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This is the final review of the remaining booths I visited at CHA 2014.  Wow.  It was quite the ride, wasn’t it?! I don’t know about you, but my shopping list is longer than my arm now!

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The Canadian Scrapbooker team outside of the Anaheim Convention Centre:  Left to Right:  Katharina Doyle, Connie Nichol, Jackie Ludlage and me (Kelly Klapstein).  Inside we met up with Karen Ellis, and Cathie Allan was there too working in the Clearsnap booth.

This is the Graphic 45 booth:

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Their new “By the Sea” collection and “Sweet Sentiments”are gorgeous!

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The Stampendous booth is bursting with creative stamping ideas!

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The Stampendous “House Mouse Designs” are just adorable!

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In the Ecstasy Crafts booth, I found some of my favourite dies:  Dee’s Distinctively

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The Pink Paislee booth was really pretty.

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Next door was Heidi Swapp with her fun, fresh products…

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Nearby was the American Crafts booth with new Amy Tangerine and Dear Lizzy collections…

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Anybody like American Crafts Thickers??

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 SEI has some beautiful new releases, two of which are Catalina and Azalea:

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Webster’s Pages has some wonderful new collections too, including papers designed by Allison Kreft.

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Next up is the Carta Bella booth.

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I really like Carina Gardner’s “Baby Mine” and Samantha Walker’s “Summer Lovin”.

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Kaisercraft had fantastic projects and layouts on display.

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The Basic Grey booth had one of Connie Nichol’s favourite collections:  Herbs & Honey.

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There’s lots of yummy chipboard and embellishments inside the Maya Road booth.

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Who doesn’t love the May Arts booth filled with a million rolls of beautiful ribbon?

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It was just fabulous seeing SO many crafty goodies all in one place!  It was a sad day when it was time to leave.

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We left behind the streets of California…

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…and came home to THIS!

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At least this is GREAT scrapbooking weather, right?

I hope you enjoyed touring through the CHA booths with me, and I look forward to doing it all over again at the next tradeshow!

kellyClick HERE to visit Kelly Klapstein’s blog.



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  1. Michelle Paddick Marks Reply

    Forget arm long! My shopping list would be a leg long!!!!

  2. It must be amazing to be there with all of the great new products and the people who make them even more beautiful! I would love to go to a CHA sometime. If it is ever close enough I am going!!! thanks for “taking us with you” with the pictures!

  3. Connie Nichol Reply

    LOL. Always a shock to come home……….. but at least we can scrapbook away the winter with all these wonderful new supplies! It passes the time until the green grass shows itself again

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