Gettin' Made: On the Craft Supplies Horizon

Once the CHA Craft Supershow has rolled up it's carpet and shuttered it's windows, it's the CHA trade show's turn to have a little fun. Not open to the general public, the trade show side of this crafty extravaganza is a marketplace where your big box stores like Michaels and Jo-Ann Fabrics, along with smaller mom-and-pop operations, can check out what's the latest and greatest craft supplies out there and place orders to carry the items in their stores.

One of the sharp-dressed mannequins at the Plaid booth - each mannequin showcased a different side of the ultra-diverse craft supply company.
One of the sharp-dressed mannequins at the Plaid booth - each mannequin showcased a different side of the ultra-diverse craft supply company.

We've got a recap of lots of the great new things we saw over here on Flickr. Big themes we noticed? Papercrafting isn't going anywhere - lots of new personal cutting devices are out there to help you in your scrapbooking adventures, along with crafty apps for the iPhone and digital scrapbooking software. (Stay tuned in the near future, we'll be reviewing Serif's Digital Scrapbook Artist 2!)

So check out the pictures, tell us what you think! Comment here and you'll automatically be entered to win the prize pack mentioned in yesterday's Gettin' Made post. (Same rules apply, and contest ends at midnight tonight folks!)


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