Thursday, February 9, 2012

My Top 10 Trends from CHA-W

The trends I saw at CHA-W. No particular order, just things I noticed.

1. Sewing, quilting.

Sewing Elements

Sewing Elements from Spellbinders Paper Arts

Lily Bee Handmade

Lily Bee. Handmade.

 

2. Aqua and Yellow color palettes

Lily Bee Buttercup

Lily Bee. Buttercup.

Pink Paislee Indigo Blue

Pink Paislee. Indigo Bleu.

Also Theresa Collins.

 

3. Brighter color palettes. Lots of 80’s type colors starting to appear.

Lily Bee Victoria Park

Lily Bee. Victoria Park.

Basic Grey PBJ

Basic Grey PB & J.

Check out lines from Heidi Swapp and Glitz for more bright palettes.

 

4. Quick, easy, and beautiful scrapbooking.

Following along the Project Life trend, there were quite a few new products on the market making it quick and easy to scrapbook, but still keep that handmade and beautiful look.

Simple Stories mix and match

Simple Stories. Mix and Match.

World Win papers also had a fantastic new set of albums in kraft.

 

5. Woodgrain, shaped wood pieces and flags.

MME Miss Caroline Living Die Cuts Wood

My Mind’s Eye. Die cut butterfly from Miss Caroline.

Also see Jillibean Soup’s Wood Flags.

 

6. Borders, borders, borders-with texture is even better, think felt, lace, ribbon.

Spellbinders Paper Arts. Classic Edges One.

Spellbinders Paper Arts. Classic Decorative Inserts Five.

 

7. Buttons-wooden, solid colors, shaped, decorated

Bella button market

Bella Blvd. Button Market.

Basic Grey Buttons

Basic Grey.

 

8. Flags. Pennants. Bunting.

Maya Road flags

Maya Road.

Bella flags

Bella Blvd. Flags.

 

9. Chevron pattern

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Studio Calico/Hero Arts stamp.

Pink Paislee Prairie Hill Chevron

Pink Paislee. Prairie Hill.

10. Tags, Postcards

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Pink Paislee. Prairie Hill.

Hope that inspires you to try something new!

thanks for stopping by!

~kimberly

2 comments:

Margie H said...

Ah! Be still my heart - LOVE the Sewing ELements set, the wood pcs, the buttons and....sigh. Need them all! LOL!! Great post :)

Nina Yang said...

from the photos, I discovered a color trend :) Blue + Yellow! :) Love your selections!