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CHA Summer 2011 | Best in Craft Summer 2011

Whew! It’s been a whirlwind coupla weeks… we hope you’ve enjoyed our reporting from CHA! Now that that’s all wrapped up, we present:

Best in Stamping: 
La Blanche
Hero Arts Studio Calico Line

Best in Scrapbooking Overall
We R Memory Keepers

Best in Scrapbooking Designer lines
Simple Stories
Lily Bee

Best in Scrapbooking Embellishments
October Afternoon little flyers
Hambly Washi-Tape

Best in General Craft
Plaid Martha Stewart Crafts Paints and Accessories

Best in Jewelry
Ruby Violet by Prima
Sizzix Deco Emboss Dies
Epiphany Shape Studio Jewelry Findings

Best in Green Crafts

Best in Kid’s Crafts
Grant Studios

Best in Technology

Best in New Products
Upholstery Studio

Best in Designers
Dallas Graham

Best in Cutting
Westcott Paper Trimmer

Best in Yarn
Martha Stewart Yarns and Loom

Best in Sewing/Fabric
Clover Kanzashi Flower Makers
EK Success Embroidery
Sizzix Quilting Dies

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Readers: we’d love to hear what turned your head in our CHA reporting this year!

The Best of Craft Critique and a Giveaway…

Today we wanted to bring you some of Craft Critique’s best articles from back in the day… and heck, let’s giveaway some stuff while we are at it!

This week I have been focusing myself on coloring techniques and related products. So check out these in depth past reviews on the topic… plenty to read over the long Labor Day weekend!

Watercolor Crayons from Stampin’ Up!
Colored Pencil Comparison
Journaling Pens: Copic, Zig, American Crafts
Copic Airbrush System
The Best Black Inks

Now, a Giveaway!

Basic Grey
is tops on our list and yours in the paper business. Frankly, you can’t beat them in the quality department, and this latest release is fashion forward and on everyone’s must have list whether you are a scraper or card maker.

So Craft Critique is giving away 3 full Basic Grey paper collections to three lucky readers. All you have to do is tell one friend about the giveaway! Post a link on your blog, Facebook page or Twitter… then just leave a comment below on this post telling us your favorite of these three collections. We will pick a winner on Tuesday, September 8th. at midnight CST.

Sorry! this giveaway is closed…. come back tomorrow to see if you won!

Eskimo Kisses
Indian Summer

Thank you all for reading and have a relaxing weekend!

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