New August Issues Have Arrived + Win Your Favorite!

Bring your most creative ideas to life with this remarkable selection of brand-new August issues from Stampington & Company. These titles showcase the best in contemporary mixed-media art, from wearable menswear-inspired altered art to a curation of blog-worthy stories told through emotional words and images. You’ll get whisked away to studio spaces of intelligent, creative women and take a tour of the American Greetings headquarters! If these preview spreads have you oohing and ahhing (like we did when we first laid eyes on these beauties), take advantage of our FREE SHIPPING discount that we are offering exclusively to our blog readers.

Use Promo Code: BLOG0812*

Geared towards women who take pride in the creative details that adorn their studios, Where Women Create delights and inspires artistic types all over the world. This issue showcases the multitude of ways you can hang jewelry pieces, organize frequently used tools, and display works-in-progress. Bold chevron patterns adorn an umbrella outside the studio of the Riley Blake Designs studio, and mint green furniture serves as focal points in illustrator Amy Colburn’s creative retreat. Go behind-the-scenes of the American Greetings Ohio-based headquarters, and see how this creative team nurtures its employees in a relaxed and artistic environment.

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Come home to a shabby-chic retreat or a vibrant, colorful getaway with this issue of Somerset Home. We’ll show you how to bring Pinterest to life with pretty pinboards adorned with muslin and lace, and how to customize accessory hangers to display handmade bows, barrettes, and headbands. Sharon Cochran gives us a heaping serving of coffee couture with her burlap handbags and pillows, and Jennifer Swift uses coffee bags to create unique dining décor. From innovative washi wall journaling to everyday storage solutions for the messy (I mean, “artistically organized”) crafter, the projects nested in this issue will quickly make your house a creative home.

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From posed engagement photo shoots to candid family snapshots, moments in time are frozen and wistfully remembered via brilliantly designed blogs across the internet. This issue of Artful Blogging features personal stories from talented artists including Samantha Kira Harding, Jennifer Blair, and Elizabeth Morrow, among others. Mixed-media artist Anna-Maria Wolniak displays her passion for color, type, and cherished moments through her beautifully composed scrapbook layouts showcased on her blog. Through pristine photography and captivating accounts of personal struggles and triumphs, this extraordinary issue will prompt you to explore the artistic blogging community.

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After falling in love with the striking green hues on the cover of this month’s GreenCraft Magazine, venture inside to see the repurposed wonders that our readers have submitted. The key to your heart might just be found in a typewriter; artist Jill Kerns extracts vintage type keys to refashion into jewelry accents. Turn coffee carriers into planters, zippers into pillows, and table linens into a vintage-inspired dress. Menswear gets a wearable re-do into women’s clothing, complete with pleats and a floral accent. This magazine will appeal to crafters of all ages and skill levels with a flair for innovative thought and a passion for upcycled art.

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This issue of Altered Couture is filled with flirty fashions to get you in gear for fall. Personal anecdotes and a full list of tools and materials accompany these nifty, thrifty wearable art projects. From biker chick jackets to tiered lace skirts, the project variety is sure to appeal to all crafty fashionistas. We’ve fallen in love with mixed-media artist Pat Berryhill’s sheer, breezy top that cinches in the back and makes our hearts flutter. Whether you’re looking for a menswear transformation tutorial that’s “all business,” or just want to glam up your old rags, you’ll be well on your way to becoming an altered couture aficionado in no time.

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The autumn issue of Art Doll Quarterly features meticulously made figures crafted with love, care, and unusual materials. Join Sharon Woodward as she uses her background in illustration, graphic design, and ceramic sculpting to create a unique line of shelf-sitter dolls. See how Rex Sanford creates a dandelion-inspired doll with sparkling rhinestones and glazed tiles. Karly Perez’s article, “Silently Whispered Tales of Happiness & Woe,” explores the difference between dolls created for play, and dolls created for companionship. Embrace the impending bewitching season with this issue, filled with frightening yet adorable faces like The Field Herb Witch, Wicked Winifred, and Wednesday Adams.

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Want to win one of these issues? Click on any spread, check out the table of contents, and let us know which feature you’re looking forward to reading! One person will be selected at random to receive their choice of magazine. Winner will be chosen and announced August 13th.
 
*Free shipping offer applies to U.S. purchases of the following August 2012 issues only: Altered Couture, Art Doll Quarterly, Artful Blogging, GreenCraft Magazine, Somerset Home, and Where Women Create. Discount code does not apply to items purchased from The Shoppe at Somerset and expires 8/31/12. Contest is open to U.S. residents and ends 8/12/12 at 11:59pm.
 
