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CHA Winter 2013: Glue Dots

I knew going in to the Glue Dots booth at CHA Winter 2013 that I was going to get a chance to take a look at one of my favorite paper crafting adhesives. The bonus was that the people that were working the booth were just as great as their  product! They were welcoming and knowlegeable about their product!

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CHA Winter 2013: Crafts for Kids

I’m happy to report that I saw a number of new and innovative craft products and kits at the CHA Winter 2013 show, geared specifically for the younger crowd.  The last time I went to CHA I was not a mom, so it was interesting seeing the new product offerings at the show this time from a different perspective.  I am always on the lookout for something fun to do with my toddler, and have a number of these items on my wish list now.

Do-A-Dot Art offers markers in the form of a dauber that look so easy and fun for kids to use.  I have seen these before at my local teacher’s store but was happy to learn more about them.  They have ink in them, not paint, so they will not get clogged up or dried out like a paint dabber.  They also have a felt tip applicator with a valve that does not allow the ink to flow unless the kids are pressing down, so the mess is kept to a minimum if the young artist gets a little wild.  I especially loved the glitter set and the coordinating coloring books.

Do-A-Dot Art

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CHA Winter 2013: Pink Paislee

It’s always a pleasure at CHA shows to stop by and see Pink Paislee and its owner Rebecca Cross!

I had heard plenty of buzz at the CHA Winter 2013 show about the new Heidi Swapp product and wasn’t disappointed by what I found. The new Memory Files Album and embellishments are classic Heidi style! Just look at the layers you can create with the clear pages and varied sizes of the pages in the samples:

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