEx ground or USPS (whichever is the lowest cost for your order) to ensure timely delivery and provide you up-to-date tracking information. We will provide a tracking number to you.

I participated in the sale last year, and items were removed from my cart before I had a chance to purchase. How can I avoid this?

Unfortunately, many of the items featured in the sale are available in very limited quantities. If you place one of these items in your cart and continue shopping, the item may sell out during that time and will consequently be removed from your cart. The Super Sale follows the same rules as the Amazon.com site, where items must be purchased and checkout must be completed before that item is reserved.

Do you ship internationally for the Super Sale?

We do not. Super Sale items may only be purchased by customers in the U.S.

Will I receive a free gift with my purchase?

A free gift is included for orders of $50 or more. Limit one free gift per customer. The free gift cannot be returned or exchanged.

How long will it take to receive my order?

Your order will ship and arrive in 2-3 weeks.  It give us time to organize all the shipments after the sale and deliver most orders before the expected delivery date.

Can I make returns?

Items purchased in the Super Sale cannot be returned or exchanged for any reason. Please note that product configurations may vary from original format.

Happy shopping!

Anna

 

HSN January 10th, 2017 Sneak Peek 5 Winner and TS Reveal

Hi everyone,

Friday is here! Oh my goodness we are so excited to show you the HSN Today’s Special for Tuesday’s shows! Hint, it is something that a lot of you have been asking for! What’s even better? We are giving it (and more) away to 7 lucky blog readers to celebrate our 7th anniversary on HSN! But, first things first! Are you ready to know who has won Tuesday’s giveaway? We had a ton of comments this week, over 1870 to be exact, and our lucky winner is Taunie Snyder ! Congratulations, we’re so excited for you!

Don’t forget to join Anna on HSN TONIGHT at 7pm EST for First Friday with Amy Morrison and Adam Freeman. You can be among the first to see and have next week’s TS and our Fancy Flips Card Making Kit with Dies! Just a reminder, our prime time is back at 8pm EST.

Now, on to the Today’s Special! We proudly introduce to you, our Wishful Thinking Cutting Die and Embossing Folder Set! It’s time to create die cut sentiments for your nearest and dearest! You will enjoy an entire year of small dies perfectly designed for personalization.  The year kicks off with this set of 36 cutting dies and 6 embossing folder borders.

Each set contains the occasions and holidays specific to the time of the shipment and we include new people to send cards to. The whole program is a beautiful matrix of mix and match fonts and sentiments. Use them alone or combine them to make sentences like Happy 50th Birthday Mom, or Happy Mother’s Day to my Daughter. The combinations are endless, and they will help you craft the perfect card for every occasion.

Use the embossing folder borders to add texture and dimension to your diecut words. The small patterns included in every bundle are meant to enhance your cut out. There are dots, swirls and herringbone, just to name a few!

Here is your first look at each of the 4 autoship bundles. All of the autoship sets include 20 cutting dies and 3 embossing folders.

·         AutoShip 1:  Congratulatory Wishes (April)


·         Autoship 2:  Words of Encouragement (June)


·         Autoship 3:  Seasonal Wishes (August)


·         Autoship 4:  Sending Love (November)

 

You are going to need a personal embossing and die cutting machine for all of that “wishful thinking!” Coordinate your new Cricut Explore Air 2 with this brand new Cuttlebug Version 3. It is now available in blue, mint, rose and the Anna Griffin branded ivory and gold. Each has silver Cricut | Cuttlebug branding and comes with a starter of set cutting dies, embossing folders and a rubber cutting mat. How adorable are these?

For those of you that watch HSN regularly know that special items appear at the end of the day when a Today’s Special sells out.  We have saved 2 very special items for our finale on January 10th. Our Trelliage Embossing Folder and Cutting Die Set and our Trelliage Die Cut Embellishments will be on in prime time Tuesday!

The Trelliage Embossing Folders and Dies bundle contains; 2 embossing folders that create the most intricate French inspired lattice work and 6 cut and emboss dies that make stately topiary boxes and elegant footed urns.

