The big week is upon us. CHA's (Craft and Hobby Association) Summer Trade Show is about to start in Chicago.
Today we are taking a Sneak Peek at the new products on SEI's blog at Scrapbook.com. All your calendar makers take note. Now there will be even more options for putting together a personalized calendar that will thrill family and friends alike.
Organized Scrapbooks is ready to party for National Scrapbooking Day! Join us this Saturday, May 5th, in our forums for a day of fun, friendship, tips and a few surprises thrown in for good measure.
It's taken me eight hours to come to terms with an article I read in this morning's Wall Street Journal. Slugged
(offered online for subscribers only on WSJ.com), the article concerns Martha Stewart's entry into the scrapbooking business.
Not that it's news to anyone who's frequented the local Michael's in the past week; papercrafting supplies have undergone an earthquake to make room for the new "Martha" aisle, while fliers litter the store, announcing the debut of her scrapbooking line.
But it's newsy enough to make the front page of the Wall Street Journal: an article that asks, "What does the domestic-arts maven see in a dowdy industry where merchandise is sold in cluttered stores stacked floor to ceiling with pipe cleaners, Styrofoam balls, glue sticks, beads and fake flowers?"
The story, to me, is the point of view that outsiders bring to our craft. "Dowdy" is just the beginning.
Welcome to the new home for Organized Scrapbooks--and pardon our dust!
Our site has converted to a new format, but a few loose ends remain. Please be patient! We'll have our scrapbooking articles, resources and printable forms up and running as quickly as possible.