Sunday, January 20, 2013

More Favorites from Winter CHA Show 2013

I wanted to share a few more of my favorite picks from the Winter CHA Show in Anaheim. One of my favorite booths is Simple Stories. Their colors are clean and bright and I just love all of their sales staff and their product. 
This new line is a travel line that is just so super cute. 

Another item on my "list" this year was an outdoor collection- camping/boating/ etc. I found this really nice one by Fancy Pants. It is definitely more ocean/boating related with anchors, etc. 

Imaginise also had a cute outdoor line

and one of the only pet collections that I saw

Little Yellow Bicycle had an interesting Naturals line with burlap, cork, wood, canvas and other natural looking elements. I really like this collection

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Favorites from CHA Winter 2013

Hi Chicks
Before I arrived at the show I made a list of what I was "sort of" looking for. Some I found, some I didn't. I was surprised that there really wasn't anything super exciting and new at this show. Everyone seems to be jumping onto the Project Life bandwagon and has similar type smaller elements with divided page protectors in their collection. I am still on the fence about this trend, I don't know if it would really work for me personally but, and it is a big but, I haven't tried it yet so maybe it will be like inking and I will love it once I get started.

Here are a few of my favorites from CHA 2013.

Baby Collections- Echo Park has a girl and boy baby line that I really liked.

Cool new tool from We R Memory Keepers to make envelopes. It has a the scoring tablet plus punches to do the corners. Very neat idea.

Plus they have this AWESOME holder for Washi tape- this I am definitely ordering. They also have really great washi tape collections in different widths plus full 12 x 12 sheet.

New Vintage Birthday Line by Crate Paper-LOVE THIS!

New Bella Boulevard Wedding and Engagement Collections

Really cute collection by Lily Bee Designs, cherries, banners, and other fun summery stuff

7 Gypsies vintage travel stuff, with a Paris theme. It has great map papers, these fantastic charms and other goodies. They get a fail from me though- no catalog or even a price list for the new merchandise. :( 

New from Jillibean Soup- this line is so cute full of seed packet images and other vintage looks without an old feeling. They also have these great polaroid style die frame papers that you can cut apart.

I have more to share- check back tomorrow for the rest of my favorites!
Happy Scrapppin! -Kerry

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

New Web Address

Hi Scrap Yard Chicks
We have a new website address: So far there is just one page there, but I will be reformatting the website and posting it in the next few weeks.

I also have a BUNCH of CHA photos on our facebook page I included photos of product and LOTS of great project ideas.


Friday, January 4, 2013

New Year, New Look, New Events and More!

Hi Chicks
Well 2012 was a year that in some ways I would like to forget, a hard one for me personally and one that I decided I needed to take a professional break too.

But . . .

Now it is 2013 and I have some new things planned for Scrap Yard Chicks

New Logo
New Website
New Classes
New Attitude - well I hope so at least!

I am getting ready to go to CHA (Craft and Hobby Association) Trade Show in California next week to drool over all of the brand new products coming, take some classes- I think I signed up for 18 different classes and workshops and come back with some great ideas.

I will keep you posted and start putting some regular stuff on the blog.