Sunday, January 29, 2012

Innovations Sneak Peak

About 100 new products were entered for the Innovations award this year.  20 of these were selected as the "Hot New Products" and the manufacturers set up their displays and demos for judging.  Each representative had 60 seconds to promote their product, then judges and attendees had an opportunity to see, touch and watch demos.  Here they are in alphabetical order:

Babyville Boutique.  A sewing program for environmentally conscious moms who need specialty fabric for making diaper covers.  The program includes coordinating snaps and snap tool, fold over elastic, appliqués and more.

Flower Me with Candy: An easy way to make realistic looking edible flowers with candy.

Sullivans Clear Rulers:  That sharpens the rotary blades as you cut......

Send it Clear from Clear Scraps:  One of a kind clear card kit with USPS approved envelope.

Embosser from Craftwell:  Electric die cutter and embosser.

Cool2Cast from Yaley Enterprises:  Developed by Tiffany Windsor this is a new, air dry fiber plaster.

Copper Color Me from Hot off the Press:  Custom color your own embossed papers with mists, chalk and more.

Dazzu Light Craft Studio: Especially for kids, this kit contains programmable, interactive lights plus all the materials needed to create a one-of-akind, unique projects.  Such a fun way to bling.....

Diamond Head Tacks (for Home Dec):  Upholstery tacks with interchangeable heads. 

 Crafty Bands from Epiphany Crafts:  Create unique custom charm jewelry for kids!

Eco Crayons:  Saving the world one color at a time!  In recyclable packaging.....

Fringe in a Flash Multi-Blade Rotary Cutter from June Tailor:  The perfect tool for cutting fringes.  

The Knook by Leisure Arts and knit with a crochet hook!

USB Power Glue:  When the power fails, use your laptop battery power to use this glue gun.

Shoe Attitude:  Print images on Kodak shoe art film then use a special adhesive to apply to shoes.

Prima Press:  Use individual letters to create your own sayings, etc.  It's like having your own mini print press.

Craft Geek Pin It by Purple Cows:  Pin it anywhere with this new tool.


Tulip Screen It, All-in-1 Screen Printing System.

The show opens tomorrow, so lots more photos to come so y'all come back now.......

Yours truly,
Julie :)


  1. Some really interesting stuff there!

  2. Sue Abell2/02/2012

    Thanks for taking the time to share with us Julie! You must have had so much fun. I'm really jealous, wish that I could go to CHA someday! Looks like lots of new fun stuff to play with.