Altered Shabby-Chic Bag by Guest Artist Giovanna Zara

May 21st, 2018

Altered Shabby-Chic Bag by Giovanna Zara on Somerset Place
Please join us in welcoming guest artist Giovanna Zara to Somerset Place! Today, she will be sharing a beautiful, altered bag tutorial to inspire your next creative adventure.

 

Lately I’ve found this old small bag in my parent’s basement, ready for the bin, but still lingering there maybe for years.

My mum is a fashion addict and she is a bit of a hoarder. She likes collecting things and can’t let them go.  I would never wear something made with faux crocodile skin, but I’ve loved this bag’s texture so my goal was to highlight it and not cover it.

Read the rest of this entry »



Sarah How-To Project TutorialsMixed-Media Art ,,,

Please join us in welcoming guest artist Giovanna Zara to Somerset Place! Today, she will be sharing a beautiful, altered bag tutorial to inspire your next creative adventure.   Lately I’ve found this old small bag in my parent’s basement, ready for the bin, but still lingering there maybe for years. My mum is a […]

May Issues in Full Bloom + Enter for Your Chance to Win

May 4th, 2018

May 2018 Issues

A new season brings plenty of reasons to get your creative juices flowing.

And our spectacular May issues will provide you with a bouquet of inspiration! They’re sure to whet your appetite and stir your soul right from the start.

These seven stunners are packed with creative ideas, from mixed-media gems to upcycled marvels. Featuring veteran favorites and some new talents, there is something for everyone to reveal beneath each cover.

And now without further ado, be sure to clip your exclusive coupon code below, and then catch a glimpse inside our new May issues.

glimpse inside Receive $5 off on new May issues, $14.99 and up. Copy and paste coupon code*: BLOG0518 at checkout. (Discount code can only be used once per customer.)

*Coupon is valid on the May (Summer 2018) releases of Altered Couture, Artful Blogging, GreenCraft, Prims, or Willow and Sage only. Offer expires May 31st, 2018.

Read the rest of this entry »



Sarah Contests and GiveawaysGlimpse Inside And Sneak Peeks

A new season brings plenty of reasons to get your creative juices flowing. And our spectacular May issues will provide you with a bouquet of inspiration! They’re sure to whet your appetite and stir your soul right from the start. These seven stunners are packed with creative ideas, from mixed-media gems to upcycled marvels. Featuring veteran […]

How to Get the Most Out of Your Next Art Retreat

April 17th, 2018

Party Like Picasso by Analisa Brookshier, inside Mingle Spring 2016

You’re headed off to your first art retreat — Awesome! You’re excited, your bags are packed, and your creativity is already kicking into high gear. But before you head out to your art retreat, here are a few tips to make sure that you get the most out of your retreat. Read the rest of this entry »



Sarah Artful Living ,,,

You’re headed off to your first art retreat — Awesome! You’re excited, your bags are packed, and your creativity is already kicking into high gear. But before you head out to your art retreat, here are a few tips to make sure that you get the most out of your retreat.

Get Published: May Calls and Challenges

April 12th, 2018

May Calls and ChallengesOur 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 May calls and challenges that our editors are looking for. We encourage you to submit your work again even if you have tried before. The following magazines have upcoming deadlines of May 15th (unless otherwise noted), so this is your chance to see your name in print and get published!

Have questions about submitting your artwork? Leave us a comment below!

Read the rest of this entry »



Sarah Artwork Submissions ,,,,,,

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 May calls and challenges that our editors are looking for. We encourage you to submit your work again even if you have tried before. The following magazines have […]

Glimpse Inside New April Issues + Find Your Exclusive Coupon!

April 6th, 2018

Glimpse Inside New April Issues

glimpse inside Receive $5 off on new April issues, $14.99 and up. Copy and paste coupon code BLOG0418when prompted at checkout. (Discount code can only be used once per customer.)

Read the rest of this entry »



Sarah Contests and GiveawaysGlimpse Inside And Sneak Peeks ,,,,,,,,,,,

Receive $5 off on new April issues, $14.99 and up. Copy and paste coupon code BLOG0418when prompted at checkout. (Discount code can only be used once per customer.)