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CHA Paints: Delta Creative

Reported by Anam Stubbington


Delta Creative had some interesting new releases, our favourite being their new SOY range of stains and paints!

The Soy Paints range had a large colour selection, and the vibrancy of the colours was impressive. We were delighted to see that they are perfect for even young children to use. The sample Canvases they had on display were gorgeous at showing off the colour coverage.

Details from their website states:
Soy Paint uses pigment containing a bio-based soy ester resin and other recycled natural materials. Soy Paint is: • The first TRUE “Green” decorative paint on the market! • Non-Toxic and safe • Great for arts, crafts & home décor projects • Low-to-No VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) • Low odor • Easy clean-up with soap and water • Durable and long-lasting finish.

With the Soy Stains, we liked the velvet finish to the stains and the warm depth to the colours.

from their website:
Soy Stains have convenient wide-mouth jars makes for easy application • Works GREAT on soft woods such as pine – typically more difficult to stain with conventional stain products • Low odor • Long lasting, durable finish • Provides “Deep Penetration” on porous surfaces, also serving to seal & protect • Enhances the look and feel of the wood …as well as preserving keepsake items • Easy clean-up with soap and water • Premium Quality • Low VOC • Great for home décor projects

We feel these SOY Paints and Stains are a welcome addition to the Creative Paint industry and think that the quality and usability of the paints is right there with art acrylics, especially as they have no smell and come with an impressive claim to “prime, coat and seal” in one.

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CHA Tools: Ten Seconds Studio

Reported by Anam Stubbington

We loved the booth that Ten Seconds Studio designed to display all their stunning artwork. It was one of the best of the whole show with so much texture and visual stimulation!
Ten Seconds Studio introduced several new mold designs including the Big Daddy and Kabuka molds.  They are double-sided and so versatile. They also released four new colors of foil.
The detail possible with the plates and foils is just stunning.


The New Alphabet stamp set is a beautiful calligraphic one and goes so well with the current phrase stamps they also have available – made in heavy rubber they are perfect for embossing work, never mind just for regular stamping.

The Artwork in the booth was gorgeous – everything from altered art, Home Décor, cards and layouts to jewelery.

Ten Seconds Studio have added some amazing versatile products to their range of cool products.

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CHA Stamp Lines: The Greeting Farm

Reported by Dana Vitek

We first fell in love with The Greeting Farm stamps at one of last year’s CHAs, and oh my word, can you stand the cuteness? In a world full of round-cheeked girl stamps, these are my favorites (though I can’t speak for everyone at Craft Critique!)

Their booth was full of wonderful samples… their design team is full of top-notch colorers!

New releases for this CHA include:
Cheeky Chat, Cheeky Howdy, and Miss Anya Hats Off

Also new is this full 8 1/2″ x 11″ sheet pack:
Creepin, as a counterpoint to Roll Call 

So cute! Creepin cute!

 

Be sure to visit Claudia and Company for many of the products you see featured here today, like Greeting Farm stamps (available now for pre-order from Claudia & Company) and shop the great selection of Stamps and Papers like Stampavie, Echo Park Papers, Graphic 45, and much more. There are also great project and crafting ideas on the Claudia and Company blog to inspire you.

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