A Glimpse Inside: April Magazines Are Here!

Our gorgeous crop of April issues will have you rifling through your fabric collection, heading to the nearest flea market, and taking the plunge into the colorful world of art journaling! We are excited to bring you the inside scoop on these ever-inspiring issues and offer an exclusive FREE SHIPPING promotion just for our blog readers.

Use Promo Code: BLOG0412*

The artists featured in the Spring 2012 issue of Art Journaling know that there’s nothing wrong with getting your hands a little messy in splatter paint, metallic inks, and stenciled drawings. Fill your uniquely created handwritten, upcycled, and digitally altered journals with memories, wishes, and thoughts. Challenge yourself and learn how to create textured pages from pretty floral napkins, use paint chips as a monochromatic background, and document memorable events with an “anything goes” style!

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These pages of Jewelry Affaire will be your key to unlocking a whole new world of jewelry making. Have you tried knotting silk or refashioning silverware to create elegant bangles that make a striking statement? Learn how to add crocheted elements to elegant necklaces, drill holes in metal findings, and mix cogs and wire to create a timeless work of wearable art. Be sure to check out the feminine flower necklaces from Erin Bolluck, whose wispy layering technique will make you twirl with delight!

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Bring your memories to life with stenciled letters, chipboard albums, and doodled backgrounds in this bright and sunny installment of Somerset Memories. These inspiring reader submissions will be your guide as you experiment with new layering, painting, and photo-enhancing techniques. Sew right onto your scrapbook layouts, add digital elements to your projects, and dabble with chicken wire to create textured backgrounds! Each issue comes with eight specially designed artist papers for you to enjoy using in your mixed-media creations.

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The art of stamping reaches new heights in our new quarterly issue of The Stampers’ Sampler! Raise a glass to an innovative use for coffee coasters, take thread to paper and create bright canvas art, and put a vintage spin on manila tags. Take in that “whiff” of creativity and submit your best project to us using our brand-new template! Enjoy the inspiration that is packed into “A Closer Look,” a brand-new section that showcases detailed photographs of artists’ techniques.

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The mini pies, strawberry tutus, glittering glass jars and pink frosted cakes take center stage in the inspirational celebrations featured in our second installation of Mingle! From a handmade ocean wedding to a vintage-inspired craft party, these personalized do-it-yourself events make exquisite desserts and jewel-toned décor the stars of the show. With meticulously curated gatherings that combine readers’ passions for photography, decorating, and event planning, this issue is sure to delight and inspire!

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The Spring 2012 issue of Somerset Life shares the joy of infusing mixed-media artwork into all aspects of your life. With a bit of ink and a swatch of ribbon, create personalized packaging solutions and adorn a collage keepsake portfolio! Embrace your inner bookworm with a fabric bookmark project and craft a wearable booklet necklace to keep your favorite quotations close to your heart. Looking for Mother’s Day gift-giving ideas? From packaging essentials to handmade card templates, we’ve got you covered with endless project ideas!

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Flirty ruffles and darling rosettes adorn the cover of the Spring 2012 issue of Haute Handbags. Fabric in plum and mustard hues and lovely lace linens are sewn together to create cottage clutches and luxurious totes. Packing a picnic in Paris, feeling a little “knotty,” or just want to sew the perfect book bag for your newest read? Each article includes detailed instructions, sewing tips, and beautiful color photos to help you create the perfect handbag to tote your belongings in style.

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*Free shipping offer applies to U.S. purchases of the following April 2012 issues only: Art Journaling, Haute Handbags, Jewelry Affaire, Mingle, Somerset Life, Somerset Memories, and The Stampers’ Sampler. Discount code cannot be combined with any other offer and expires 4/30/12.

 

 
 

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12 Responses to “A Glimpse Inside: April Magazines Are Here!”

  1. Pegi says:

    Your magazines give me goosebumps!! SOOO inspirational!! Thank you! I’m subscribing to as many as I can!!!! Blessed Easter!!! Go out and kiss a bunny!!!!!

  2. Maureen says:

    So pretty and so inspiring. I can’t decide which project to start with. . .

    Happy Easter!

  3. Jasmine Patrick says:

    Love these bags, so sweet, can’t wait to make one

  4. Theresa Merkling says:

    Love your magazines – already subscribe to the regular Somerset Studio – saving up to also sub to Journal, Blog, Art, Home, Life and Memories – just can’t get enough!

  5. I subscribe to six of your magazines. Then I return to copies from years before-seeing something new each time. My heart and soul are always fulfilled.

