Archive | July 22, 2012

What is Cre8time?

The Craft & Hobby Association shared an initiative at the Chicago show which is a concept that has grown out of the newly-revived non-profit CHA Foundation.

Cre8time is a consumer movement to help us all with an area that interferes with our crafting – time. Subtitled “Reclaim your creativity at”, the initiative is aimed at helping crafters recover time in their lives so that they can devote it to their chosen craft.

Cre8time will launch fully in January 2013. The Foundation is currently soliciting donors and content contributors for Cre8time. Contact for more information on how to help.

So, what do you think of the Cre8time concept? Will you implement the campaign in your business? How?


Scenes from CHA Summer 2012

For those of you who couldn’t be there (or even if you were), I thought I’d share some of the flavor of the CHA Summer 2012 show to give a taste of what it was like to be in Rosemont this year.

The show floor looked deceptively calm as it waited for the flood of attendees to invade it on Tuesday morning:

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