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At the winter Craft & Hobby Association conference and trade show, the industry was all abuzz about a new product line from K and Company: SMASH books. I was instantly thrown back to my pre-teen years reading Sweet Valley High, where I envisioned Jessica and Elizabeth scribbling in their black and white speckled slam books.
SMASH books are themed, pre-embellished journals and come with a half-pen, half-gluestick attached. There are a variety of accessories, like paperclips and stickers, that can be added to the books. To understand their style and purpose, this short video (subscribers, please click over to the site) explains it perfectly!
Here’s what each of the four books look like inside:
Now that SMASH books are available in stores, I’m curious what simple scrapbookers think of the concept. Are they more than just a clever idea with excellent marketing? Can you envision using a SMASH book as part of your memory keeping?