I suppose this speaks to the popularity of Basic Grey’s “Aspen Frost” among retailers, but I had a difficult time getting a close view of this line because everyone was checking it out! Aspen Frost is a great winter/Christmas line because it does mix elements that scream Christmas (e.g., ornaments), but also designs that are in Christmas colors but could be used in non-Christmas projects. Versatility of themed lines was a noticeable trend at Summer CHA.
Tag Archives | CHA Summer 2012
Elle’s Studio is a familiar name to many scrapbookers, but they are exhibiting for the first time at the Craft & Hobby Association shows in Chicago.
I dropped by the booth first thing when the show opened on Tuesday and ran into some familiar faces:
Studio Calico has a new line that joins in on the trend of small pocket page albums.
“Handbook” albums are 4-ring bound and hold 6×8 sized page protectors.
The albums are kraft chipboard and feature embossed designs on the cover. They MSRP for $19.99.
Pebbles has come out with a new mini book concept called the O’Flip!
The book is post bound and has adhesive strips in the binding that a 4×6 photo or other paper item adheres to, thus becoming the album’s pages.
October Afternoon is showing four new lines at CHA Summer 2012 in Chicago.
The first is a country retro line called Farm Girl: