Archive for July, 2012

Par-Tea On: A Stampington Soiree!

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Our advertising and editorial teams laughed, planned, and toasted to creativity over cups of spiced tea and trays of decadent treats. Laura Burns, our fantastic advertising sales manager, gives us the inside scoop on the preparation that went into planning this gathering of artistic minds. Working at Stampington & Company, it is so easy to […]

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Our advertising and editorial teams laughed, planned, and toasted to creativity over cups of spiced tea and trays of decadent treats. Laura Burns, our fantastic advertising sales manager, gives us the inside scoop on the preparation that went into planning this gathering of artistic minds. Working at Stampington & Company, it is so easy to […]

An iPhoneography Tutorial with Guest Artist Susan Tuttle

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

We are thrilled to welcome guest artist Susan Tuttle to Somerset Place today, where she shares a tutorial on editing a portrait taken with her iPhone®. She uses five of her favorite iPhone photography apps to achieve the final result, which is worn, grungy, painterly, and dreamy in style. Materials (These iPhone apps can be […]

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We are thrilled to welcome guest artist Susan Tuttle to Somerset Place today, where she shares a tutorial on editing a portrait taken with her iPhone®. She uses five of her favorite iPhone photography apps to achieve the final result, which is worn, grungy, painterly, and dreamy in style. Materials (These iPhone apps can be […]

A Tempting Contest for Stamping Fans

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

We’ve got a tempting contest for you, and we hope you are up for the challenge. Do you have a template design bouncing around in your head that you’re just itching to get on paper? Take your napkin doodles and turn them into published templates! Over the 15 years that The Stampers’ Sampler has been […]

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We’ve got a tempting contest for you, and we hope you are up for the challenge. Do you have a template design bouncing around in your head that you’re just itching to get on paper? Take your napkin doodles and turn them into published templates! Over the 15 years that The Stampers’ Sampler has been […]

Share Your Instagram Pics!

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

What we’ve been up to in the land of Instagram… Top row (left – right): This vintage receipt holder tutorial puts a chic spin on organization; our marketing and web teams chatted about new projects over chrysanthemum tea; create a paper bag book to store home-sweet-home mementos Middle row: Hand-carved stamps go neon with a […]

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What we’ve been up to in the land of Instagram… Top row (left – right): This vintage receipt holder tutorial puts a chic spin on organization; our marketing and web teams chatted about new projects over chrysanthemum tea; create a paper bag book to store home-sweet-home mementos Middle row: Hand-carved stamps go neon with a […]

Layers of Colour by Guest Artist Kate Crane

Monday, July 16th, 2012

We are thrilled to welcome guest artist Kate Crane to Somerset Place today as she shares a painting technique for creating vibrant layered backgrounds. Two things I love about mixed-media art are colour and layers; I can’t get enough of either! When working in my art journal I often build up busy backgrounds adding layer […]

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We are thrilled to welcome guest artist Kate Crane to Somerset Place today as she shares a painting technique for creating vibrant layered backgrounds. Two things I love about mixed-media art are colour and layers; I can’t get enough of either! When working in my art journal I often build up busy backgrounds adding layer […]

Sew a Vintage Softie Dress with Aprons

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Who says you’re too old to play with dolls? Softie lovers, makers, and collectors of all ages will delight in this adorable primitive softie project created by our Shoppe Manager. Materials Spring Jubilee Spring Stamp Set StazOn Ink (Timber Brown) 3″ Black Mini Hangers Muslin Brown thread Polyfil or fabric scraps Dress and apron templates […]

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Who says you’re too old to play with dolls? Softie lovers, makers, and collectors of all ages will delight in this adorable primitive softie project created by our Shoppe Manager. Materials Spring Jubilee Spring Stamp Set StazOn Ink (Timber Brown) 3″ Black Mini Hangers Muslin Brown thread Polyfil or fabric scraps Dress and apron templates […]

Free Article Download from Somerset Studio + a Giveaway!

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Pam Carriker is a multi-media artist in every sense of the term. With hobbies that range from stamping and printmaking to sketching and art journaling, she is a true artistic superwoman. In between teaching workshops and creating video tutorials, Pam wrote her first book, Art at the Speed of Life, and has been featured in […]

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Pam Carriker is a multi-media artist in every sense of the term. With hobbies that range from stamping and printmaking to sketching and art journaling, she is a true artistic superwoman. In between teaching workshops and creating video tutorials, Pam wrote her first book, Art at the Speed of Life, and has been featured in […]

Today is a Gift: Digital Photo Blends Tutorial by Guest Artist Michelle Shefveland

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

As a writer, designer, and photographer, Michelle Shefveland has a passion to inspire and teach others the exciting possibilities of creating art with the aid of digital tools. We are thrilled to have her join us at Somerset Place to share a beautiful digital technique you can create with your photographs. Blending. It’s a go-to […]

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As a writer, designer, and photographer, Michelle Shefveland has a passion to inspire and teach others the exciting possibilities of creating art with the aid of digital tools. We are thrilled to have her join us at Somerset Place to share a beautiful digital technique you can create with your photographs. Blending. It’s a go-to […]

Glimpse Inside + Win Your Fave July Issue!

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Wave that pennant banner in celebration of crafty summer fun! Whether you’re jetting off to paradise with your craft room in a carryon or enjoying a staycation in the comfort of your home studio, you can look forward to a month of unique décor projects, glittering wearable creations, adorable softie dolls, and more within the […]

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Wave that pennant banner in celebration of crafty summer fun! Whether you’re jetting off to paradise with your craft room in a carryon or enjoying a staycation in the comfort of your home studio, you can look forward to a month of unique décor projects, glittering wearable creations, adorable softie dolls, and more within the […]