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

HSN May 9th, 2017 Product Preview 3

Hi everyone,

We hope you had a fun, relaxing weekend and that you were able to get your craft on! We loved seeing everyone’s Easter projects on our social media channels! So much fun! Make sure to mark your calendar for our May 9th shows on HSN. Our showtimes are 1am, 11am, 5pm and 9pm. We’re looking forward to it already, and want to give you a little inside scoop on the new and returning items!

Let’s take a look!

First up we have our brand new Card Front Dies. Oh my goodness these dies are absolutely incredible! You’ll get 4 large scale designs that are the star of the show for card makers. The designs included are a bird and branch die, a birthday cake for every celebration, a suit front that is perfect for a manly card or weddings and a beautiful floral pattern for all things Spring. You will be able to cut and emboss 5 x 7 die cuts that create amazing dimension. Because these cards are so detailed you won’t have to add a lot of embellishments to create a masterpiece!

Next up we have our Acetate Cards for Him. These clear, 5×7 cards are printed with rich, vibrant colors and images that are perfect for all the men in your life. There are 36 layers total with 3 each of 12 designs. You’ll get baseball gloves, playing cards, man’s best friend and more! Add minimal embellishment and you’ll have a card that is sure to impress. Just take a look at some of the cards you can create!

It’s Spring and that means it’s time to garden, both in the yard and in the craft room! Our Trelliage die cuts are back by popular demand! You’ll get 212 die cut images of gorgeous garden plants, flowers, topiary, gold foil flags and more! Because you get so many lovely die cuts, you can layer them and build your own 3D embellishments. If you want to see a DIY project video about our Trelliage Die cuts, folders and dies, you can view the post and video here.

Our Trelliage Dies and Folders work as a perfect team with our Trelliage die cuts! You’ll get 5 cut and emboss dies that feature a trellis, a gate, and French planter boxes! Make your own beautiful garden with these architectural garden pieces. The two embossing folders create structures that are just what you need to load with flowers and create your own gorgeous garden.

 

Last but not least is our Paper Tricks 3 cut and emboss dies! This set creates magnificent paper curtain folds that are sure to impress. These five dies are incredible by themselves or layered together to make a unique, folded work of art! Use these to make layouts with tons of dimension.

Want to win these new items? It’s that time when you tell us what you’re most looking forward to from this week’s items and why. We will draw a winner, and announce their name right here on Friday.

Bye for now,

Anna

HSN May 9th, 2017 Product Preview 2 Winner

Hi there!

There is approximately one month until our shows on HSN May the 9th! We’re going to be on at 1am, 11am, 5pm and 9pm for hours of craft packed goodness! This week we debuted two brand new products and brought back two of our favorites for Spring crafting!

We had over 1095 of you comment to win Congratulatory Wishes from our Wishful Thinking Dies, Accordion Folders, the Charlotte Paper Crafting Collection and Impression Mask Set. Audrey Olander you are our winner, chosen at random! Happy Friday! We hope you enjoy these four products and use them to make beautiful things!

Let’s recap this week’s 4 items with a few more pretty projects to inspire you this weekend!

Our Congratulatory Wishes set is the first autoship from Wishful Thinking. Graduation season is coming, and so is Father’s Day! You’ll get Bravo, Good Luck, For you, Graduate and so much more! Don’t forget that this is an add on set to the very first bundle of Wishful Thinking Dies. The plan is to use them all together!

So many of you were excited about the new Accordion Folders this week! This set of 4, 12 inch folders creates a unique barn door effect when you open the card. The two paisley patterns, balloon pattern and bow pattern make such interesting, unique cards! You are going to love these!

One of our favorite paper-crafting kits ever, Charlotte, is back just in time for your Spring and Summer crafting. The small patterns in these papers & card stock go together beautifully with the diecuts, stickers and sentiments in this kit. We love the bright, bold colors that are paired with elegant gold foil touches!

Back by popular demand is an item that sold out during our January shows, our Impression Mask Set. You get 4 shaped B plates and 8 embossing dies to create that perfect setting for your gorgeous stamping, sentiment or diecut!

There you have it! Be sure to check out our Facebook page leading up to April 16th as we post some of our favorite Easter projects. We will meet you right back here on Monday.

Love,

Anna

 

 

HSN May 9th, 2017 Product Preview 2

Hello, hello!

First of all, thank you all so much for your active participation during National Craft Month! Reading through your posts and seeing your incredible projects made for a wonderful, creative month! Each of you continue to amaze and inspire us every day!

