Reporting on CHA 2014
Some of our favorite people went to (or watched from home) the Craft and Hobby Association’s (CHA) biggest annual industry show. They are sharing photos and impressions and videos and ideas, and we’ve got links below.
Get a jumpstart with Get It Scrapped articles
We have already written about and shared ideas for working with many of the trends driving products shown at CHA 2014. That’s because we are always watching fashion, home decor, gift, pattern and surface trends and using what we see to inspire our articles here. Scroll down to find our articles on working with gold, squares, vellum, crafty crossovers and more below.
Marie-Pierre Capistran | reporting from CHA
Our Creative Team member Marie-Pierre Capistran was at CHA 2014, and every single photo I see makes me smile — not for the product I’m seeing — but because of the smile on her face in every single photo and for the affection I see the “industry-biz” folks showing her. Go, Marie!!!
Katie Scott | watching CHA 2014 from home
Our Creative Team member Katie Scott watched websites, blogs, and podcasst and kept us posted on what was happening at CHA — consolidating all those ideas for us as they flowed in from many resources. She’s got several Pinterest boards with images that can get you updated on the happenings right now
Dina Wakley | Releasing her signature line with Tim Holtz
Noell and Izzy Hyman of Paperclipping.com | Reporting from CHA
Noell and Izzy Hyman interviewed lots and lots of vendors at CHA and have all those videos posted on the Paperclipping Blog. They also hosted the latest episode of Paperclipping Roundtable and talked about all they saw at the show.
Michelle Houghton | Teaching at CHA
Michelle Houghton, GIS Creative Team member and a teacher at CreativePassionClasses.com taught copics and mixed media classes at CHA 2014. Didn’t make it there? Take a class with her online.
- Collage and Mosaic
- Paint Techniques
- Scratch Art
Recent Get It Scrapped Articles on trendy materials, colors, techniques and product
We watch trends all year long at Get It Scrapped — especially in fashion and home decor where they emerge well before they hit the scrapbooking industry. As a result, we’ve already prepared scrapbooking ideas for putting those emerging scrapbooking trends to work on your own pages.[hr]
Art/Craft Crossovers & Pinterest Driven & DIY
Electronic Die Cut Machines
What are you excited about?
Have you taken a look at photos from the show or product peeks shared by manufacturers? What did you think? Let us know below.