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Craft & Hobby Association reveals awards winners
Jan '14
The Craft & Hobby Association (CHA), the international trade association for the design, manufacture, distribution and sales of the craft and hobby industry, announced winners of their prestigious “Hot 20 Awards” for the most creative crafting products of 2014.

Chosen from the over 80 products submitted to the CHA 2014 New Products Showcase, the most innovative and “buzzworthy” products were selected by a panel of expert media judges, including:

- Cynthia Richter, Woman’s World Magazine
- Nancy Nally, Scrapbook Update
- Jenny Barnett-Rohrs, Craft Test Dummies
- Jade Harrington-Boudreaux, Jaderbomb.com
- Lisa Fulmer, Cool2Craft.com

The Hot 20 Awards will be given out at the CHA 2014 Conference & Trade Show the world’s largest international crafting show, held January 10-14, 2014 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. CHA 2014 brings together the key players of the crafts and creative industry for four days, with retailers large and small, independent chains, and the leading innovations in crafting from over 400 exhibitors from around the world.

Hot 20 Awards 2014:

Beadlon Artistic Wire Findings Forms: patent pending fixed peg jigs that allow you to make your own findings from a range of gauges of Artistic Wire and Beadalon German Style Wire.

Beadalon Knot-a-Bead: patent pending desktop knotter tool to tie knots naturally with two hands for professionally looking jewelry.

BIC Magic Marker brand Window Marker: high quality marking and drawing tool designed to adhere to glass surfaces resulting in bold, vivid marks for window or glass writing occasions.

Brother International Corporation ScanNCut machine: a revolutionary new home and hobby cutting machine with the convenience of a 300 DPI built-in scanner.

Chameleon Art Products Ltd Color Tones Pens: pens for creating art effects, including 3D and airbrush, smooth transitions, highlighting, shading, blending and gradations.

ComposiMold PowerMold Modeling Compound Push Mold Kit: make push molds of objects and textures from Modeling Compound castings.

Craftwell eBrush: a portable airbrush system used by crafters, cake decorators and beauty enthusiasts alike for scrapbooking, makeup application and more.

CrystalNinja.com Crystal Katana: a patent-pending rhinestone and crystal pick up tool that picks up paper, embellishments, nail art, multimedia items and Swarovski Crystals.

DecoArt Chalky Finish Program: a complete program offering paint, waxes, varnishes, stain blocker, brushes and stencils that easily achieves a vintage, time-worn look for home decor and furniture pieces.

DESIGN MASTER TintIT: multi-use transparent dye that fabricates color from just one can.

Ellison/Sizzix Modern Surrealist by Marisa Pawelko: 20 Originals steel-rule dies that create fashionable clothing appliqués, cards, stickers, notepads, and locker décor for teens and preteens.

Fiskars Brands 12” x 12” Rotary Ruler Combo: a rotary cutter with a ruler attached for measuring and cutting multiple layers of fabric easier.

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