Archive | September 30, 2011

Noteworthy | 9.30.2011

As October creeps up on us, the fall projects and seasonal tutorials are getting into full swing! There are ideas galore, and I’ve picked out several from this week’s offerings to share with you along with some other noteworthy stories. There never seems to be a dull week in this industry, so let’s dive right into the good stuff for this week:

I simply must lead off this week with the announcement of a new American Crafts line! Chap is described by the company as:

With its warm colors and designs inspired by clothing fabric, the new Chap line has just enough pop to make it perfect for autumn projects. A subtle vignette effect adds depth to the patterned paper. And the small-to-medium patterns are just right for scrapbooking the boys in your life.

The line embodies the discussion we were having on Paperclipping Roundtable this week¬†about how companies are looking more and more to produce products that can be utilized in a wide variety of ways and that are not so theme specific. I think this line could work for anything from a county fair to a first day of school layout to a special moment page. I love the small patterns and versatility this line offers. Continue Reading →