Creativation 2019: Favorite Products

I am home and unpacked from the Creativation trade show in Phoenix, and I’m ready to talk some faves! You can find a lot of photos on my Instagram – I tried to post as I gathered faves. In this article (there are a few affiliate links) I will share some things I’m most excited to get and use, as well as why!

Thibra Plastic sculptable sheets are awesome – and can be found in stores. This stuff is good for anything from frames (above) to costumes to jewelry. Watch for videos from me soon – I’ve ordered some from amazon.

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CHA 2015: Shimelle “True Stories” For American Crafts


I’m not really a “baby” person. Oh sure they’re cute but no I don’t generally seek them out. Here’s one that is an exception. We’ll get to the paper goodness… but oh my. “Wonder Boy” aka son of the fantastic Miss Shimelle is so cute, and so very full of personality. Most of the time if I walked by he was there, just hanging out and playing with paper or smiling up a storm. It was so great to meet him after spending last show with his (very pregnant) mom!

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What were Shimelle and the Wonder Boy there selling? Her new collection True Story by American Crafts. This collection is very Shimelle, but it is also very scrapbooker positive.

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What I mean by that is sometimes I feel like even “scrapbooking” paper lines are made for cards or project life or other stuff, and it was so refreshing and honestly a relief to find a line that was clearly made with a story telling scrapbooker in mind. In bold colors no less.

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Guest-filled friday:

I’m getting around today! I’m guesting over at Shimelle’s site:

Sharing 5 projects (all with hearts used). Perfect timing for Valentines & more.

I’m also the guest/dt member on the Scarlet Lime blog today:

I share the process behind my layout with the February main kit, and there’s a GIVEAWAY!!! so don’t miss it. Here’s a link-

Have a happy (crafty) Friday!!