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News From the CHA Show Floor!

We are excited to tell you about some of the hot, new items we have ordered from our suppliers!

Around the Block

New products include "Stretchy Frames" which have a special two-sided film that keeps a lock of hair or other hard to display objects in place, Magnetic Clips, Magnifying Clips, 36 new Papers including Wedding, Beach and more as well as new themes in the Clips, and Roll-ons.

Bo Bunny

The CHA release offers four Shabby Princess collections as well as new Pet, Fall, Boy and School collections.

Karen Foster

Coordinating paper, stickers, rub-ons and die-cut tags in 21 new themes as well as new embellishments such as Scrapper's Scarves, Jumbo RicRac, Sheer Ribbon, Mini Metal Road Signs.

My Minds Eye

Another great Wild Asparagus collection is coming as well as Kaleidoscope 3 and new Transfer Titles.


New stamp pads include Stazon colours in opal and pastels, Brilliance and Versa Magic colors, shape Mini Inkers - tear drop, with one pointed edge and one rounded edge. There are also new double sized daubers and oval daubers and a new Glue pad which is stickier than Versamark and you can chalk and emboss with it.


Two new collections - Winnie’s Wall (in pinks and girly colors) and Paisley Petals (in oranges, browns and more)

Brand New Suppliers

Watch our weekly newsflashes for the arrival of these great, new lines!

Arctic Frog

New lines include Spring Break, Take A Hike, Flower Show and Sunday Brunch. Insignia Rub-on letters and great new Ribbons.

Cactus Pink

The Candi Collection was inspired by a love of everything sweet! With a darling color palette mixed with unique and fun patterns and adorable embellishments, this is truly a line which will appeal to any scrapbooker’s sweet-tooth!

Do you feel like dancing, bouncing, flying or doodling? Well, with a verb inspired line, you can do all of this and more! With a vibrant and exciting color palette and a variety of fun patterns, Verbage is sure to bring any scrapbook page to life!

Three Bugs In a Rug

We love this company so much we ordered their entire collection! Six great lines each of which include Papers, Tags, Monograms and Stickers 

New Products Here Now!

Click here to see our latest products!

Cardstock Warehouse - Forty new custom colors of Cardstock are now here in 12x12 50 sheet packs as well as many in 8.5x11 packages.

Scrapbooking Hints

Click here for Valentine's card ideas

Click here to learn why your scrapbooks deserve quality photofinishing.

Click here for Class Schedules and Descriptions

Click here for Scrapbook Club Member's Only Specials

Adding Color to Vellum

Want to add just a touch of color to your vellum? Instead of placing the color on the front side of your vellum paper, place the color on the backside of your paper. Markers, pens, pencils, ink pads and chalks work great on vellum. Try applying chalk with these four tools: q-tip, cotton ball, make up sponge and a pom-pom. You will be surprised by how much difference there is in the look of the chalk on the vellum paper. Some individuals choose to use a spray seal when using chalks – I personally never have and years later they still look great! - Sara Spaun

15 Tips To Quality Scrapbooking

a multi-part series by H T Parker, Jr

Tip 5. Often photographs aren't quite the right shape and size or the photographic image is improperly centered. Having oversized or off centered photographs appears unprofessional. A carefully trimmed and sized photograph, on the other hand, enhances the overall look and feel of your scrapbook.

There are two ways to solve these problems. The low tech way to solve these problems are to manually crop (cut) and shape the photograph using a pair of scissors or an exacto knife. If you are manually cropping and cutting pictures, make sure that you mark the outline you want with chalk before you cut.

To manually change a distracting or cluttered background simply cut out the background and replace it with a new paper background. This allows the eye to focus on the people instead of the clutter behind them.

The high tech solution to your photograph woes is to use a modern computer programs. Using these programs, photographs can be magically darkened, lightened, sharpened, enlarged, and cropped without ruining your original photograph. Some programs even allow you to change the background of the photograph.

Store Events

Click on each store's picture to learn about special classes and events at that location

South Calgary
Macleod Plaza

#20, 9250 Macleod Trail S.
M-F 9:30 - 9:00
Sat 9:30 - 5:00

North Calgary
Crowfoot Crossing

45 Crowfoot Terrace NW
M-F 9:30 - 9:00
Sat 9:30 - 5:00
Sun 12:00 - 5:00

Red Deer
South Point Crossing

#185, 2004 - 50th Avenue
M-F 9:30 - 9:00
Sat 9:30 - 5:00

College Centre

103B - 2045 Mayor Magrath Dr
M-F 9:30 - 9:00
Sat 9:30 - 5:00


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