Our Trelliage Diecuts set includes 212 beautifully printed hand colored engravings to decorate the trellis work. You’ll get everything from cottage roses and dragonflies to stunning floral wreaths. These die cuts layer with foam adhesive to create lush, vibrant cards and layouts!

Ready for a giant giveaway?!! Comment below and tell us what you will be doing with our Wishful Thinking Die and Folder Set. We will choose 7 winners at random that will each win this bundle of 7 amazing things!

Wishful Thinking TS Bundle with all of the autoships this year

Cuttlebug Version 3

2017 Anna Griffin 18month Daily Planner

Planner Embellishments

Planner Stamps

Trelliage Folders and Dies

Trelliage Die Cuts

We will announce the winners on the blog Monday! So start commenting to win now!

We will have your Shopping List ready to go on Monday as well, so keep an eye out for it! It looks like some of our items for January 10th have already been added to our store on HSN.com!

Tuesday is going to be an amazing, fun-filled day! And last but not least, join us Tuesday at 4pm EST on HSN’s Facebook page for a super fun Facebook LIVE event just as I end my 3pm show!

Xoxo,

Anna

HSN January 10th, 2017 Sneak Peek 5

Hello, hello!

Happy New Year everyone! We hope you had a great time ringing in 2017, and are ready for all the new crafting items we have to show you today. Oh my goodness these items are so amazing! We are officially ONE week away from our 7th Anniversary shows on HSN! On January 10th we will be on at midnight, 11am, 12pm, 3pm and 8pm.

Up first is our Charming Collage Toppers. Back and better than before, You will get 100 (2 each of 50 designs, with gold foil) beautifully layered die cuts that look as though you have stacked multiple embellishments together. The card topper sentiments cover every card sending occasion from Happy Birthday and Best Wishes to Get Well Soon. If you’re looking for an all inclusive way to create an amazing card in a hurry, this is your set!

Need the world’s best adhesive to apply these die cuts to your projects? Look at this! Our very own gold and ivory Xyron Creative Station. Can you believe it? And that’s not all, there is matching ivory Mega Runner and Tape Runner. Talk about coordinating your Craft Room. It just doesn’t get any better than this!

There are new dies everyone! Let us introduce you to Paper Tricks 3! With this set of 6 cut and emboss dies you will be able to create all of the trendy curtain folds! We have a scalloped curtain fold die, cascade curtain fold die, bunting folds and more! The possibilities are endless for embellishing a card or scrapbook page. Create your newest work of art with these incredible dies!

Looking for a new trick to use with your embossing folders? Our new set of 4 Impression Masks and Embossing Dies will do just that! These frames create a blank space inside an all over embossed pattern. There are 4 different shapes to diffuse along with matching edge embossing dies for a perfect outline. The result is a perfectly flat focal point on your embossed card stock for highlighting your sentiment or creating a window. These are so much fun to use!

Attention all Cricut Explore users! Our newest Cricut Cartridge – Anna’s Fantastic Flip Cards makes its debut next week and brings an autoship of new cartridges along with it! You asked for it, you got it! Last year, so many of you commented that you loved the card kit and dies, but it would be even better if we made our signature card concept into a cartridge. There are10 new card shapes to cut and score, embellishments to cut and sentiments to write – this set has it all!

The Anna Griffin Cricut Explore Air 2 is back for our 7th Anniversary and it is packed with the best of the best Anna Griffin Library of cartridges – 7 to be exact!  Anna’s Garden Cards and Embellishments, Anna’s Lovely Layered Cards, Elegant Embellishments, Anna’s Decorative Monograms, Anna’s Christmas Cards and Embellishments, Anna’s Ribbons and Bows and Soiree Lettering.

Oh my goodness, what a great offering! Which are you looking most forward to? Comment below to let us know and we will give all of this away to one lucky winner on Friday.

Speaking of Friday, we will have a special blog post to reveal the January 10th Today’s Special that we will be giving away to 7 lucky winners. That’s not all! Join me on HSN that same night at 7pm EST for First Friday with Amy Morrison and Adam Freeman. Where you can be the first to have the January TS and our Fancy Flips Card Making Kit with Dies.

Wow! It’s going to be an incredible year!

Anna