If you follow Palette & Paper on Instagram and/or Facebook, you may have seen yesterday that Mare is in Phoenix, AZ. Mare headed to Phoenix for Creativation (formerly known as Craft & Hobby Association or CHA).
Creativation is an annual trade show hosted by the Craft & Hobby Association that brings buyers, suppliers, designers and more together for events and a trade show celebrating a variety of "crafts" and "hobbies". The event is a great way to discover new products, inspiration, ideas and innovations.
Exciting manufacturers including My Mind's Eye, Kaisercraft, Faber-Castell, American Crafts, Heidi Swapp, Ken Oliver, Pebbles, Ranger Industries, Jillibean Soup and SO MANY MORE will be there demonstrating and exhibiting their new products and lines at the trade show portion of Creativation that kicks off on Saturday.
Prior to that there are many classes and workshops being hosted by manufacturers. Mare is out there getting her craft on and checking out all of the upcoming products to "shop" for the Shoppe.
Be sure to follow Palette & Paper on social media for the insider scoop of what Mare is up to and the #creativation and #creativation2017 hashtags to see all sorts of fun pictures from the five day event. Oh and even though Mare is in Phoenix, the Shoppe is still open 11 am - 5 pm Thursday - Saturday. Stop in and say hi to Charlie who is running things back here in Indy!
A couple of the sights from Creativation so far!
Ranger is hauling in products and their booth display by the crates. Can't wait to see what they have up their sleeve, including the new Distress Oxide products and Scribble Sticks.
Eileen Hull has taken her Paper Trail right to the trade show floor and parked Scotty (her vintage trailer) there for the week. We have been fortunate to have Eileen teach at Palette & Paper a couple of times this past year. Eileen, a designer for Sizzix and Clearsnap, shares great live videos on her Facebook and fun snaps on her Instagram. Be sure to follow along.
Palette & Paper's blog is written by creative team member, Kimberly.
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