The perks of working for Stampington are not limited to the wonderful people I work with - they permeate into plenty of other avenues. For instance, today I was able to forgo my a.m. coffee when I found the new July issues gloriously stacked on my desk. There’s no need for caffeine when I’m flipping through the refreshing pages of exquisite artwork, stunning jewelry spreads, and tales of passion in entrepreneurship – my senses are definitely awakened!
I hope you too will click on each of the July spreads below and catch a glimpse inside the creativity that’s pouring from their pages.
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Get ready to dress yourself in style this summer with the new red-hot issue of Belle Armoire. From Gemma-Eve McDonald’s Regal Rose collection inspired by dusky floral accents to Sarah Clemens’ flirty and feminine Designer Collection, full of lush, natural fabrics – this issue is sure to tantalize your inner couture. Discover how to herringbone stitch, make bracelets from birch bark, craft body chains perfect for warm weather fashions, and last but not least, one of our former Designer Collection artists, Sharona Nissan, gives a must-read lesson on color-coordinating beads.
The fresh summer issue of Somerset Life transports readers to a breathtaking dinner party that takes place under the stars! Tucked between this issue’s pages, you’ll also find a new approach to Project Life, clever ways to package presents, and the results to our Pretty Parcels challenge. Queen of living in the moment, you won’t want to miss the seamless and poetic prose of Madelyn Mulvaney who returns to our very own Authentic Living column.
Start to finish, the insights and tangible tips lining the pages of the new Where Women Create BUSINESS are 100 percent created, lived, and shared by women business owners FOR women business owners. Riding the coattails of its sublimely successful predecessor, the premiere issue – which sold out in only two short months – the second installment is filled with creative women who have turned their passions into their professions: Anahata Katkin, Melody Ross, Tracy Porter, and Jillian Cooke, while columnists Kelly Rae Roberts, Holly Becker, and others return to impart even more valuable business advice.
What’s more romantic than the idea of campfires and champagne? The newest Mingle goes behind-the-tent for an exclusive look at a truly unique, bohemian event whose host, Madelyn Mulvaney, blogs about her hopes: “I want it to feel like something you stand on tiptoe to reach on the highest branch.” Trust us, her article does not disappoint! You’ll also find thought-provoking reflections on an attendee’s experience at Squam, a soiree inspired by the lovable Shirley Temple, and a tween’s jewelry-making birthday party led by none other than Lisa Leonard.
What better way to capture those warm summer days than breathing in life’s murmurings on exquisite journal pages? The Summer 2013 issue of Art Journaling is sure to inspire a season full of creativity. The distinctive art journal pages of Roben-Marie Smith grace our Artist Portfolio, and artists Amber Walker, Patty Radish, Lindsay Ostrom, Mou Saha, and many more share their hearts, souls, and best techniques through captivating feature articles. This issue also boasts the second installment of Pam Carriker’s new column, “Art Journaling at the Speed of Life.”
Discover the latest innovations in paper crafting and mixed media with the newest issue of Somerset Studio. Learn how to make paper out of milk cartons, and swoon over Ranger’s 2012 Designer Challenge results featuring Tim Holtz, Claudine Hellmuth, and Lisa Pace. After reading an enlightening Artist Profile on Lisa Engelbrecht, enjoy a collaborative art quilt that shares the work of mixed-media “all stars” Lynne Perrella, Anne Bagby, and more!
Summer is finally here, so why not spend some time reading through the latest issue of Jewelry Affaire?! Feast your eyes upon new eye-candy, as you find yourself amused and inspired. From baubles and fabric to mixed-media and resin, entertain yourself with pages filled with extraordinary finds that complement any warm-aired outfit! These extraordinary beauties are awe-inspiring and dazzling , so go ahead and lay out in the sun, sip some iced cold lemonade, and join us for a fantastic read!
The results for our cork and color challenges from the new Stampers’ Sampler are in! You’ll definitely want to see what artists have created with our charming coin purse tempting template, plus Guest Artist Melanie Schulenberg wows with her edgy style. Talented featured artists inspire with a range of techniques, including how to transform ordinary materials you have lying around your house into something truly special. Don’t forget about the free artist paper, numerous articles, and extra pages of cards inside — there are more than ever now that we’ve gone quarterly.
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