The 3rd Annual Anna Griffin | Create is sold out and we are looking forward to seeing all of you this November! There is a wait list in case we have tickets become available. Click here to be added to the wait list.

Don’t forget – we will be giving away 3 tickets to Create in October. These 3 lucky people will be chosen from a pool of our Blog winners each week from January-September. So comment below to win this weeks’ goodies and if you win, you will be automatically entered to win a trip to Create!

Welcome to week 2 of our Product Previews for our May 9th shows on HSN! We will be on at 1am, 11am, 5pm and 9pm! Oh what fun we will have together. We have lots of amazing new items for you, and of course we’re bringing back some favorites too! Let’s get started on today’s product preview!

Making their HSN debut are our new, 12″ Accordion Fold Embossing folders. This unique set of 4 folders create A2 size cards, and includes bow, paisley and balloon patterns! What’s great about these folders is that they emboss a pattern and the score lines for a perfect fold every time. The middle panel has a framed border that is designed to highlight your sentiment.

The first autoship of our Wishful Thinking Dies will only be available May 9th if you missed them in January! This set of dies contains everything you need for the season, and is aptly named Congratulatory Wishes! ‘Tis the season of graduations, and you’ll get dies that say grad, congratulations, graduation and so much more. Father’s Day dies are also included so that you can create a thoughtful card for a husband, son or other special man in your life!

One of our very favorite paper crafting collections, Charlotte, is back! Oh my goodness the amount that you get in this kit is truly breathtaking! In this collection you’ll receive 24 designer card stock sheets, 24 designer paper sheets, 10-piece floral sticker pack, 10-piece titles sticker pack, 25-pack of titles, tags and quotes with foil die-cuts embellishments and a 25-pack of floral and design die-cut embellishments. Wow! Many of these are accented with gorgeous gold foil and the prettiest little patterns you can think of! This set is perfect for creating all of those spring and summer cards for showers, birthdays and more. The small prints are just what the doctor ordered for creating scrapbook pages! You’re going to love the versatility of this kit!

Our set of 4 Impression Masks is back! We love the negative space they create that is great for highlighting a beautiful sentiment or stamped image. The shapes included in this set are circle, two different rectangles and a bubble shape. They come with two concentric embossing dies that coordinate perfectly and outline the shape!

 

Last but not least, craft along with Anna as she shows you how to inlay intricate die cuts with the Wishful Thinking Die Set. This is a very useful technique that adds dimension and an extra special touch to all of your craft projects!

MATERIALS

  • Anna Griffin® Gold Cricut Cuttlebug™ Version 3   522-138
  • Anna Griffin® Pretty Patterns Cards and Envelopes   442-892 – 1, 5”x7” Folded Card with Gold Border
  • Anna Griffin® Perfect Palette II 12”x12” Cardstock   505105 – 1, 12”x12” Fuchsia Cardstock Cut to 3”x4-3/4” Layer and 1-1/4”x3”
  • Anna Griffin® Perfect Palette II 12”x12” Cardstock   505105 – 1, 12”x12” White Glitter Cardstock Cut to 1-1/4”x3”
  • Anna Griffin® Charlotte Paper Crafting Collection   489-141 – 1, 12”x12” Green Floral Cardstock Cut to 3-1/4”x5” Layer and 1, Flower Embellishment
  • Anna Griffin® Wishful Thinking Dies & Folders Set   538-144 – Sister Die
  • Anna Griffin® Perfect Rosettes   489-151 – Yellow Rosette
  • 1, Anna Griffin® Foil Flourishes Sticker
  • 1, Yellow Foil Butterfly
  • Anna Griffin® Perfect Bows   430694 – Pink Bow
  • Double-sided Adhesive (Tape Runner)
  • Double-sided Adhesive Tape
  • Foam Adhesive
  • Tweezers

INSTRUCTIONS

1.Die cut white glitter paper with the Wishful Thinking Sister die.

2. Die cut fuchsia cardstock layer on the lower right corner, with the Sister die. Keep small fuchsia die cut pieces together. Do not discard.

3. Place a 1”x3” piece of double-sided adhesive tape on the lower right side of the green floral cardstock, about ½” from the bottom of the card. Remove the backing and center the fuchsia layer over the green floral layer. Be sure die cut is over the double-sided adhesive.

4. Inlay white glitter Sister die cut into the fuchsia Sister die cut layer.

5. Using a pair of tweezers place the small fuchsia pieces saved from step 2 into the empty spaces of the inlaid Sister die cut.

