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CHA Winter 2013 | Echo Park

The designers at Echo Park must have been very busy bees, because this popular company debuted nine brand-new full collections, plus eight fresh Mini Themes.

Let’s start with the full collections:

Scoot by Deena Rutter, with bold primary colors and youthful transportation prints geared to little boys, is shipping to retailers now.

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Hello!

Pink and gray has always been a favorite color combination of mine. Throw in some very trendy yellow and gray, and you’ve got a very hip looking card just to say “hello”! (If you follow Card Annex on Facebook, you got a sneak peek of this card over the weekend while it was under construction, so make sure you follow us there!)
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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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New & Noteworthy | Style Essentials by Echo Park

The style essentials paper packs from Echo Park Paper started showing up on store shelves a little over a month ago, and I’m not sure how they flew under my radar, nor why I’ve not heard more about them. These days, less is more in my paper choices, and the simple patterns and useful colors in these packs are most welcome - especially with the holidays now over and my desire for over-the-top at an all time low.


I like the colors used, that the papers are double sided, and that I can easily take them and match them with any number of other brands or product lines. These Style Essentials are classic patterns, yet patterns that are also very trendy right now in paper crafting. I love that about them – and for that reason I am featuring them in New & Noteworthy. Continue Reading →

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Noteworthy | 11.18.2011

This week has felt like one of review and preparation. From all of the reviews here at Scrapbook Update, to people preparing to take on big December and holiday crafting, and companies quietly working on new products and releases for 2012, it feels like the calm before the (holiday) storm.

Looking for a cute place card for your Thanksgiving table? Check out this tutorial from Doodlebug’s blog. I think this could be done with a rosette die (if you’ve got one), but I like how Stephanie used a scallop border punch to create hers. I think this would be great to use at a kids table, or even take the turkey off the placecard and use this idea as a homemade embellishment on your scrapbook layout. Continue Reading →

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