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News - Look For Me At Creativation!


The new year is starting out with major excitement for me. On Jan. 21 - 23 I will be competing for the title of Craft Innovator of the Year at Creativation. Formerly called CHA, the convention has moved from its usual spot at the Anaheim convention center, to Phoenix, Arizona and promises many new events including "The Ultimate Pitch”.  Twenty-five “craft innovators” were chosen and provided with space at the convention. Our job is to promote a product or idea that will benefit crafters. On the last day of the show five will get the opportunity to pitch their product/idea to the show judges. The Innovator of the Year will be chosen and awarded $10,000. I’ve been preparing for weeks and don’t know what more I can stuff in my car. I'm driving to Phoenix tomorrow morning. I’ll try to post photos to my Facebook page during the three days of the show. If you are attending, please visit me at booth #833. I’ll be easy to spot. Just look for the big inflatable light bulb.


A variety of unique jewelry projects using bead weaving, wire work and other interesting techniques suited for the novice and seasoned crafter. Beadology and Jewelry Tools And Techniques pages supply the basics to help beginners get started.

Polymer Clay

Oh the places you can go with Polymer Clay! Creative projects include everything from lighting to jewelry to tissue box covers. The creative possibilities are endless when you are working with clay. You'll find a wide variety in this category.

Fashion and Accessories

Explore sewing projects for both fashion and home decor projects. If you love bags, there is a large assortment of styles to choose from in addition to an interchangeable purse organizer.

Paint Crafts

No matter how you apply paint, you'll find projects here that suit your preference. From traditional paint brushes to airbrushes, download instructions for adding color to glass, wood, fabric and many other surfaces.

Home Decor

If you enjoy decorating in and outside the home, browse through the projects in this category.  Need a life size witch with a lighted cauldron, or a snowman for your front door? What about decorator pillows? You can learn to make them with the photo tutorials offered in Home Decor.


From the beginning of the year to the end, fun projects can be found here to celebrate any occasion big or small. Ideas for birthday greetings, wedding canvases, and Christmas angel ornaments are only a small sample of the full collection you'll find in Seasonal projects.