Archive for May, 2012

Free Clearly Impressed Stamps!

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

One of the reasons why crafters flock to the bookshelves to snatch up the newest issue of Take Ten is the abundance of project samples that provide endless techniques and ideas for unique stamped cards. Another reason is that each card takes less than ten minutes to whip up, allowing you to churn out multiple […]

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One of the reasons why crafters flock to the bookshelves to snatch up the newest issue of Take Ten is the abundance of project samples that provide endless techniques and ideas for unique stamped cards. Another reason is that each card takes less than ten minutes to whip up, allowing you to churn out multiple […]

Pretty in Polka Dots!

Monday, May 28th, 2012

There are oh so many things to delight in this summer season: A bike ride to the beach on a warm day. The jingle of the ice cream truck driving down the street. Whipping up a fresh fruit smoothie to enjoy by the pool. And perfectly pretty polka dot prints! We are polka dot obsessed […]

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There are oh so many things to delight in this summer season: A bike ride to the beach on a warm day. The jingle of the ice cream truck driving down the street. Whipping up a fresh fruit smoothie to enjoy by the pool. And perfectly pretty polka dot prints! We are polka dot obsessed […]

Sew Free Motion Stitched Brooches with Guest Artist Danita

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

We are excited to welcome guest artist Danita to Somerset Place as she shares how to create these little fabric cuties! Hi! I’m Danita and I have a passion for all things crafty.  My grandmother was the seamstress of the family, although sadly I didn’t have the luck to learn from her. Nonetheless, her creativity […]

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We are excited to welcome guest artist Danita to Somerset Place as she shares how to create these little fabric cuties! Hi! I’m Danita and I have a passion for all things crafty.  My grandmother was the seamstress of the family, although sadly I didn’t have the luck to learn from her. Nonetheless, her creativity […]

Q&A: Doodling in French with Guest Artist Anna Corba!

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Today we welcome Anna Corba, artist and author of Doodling in French: How to Draw with Joie de Vivre. She shares stories of her time spent in France and how her surroundings influenced the idea for a book all about doodling. From drawing and doodling to stamping and scrapbooking, you do it all! When did […]

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Today we welcome Anna Corba, artist and author of Doodling in French: How to Draw with Joie de Vivre. She shares stories of her time spent in France and how her surroundings influenced the idea for a book all about doodling. From drawing and doodling to stamping and scrapbooking, you do it all! When did […]

French Linen DIY

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Looking for a quick and inexpensive gift idea that has a homemade touch and a bit of French flair? Our Shoppe Manager shares how you can dress up some vintage jars and tins by using a little bit of ribbon and some readymade vintage canvas patches. Materials Small Storage Jars Clear Top 12oz Tins Canvas […]

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Looking for a quick and inexpensive gift idea that has a homemade touch and a bit of French flair? Our Shoppe Manager shares how you can dress up some vintage jars and tins by using a little bit of ribbon and some readymade vintage canvas patches. Materials Small Storage Jars Clear Top 12oz Tins Canvas […]

A Page from Artful Blogging

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Artful Blogging is a unique publication that features the most visually stunning blogs from across the internet through beautiful photographs and a patchwork of personal narratives.  Editor Jennifer Taylor strives to capture the essence of each blog and explores how each artist started on his or her blogging adventure. In the Winter ’11 issue, she […]

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Artful Blogging is a unique publication that features the most visually stunning blogs from across the internet through beautiful photographs and a patchwork of personal narratives.  Editor Jennifer Taylor strives to capture the essence of each blog and explores how each artist started on his or her blogging adventure. In the Winter ’11 issue, she […]

Baroque Chain Paper Dolls with Guest Artist Sandra Evertson

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Today we welcome Sandra Evertson to Somerset Place as she shares with us a fun paper-cutting technique to create paper people that are all dolled up! As spring approaches, I like to dress up my studio with lovely garlands of beautiful paper dolls dancing in doorways and window panes. A simple pleasure from a distant […]

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Today we welcome Sandra Evertson to Somerset Place as she shares with us a fun paper-cutting technique to create paper people that are all dolled up! As spring approaches, I like to dress up my studio with lovely garlands of beautiful paper dolls dancing in doorways and window panes. A simple pleasure from a distant […]

Free Article Download for National Scrapbooking Month!

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Grab your paintbrush, and take your scrappin’ to the next level! National Scrapbooking Month celebrates the art of transforming a blank canvas with beautiful papers, photos, embellishments, and thoughtful words. Displaying cherished photos in a scrapbook is a wonderful way to preserve your adventures, milestones, and memories for decades to come. You’ve got the basics […]

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Grab your paintbrush, and take your scrappin’ to the next level! National Scrapbooking Month celebrates the art of transforming a blank canvas with beautiful papers, photos, embellishments, and thoughtful words. Displaying cherished photos in a scrapbook is a wonderful way to preserve your adventures, milestones, and memories for decades to come. You’ve got the basics […]

A Glimpse Inside our New May Issues!

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

The arrival of the new May magazines sparked an excited chatter throughout the office, sprinkled with “oohs!” and “ahhs!” as we pored over the delectable candy-colored covers of our favorite issues. These magazines are works of art in themselves, featuring more alluring blogs, studios, and projects than ever before. Check out the sample spreads below […]

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The arrival of the new May magazines sparked an excited chatter throughout the office, sprinkled with “oohs!” and “ahhs!” as we pored over the delectable candy-colored covers of our favorite issues. These magazines are works of art in themselves, featuring more alluring blogs, studios, and projects than ever before. Check out the sample spreads below […]