January 11th, 2014
CHA is the Craft Hobby Association trade show held annually in Anaheim, CA. The company that I design scrapbooking products – My Mind’s Eye – has a booth there, and I usually attend with them and help plan/decorate the trade show booth. At the trade show various craft companies release new products and write orders with various vendors and retailers.
With that intro… I flew into LAX on Thursday with a few designer friends, and we headed straight for a fun day in Santa Monica.
Which, awesomely, included the ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier. Looking at this gorgeous beach and ocean view.
I even took a selfie from way up high.
We also ate a ridiculous amount of italian food. Calories don’t count on work trips, right?
The next morning I was up and at the MME booth. I put together the product boards, and hand-painted a lot of illustrated gold frames.
Here’s a closeup of me painting away! My back was killing me after I finished.
But my layout wall turned out awesome! I love this idea and I’m totally going to do this somewhere in our new house to put layouts up and also kids artwork.
This is the whole wall (missing 2 layouts). Love it!
Okay so a few quick shots of the new product that I designed:
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July 10th, 2013
When I design a scrapbooking/papercrafting line, it takes so many weeks/months to design it, and then I hand it off, and I don’t think about it or see it for a good 3 months. Then I get to see it again after all those months and it makes me so excited! Especially because I forgot how much hard work it took and I can just enjoy it for how beautiful it is! And I also get excited because at that point I can SHARE it with you.
I want you to have some of this lovely product in your hands, so I’m doing 5 prizes – 4 small grab bags (each with a few embellishments from any given color scheme), and then a full set of the C&P washi tape.
Here’s what I’m giving away:
There is SO MUCH more in this line though – to see it all visit the MME Blog for the Presh & Adorbs reveal and Charm & Flair reveal . They are also doing big giveaways there so be sure to visit and enter.
And here’s how you can enter my giveaway: There are 5 prizes total that you are entering for a chance to win, and 4 ways to enter!
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