CHA UNVEILS TOP 20 HOT PRODUCTS AT 2011 SUMMER SHOW
Celebrity judges select top innovations for exclusive media & buyers’ event
The Craft & Hobby Association’s (CHA’s) celebrity judges Terri O (PBS-TV’s Super Simple WithTerri O), Ana Araujo (WhenCreativityKnocks.com), Maria Nerius (FaveCrafts.com) and Torrie Nelson (Creative Retailer Magazine) are pleased to announce CHA’s 20 Hot Products being launched from the 2011 CHA Summer Conference & Trade Show in the Innovations Showcase. The products selected will be featured at the exclusive CHA Innovations Sneak Peek Media & Buyers’ Event atDonaldE.StephensConvention Center on Monday, July 18 at 3:30 p.m. CHA has provided brief descriptions of the Top 20 Hot Products to be featured at the Show.
Advantus Corp’s Cropper Hopper–Ribbon Carousel is a product designed to organize and easily dispense up to 54 spools of craft ribbon. Each layer of spools spins separately to quickly locate and retrieve desired ribbon. Show attendees may visit Advantus Corp at booth 931.
Beadalon’s Artistic Wire Mesh is a permanently colored copper wire woven into a mesh tube with a hollow tubular design that can be stretched, strung, filled, tied, glued, etc. Visit them at booth 1031.
Choon’s Design LLC’s Twistz Bandz is an innovative kit for making continuous rubber bands. Users are able to make rubber band links in a variety of fun shapes and sizes. Visit them at booth 1602.
Contain Ya Crafts’ Scrap N’ Easelis a magnetic, portfolio-style, double scrapbooking and card-making, paper-crafting easel. Visit them at booth 1506.
Crafter’s Companion’s The EnveloBox Creator is a product designed to create one-of-a-kind and dimensional envelopes. Visit them at booth 916.
Ecstasy Crafts’ Designables are folders for embossing and cutting paper at the same time easily and quickly. Visit them at booth 1437.
Epiphany Crafts, Inc.’s Shape Studio and Charms is a product designed to create epoxy shapes in just a few easy steps and can be used to create custom jewelry by adding epoxy shapes to the company’s new charm sets. Visit them at booth 1239.
Faber-Castell’s Design Memory Craft Mix & Match is a line of products focused on creating mixed-media pieces. Crafters may choose from six different mediums and a preselected color palette to design their mixed-media craft. Visit them at booth 1607.
Little Pink Ladybug Ribbon Sculpture Instructional CD and Brilliant Bowmaker Bow Making System were both selected as Hot 20 Products. The Ribbon Sculpture Instructional CD showcases 10 exclusive ribbon design instructions in PDF format. The Brilliant Bowmaker Bow Making system is a product designed to achieve bow making simply and quickly, allowing crafters to mix and match templates creating a distinct bow style. Visit them at booth 1914.
Ranger Industries’ Picket Fence Distress Stain is a product that turns Distress Stains, fluid water-based dyes for papers and other porous surfaces, into unique opaque colors. Visit them at booth 731.
ScrapBands, LLC’s ScrapBands is a one-of-a-kind scrapbook accessory that eliminates slipping and sliding of scrapbook contents and provides creative means, making carrying and storing unique and easy. Visit them at booth 1702.
STKR.it’s STKR.it Stickers is a product designed to make audio, video and online images part of any scrapbook. A QR code is on each sticker and when scanned with STKR.it’s free smart phone application, allows crafters to permanently attach a digital memory to their scrapbooks. Visit them at booth 1818.
Sue’s Sparklers’ Sparkle-on! features iron-on designs in crystal and metal for crafters to embellish fabric, paper or wood. Visit them at booth 1511.
TalkingTag.com’s Talking Tag Digital Labels create memory labels with a smart phone application that records and plays voice notes on scrapbooks and more. Visit booth 1817.
The C Thru Ruler Company’s Let’s Face It stencils are designed to provide a base facial shape with three different eye and lip shape stencil sets, allowing crafters to design unique faces. Visit them at booth 321.
The Upholstery Studio, Inc.’s Making Designer Tuffets are instructions and kits for creating both oval and rectangular designs with several different covers. Visit them at booth 1633.
Uniformed Scrapbooks of America’s U.S. Army Scrapbook is a removable scrapbook cover designed to recapture the essence of wearing a decorated U.S. Armed Forces uniform with customizable insignias, badges, patches and tape names. Visit them a booth 1416.
Walnut Hollow’s Card Keeper Box provides a safe and organized place to keep homemade cards that use an A2 envelope. The box has five smooth surfaces ready for customized design. Visit them at booth 1307.
Worldwin Papers’ Paper Layerz by Megan Elizabeth is crafting paper that makes coordinating die-cut shapes and layers from any die-cutting machine faster, cheaper and easier. Visit them at booth 1107.
Dozens of additional new products will also be on display in the Innovations Showcase in booth 1000. Be sure to check them out. For more information about the 2011 Summer Conference & Trade Show please visit www.craftandhobby.org.