24th Annual ARTS Awards

Thank you to our Facebook friends at the Dallas Market Center (http://www.facebook.com/dallasmarketcenter) for posting imagery capturing the excitement the evening of the 24th Annual ARTS Awards. Below is our President, Robert Wang, accepting Creative Co-Op’s 2nd consecutive ARTS Award for Home Accents. Thank you to all of our customers as you are truly the inspiration for what we do!

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Learn More About Licensed Artist Leigh Standley of Curly Girl Design, Inc.!

Leigh Standley is the artist, writer and owner of Curly Girl Design, Inc. In its ten years, Curly Girl Design and Leigh’s line of clever and colorful greeting cards and art have taken the industry by delightful storm.

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The iPad 3 Winner from the Dallas Trade Mart!

Creative Co-Op congratulates Erica of Erica’s Eclectic Mix in Englewood, CO on winning an iPad 3 from the Creative Co-Op showroom at the Dallas Trade Mart!

Erica with her brand new iPad 3!

“Up to my eyeballs in boxes, but my new iPad helps me through! Thanks Creative Co-Op for such a great prize, I look forward to opening all my new goodies and carrying your wonderful gift line,” says Erica. “I am doing a ‘Bluebird of Happiness’ theme going into the holidays, my new iPad really makes me HAPPY! So I’m off to a great start!”

Creative Co-Op is happy for you too, Erica!!

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The iPad 3 Winner from The Atlanta Gift Mart!

Congratulations to Pat Brown of The Ginger Bread House in Danville, VA for winning an iPad 3 simply by visiting and registering in the Creative Co-Op Atlanta showroom this summer!

Pat with her iPad the day of its arrival!

“I think it was cool to register for the gift on the iPad at the service desk in your showroom,” says Pat. “I have been a Creative Co-Op customer for a long time – always finding great gifts for our store to sell, at very fare prices, and this just seems to get more and more important every season. We, as buyers, must be very mindful of this even more then ever and you folks seem to understand this. Keep up the good work!”

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Smart Retailer Magazine Admires the Creativity of Our Showroom Designers!

Check out what Smart Retailer magazine had to say about our showroom in Atlanta here.

A Christmas Tree shaped display from Atlanta

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Recap from Atlanta in the words of Caroline Simas!

Creative Co-Op was fortunate to have one of our newest licensed artists, Caroline Simas, present in our Atlanta Showroom to help promote our new collection – Multiple Blessings.

The Multiple Blessings collection reflects sentiments of faith and uplifting messages to live by, yet comes in a mix of patterns and colors in a way that is bright and right in so many settings.

Don’t just take our word for it, read Caroline’s recap here!

Caroline Simas with Robert Wang at the July 2012 Atlanta Gift Show

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Notes From the Road, September 2011

Hello!  It’s been a long hot summer, but it’s gone by so, so fast! This past summer show season came and went in the blink of an eye! Before I knew it, it was once again time to put the finishing touches on January 2012 new releases for Creative Co-Op.

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Introducing our newest artist…Lori Siebert!

When asked to define her artistic style, designer Lori Siebert will tell you she likes to be a bit of a chameleon. Finding inspiration from her kids’ drawings, an old quilt, or an off-beat piece of folk-art, Lori creates her designs using everything from acrylics and watercolor to fabric and sculpey. Experimentation with different styles and mediums coupled with Lori’s insatiable curiosity, her whimsical design sense and fresh approach to color give each collection its own unique personality.

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Notes From the Road, Spring 2011

Hello! Can you believe how fast the time goes by? Soon we will all be talking presidential elections and Holiday decorations once again! The world just keeps on spinning forward!!! I’m so glad we are all here together! I’m so very excited to write for several reasons; mainly, our next release is done!!!!! Yeah!! I don’t want to say too much, but even I am amazed at this next season’s release, and there is a lot of it!!! Much is certainly not the same as before – I’m so thrilled for you to see the new product at the summer markets. It’s really been a labor of love this season, and we are so pleased (albeit a bit nervous – as always) that the response from you will be as we all hope it will be. We have finished up in the “sweat house,” oops, I meant studio, for photography. This part of the season is always an interesting challenge, but strangely I find myself actually comforted with the process now. It is in the studio that we are able to put together the last of the details so that you can all actually see what it is we’ve been working on. Read more »

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Introducing “An Englishman in LA”…Jeff Cane!

We are proud to announce our newest licensing partnership with An Englishman in LA!

The gift of life Jeff Cane’s mother gave him came with a great talent to observe and capture beauty. She told him that was her mantra to her unborn child throughout her pregnancy. He first picked up a camera when he was 17 and has rarely put it down since! Read more »

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