New Company: Tinkering Ink

Tinkering Ink Most scrapbooking product companies take a little time to define their style and figure out exactly how they are going to fit into the scrapbooking world. But I was extremely surprise to find Tinkering Ink at CHA last month in the new vendor area because they over exceeded my expectations for a brand new scrapbooking company. They have a very sophisicated style that will do well in the scrapbooking industy. I truly love their bold designs in vibrant colors in their patterned paper and coordinated embellishments. They released 5 new lines that will have a staggered release date … Continue reading

Winter CHA 2007 From Basic Grey

New Product From Basic Grey It’s no secret that Basic Grey is one of my favorite scrapbooking companies. They have consistently beautiful paper in a variety of color palettes. It seems that I could almost always use their paper to fit the theme of any scrapbook page. They just released 4 new collections of paper. Each line also includes coordinating alphabet stickers, mini monograms, regular monograms, cardstock tags, fibers, and matchbook kits. Here is a look at the 4 new lines that you can look forward to working with in the (hopefully) near future. Scarlet’s Letter They do fantastic work … Continue reading

Making Memories Fresh Anthology Line

Making Memories Anthology Line Making Memories has been a long time leader in the scrapbooking industry. They were one of the first big companies who came out with many innovative products. Remember the metal eyelet letters and simple stated rub-ons that were must have items a few years ago? Making Memories has recently released a few new lines so of beautiful products. One of my favorites is their new Anthology Line. I would like so share some for my favorite products from this line. Let’s start with the paper. I know that when I built a kit for my kit … Continue reading

Interview with Piggy Tales’ Owner (2)

As promised, here is more of the interview with Debbie Juden, owner of a exciting new scrapbook company, Piggy Tales. Lisa: What inspired the fairy tale theme for your company name and products? Debbie: Starting a business is a lot like having kids. Once you find out what you are going to have you need to name it. Because we were starting a scrapbook company, and scrapbooking has always been something I love, I wanted the name to mean something. Instantly, I wanted the name to be something that had to do with a fond childhood memory. I asked my … Continue reading

The Latest Digital Camera and Photography News

Top Ten Most Popular Digital Camera Models of July 2006: 1. Canon Powershot SD600 2. Canon Powershot A700 3. Canon Digital Rebel XT 4. Canon Powershot A620 5. Canon Powershot S315 6. Canon Powershot SD 700 IS 7. Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 8. Casio EX-Z60 9. Panasonic Lumix DMC-F27 10. Kodak Easyshare P712 (Based on pageviews at Eastman Kodak Agrees to Allow Flextronics to Manufacture and Distribute Kodak Consumer Digital Products Under the agreement, Kodak will divest its digital camera manufacturing to Flextronics, including assembly, production, and testing. Flextronics (Singapore) will also manage the operations and logistics services for Kodak’s … Continue reading

New Scrapbooking Products: 7 Gypsies

7 Gypsies is a scrapbook company known for innovative products and interesting trinkets that cannot be found anywhere else in the scrapbook industry. They also offer beautiful paper, stamps and albums. I’d like to share a few of my favorite products from their new Summer 06 line. Albums 7 Gypsies does not sell traditional style albums with posts or D-rings and page protectors. Their albums are meant to be altered, including the cover. Most of the covers are made of chipboard and the inside pages are tag board. They have an adorable new purse album kit that includes a chipboard … Continue reading

Cool New Photo Products

If you like to keep up to date with the newest photography products, this post is for you. Here are some new products that can help you take, share, print and filter photos better. First, we have the Olympus EVOLT E-330, the world’s first interchangeable digital SLR, that features a live view image on the LCD screen and an optical viewfinder. The LCD screen can extend out from the camera body, enabling the photographer to shoot over people’s heads, from ground level, or from the hip. Metz has two new handle-mounted flash units, designed specifically for digital cameras. They offer … Continue reading