6. Attach to card base inside the center gold border using foam adhesive.

7. Adhere Foil Flourishes Sticker to the left side of the card with foam adhesive. Elevate the right side with foam adhesive.

8. Attach floral embellishment sticker to left side of card.

9. Adhere rosette below flower and attach butterfly to right side of rosette.

Are you interested in winning these items? Be sure to tell us your favorite item from this week’s preview by commenting below and we will draw a winner at random on Friday.

Bye for now,

Anna

The 3rd Annual Anna Griffin | Create and more!

Hi there,

Happy Friday! We hope that you have taken the time this week to dream up how you would use our beautiful new storage items to get your crafting stash organized and in tip top shape. Since today is the last day of National Craft Month, we are giving away 2 sets of our Paper Storage Box, Drawer Storage, Die Storage Binders and the everyday Chic Wrap! We are closing out the month with a Facebook Live interview with Anna at 4:30pm EST today. Join us!

Our 2 lucky winners today are Mary White and Kim Z. We hope that these items inspire you to create gorgeous, organized spaces for your treasured papers, stickers, stamps, inks, tools and more! Be sure to share photos with us on Facebook, we love to see your cards, scrapbook pages and craft spaces!

We have an exciting announcement that many of you have been waiting for!

The 3rd Annual Anna Griffin | Create registration is now open! Who, what, where and when you ask?!

Who: YOU

What: An all inclusive weekend full of crafting, community, classes, an incredible craft room and so much more!

When: Thursday, November 9 – Sunday, November 12

Where: The Grand Hyatt Buckhead in Atlanta, Georgia

How: Follow this link for event tickets!

This annual crafting retreat is where friendships are formed, new skills are learned, creativity is unleashed, photos are snapped and memories to last a lifetime are made! The 3rd Annual Anna Griffin | Create is going to be bigger and better than ever before! Like they say, the third time is the charm! There will be an incredible line up of teachers who are experts at their craft, ready to school you in all things “beautiful in the making!”

There is nothing like it. You can see a recap and photos of last year’s event here. Below is a video showing some of the fun you can expect, but be sure that we have some surprises up our sleeves!

Anna Griffin | Create is now open for registration! Over 4 days and 3 nights you will learn new crafting techniques, preview new products and best of all make new friends.

Event Itinerary

Thursday, November 9th

• Check in for your three night stay at the Grand Hyatt, Buckhead and meet your personal Craft Concierge. Your room for 3 nights is included in your ticket price. Extra nights are available for a separate charge and can be booked when filling out our pre-event survey.

• 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm meet and greet with Anna and friends plus 3 full hours of make and take projects are included.

• Opening night dinner and presentation included in your ticket price.

• The world’s greatest Anna Griffin Craft Room opens, housing all of your favorite tools and craft supplies. Everything you could possibly need will be included!

Friday, November 10th

• Breakfast and Lunch buffets are included in your ticket price.

• 3, 90 minute crafting classes from Anna and industry leading teachers are included.

• The world’s greatest Anna Griffin Craft Room opens after classes.

• Explore beautiful Buckhead, Atlanta and enjoy dinner on your own!

Saturday, November 11th

• Breakfast and Lunch buffets are included in your ticket price.

• A second full day of 3, 90 minute crafting classes from Anna and industry leading teachers. 6 unique classes in total for the event are included.

• The world’s greatest Anna Griffin Craft Room opens after classes.

• Explore beautiful Buckhead, Atlanta and enjoy dinner on your own!

Sunday, November 12th

• Breakfast buffet is included in your ticket price.

• Bus transportation to and from Anna Griffin Inc. is included.

• An exclusive warehouse shopping spree where we ship home your purchases!

• The world’s greatest Anna Griffin Craft Room will be open until 2 pm.

…and so much more!

*Note: Spaces are limited. Tickets are non-refundable and are available on a first come, first served basis. Ticket price does not include transportation to and from Atlanta or between the airport and the hotel.

**If you choose the “2 payments” option you will be able to purchase your ticket in two separate payments. The first payment is due when you sign up, and you will be notified via email about the second installment in July. If you choose this option you will be charged a service fee of $19.95 on each payment.

There are only 235 days until this exciting craft event! Let the countdown begin!

On Monday we continue with our new product previews for the May 9th Craft Day shows on HSN! What are some items that you are hoping to see? Have a wonderful weekend!

Xoxo,

Anna