Some of our most iconic Stampington titles are coming out this month, and I can’t wait to open up the pages to show you a special glimpse inside! With holiday traditions and spiced pumpkin lattes just around the corner, you’ll definitely want to add this repertoire of stunning autumn editions to your list of luxury must-haves this season. Please join me as we delve into the epic artistry and inspiring ideas brimming from the pages of our new enchanting October titles.
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There’s a little bit of everything to satisfy your festive appetite this autumn within the newest issue of Mingle. Flip through page after page of inspiration to find a vintage Disney party, a glamorous camping celebration for a teen, and a rustic and cozy Friendsgiving. You’ll also get an inside look at Sugar & Spice, a fun art retreat with Juliette Crane, Danielle Daniel, and Mindy Lacefield. Poe fans beware: We reveal a romantic, gothic wedding shoot that’s perfect for Halloween, and Audrey Hepburn lovers will be mesmerized by an “Affaire at Tiffany’s.”
Let go and feel free as you embark on a soulful journey with the autumn installment of Somerset Life. First destination: Vivienne McMaster’s touching story of Being Your Own Beloved. Then, buckle up for a creative ride as Madelyn Mulvaney takes us along on a road trip that’s guaranteed to inspire. Need a pit stop? There are plenty of handmade project ideas to occupy you while you stretch your legs, such as Halloween décor using washi tape, clever ways to embellish clothespins, and a homespun approach to Christmas. You can put away your map because this must-read issue is one scenic route you’ll want to take again and again.
Autumn will soon be in the air and this issue of Somerset Memories will warm your heart and ignite your muse as you sit by the fire and delight in the wonderful scrapbook layouts and memory art filling these pages. The popularity of Instagram is front and center in a darling, palm-sized mini book by artist Emmanuelle Chauvin, along with a beautiful and colorful journal by the talented Mou Saha. Artist Connie Freedman will inspire you with an enchanting, handsome canvas made in honor of her grandfather, and author/artist Melody Nuñez shares her collection of short stories in “Altered Existence” along with the cabinet cards that inspired her novella.
Dive into a world of heartfelt art with the Autumn 2013 issue of Art Journaling. The vibrant and emotional artwork of Traci Bunkers graces the pages of the Artist Portfolio, and you’ll learn how to build a visual vocabulary with Kelly Kilmer. For ideas on documenting those memorable summer vacations, the gorgeous travel journals of Jacqueline Newbold and Chrisanne Robertson are sure to fill you with inspiration. This issue will also help you get a head start on the holidays: Follow Tori Weyer’s lead, and create a Christmas box journal filled with your thoughts and memories of the season.
Covering a wide variety of techniques, you will be amazed by the bags created by Ruth Rae, Kelly Billeaudeaux, Viv Sliwka, and many more in the new Haute Handbags! Learn how to create your own iPad cozy, and read how you can stitch rug and leather into a yoga bag. From mixed-media and free-form stitched bags to bohemian meets shabby-chic inspired clutches and repurposed plastic bags — this issue is filled with delectable sights from beginning to end.
This issue of Jewelry Affaire is dripping with beautifully adorned accessories created from truly amazing artists. Lori Anderson shares her ever-so-popular Bead Soup Blog Parties, showing some of the winners from the most recent soiree. Introducing a new section: feast your eyes upon our steampunk collection filled with vintage watches, antique gears, watch hands, and cast-offs. Last, but not least, venture through pages overflowing with nature-inspired jewels that range from crocheted flowers to tie-dye rosettes – enough beauty to make you fall in love with this issue.
The Autumn 2013 issue of Somerset Workshop is filled with fabulous techniques by some of the hottest Somerset artists. Indulge in sweet and simple projects by Colette Copeland, colorful and whimsical mixed-media by Junelle Jacobsen, quirky and playful stitched artwork by Taryn Reece, and mixed-media metalwork with Jen Cushman. Each chapter is illustrated from start to finish with simple, stepped-out photographs and clear instructions to help you create exciting projects from the comfort of your own home.
Kick off the most wonderful time of the year by diving into our special holiday issue of The Stampers’ Sampler! With 25+ pages of Thanksgiving and Christmas-themed inspiration, you are sure to find something that will awaken the spirit and magic of the holiday season in you. Guest Artist Jen del Muro’s charming and colorful cards take the top spot this issue, and articles include a unique feather-stamping technique, fantasy-themed cards that seamlessly blend stamping and hand-doodling, and an extraordinary, stamped look-book that is sure to knock your socks off.
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*$5 off discount applies to purchases of any of the following October (Autumn ’13) issues: Art Journaling, Haute Handbags, Jewelry Affaire, Mingle, Somerset Life, Somerset Memories, The Stampers’ Sampler, and Somerset Workshop. Discount code can be used only one time per customer and expires 10/31/13. Contest is open to U.S. residents and ends 10/31/13 at 11:59pm.
Posted: Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 @ 8:01 am
Categories: Art Journaling, Artful Living, Contests and Giveaways, Jewelry Making, Stamping, Textile Arts.
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