Phoenix, AZ -- January 28, 2013-- Spellbinders™ Paper Arts, LLC, is an Inc. 500|5000 company, award-winning inventor, manufacturer and marketer of industry-leading tools for crafters of all genres. The company is pleased to announce it is the recipient of the Craft & Hobby Association’s (CHA) newest category of awards, the 2013 Winter Attendee’s Choice Innovation Award. The Spellbinders Nestabilities® and Shapeabilities® Imperial Gold die templates were selected as the winner in product innovation by attendees of the 2013 Winter Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) Trade Show in Anaheim, CA.

The Spellbinders Nestabilities and Shapeabilities Imperial Gold die templates were among the “CHA Hot 20” creative products selected by CHA celebrity judges. Dozens of craft products were entered in the Innovations New Product Showcase. The Imperial Gold product line was also included in the CHA Hot 20 Innovations Sneak Peek Media & Buyers Event which is a new product showcase featuring the 20 hottest new product introductions at the CHA Winter Show.

Spellbinders“This award means a great deal to the Spellbinders team because it was voted the winner by the attendees!” remarked Stacey Caron, Spellbinders President and Co-Founder. “To have the show attendees choose Spellbinders Imperial Gold die templates as their favorite innovative new product confirms our belief in continually creating state-of-the-art crafting tools and we thank them for their support,” added Caron.

The Winning Product Line

The Imperial Gold die templates are unique, ground breakings dies that cut, emboss, deboss and stencil. Using our proprietary new technology, these die templates take both Nestabilities and Shapeabilities to an entirely new level. Providing the unique ability to cut and create in multiple layers with a single die template, the Spellbinders Imperial Gold line brings a fourth dimension to die cutting. The unprecedented technology creates amazing laser-like detail with four times the functionality and creative power for virtually any project.

About Spellbinders Paper Arts

Spellbinders entered the craft and hobby market in 2003 with the introduction of the Spellbinders Wizard™ Universal Craft Tool and a unique, patented collection of dies unlike any introduced before - or since. Always on the cutting edge in introducing innovative tools to the market, the Spellbinders Artisan X-plorer™ machine is the company's latest offering for crafters, jewelry artists and mixed media creators. In addition, the Spellbinders Grand Calibur® machine is perfect for large format die cutting and embossing. Known worldwide for its game changing products, the company brings revolutionary technology with its Imperial Gold die templates that cut, emboss, deboss and stencil. Spellbinders product lines include more than 250 patented and patent-pending products, allowing crafters, hobbyists, artists and teachers to create one-of-a-kind; beautiful projects across a different variety of craft genres.

In 2012, Stacey Caron received an Enterprising Women Award. The annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards recognize the finest women entrepreneurs in North America and beyond, and is considered one of the most distinguished recognition programs for women business owners.

The company received the Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) 2012 Summer Innovations Award for the Spellbinders Nestabilities® Majestic Elements line. The award represents the industry’s most respected recognition for product innovation.

For three consecutive years, Spellbinders Paper Arts has been included in the Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of entrepreneurs nationwide. Visit or e-mail for more information.


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Spellbinders Wins CHA Attendee’s Choice Innovations Award