Editors’ Picks: New Scrap Products from CHA Summer 2011

We just returned from the Craft Hobby Association summer 2011 trade show in Chicago, Illinois, where we saw some inspiring and fun new scrapbook products! Here are our picks for some of the top new products there.

Summer’s End collection from Fancy Pants Designs.

The colors and motifs in this delightful collection will make scrapping those summer-turning-into-fall days a breeze.

E-Z Dots Mini Permanent Adhesive Runners from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.

Don’t let the word “mini” in its name mislead you—this adhesive packs a punch and will stand the test of time.

Sheer/Pull Flower Bow (wired) from May Arts.

Just pull this ribbon’s center string . . .

to create a gathered ribbon flower!

Sweet & Sour Soup from Jillibean Soup.

Feast your eyes on this delectable typography-inspired offering. Typewriters and alphabet motifs in an appealing color scheme will satisfy your patterned paper and sticker cravings.

SnapLoad Rapid Refill System from Grant Studios

If you’ve ever lost a screw while securing a layout in a post-bound album, or if you love the lay-flat look of post-bound albums but not the time they take, then you’ll love this retro fit kit from Grant Studios. Just replace the posts in your favorite album with this easy-to-use, sturdy snap system.

SnapLoad from Grant Studios

Ruby Violet collection from Prima

Add whimsical style to your layouts using the bold, bright designs in Prima’s Ruby Violet collection of stamps, papers, and mixed medium embellishments.

Ruby Violet 6x6 Paper from Prima

Ruby Violet Embellishment Pack

World Traveler Kit from Teresa Collins Designs

Whether you’re traveling the world or your own backyard, this album kit makes it easy for you to scrapbook your life’s adventures. The travel-inspired kit comes with a kraft binder, and all the papers are pre-punched for you to slide inside so you can get creating on the go!


Sasparilla by October Afternoon

If you’re looking to put a little giddyup in your scrapbooking, then this cowboy-themed line is for you, pard’ner! Be on the look out, Tex, for the Miscellany pack, as it’s filled with wild western pieces like tickets, playing cards, die-cuts, buttons, and journaling spots. 

Hope you’ve enjoyed this sneak peek!

Amber Ellis, online senior editor

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14 Responses to Editors’ Picks: New Scrap Products from CHA Summer 2011

  1. Crystal aka Caitlynsmommy says:

    LOVE the Jillibean Soup; it is on my must have list!

  2. NancyD says:

    Thanks for sharing your picks! I love the Fancy Pants line…. what a color combo!

  3. Annette A. says:

    Yes the Jillibean Soup is a MUST HAVE.. can’t wait for it to come out…

  4. Elizabeth J says:

    Always looking for a must-have adhesive! Thanks for sharing all your picks!

  5. That Permanent Adhesive is a life saver! Thank you very much what an awesome collection

  6. Angela A says:

    I love all the new stuff! Thanks for showing us!

  7. Marilyn Nimmo says:

    Teresa Collins + travel collection = HAPPY!!!

  8. Erika Hayes says:

    Ohhh there are sooo many pretty things… I love teresa collins anything and fancy pants is lookin pretty nice.. OCTOBER Afternoon is always on the FAVE list.. and Jillibean goes without sayin’ always always on the must have list… IT seems our must haves are about the same!

  9. Catherine says:

    Now I know what to ask for at my local scrapbooking store!

  10. Peggy says:

    I love,love, love the retrofit kit. I have used them in all my books for years and they are fantastic. No worry about if the extenders will fit correctly or having to screw the posts together. It is easy to add or change the pages also.

  11. The world traveler kit and ruby violet collection are stunning! Especially the embelli of ruby violet they would definitely make any scrapbook ooze with “ooommppphhnesss”! great job!

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