Friday, January 4, 2013

It's a New Year............

Hey Bloggerettes,

Happy New Year to y'all.  I hope you made some resolutions that you can keep! 

I thought I would bring you up-to-date on some industry news.

  • Sad news - "Hambly Screen Prints" is closing. 
  • Another company closing it's doors is the magazine "Scrapbooks Etc".
  • "American Crafts" has partnered with Becky Higgins to launch her "Project Life"
  • "Art Anthology" (a new company owned by Stayce DeWid with Creative Director Jenn Starr) has acquired "Basically Bare" (chipboard)
  • "Pink Paislee" has partnered with Heidi Swapp and Christy Tomlinson
  • "ANW/Creativity Works" who previously bought out "Making Memories" was acquired by "Colorbok" who services the big box stores in the craft industry
  • CHA Summer 2013 moves to Las Vegas - YEAH!!!!
  • "Jillibean soup" is partnering with "Hampton Arts"
There are lots of sneak-peaks of new product going on right now.


Stay tuned for more visuals.

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