Monthly Archives: January 2014

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    creativeworld/paperworld in germany…

    we’re back from our adventures to frankfurt, germany where we attended the paperworld/creativeworld trade show.  this is a huge global trade show for the stationary, paper crafts, and art products attracting retailers and vendors worldwide.  i was there along with mario, the guys from ranger, and dyan to demo for our international distributors personal impressions Continue Reading

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    congrats winners…

    thanks for posting your comments on the blog.  i’m so happy you’ve enjoyed the cha2014 recap posts.  it’s always great to be able to share a glimpse into all that goes into one of these shows, as well as the amazing projects displayed.  congrats to the following winners of a new idea-ology bag from the Continue Reading

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    cha2014 recap – part 2…

    welcome back to day 2 of my cha2014 recap.  as you can see from yesterday’s post, it takes lots of teamwork and creativity to create the booths to showcase the latest products at cha.  today’s post is all about the talented designers that we reach out to that create amazing projects to bring all of Continue Reading

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    cha2014 recap – part 1…

    hello!  we are back in the studio from an amazing cha show.  with the months of planning, prepping, kitting, shipping, etc. it’s always awesome to see everything come together as we turn a concrete convention floor into creative magic.  there is no doubt the days are long, hours of standing on your feet, talking, teaching, Continue Reading

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    cha2014: ready, set, go…

    greetings from anaheim, california where we’ve been working non-stop since we arrived at the convention center on wednesday setting up all of the booths, teaching classes, and getting ready to kick off the cha2014 (craft and hobby association) show tomorrow morning.  i have so many exciting things to demo, and great projects to share so Continue Reading

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    cha2014: ranger…

    we’ve made it to the final day of sneak peeks for cha2014.  i want to thank all of you so much for sharing in the excitement of all these new released products scheduled to make their debut this weekend at cha.  today is all about my new products from ranger, and it’s been the toughest Continue Reading

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    cha2014: sizzix alterations (pt.2)…

    welcome back to day 2 of the sneak peeks of my new releases for sizzix alterations.  i appreciate all of your kind comments about which of the dies you’re most excited about.  today i have even more to share with you including: new die combo sets that contain a bigz dies with matching texture fade Continue Reading

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    cha2014: sizzix alterations (pt.1)…

    hey everyone, hope you had a great weekend.  it’s hard to believe that set-up for the cha (craft and hobby association) show starts in just a few days.  as the excitement for the show continues to grow, i want to keep on sharing more sneak peeks too.  today and tomorrow are all about my new Continue Reading

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    cha2014: tonic studios…

    today is a rather quick, but exciting sneak peek.  back in 2006 i teamed up with an innovative cutting tool company – tonic studios.  our initial launch included some very innovative tools including “red handled” micro snips (that have proven to be one of the best scissors in the craft world), retractable tools: craft pick, Continue Reading

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    cha2014: layering stencils (stampers anonymous)…

    thanks for checking out the cha sneak peeks here on the blog.  i know many of you have been sharing your comments about your favorites each day, that’s always fun to read.  today i’m happy to post another release from stampers anonymous  – new layering stencils!  these popular (and addicting) stencils have been a great Continue Reading