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Add Sparkle to Your Projects with the Anna Griffin Minc

I want to share a special new tool with you and an even more special deal. This pretty little machine will add sparkle to your projects and it's going to be on sale on HSN on May 11th.

Anna Griffin Minc
Anna Griffin Minc

Make sure to tune into HSN on Monday, May 11th, starting at midnight, for a special Anna Griffin Minc bundle valued at over $150! The Today's Special on HSN will feature this beautiful full Minc Kit with classic Anna Griffin style for a fraction of the retail price . There are limited quantities, sale begins at midnight and ONLY available May 11th, so mark your calendars!

First let me say… I truly LOVE this machine. It's really kind of magical how pretty the foiled pieces turn out. Let me tell you more…

I love this Anna Griffin Minc
I love this Anna Griffin Minc

 

Anna Griffin Minc
Anna Griffin Minc

Anna Griffin Minc

The Anna Griffin Minc is perfect for creating cards, tags and embellishments that can be used with other projects

  • Anna Griffin Minc features:
  • Ability to accept a 6” wide sheet
  • Evenly distributed pressure rollers for an even feed
  • Evenly distributed heat for a more consistent result
  • The Anna Griffin Minc is lightweight and compact and takes up little storage space
Anna Griffin Minc foil applicator
Anna Griffin Minc foil applicator

What is a Minc?

The Minc is a metallic foil applicator. It helps you add real metallic foil and delicate glitter to your paper projects. The finished look is amazing! You can create all kinds of custom details with a touch of beautiful foil. This isn't a sticker or a faux foil ink… it's real metallic foil and glitter that is heat applied to the paper.

You can make your own foiled invitations, holiday cards and scrapbook accents. L.O.V.E. it, right!?

The machine itself is just the right size to fit on your craft table next to your other favorite tools so it's read when you are feeling creative.

I was sent the Minc to try so I could tell you all about it. Look at all this sparkly foil goodness!

Variety of foil to use with the Anna Griffin Minc
Variety of foil to use with the Anna Griffin Minc
Delicate foil to pretty up your projects
Delicate foil to pretty up your projects

 

So I wanted to see how the machine worked. I played with a few of the basic pretty word art pieces and was really impressed. So I wanted to see how detailed this foil application could go. This butterfly art came in the package. I tried it out with the pretty gold foil…

 

Detailed butterfly art to add foil to
Detailed butterfly art to add foil to

 

Peeling foil sheet off the art after running through the Minc
Peeling foil sheet off the art after running through the Minc

 

Finished foiled butterfly art - Beautiful!
Finished foiled butterfly art – Beautiful!

How AMAZING is THAT? Look at the detail in the butterfly wings! There are a few tiny spots that the foil did not adhere too. I was still playing with the heat settings, so I think next time, on this piece I would increase the heat one level.

Now check this out… this detailed design below is a background design you could use for a pretty card. Every line and flourish is covered in gold after running it through the Anna Griffin Minc. I am in Love!!

 

Beautiful foiled design using the Anna Griffin Minc
Beautiful foiled design using the Anna Griffin Minc

The Minc can also be used with designs you create yourself. I tried out this feature. The art needs to be produced using toner, such as from a laser printer or copy machine. I went the cheap route and had some copies made of my own art. The results were more of a vintage foil with some areas missing the foil. The toner was not high enough quality to produce a nice solid foil finish like the pieces I'm showing above. I recommend using a high end copier or a real laser printer… that's on my list next!

 

Anna Griffin Minc foil applicator
Anna Griffin Minc foil applicator

According to Ann's blog, the HSN Today's Special bundle will include:

“the machine, foil sheets, glitter sheets, toner paper and a huge assortment of Anna Griffin content from layers to tags to sentiments! If you have a laser printer at home, you can even print your own designs and run them through the Minc.”

You're not going to want to miss this opportunity, it such a fun machine! Anna Griffin Minc bundle

 

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. I am sharing my own opinions and experiences using the Anna Griffin Minc, accessories and foil application. I honestly love this machine and am happy to share this information, regardless of compensation.

 

 

 

 

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4 thoughts on “Add Sparkle to Your Projects with the Anna Griffin Minc”

  1. I was excited to receive the AG Minc machine from HSN. Having problems with the machine. The finished foil projects have black spots all over them (machine set on 3). Transfer covers have sticky residue on them after they come out of the machine. Very discouraged and disappointed at this time.

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    • Oh No, I’m sorry to hear you are having problems with this machine! I do not have all the answers to help trouble-shoot. I’m not sure what would be causing the sticky problem. Have you tried reaching out to the AG folks on their site specifically? Please do let me know if I can help with something else.

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