Its January, and winter.. or January and summer in some places.
This is the time of year when a lot of companies and design team members begin their annual migration to Anaheim, California. And they arrive there from all over the world.
Here we go again.." titled one post from a favourite site I visit. But the responses were mostly excited questions and answers on a number of different companies, products and time frames.
What is it?! I hear you ask.. and even if you didn't I'm here to let you know. Its C.H.A time! Craft Hobby Association, that is.
Check out my Pinterest - CHA Sneak Peek board for a full 2 pages of newly released product!
That is, the largest annual product launch in the craft industry, and for stampers, paper crafters and mixed media artists, this is THE time of the year to start pinning new product pictures and attending online CHA socials. If you are going, it will be one of the best times of your life, make and takes, seeing hundreds of booths, checking out new items and companies...
Festivities to last a year, well at least 6 months anyway. By the time all the products arrive in stores and eager customers have hoarded their last load, usually there isn't time to get bored, because then it will be CHA summer, in Chicago!
Here's a few of the latest. To see the rest, 2 pages full of the newest product (now arriving in stores), such as Two Peas In a Bucket (my sponsors),, or just click the little Pinterest icon on the right at the top of the page.