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 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 July 11th, 2017 Product Preview 3

Hi there!

Welcome to Product Preview number 3, and to 4 brand new products! We can’t wait to show you what we have up our sleeves! Did you know we will be on HSN later this week? That’s right! We will be on at 12pm and 4pm EST this Friday, June 16th for our first ever set of Clearance Shows!

Next month we’re kicking off 24 hour Craft Day at midnight and the rest of our hours are 11am, 12pm, 4pm, 7pm and some of the 8 o’clock hour!

Have you been craving new papers to create with? Oh boy, do we have something for you?! Introducing our bundle of Floral Card Stock just in time for summer crafting! This set contains 16 (8 double-sided) stunning floral designs in multiple sizes: 5″ x 7″, 6″ x 6″ and 12″ x 12.” There are 72 pages to create with and prints include dainty florals, lovely damask, woven flowers and more! You’ve been asking for double sided papers, and we made them just for you!

Take your Chameleon Markers – Anna Griffin Perfect Palette to the next level with their new Color Toppers! Now, you can blend from light to dark and from pink to orange or blue to purple! This set of toppers contains the same 20 colors in our perfect palette so that you can quadruple your color wheel.  Their patented fusing chamber makes this premium alcohol marker set head and shoulders above the rest. There is a whole new way to blend color!

We have even more beautiful scenes for you to color with your Chameleon Markers and Color Toppers! Say hello to Frame It Coloring Pages! What’s great about these prints is that you’ll get frame-able art in 5″ x 7″, 8″ x 10″ and 12″ x 12″ for 96 total pages. Scenes include butterflies, phrases like “love” and “hope” and intricate patterns that expertly showcase your coloring skills.

Finally get our your Cricut Explore Air 2, and let’s get crafting! Our Anna’s Pop Up Card digital cartridge makes amazing three dimensional, layered cards like only Cricut can! You’ll be able to make 14 different themes of cards including flowers, butterflies, fruit and more incredible designs! These pop up cards are sure to brighten their recipient’s day!

If you were on auto ship for our cartridges, this is the final shipment. July 11th will be your only chance to get this digital cartridge on its own, so make sure to start your shopping list with these amazing pop up cutting files!

How wonderful are these four brand new items? We’re ramping up to our July 11th shows, and you know we can’t wait to give these away! Leave us a comment here on the blog, and we will choose a winner at random on Friday.

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