Lots of new scrapbooking products are making there entrance. CHA Summer 2008 in Chicago will be running July 18-20th, only 2 months away – the excitement begins!
K&Company is launching a new line of recycled paper for crafting in partnership with Habitat for Humanity to help plant trees at newly built homes. The "Amy Butler Lotus" collection and "ReMake" line are among those in the new recycled line. Amy Butler’s recycled collection will debut in May at Michaels and includes paper pads, 12² X 12² scrapbook albums, two scrapbooking tool caddies and a variety of detailed embellishments. The recycled packaging was specifically designed to be reused in scrapbook layouts and craft projects. The ReMake line will be available at Wal-Mart starting in June 2008 and is comprised of 100 percent recycled materials, as well as recycled, reusable and biodegradable packaging, includes soy-ink printed colored cardstock (available both as 12² X 12² paper and patterned mat pads), chipboard alphabets, cards and envelopes.
Below is a peek of the new "Schoolies" line from Rasberry. I just love the office products theme!
Buzz and Bloom has released 5 new chipboard products into the Lusi Austin range. The new designs include a set of Russian Matryoshka dolls, some mushrooms and birds, robots that you can mix and match and crowns too. A few are shown below. Buzz and Bloom has a whole new range of products just released this month which you can view here and you can view what the design team girls are doing with the products on their blog here.
As well, Epson will be unveiling an innovative custom gift wrap printing solution to stationery and gift retailers at the 2008 National Stationery Show in New York, May 18-21. This will enable retailers to quickly, easily and affordably add custom gift wrap printing services to their stores with Epson wide format printers. With attractive start-up costs, incorporating this exclusive in-store custom solution is attainable for any specialty retailer.In addition, industry expert Cinda Baxter will appear at the Epson Booth (#2550) to meet with stationery retailers.