Chinese or Adoption related papers, etc.???

pinkcarnationMarch 1, 2007

I have never done any scrapbooking, but I would like to start collecting albums, papers, embellishments, etc. for my daughter,who is adopting a baby girl from China. Are there any places selling these things in a Chinese theme? I found some papers in the U.K. but I would prefer to order from the U. S. or Canada. TIA

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craftfetish

Congratulations on the new grandbaby!

They definitely make them.

Die Cuts with a View makes a line of "Far East" products that would reflect her heritage.

Karen Foster has an adoption collection. Carolee's Creations has a set of accents.

And E-Cuts makes print your own supplies with an Asian theme (I've never tried that)

That is what I was able to find at scrapbooks.com

Google also turned up a bunch of small shops that I would hesitate to recommend without prior experience (although they had many cute products and papers). You might try ebay though - small business owners are likely to sell there and you're a bit more protected.

And possibly getting a bit "out there" - decorative paper cutting is a traditional Chinese artform that would probably translate beautifully to scrapping. A couple of library books, some pretty paper and an exacto knife would keep you busy and frustrated until she comes home :)

Here is a link that might be useful: craftfetish blog

    Bookmark   March 5, 2007 at 5:24PM
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pinkcarnation

Thanks craftfetish! I was able to find several things thanks to all your wonderful suggestions. That is the good news......the bad news is I think I am going to be hooked on scrapbooking! I went nuts on ebay and bid on a bunch of stuff, not Chinese themed either! LOL Thanks also for your good wishes on the adoption. We can't wait until she is home with us!! I love your blog too!!

    Bookmark   March 17, 2007 at 3:36PM
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craftfetish

I'm glad it was helpful!

(I know how you're feeling. I'm waiting to be an aunt and am itching to buy supplies for an adoption day page)

-Sarah

    Bookmark   March 18, 2007 at 5:16PM
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