Monday, 19 July 2010

Love at first sight!

CHA Summer 2010 sneaks have been coming thick and fast over the past couple of weeks!  There are so many new lines that I have fallen in love with, but several new releases have particularly caught my eye (and have duly been added to my already extensive wish list!).  


Togetherness is by far my favourite new release from Cosmo Cricket.  Love those patterned papers!  And I'm so excited about their new line of stamps.  
There were fewer sneaks of Cosmo Cricket's Wanted collection, but I thought these chipboard stickers were awesome when I first saw them...with their rugged theme, I think they would be perfect for card making (masculine cards are so much harder to create and embellish!). 




I've developed a bit of an obsession with Tim Holtz products lately.  It started with his Distress Ink Pads and cemented itself with the Tim Holtz Alterations embossing folders (which are currently on sale at Craft Obsessions if you're a fan!).  It looks as though my obsession is only set to continue with the arrival of his seasonal paper collection and those amazing license plate salvage stickers.   


 
October Afternoon is one of my favourite manufacturers at the moment.  Although Seaside is a themed collection, it looks as though it has a lot of practical applications as well.  It reminds me (just a little bit) of On Holiday by the Girls' Paperie, which I am currently hoarding in great quantities!


These printed tags for the Dear Lizzy Enchanted and Dear Lizzy Christmas collections caught my eye immediately...so very pretty and perfect for gifts!  I also LOVE those stamps and the plastic rose brads.

I'm so excited about Studio Calico's Elementary collection.  Each new release from SC is incredible (I can't wait to pick up Documentary during this month's reveal!).  Also, I bought July's Magellan add-on  because I couldn't resist the label stamps that co-ordinate with the Photo Labels punch from EK Success....so I can't wait for the new Label Stamp set to be released!

Before I head off, I just wanted to thank you so very much for your kind comments on my previous post...they did so much to lift my spirits.  There are some difficult months ahead, but I am doing my very best to remain optimistic.  In the meantime, I am so thankful that I have this outlet...I'm looking forward to getting back to blogging over the coming weeks :)

Have a wonderful week!

6 comments:

sharyncarlson said...

Gorgeous post! I love the items you picked out; I hadn't noticed "Togetherness" before but I really do like it a lot! And those rose brads -- so cute!!

Rachel said...

These are all so lovely. My wish list is far too long already though!

Keshka said...

I am loving many of these things, and the CP Restoration line especially! The SC birds are my fave, though!

Curlywiggles said...

i am so excited about CHA this week, most of those are on my 'must haves' list too!

Sian said...

..And we are looking forward to reading your posts :)

I love your CHA picks: you have included lots of my own favs there, and reminded me to check out the new Tim Holtz. It looks great!

Meghann said...

Oh my goodness! I have to agree with you on mostly everything except the Cosmo Cricket lines. Just not my style. I'm dying over that Seaside collection & I too have been hoarding my GP On Holiday stuff! Hoping that things are going okay for you & keeping you in my thoughts!