Add Some Shabby Chic Flair to Your Next Crafting Session with these 10 Project Ideas

June 24th, 2016

[On the Blog] Add Some Shabby Chic Flair to Your Next Project

Shabby chic decorating is making a comeback and we couldn’t be happier. Shabby chic embraces the popular color pallets of pure whites, creams, and muted or pastel colors — however, you will also find robin’s egg blue and some brighter colors too. This style also encompasses romantic themes such as cherubs, Paris, and gardens. Incorporate such techniques as tea-dying, applying crackle finishes, or distressing your projects.

Explore these ideas for infusing your crafting with delicate shades, distressed details, and a fully feminine aesthetic. Draw inspiration from this iconic style and incorporated some distressed cotton fabrics, flower swags, antiques, and French countryside style into your next project. Read the rest of this entry »



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Shabby chic decorating is making a comeback and we couldn’t be happier. Shabby chic embraces the popular color pallets of pure whites, creams, and muted or pastel colors — however, you will also find robin’s egg blue and some brighter colors too. This style also encompasses romantic themes such as cherubs, Paris, and gardens. Incorporate […]

Free Article Download: Bitsy Bowties by Toni Pullen

June 21st, 2016

[On the Blog] Bitsy Bowties by Toni Pullen Free Article Download

“Lately I can’t seem to get enough of all the colorful sari ribbons available. What a beautiful way to recycle and reuse! Looking to design a necklace and bracelet combo, I paired the ribbon with polymer clay. This design combination continues to appear in my work lately. Guess you could say I love it! The ribbon adds a softness and feminine quality to clay pieces that other components lack when used alone. Read the rest of this entry »



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“Lately I can’t seem to get enough of all the colorful sari ribbons available. What a beautiful way to recycle and reuse! Looking to design a necklace and bracelet combo, I paired the ribbon with polymer clay. This design combination continues to appear in my work lately. Guess you could say I love it! The […]

Take a Trip to the Seaside with 7 Projects from The Studio

June 17th, 2016

[On the Blog] Take a Trip to the Seaside With 7 Projects from The Studio

 

The weather is warming up here in California and the beaches look more and more inviting with each day. People are heading out of doors and exploring the coastline for an afternoon of ocean fun. To get ready for your next outing at the beach, take a trip to where Sally sells her seashells and try these 7 Studio Projects with seaside appeal. From mermaids to gift bags, there’s a project for every occasion. Read the rest of this entry »



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  The weather is warming up here in California and the beaches look more and more inviting with each day. People are heading out of doors and exploring the coastline for an afternoon of ocean fun. To get ready for your next outing at the beach, take a trip to where Sally sells her seashells […]

Get Published and See Your Name in Print: July Calls and Challenges

June 14th, 2016

July Calls and Challenges

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 July 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 July 15th, so this is your chance to see your name in print and get published! Read the rest of this entry »



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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 July 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 […]

Under the Sea Die-Cut Cards + Spellbinders Giveaway

June 10th, 2016

[On the Blog] Under the Sea Die Cut Cards

Create these fun cards with some patterned paper, spray inks, and die cut details. In just ten minutes, make a card that says summertime fun with a colorful twist. Join us “under the sea” for this tutorial and enter to win a Prizm Die Cutting and Embossing Machine at the end of this post.  Read the rest of this entry »



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Create these fun cards with some patterned paper, spray inks, and die cut details. In just ten minutes, make a card that says summertime fun with a colorful twist. Join us “under the sea” for this tutorial and enter to win a Prizm Die Cutting and Embossing Machine at the end of this post.