Archive for June, 2012

10 Ways with Washi Tape!

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Woo-hoo! A new shipment of paper tape from Cosmo Cricut has arrived at the Stampington office. The Hello and Ruler collections are the newest paper tape designs to adorn the shelves of The Shoppe. If the wide array of options is a bit overwhelming, allow me to direct your attention to our washi tape swatch […]

Gabriela DIYHow-ToThe Shoppe at Somerset ,,,

Woo-hoo! A new shipment of paper tape from Cosmo Cricut has arrived at the Stampington office. The Hello and Ruler collections are the newest paper tape designs to adorn the shelves of The Shoppe. If the wide array of options is a bit overwhelming, allow me to direct your attention to our washi tape swatch […]

A Page from Sew Somerset

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Sewing is a joy and a skill that can be discovered, practiced, and honed at any age. I had the chance to catch up with Sunny Carvalho and Danielle Daniel, two of our artists featured in the current Summer ’12 issue of Sew Somerset. In Sunny’s article, “Carrying Your Art” (p. 81), she describes the […]

Gabriela CommunitySew Somerset ,

Sewing is a joy and a skill that can be discovered, practiced, and honed at any age. I had the chance to catch up with Sunny Carvalho and Danielle Daniel, two of our artists featured in the current Summer ’12 issue of Sew Somerset. In Sunny’s article, “Carrying Your Art” (p. 81), she describes the […]

My Heart’s Affection: an ICE Resin Tutorial by Guest Artist Cat Kerr

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Today we have Cat Kerr joining us at Somerset Place, where she shares how to use ICE Resin to create beautiful works of wearable art. I often discover new ideas for using ICE Resin by accident; my creative process never seems to go exactly as planned. As artists, we must decide what stays and what […]

Gabriela Belle Armoire JewerlyDIYGuest Artist ,,

Today we have Cat Kerr joining us at Somerset Place, where she shares how to use ICE Resin to create beautiful works of wearable art. I often discover new ideas for using ICE Resin by accident; my creative process never seems to go exactly as planned. As artists, we must decide what stays and what […]

Hot Summer Reading Picks from our Editors

Monday, June 18th, 2012

School’s out for summer, so now’s the time to get caught up on your extracurricular reading. Our expansive book collection features a variety of titles from artists and authors who infuse mixed-media art into their personal and professional lives. Check out what books are on our editors’ must-read summer lists. Painted Pages By Sarah Ahearn […]

Gabriela CommunityEditor Spotlight ,

School’s out for summer, so now’s the time to get caught up on your extracurricular reading. Our expansive book collection features a variety of titles from artists and authors who infuse mixed-media art into their personal and professional lives. Check out what books are on our editors’ must-read summer lists. Painted Pages By Sarah Ahearn […]

DIY Monoprint Note Cards

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Become an aspiring printing apprentice using everyday objects in your artwork. Make your own monoprint-style artist papers and turn them into gift wrap or stationery with the Gelli Arts gel plate. The surface of the gelatin plate is very sensitive, making it easy to create an imprint of your own unique design without requiring a […]

Gabriela DIYHow-To ,

Become an aspiring printing apprentice using everyday objects in your artwork. Make your own monoprint-style artist papers and turn them into gift wrap or stationery with the Gelli Arts gel plate. The surface of the gelatin plate is very sensitive, making it easy to create an imprint of your own unique design without requiring a […]

Pinterest Studio Challenge

Monday, June 11th, 2012

If I could build my own craft room, I would install those tricked-out shelving units that Belle found in Beauty and the Beast. Who wouldn’t love to glide on a ladder from your fabric tape collection to your meticulously color-coordinated paper stacks? We’re giving you the chance to dream big and design your own virtual […]

Gabriela ContestWhere Women Create

If I could build my own craft room, I would install those tricked-out shelving units that Belle found in Beauty and the Beast. Who wouldn’t love to glide on a ladder from your fabric tape collection to your meticulously color-coordinated paper stacks? We’re giving you the chance to dream big and design your own virtual […]

Dream Flowers: Mixed Media Collage with Guest Artist Caitlin Dundon

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

We’re thrilled to welcome guest artist Caitlin Dundon to Somerset Place, where she showcases how to layer hand-drawn lettering with collage art. I am always inspired by nature, especially flowers. From the simplest one-color tulip to the most ornate passion flowers, they fascinate me. And in these wonderful days of spring, with flowers showing their […]

Gabriela Guest ArtistHow-ToSomerset Studio ,

We’re thrilled to welcome guest artist Caitlin Dundon to Somerset Place, where she showcases how to layer hand-drawn lettering with collage art. I am always inspired by nature, especially flowers. From the simplest one-color tulip to the most ornate passion flowers, they fascinate me. And in these wonderful days of spring, with flowers showing their […]

A Glimpse Inside New June Issues

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Your summer of artistic inspiration starts at Stampington, and we are so excited to give you an exclusive look into our new June issues. Don your wide-brimmed sun hat and kick off your sandals, because we hope you stay awhile! If you enjoy this assortment of titles and want to snag some for yourself, you […]

Gabriela Sneak Peek ,

Your summer of artistic inspiration starts at Stampington, and we are so excited to give you an exclusive look into our new June issues. Don your wide-brimmed sun hat and kick off your sandals, because we hope you stay awhile! If you enjoy this assortment of titles and want to snag some for yourself, you […]