CHA 2015: Simple Stories

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Simple Stories has a new line that is pretty unique. “I Am”. Some elements¬†of this line are really exciting to me. Mostly I’m liking that they took some risk and made a “self” type line. We do NOT see that often!

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I like the little pockets with tabs and chipboard (below), as well as the brads and several of the papers.

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I’m really into the idea of this line,¬†one that is empowering and focused on self. The only pieces I really am not interested in are the stickers (too much “I am” and I’m not a repetitive words girl). It really is a lovely color palette and great concept for a paper line.

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Loving the colors and patterns (above). Also exciting – 4×6 Snap albums!

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This makes me think of vacation and other smaller scale project albums. I really love the Snap book that I use for our camping adventures – so if I’m in the market for a small book I’ll likely check one of these out. Maybe a Christmas 2015 daily type album? Who knows!

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Speaking of fun… look at these.

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Now I realize these are designed so you can crop (without a trimmer), but I argue that this would be GREAT for making mixed media layouts! Use the plastic as a mask so you’re not getting gungy stuff on your photo area! Use it to stencil or mist around. Create designs! I’m totally getting this and I will see if it works out as I think it will.