Thursday, January 16, 2014

CHA Winter 2014 Re-Cap

Craft and Hobby Conference/Tradeshow 2014: Anaheim, CA

CHA Winter 2014 is officially in the books!  New product purchased, meetings with Manufacturers keps and MILES walked!  What a blast.  Warning - this post is image heavy so be patient if you're browsing on your smartphone!

Graphic 45 Booth CHA Winter 2014

The energy at the show was full of expectation and creativity!  We love that feeling.  Maybe it was because this is the time so many companies begin to focus on Spring and Summer themes.  It's a nice break from the cold Winter!

Pebbles, Inc: Garden Party & Special Delivery; Carta Bella: Baby Mine; Echo Park: Summer Lovin' 

As always, one of my favorite reasons to attend the show is to meet designers face to face.  Email and phone calls just cannot replace real connections!

heidi sonbul heidi wiggins holm a cherry on top
Heidi Sonbul and I at her Chickaniddy booth

Samantha Wheatley: Authentique Paper (l) and Maggie Holmes: American Crafts (r)

The paper crafting product releases did not disappoint!  We're excited to see all of the items.  Some goodies are already beginning to arrive in the A Cherry On Top shop!

 (l-r) My Mind's Eye, Prima Flowers, My Mind's Eye

Teresa Collins Designs

 Teresa Collins Designs booth (l) Chickaniddy booth (r)

I'm thrilled to be able to do what I do.  It's great to touch the new product and renew old and create new friends!  I even got to meet a few ACOT customers!  How great is that?

Remember to visit our CHA 2014 Sneak Peeks page often!  Deb and Clint are constantly adding new items.  We're also always adding to our Pre-Order section - be the first in line to get the new paper crafting and scrapbooking items as they arrive in the warehouse!

Thanks for reading - Look for new product videos soon on our A Cherry On Top Crafts Youtube Channel!

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