A gust of enticing ideas flow from the pages of our new Autumn issues, stirring up all my artistic ambitions and creative energy. If you’re ready to invigorate your senses and get whisked away with tons of how-tos, new DIYs, brilliant photography, and special tips from talented women to spur on your evolution as an artist, then you’ve landed in the perfect place!
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If you’re dyeing to learn some new ways to revamp your wardrobe, the autumn edition of Altered Couture is just the ticket! From stylish dyeing treatments for jeans, skirts, and leggings to halter dresses that are perfect for layering – top artists Pat Berryhill and Donna Barnitz open up their closets to share one-of-a-kind wearable projects. If you’re up on ombre, you’ll love the results from our Ombre Challenge, filled with fashion tips that won’t fade.
Delight in the Autumn 2013 issue of Artful Blogging where you’ll find a complete visual collection of incredible captured moments from prolific bloggers like Rosie from Simply Rosie, primitive artist Karen Brady, and Kris Vavra from Junk Chic Cottage. In addition, talented mixed-media artist and college instructor Jamie Jamison reveals how to spark your blog with social media by offering writing tips to help tackle a blank screen. A complete illustrative celebration from start to finish, this issue is a must-have resource for new and experienced bloggers alike.
Trust us — you won’t want to miss the first-ever quarterly issue of GreenCraft Magazine! We’ve geared up to accommodate even bigger and better eco-friendly projects that are sure to inspire the creative upcycler in all of you. By expanding our horizons in this issue, we’ve included projects made from a wide variety of unique recycled materials, like an old-cabinet-door-turned-jewelry-holder, a tiny garden made from an Altoid tin, and earrings made from castoff denim jeans. Also included is a project made especially for your favorite four-legged friends, and you won’t believe your eyes when you see what it’s made of! Make sure you pick up this issue of GreenCraft — you won’t find a magazine like this anywhere else.
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Home is where the heart is, so why not craft it to your own liking? This issue offers endless ideas to suit your tastes – from Lucy Akin’s seasonal decorative mantels and herb gardens to techniques for altering pillow covers and slips. Kick start your imagination with even more inspiration from artists who demonstrate how to repurpose croquet mallets, transform wire into wall art, and all-around revamp your home. We also reveal a new section featuring upholstered and redecorated furniture that will make you look twice before tossing out an old dresser or a stained chair! Come home with us, and seek awe-inspiring ways to creatively renovate your living space into what you’ve always wanted.
Some of the most interesting features are blowing your way in the autumn installment of Where Women Create. Best known for her iconic role as Mimi on the hit TV series, “The Drew Carey Show,” now artist and author Kathy Kinney opens up to share her insights and studio. You’ll also take a road trip to Round Top, Texas, to visit the Marburger Farm Antique Show! In addition to welcoming Ben Ashby of FOLK to The Men Who Make It column, we also reveal the inspiring studio spaces of Stephanie Ponder, Donna Kato, Jessica Swift, Lori Holiday, and Carolyn Westbrook.
The autumn issue of Stuffed is bursting at the seams with imaginative softies! The incredible hand-illustrated dolls of Valentina Felce bring a whimsical yet artistic edge to our Artist Portfolio. For a more fantastical approach to softies, Anne-Claire Regan’s “Double-Headed Serpent” and Andrea Ockey Parr’s “Wizard Lizards” will transport you to another world. If monsters are your thing, Jeff Riggan’s needle-felted creatures, “Slugmo” and “Squidboy” will get your skin crawling, while Indira Villalobos-Starr’s “Snuggly Ugly Monsters” embody the cute side of scary. With softies from all walks of life and from all corners of the universe, this issue of Stuffed has something for everyone.
Autumn’s just around the bend – which means it’s time for our annual Halloween issue full of witchy women, scary and not-so-scary ghosts, pumpkins, and more. The talented Lynne Perrella takes us on a journey through San Miguel de Allende in Mexico, and we reveal the results of our Santos Cage Doll challenge with inspiring work from our very own readers. Internationally known sculptor and ventriloquist maker Bill Nelson is the subject of our Doll Artist Profile. Bill’s one-of-a-kind figures can be found in the private collections of Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, and David Copperfield!
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