January 17th, 2017
Our Stampington publications want your submissions. If you are an artist or writer looking to have your work featured in one of our magazines, here are the February calls and challenges that our magazines are looking for. We encourage you to submit your work again even if you have tried before. The following magazines have upcoming deadlines on February 15th (unless otherwise noted), so this is your chance to see your name in print and get published!
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January 10th, 2017
We all know how it starts — you have a modest amount of crafting supplies that you bought over the last few years, but then someone finds out your creative and word spreads. Before you know it, you’re getting gift cards to your local craft stores, people give you extra craft supplies from their stash, and you buy another 12 sets of the pens you can’t live without. Pretty soon, your craft box has grown to a craft stash and your neat little piles have migrated into one giant heap with no hope of finding the bottom.
Fortunately, we have tons of ideas to help you organize your craft stash and get it in working order again so that you can make 2017 your most creative year yet. Don’t settle for a craft stash that’s overflowing and looks like the paper version of the leaning Tower of Pisa, mixed with a post-apocalyptic landscape of half-used tubes of paint and stray embellishments. Make your craft stash something to be proud of with these ideas for organizing and putting your supplies on display and at your fingertips. Read the rest of this entry »
January 4th, 2017
|| Receive $5 off on new January issues, $14.99 and up. Copy and paste coupon code BLOG0117 when prompted at checkout. (Discount code can only be used once per customer.)
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December 30th, 2016
For 2017, I decided not to set lofty, unattainable New Year’s Resolutions. I always vow to journal more, to record more of life’s little moments, and I expect to fill an entire journal by the end of the year. I’m good for the first week, and then my journal sits on the nightstand until the next year when I start over with another blank journal. I can’t tell you how many journals I have with only the first few pages filled in. So this year, I thought that I would set an achievable goal by jumping on-board with the current planner trend. Planners are a great way to record life without getting your expectations too high. You can create an artful planner with just a few must-have materials and then fill in each day with the moments you’d like to remember forever. Read the rest of this entry »
December 28th, 2016
It’s been a great, big, beautiful year for Stampington & Company. We’ve discovered new techniques, we’ve been inspired by our artists, and we’ve celebrated new victories. Here are some of our favorite highlights from social media this year. We hope you find some inspiration for the New Year and make 2017 your most creative year yet. Read the rest of this entry »