mixed media event (formerly cha summer 2017) trade show photos

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Mixed Media Event sponsored by the Association for Creative Industries (AFCI, formerly known as CHA). This is the mid-year, or summer, trade show where various craft manufacturers gather to share their upcoming products with retailers and media. This is a personal blog, but I am anContinue reading “mixed media event (formerly cha summer 2017) trade show photos”

cha new releases: part 2

I’m am currently on my way to the Creativation Trade Show (formerly known as CHA) in Phoenix Arizona friends! But I couldn’t leave without sharing part 2 of the We R Memory Keepers new releases. They’ve saved the big guns for last, and I can’t wait to share them with you! You can check outContinue reading “cha new releases: part 2”

cha 2017 new releases: part 1

It’s that time of year again, when paper crafters all over the world look forward to seeing the latest and greatest manufacturers have to offer. We R Memory Keepers has several amazing new releases to bring to the winter Creativation (or CHA) trade show, and today I’m sharing some of those with you. Enjoy! ThisContinue reading “cha 2017 new releases: part 1”

12 days of christmas 2016

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, then you know what December means. That’s right! It’s time for this year’s 12 Days of Christmas! For 12 days, starting December 14th until Christmas day, I’ll be sharing handmade gift ideas, holiday projects, recipes, and giveaways. You’ll also find roundups of my latest Pinterest finds,Continue reading “12 days of christmas 2016”

fall new releases: part 2

Wednesday I shared some of the fabulous new releases produced by We R Memory Keepers this fall. You can find that post HERE. Today I’ve got more new crafting tools and products recently released by We R for your retail therapy and crafting joy. Check out what else you’ll be finding in stores and onlineContinue reading “fall new releases: part 2”

fall new releases: part 1

This fall We R Memory Keepers produced an awesome line up of new craft tools and supplies for release to paper crafters worldwide. I love the excitement of new releases, and wanted to share the latest and greatest from my favorite American Crafts brand. Check out this fall’s new crafting products! 360 Crafter’s Bag Let’sContinue reading “fall new releases: part 1”

smash your stash | embellishments

Happy Monday everyone! I hope my U.S. (ETA: and Canadian) friends are enjoying the Labor Day holiday. If you’ve got some free time on your hands today, hop on over to Big Picture Classes to check out the latest scrapbooking class in my quarterly Smash Your Stash series all about using up the embellishments inContinue reading “smash your stash | embellishments”

summer new releases part 1

This time of year in the paper craft industry is so exciting! Many manufacturers are releasing new products, and making fun announcements. We R Memory Keepers has recently released several new products, so I thought it would be fun to take a couple of days this week and share those with you! The first newContinue reading “summer new releases part 1”

mini alphabet punch board giveaway!

Recently we announced the release of the new We R Memory Keepers Mini Alphabet Punch Board on the We R blog. While I love the larger board for parties and decor, this mini one is perfect for so many different projects. I just can’t get enough of this cute thing, so I thought I’d shareContinue reading “mini alphabet punch board giveaway!”