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Trend | Mason Jars

Mason jars have become a hot trend for weddings as both glasses to hold drinks and vases for flowers. They are popping up in stores like Anthropologie as snow globes, seen for so many uses around trendy blogs and websites, and now we are seeing them enter the scrapbooking world. At CHA this week, several companies featured new releases with Mason jars and today I will take a closer look at this emerging trend.

In the Dear Lizzy line at American Crafts, Mason jars can be found on her paper, stickers, and a stamp as well as in the booth decor.

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CHA Winter 2012 | Fancy Pants Filter Paper Embellishments (and collections)

Fancy Pants released four new lines at CHA Winter, but my favorite thing was an accessory item included in each colorway.

Filter Paper Embellishments are sort of a cross between a coffee filter, tissue paper, and a printed doily. They can be folded into yoyos, stitched, crinkled, cut, or used as is. There are so many creative and colorful possibilities!

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CHA Winter 2012 | Grant Studios

My serendipitous discovery of the new-to-me Grant Studios (who were a new exhibitor at CHA Summer 2011) began with an adorable tote bag I saw another attendee carrying.

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I looked up the booth number of the company on the bag and it lead me to a booth that was full of fabulous paper lines and card making products. The Australian company describes their range as “from fun and playful, to pretty floral styles to retro vintage designs.” Basically, there is something for everyone!

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