CHA 2013 – Most Innovative NEW Products

The CHA (Craft and Hobby Association) Winter Show was a blast! As always, CHA offers one of the best ways to officially launch new products to the crafting industry. Among the hundreds of new products showcased at CHA this year, there were a small number that REALLY stood out. These industry trailblazers and  change-makers weren’t just about pretty designs, they are getting creative to serve a new generation of crafters. Here is a rundown of…

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Taggles – New from Grant Studios at CHA 2012

Taggles – New from Grant Studios at CHA 2012

I met up with the super fun Grant Studios team at this year’s CHA show to learn about one of their exciting new crafty kits for Teens and Tweens…Taggles! Taggles are kind of like 3-D re-stickable paper dolls with lots of fun journaling accessories kids can choose from — check out Susan and Natalie from Grant Studios showing us how they work!

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Tori Spelling Live at CHA Introducing Her New DIY Jewelry Line

Tori Spelling Live at CHA Introducing Her New DIY Jewelry Line

Tori Spelling has launched a gorgeous new line of DIY jewelry components that makes it so easy to get a high fashion look in just 3 easy steps! Her jewelry making system (from trusted craft supply maker Darice) lets you combine top pieces, bottom pieces and easy-add pendants to create convertible styles that work with any outfit. Styles include Glitz. Glam, Boho, and Noir (check out the picture to see!) No tools needed — these…

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New from the Ranger booth at CHA

New from the Ranger booth at CHA

Well, look who we found in the Ranger booth at CHA…It’s Tim Holtz demo-ing some of his new “Distress” Markers! These markers are amazing in all the colors you need to coordinate with the rest of the Distress line! Ranger also featured tons of gorgeous mixed media projects from a variety of craft designers. Check out these little beauties in their “Designer’s Challenge” display! (By the way…Designer Tammy Tutterow is an up and coming designer…

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Yay CHA! Winter 2012 Craft and Hobby Show

I arrived at the 2012 Craft and Hobby Association show today and got a sneak peek at some really amazing new products that are launching at this show. More updates soon, but here’s what we are getting really excited about seeing tomorrow: 1. Brand new Ranger and Tim Holtz products. 2. New lines from Darice including what looks to be new wedding craft and jewelry supply products designed by wedding guru David Tuterra and style…

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