Archive for March, 2012

Paper, Ink, and the Words of Hafiz by Guest Artist Christine Mason Miller

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

The Somerset Place Guest Artist series continues as Christine Mason Miller shares her inspiring experience infusing poetry with art on the beach of Big Sur. I am often asked what inspires me.  Where do I look for inspiration, how do I find it? While my usual response is an explanation of how I am always […]

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The Somerset Place Guest Artist series continues as Christine Mason Miller shares her inspiring experience infusing poetry with art on the beach of Big Sur. I am often asked what inspires me.  Where do I look for inspiration, how do I find it? While my usual response is an explanation of how I am always […]

Distress a Crate with a Vintage Whitewashing Technique!

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Our Shoppe Manager and crafting queen extraordinaire Vanessa Spencer joins us on the blog to share a story about her latest DIY creation. While working at Stampington, my co-worker Johanna Love and I have become very good friends. With my family living in Australia, I feel lucky to have someone here that is like another […]

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Our Shoppe Manager and crafting queen extraordinaire Vanessa Spencer joins us on the blog to share a story about her latest DIY creation. While working at Stampington, my co-worker Johanna Love and I have become very good friends. With my family living in Australia, I feel lucky to have someone here that is like another […]

Stampington Presents The InstaGrammys!

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

I’m not talking about Lady Antebellum or Foster the People (although both are on my crafting playlist) but rather our collection of Instagram photos that we’ve been snapping around the office. Check out some of the very best snapshots from our photo file! Top row (left – right): Soaring with stamps; shoe fashion at CHA; […]

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I’m not talking about Lady Antebellum or Foster the People (although both are on my crafting playlist) but rather our collection of Instagram photos that we’ve been snapping around the office. Check out some of the very best snapshots from our photo file! Top row (left – right): Soaring with stamps; shoe fashion at CHA; […]

15 Art Journaling Prompts from Guest Artist Traci Bautista!

Monday, March 19th, 2012

We are thrilled to have Traci Bautista stopping by Somerset Place on her blog tour for her new book, Doodles Unleashed! Read on to learn about her passion for incorporating a variety of media and handwritten techniques into her art journaling process. I was able to share my story, inspirations, and recent artwork in an […]

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We are thrilled to have Traci Bautista stopping by Somerset Place on her blog tour for her new book, Doodles Unleashed! Read on to learn about her passion for incorporating a variety of media and handwritten techniques into her art journaling process. I was able to share my story, inspirations, and recent artwork in an […]

Baggy Book DIY to Store Ephemera Treasures!

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Are you guilty of stashing away theatre tickets, tour passes, and other miscellaneous souvenirs with the intention of eventually doing something with them, only to find these long lost tokens at the bottom of your purse a year later? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. This album project includes plenty of extra pockets to artfully […]

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Are you guilty of stashing away theatre tickets, tour passes, and other miscellaneous souvenirs with the intention of eventually doing something with them, only to find these long lost tokens at the bottom of your purse a year later? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. This album project includes plenty of extra pockets to artfully […]

Celebrate Youth Art Month with a Free Article Download!

Monday, March 12th, 2012

March is National Youth Art Month! Founded in 1961, Youth Art Month encourages art advocates and organizations to raise awareness about the important role that art education has in enriching and strengthening the minds of students. In observance of this national celebration, we would like to offer you a bit of insight into inspiring the […]

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March is National Youth Art Month! Founded in 1961, Youth Art Month encourages art advocates and organizations to raise awareness about the important role that art education has in enriching and strengthening the minds of students. In observance of this national celebration, we would like to offer you a bit of insight into inspiring the […]

An Upcycled DIY: Sweet Springtime Baskets

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

My best friend was feeling a bit blue last spring when she couldn’t spend Easter with her family, so I turned our apartment into an Easter egg hunt arena. I hid little notes in each egg that contained a hint to the location of the next one. She was brimming with smiles by the end […]

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My best friend was feeling a bit blue last spring when she couldn’t spend Easter with her family, so I turned our apartment into an Easter egg hunt arena. I hid little notes in each egg that contained a hint to the location of the next one. She was brimming with smiles by the end […]

A Glimpse Inside: March Issues!

Monday, March 5th, 2012

It’s time to break out the gardening gloves and start planting your creative ideas. Spring for these brand-new issues that are available now! Take a peek at the spreads below, and if you like what you see, receive FREE SHIPPING with this exclusive offer for our blog readers. Use Promo Code: BLOG0312*   This Spring […]

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It’s time to break out the gardening gloves and start planting your creative ideas. Spring for these brand-new issues that are available now! Take a peek at the spreads below, and if you like what you see, receive FREE SHIPPING with this exclusive offer for our blog readers. Use Promo Code: BLOG0312*   This Spring […]

A Pinterest Party for National Craft Month!

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Stampington is celebrating National Craft Month by throwing a party–a Pinterest Pinning Party! For the month of March, we invite you to pin your crafty projects onto our board titled National Craft Month! Pinterest is a treasure trove of DIY projects, but it’s so easy to get stuck in a cycle of only pinning and […]

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Stampington is celebrating National Craft Month by throwing a party–a Pinterest Pinning Party! For the month of March, we invite you to pin your crafty projects onto our board titled National Craft Month! Pinterest is a treasure trove of DIY projects, but it’s so easy to get stuck in a cycle of only pinning and […]