My New Product Wish List

Last week I attended a “New Product Expo” that was co-sponsored by the television station that I used to work for. (Translation: I got in for free and the convention center that it was held in was blissfully air-conditioned.) I found some great new gadgets that may one day find their way into my home. The ones that I found myself drawn to had a central theme–they cater to lazy people. Well, that’s my take anyway. Take a look and judge for yourself: MOPPING SHOES Definitely a gadget designed to allow you to use as little energy as possible. They … Continue reading

New Scrapbooking Products: Imaginisce

Imaginisce While attending CHA last week, I came across a new scrapbooking company with beautiful new products that I would like to share with you. Imaginisce offers a patterned paper, innovative embellishments and albums. The Far East line was the first that really caught my eye. The 12 patterned papers have wonderful, intricate designs with metallic coloring incorporated into the design. All of the papers are double-sided giving 24 different patterns in the line. Some of my favorite parts of this line are the embellishments. They have self-adhesive jewels, jeweled brads, very detailed charms, flowers, and ribbon. They are all … Continue reading

What is CHA?

You may have noticed in many of the scrapbook magazine ads lately, all of the big (and not so big) companies are listing their CHA booth number in their ad. You may be wondering about CHA is and why all of the scrapbook companies want us to know what their booth number is. CHA stands for the Craft and Hobby Association. It is a group of vendors for almost every craft you can imagine. The scrapbooking section of CHA is larger than any other section. Two times a year CHA holds a tradeshow when all of the scrapbooking manufactures can … Continue reading