I love new products…

… and this time of year is fun for that!  CHA – the big craft show – is the time when companies show off their newest goodies.

And I have some fun things I wanted to show you here.  The wonderful Tara from EK Success sent me a few of their new goodies.  They have GREAT punches coming out.  You won't believe it – I am gonna have to have them all.  They are the coolest!  The punches actually can be "locked closed" for easy, stackable storage.  Ahhh… how wonderful!  And there are awesome new border punches.  Woohoo!  Check them out…



Here is a card I made with a new border punch.  I used it to create the holes along the bottom.  The big star is a die cut which I adhere to the front of the card.  I then cut the center out with an exacto knife and stamped the greeting on the inside.

Star 2

Star 3
EK Success Border Punch – New this CHA
Quickutz star die
Scenic Route green patterned paper
Hero Arts notecards and stamps and gemstones

And here is a card I made using some of the great new Jolee's they have coming out.  They make cardmaking so fast and easy.  Love it.  I added brown Distress Stickles to the body for extra fun.  Bad photos, sorry.

WK Butterflies

EK Success Jolees Stickers – New this CHA
Making Memories Trim
Tim Holtz Brown Distress Stickles
Doodlebug glitter paper
Hero Arts notecard and stamps

What new products are you looking forward to seeing?  Me… October Afternoon, Basic Grey and Making Memories.  🙂


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38 thoughts on “I love new products…”

  1. Those punches are waaay cool! 🙂 TFS! 🙂 I am looking forward to the same 3 as you. They are my favorites. I am impatiently awaiting a huge box from Peas with a ton of October Afternoon in it! I just love them.

    I haven’t been on the computer in days. I am hoping to find some CHA sneak peeks around! 🙂

  2. Those new punches are too cool. Love, love, love the new border punches. Here I come ready or not! I’m looking forward to all the new Nestabilities, Basic Grey, Tim Holtz products, Making Memories, and all the other companies. Heard there were going to be some cool things at CHA this year. Can’t wait to see them all. Have a good week-end. Hope you are over your cold.
    Shirley Lee
    Roseville, Ca

  3. those punches look very cool! and i love that border punch you used … super cute card! i’m looking forward to seeing october afternoon too … some really cute collections!

  4. oh no…………..I am in so much trouble… between the new Spellbinders and now these punches…. I’ll need to make an addition on to my home just for my card making… Thank you so much for sharing!

  5. Right now my HAVE TO HAVE LIST includes those cool punches you shared & the several of the Spellbinder dies. I just discovered Webster’s Pages so I’m looking forward to seeing their new stuff. And Cuttlebug dies & embossing. I’m trying to decide if I need a Wizard to go along with my Cuttlebug. Can’t wait to hear what else you find that’s cool & new. Just once I would love to go the Trade Show not really to buy but to see what’s coming out.

  6. Oh my goodness, those punches are gorgeous, love that they can stack and the high tech look to them is so cool. I love the card you made with them too.

  7. I love those punches too! What a great design. I am most looking forward to Making Memories, I hear that they are debuting 12 new slice design cards!! I love my slice so I can’t wait to see what they have in store for it!

  8. Wow, those new punches are awesome! I love the one you used on your card. I’m looking forward to the new Maya Road, BG, and Pink Paislee items.

  9. Oh boy – those punches look dangerous! That star card is so cute. And Jolee’s — I know you love your Jolee’s and you do such an awesome job with them. Have fun at CHA! Miss you!

  10. Love those new punches…gotta have them ALL. Time to start putting the money aside little by little so that the dear husband does not have a heart attck when I buy them all in a shot 😀 I too am looking forward to seeing the new BG and OA lines. Have a great weekend.

  11. Oh wow!!! Those punches are so cool – the one thing I dislike about punches is how hard they are to store!!!! I am looking forward to some of the same new products as you are – Basic Grey, Making Memories, Nestabilities, American Crafts, and hoping Doodlebug has some great new stuff.

  12. Love that star card and how you punched the star out! Thosse punches are really cool! Love the space saving idea! They would be so easy to store!

  13. Jennifer

    Oh…I just love these punches! I can not wait to find these.

    Love the star card. It looks like you made it with Coluzzle or Cricut. This would be fun to try with shapes of all kinds.

    Love how you used the Fiskars butterflies. They make cards extra special.

    Sandi N.

  14. Wow! Just love that there is a CHA! Wish I could go with you. Maybe one year I will be able to do that. Keeping it in my dreams. Thanks for the sneak peak.

  15. Have to say that I love the new punch you used and the other ones you showed. If that a border with a sand pail it is on my wish list! Neat sneak peek:))

  16. Those are really great punches. I can’t wait for the Making Memories new Slice design cards. They have a new Wedding collection. Just in time for scrapbooking my daughter’s wedding photos. Thanks for sharing your fun new stuff.

  17. Wow, the punches look very cool! Can’t wait to have them! Have fun at the CHA and be safe!

    Beautiful card as always, Jennifer!

    I’m looking forward to see the new products from Basic Grey, Making Memories, KI Memories, October Afternoon, and Hero Arts. 🙂

  18. How do you cut so straight with an exacto knife? (video maybe? hinty hint hint).
    Your cards are lovely.
    I am completely out of the loop and don’t know what to look forward to… I’ll want it all I’m sure.

  19. OH OH OH OH I NEED the hole border punch. That will be a MUST HAVE. Going to have to get a new job soon. hehe

  20. I can’t wait till the new Hello Kitty dies from Sizzix come out. Also the Grungepaper by Tim Holtz.

  21. **>>> Wow! what great punches!! And space saving a must have!

    **>>>I just bought the WHOLE line called LAUNDRY LINE by My Minds Eye.

    I bought it fresh out the press and i love it lots — have you checked it out?

  22. Wow! Those punches are COOL! LOVE them! Great idea! 🙂 Love the cards, too! I’m looking forward to October Afternoon, Cosmo Cricket, American Crafts and Crate Paper! 🙂

  23. I lvoe those punches! WHO KNEW! what a cool feature to lock! I want them all! lol!
    I can’t wait to see Paris Hilton’s line. My daughter and I tried to find a peek last night, but couldnt find anything. Just found horrible mean things people blogged about her. My feeling is, we need to take the higher road and not judge her, and I hope that her line is awesome and does well!


  24. Isn’t it funny that it took so long for a company to think of the snap shut solution for punches! Transporting them will be so much easier now!

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