CHA 2014 has come and gone…

Well we began 2014 with some bitterly COLD weather some waking to below freezing degree temps and what a better way to escape it by flying to Anaheim, CA to walk CHA 2014!

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I will not complain about the weather even though we were indoors a majority of the day – but who couldn’t resist sitting outside and soaking in some of that warm sun but not for too long – back to work we went!

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Great display of oversized scissors and yarn greeted you as you proceeded into the convention hall.

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As you enter through the doors along the main aisle you were mesmerized by the displays that were created by Crystal Ninja – encrusted with Swarovski elements- from basketballs, champagne bottles, sneakers and which was way over the Kitchen Aid Mixer – there’s a craft project waiting…

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The show was filled with many MTK’s this year introducing new product and learning what you can do with it was interested…

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Faber Castell

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Needless to say the above tote caught my eye – Beacon – did these women ever get creative! I’m a bit jealous!

Of course we cannot forget the Celebrities that were here to Craft…

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Rupert from Survivor was creating some great Tie-die shirts! He had no problem getting those hand dirty!

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                Vanna White                                Leeza Gibbons

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                     from Classic cars to RV’ing with Duck Tape!

Another thing that caught my eye was Arm Knitting…Premier® yarns and Spinrite Inc – Bernat had this technique featured in their booths…

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What would look GREAT on these scarves – some BIG BUTTONS!

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i Love to Create loving all the creativity…Mark Montano, Crafty Chica, Tiffany Windsor just to name a few…

Here are some additional photos that I thought may inspire you…

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and lastly a container filled with our BUTTONS  just screaming CREATE!

Well hope you enjoyed my photos!

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Until next year – mark your calendars January 8 – 13, 2015

Happy Crafting

Helen

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