"Art is my vehicle through life; may we share the ride together." Ron Wickersham

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

More CHA

Another day, more fun! There were more celebrity sightings today, some great make 'n takes and tons of fun stuff to look at! Here's Tim again - today he was doing an awesome make 'n take.
Look at the cool "Memory Capsule" I made. These are so neat - there's a special dimensional front piece that allows you to add items inside along with your collage. This uses alot of the new Ideology trinkets.

And here's an overview of some of his new trinkets.
Got a pic of the new Alcohol Inks from Ranger that match all the Adirondack ink colors.

Spotted Donna Downey near the 7 Gypsies booth. She introduced a new canvas album and fabric embellishments with Prima.
Heidi Swapp was in attendance. Look for some really cool new stuff from here - and yeah, Create Joy Workshops will be carrying them!

Cute Kristen Robinson was in the Stampington booth working on her delightful journals. Her beautifully romantic book on the front of the new Stampington Love publication was there to drool over irl! I had a great talk with Kristen - I just adore her work and was totally thrilled to meet this sweet and talented artist in person.
Also at Stampington was Ruth Rae working on her wonderful antique Singer Featherweight. I loved seeing it, as I have one almost as old and love it. I loved seeing her darling muslin dresses which she'd stamped and free-motion stitched. She said she would be lightly stuffing them and she also had made adorable garment bags for each dress. Cute, cute, cute.

I had to stop by the Crafty Secrets/Heartwarming Vintage booth to visit my blogging pal, Vicki Chrisman. Their booth was as beautiful as ever and Vicki as warm and friendly as ever. Loved seeing you Vicki!

There were lots of fab make 'n takes and not enough time to do them all. Here's a few I managed to get into. This was such a cute huge chipboard at Daisy Bucket - I'm just wondering how I'll get this on the plane!

An initial from Bo Bunny - love their rubons.

A great book from 7 Gypsies with lots of pockets and doodads.

A cute card with new kraft paper from Jillybean Soup (a new paper company with really cute names for their paper lines and embellishments.

CHA is such a fun and happy place, kind of like Disneyland next door! See all the happy stuff.

Oversize buttons

cute, cute pillows
And for a treat, the chocolate fountain at Rusty Pickle!

Enough excitement for one day! More tomorrow...


Jeri Aaron said...

Susan it sounds like you are having a blast - NEXT YEAR - I'm there!

Altered Route said...

Thankyou-Thankyou for sharing your CHA experience! I Do feel like I was a mouse in your pocket! lol!

HeArt Collective said...

Susan! How fun!!! It looks like a BLAST... the fun new goodies, the celebs, the chocolate fountain and MY PILLOW! Phew! I can't wait to jump on board next time...

happy thursday!

Linda Cain said...

Jillybean looks so interestsing, and I love Basic Grey...always..7Gypsies things caught my eye, too.