  6. Six new magazines and copies from years before. My heart is aways happy.

  7. Deborah geyer says:

    Quality, artistic talent beyond ordinary, & beauty worthy of only the most imaginative artists: the formula for Somerset magazines. Continued success in publishing these gems!

  8. PUFF says:

    from day one I have been receiving your magazines and will continue to until there are no more. If you go all digital I guess that is the way I will go also but i must say I like a paper copy (old school here)there is something about the feel of the paper you use that makes me smile when I touch it

  9. Barbara says:

    I love all the magazine, now that I have a new sewing machine I’m looking forward to making some Haute Handbags for sure!!!

  10. Magnificent site. Plenty of useful info here. I知 sending it to several friends ans also sharing in delicious. And certainly, thanks for your effort!

  11. Darcy says:

    I constantly spent my half an hour to read this blog’s articles all the time along with a cup of coffee.

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Our gorgeous crop of April issues will have you rifling through your fabric collection, heading to the nearest flea market, and taking the plunge into the colorful world of art journaling! We are excited to bring you the inside scoop on these ever-inspiring issues and offer an exclusive FREE SHIPPING promotion just for our blog readers.

Use Promo Code: BLOG0412*

The artists featured in the Spring 2012 issue of Art Journaling know that there’s nothing wrong with getting your hands a little messy in splatter paint, metallic inks, and stenciled drawings. Fill your uniquely created handwritten, upcycled, and digitally altered journals with memories, wishes, and thoughts. Challenge yourself and learn how to create textured pages from pretty floral napkins, use paint chips as a monochromatic background, and document memorable events with an “anything goes” style!

~

These pages of Jewelry Affaire will be your key to unlocking a whole new world of jewelry making. Have you tried knotting silk or refashioning silverware to create elegant bangles that make a striking statement? Learn how to add crocheted elements to elegant necklaces, drill holes in metal findings, and mix cogs and wire to create a timeless work of wearable art. Be sure to check out the feminine flower necklaces from Erin Bolluck, whose wispy layering technique will make you twirl with delight!

~

Bring your memories to life with stenciled letters, chipboard albums, and doodled backgrounds in this bright and sunny installment of Somerset Memories. These inspiring reader submissions will be your guide as you experiment with new layering, painting, and photo-enhancing techniques. Sew right onto your scrapbook layouts, add digital elements to your projects, and dabble with chicken wire to create textured backgrounds! Each issue comes with eight specially designed artist papers for you to enjoy using in your mixed-media creations.

~

The art of stamping reaches new heights in our new quarterly issue of The Stampers’ Sampler! Raise a glass to an innovative use for coffee coasters, take thread to paper and create bright canvas art, and put a vintage spin on manila tags. Take in that “whiff” of creativity and submit your best project to us using our brand-new template! Enjoy the inspiration that is packed into “A Closer Look,” a brand-new section that showcases detailed photographs of artists’ techniques.

~

The mini pies, strawberry tutus, glittering glass jars and pink frosted cakes take center stage in the inspirational celebrations featured in our second installation of Mingle! From a handmade ocean wedding to a vintage-inspired craft party, these personalized do-it-yourself events make exquisite desserts and jewel-toned décor the stars of the show. With meticulously curated gatherings that combine readers’ passions for photography, decorating, and event planning, this issue is sure to delight and inspire!

~

The Spring 2012 issue of Somerset Life shares the joy of infusing mixed-media artwork into all aspects of your life. With a bit of ink and a swatch of ribbon, create personalized packaging solutions and adorn a collage keepsake portfolio! Embrace your inner bookworm with a fabric bookmark project and craft a wearable booklet necklace to keep your favorite quotations close to your heart. Looking for Mother’s Day gift-giving ideas? From packaging essentials to handmade card templates, we’ve got you covered with endless project ideas!

~

Flirty ruffles and darling rosettes adorn the cover of the Spring 2012 issue of Haute Handbags. Fabric in plum and mustard hues and lovely lace linens are sewn together to create cottage clutches and luxurious totes. Packing a picnic in Paris, feeling a little “knotty,” or just want to sew the perfect book bag for your newest read? Each article includes detailed instructions, sewing tips, and beautiful color photos to help you create the perfect handbag to tote your belongings in style.

~

*Free shipping offer applies to U.S. purchases of the following April 2012 issues only: Art Journaling, Haute Handbags, Jewelry Affaire, Mingle, Somerset Life, Somerset Memories, and The Stampers’ Sampler. Discount code cannot be combined with any other offer and expires 4/30/12.

 

 
 

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