Thank You to the Artists at Creativation 2020

 

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Thank you to all the artists who demonstrated with Imagine products at the Creativation 2020 show. Here is some of the magic that happened in the booth!

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Lori Warren leads the charge at our large craft table using the StazOn On-Trend colors (announcement coming soon) with StazOn Pigment. She was fabulous at explaining how to layer StazOn to create unique effects.

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Nicole Watt helped us showcase VersaColor in a new case design (more information coming soon) and dazzled us with her awesome ink blending samples.

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Nadine Carlier created metal pieces with our new StazOn On Trend color Plum (coming soon).

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Kazuko Kocho worked hard all weekend on these beautiful butterfly tins. She was gracious enough to give them out as samples. They went fast! She is the master at using StazOn, GlazOn, and Brushstix to create awesome art pieces.

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Martha Lucia Gomez joined us for an hour to help guide people through our color charts.

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Steph Ackerman helped us with VersaColor in the new case. Great ink for ink blending and shows up well on dark paper.

Here are some of the projects from the weekend

 

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Valentine’s Day Call for Art

Call for Valentine’s Day Art

Be published on the Imagine Blog! Submit a photo of a Valentine’s Day project. Some of the themes can include: Valentine’s Day Cards, multiple cards for kids, Date Night gifts, paper flowers, I Love You Art, Galentine’s, Crafts and gifts for Singles, party décor for Valentine’s parties.

Submit an attractive 600 x 600 pixel square or 900 x 900 pixel square photo of your project, a short description and a link to your Instagram profile or blog to marketing@imaginecrafts.com.

We will review all submissions and post a collection in one blog post and will share it on our social media platforms. Potential reach = 10,000 followers.

Artist Demo for Creativation 2020

We are so excited to attend Creativation 2020 in Phoenix, Az! We will be announcing new products, demonstrating new products, meeting some of you for the first time, seeing some of you again and most of all we will be making art!

This year we have an excellent group of artists who will be crafting and making with our new products. Here are some faces you can expect to see in booth #2516.

 

Lori Warren

Nicole Watt

Nadine Carlier

Kazuko Kocho

Martha Lucia Gomez

Steph Ackerman

Here are some of the projects that you might see from our artists

 

Call for Art – Planner’s Unite for 2020

We are launching a new Call for Art program for 2020

Be published on the Imagine Blog! Submit a photo of a Planner Project for the New Year. Some of the themes can include:

Planning out the year, Life Goals, Inspiration, Planners, Journals, Papercrafts for the Home Office, Calendars, Shopping Lists, Budgeting, Exercise Plans, Inspirational Quotes as Art. #lifegoals #success

Submit a 600 x 600 pixel square or 900 x 900 pixel square photo of a planner project, a short description and a link to your Instagram profile to marketing@imaginecrafts.com.

Submissions due on December 30th

Color of the Month for September is Amethyst

Imagine Crafts's color of the month for September 2019 is the deep purple color Amethyst.

Imagine’s Color of the Month for September is Amethyst. This deep, luscious purple is perfect for fall inspiration. Not only is this color great for Halloween crafting, but is a great hue for all your fall time cards including back-to-school projects. Some of our favorite Amethyst hued ink finds include the aptly named Amethyst VersaColor inkpad, VersaFine Clair in Monarch and Memento’s Grape Jelly in the marker, full-size and DewDrop inkpads.

September also brings an exciting collaboration with Waffle Flower! Keep a watch on both our and Waffle Flower’s blogs and YouTube channels all month long to see some inspiring projects using both of our products! We used their Pretty Wings stamp set in our Color of the Month image. Isn’t it a beauty? The most exciting part about the collaboration with Waffle Flower? You can WIN prizes! To enter all you need to do is subscribe to both Imagine and Waffle Flower’s YouTube channels and comment on the videos published this month using both of our products! (One comment per video per person.) Two lucky winners will win $50 gift certificates – one from each sponsor.

Here’s a sneak peek on what fun stuff we have coming your way this month.

An amethyst inspired rainbow of purple by Martha Lucia Gomez.

A timely card from Lori Warren.

And a beautiful reminder from Kassy Tousignant!

 

Happy New Years! See What’s On the Horizon for Imagine

Happy New Years everyone! We are happy to have another year of crafty goodness rolling in and we are excited about what the New Year brings. This month, in particular, we are featuring Passion Red as our color of the month to set the tone for the New Year and prepare for one of the hottest cardmaking holidays — Valentine’s Day. Another big deal for the month of January is our participation in Creativation in Phoenix, Arizona. We will be announcing a couple of new product releases and encourage you all to stay tuned!

Join us January 17-21, 2019 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

Education begins on January 17. The Trade Show opens on January 19.

What is Creativation? 

Creativation is THE crafting industry conference of the year for small business owners, instructors, buyers or professional crafters. This is the place to be if you are looking to define yourself as a crafting professional, business owner or improve your knowledge of the industry. Several arts and crafts companies, with who we collaborate or whose products we love such as Spellbinders, Waffle Flower Stamps, Rinea Foil, Fiskars, Glue Dots etc, present their new releases, teach workshops and give you specific one-on-one time with company representatives. If you are attending then please come our booth #1113 and chat with us about all of our current inks and mixed media products in our catalog and see what new products we have available in 2019.

From AFCI Creativation website– Why Attend?

​If you have a business – ​large or small – in the creative industry, then you don’t want to miss this event! Join thousands of professionals for the ultimate creative industries event in January 2019. AFCI is the heart of creativity and ​Creativation is the place to learn, connect and discover. Learn what’s new, what’s trending and how you can drive your business forward to success through seminars and workshops at Creativation University. Connect with new buyers, suppliers, designers, makers, bloggers, media and entrepreneurs from around the world as we grow our event. Discover new products, inspiration, ideas and innovations, and more that will change your business. We built a vibrant creative city on the Show floor – the capital of the creative products industry and you will be amazed!

Take a class with us!

W213: Vintage Memories Canvas with John Creighton Petersen

Day + Time: 1/18/2019 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Room: 132AB
Difficulty Level: All Levels Welcome
Demographics: All Buyers, Designers, Retailers, Distributors, Professional Maker/DIY’er, Educator/Demonstrator, Digital Content Creator
Class Description: Discover how simple it is to create mixed media masterpieces with your favorite stamping products from Imagine and Tsukineko! Master the simple techniques needed for building color and texture to create this stunning vintage-inspired canvas. Learn how to color and texturize a variety of different surfaces, including metal and other found objects. This class will debut the latest product offerings from Imagine, so don’t miss your chance to be the first to experience the newest products!

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