Update: Congratulations, Maria Matter, you are our winner! We will be in contact with you in regards to your prize.
 

 

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Posted: Monday, August 6th, 2012 @ 9:13 am
Categories: Altered Couture, Art Doll Quarterly, Artful Blogging, Contest, GreenCraft Magazine, Sneak Peek, Somerset Home, Where Women Create.
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69 Responses to “New August Issues Have Arrived + Win Your Favorite!”

  1. sandra s. says:

    love ur magzine!

  2. Oh I would love to read the article in Artful Blogging on those beautiful layouts!

  3. sue frazier says:

    I just love you guys!I would love to read the article on creative spaces…I love her art space!

  4. I love each and everyone of you magazines. They are so well written and inspire me!! I want to do it all!!! From the great sign from Where Women Create – “Color Outside the Lines” to the remake of the man’s jacket! Thank you so much for giving the perfect inspirations!!!

  5. Linda L in Tennessee says:

    I would like to read Tools to Get You Blogging on page 140 of Artful Blogging. I do not yet have a blog and need some motivation to overcome the technical challenges.

  6. Anne D says:

    I would love to read about organizing and displaying in the new Where Women Create!

  7. Debbie Garrett says:

    Love Green Craft magazine! Choose just one from the table of contents?? Well, I am very curious about the hand-dyed paper bags. can’t wait to read them all!

  8. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE “Where Women Create!!” As a new shop owner in Frankfort, Illinois, of bridal accessories, I love the beautiful ways everyone arranges shops and creative spaces and CANNOT WAIT for the new publication focused on the business of the studio!! My goal is to be featured! :) Keep up the beautiful work. I hate the wait for the next issue, though!!

  9. Jingle says:

    I am really looking forward to the Honest Little Pieces of Ourselves article in ADQ! The dolls look amazing and the article sounds so interesting!

  10. Beverly Sager says:

    “A Blogger’s Guide: How To Be Artful” – I would love to read that article.

  11. Maureen says:

    All of your magazines are wonderful, but I would LOVE to receive this issue of Somerset Home, especially for the couch caddy and Organizing with Prettiness articles! I have trouble finding your magazines in my area and I subscribe to two of them, so this would be a treat. Thank you so much for the chance to win!

  12. Peg Schoenfelder says:

    Your magazines truly inspire ones’ creativity

  13. Carol B says:

    I’d love to read about Liz Johson’s creative space because it looks so fun and colorful!

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

  14. Mellena says:

    I found several articles in Artful Blogging! I’m new to the world of blogging and would love some inspiration and advice!

  15. Sharon Rexroad says:

    I’ve not heard of Talulaha’s Fancy, but the preview pics of the studio in WWC look yummy!

  16. Helena Chaikin says:

    Would love to win August’s Somerset Home issue! “Pretty pinboards adorned with muslin and lace” sounds wonderful!

  17. Tara Medrano says:

    I love all the texture and the light creme colored fabrics in Summerset Home..ESPECIALLY the use of muslin/crochet and all the added textures!! Makes for Great Eye Candy!!

  18. Renee Zarate says:

    I would love to win “Artful Blogging”! Wonderful magazine every issue!!

  19. heather maksymiu says:

    what a fantastic article and I am so impressed by the creative women featured here!

  20. Dee says:

    I just bought the new Art Doll issue and love it! I would like to read more about the creative spaces just to see what inspires these crafty women!

  21. Jackie says:

    My vote goes to Tools to Get You Blogging on page 140 of Artful Blogging!

  22. Tiffinnie Reed says:

    I am looking forward to the ‘Rustic Charm’ article. I love the idea of making what is old new again, and love the ideas I get from your catalogs!

  23. Pamela U says:

    I would like to read Ladies with a Past by Ruthan Miller in the Art Doll Quarterly magazine. I can’t wait to read this article and view the art work. I Love the many great artists that provide inspiration.

  24. tina says:

    oh I can’t wait to get these issues – I usually do get them all but I love WHERE WOMEN CREATE – it offers so much inspiration and I love to see other craft spaces.

    have a crafty week
    tina

  25. Sandy says:

    I love all your magazines, don t no which is my favorite,always anxious to see what somerset life,somerset workshop, to many to name.LOL

  26. Mary Anne says:

    Hmmm – I know I would end up reading every word in each one of these, but I think I would most look forward to ‘Silently Whispered Tales’ in the Art Doll Quarterly; ‘Typewriter Jewelry’ in Green Craft; and ‘Couch Caddy’ in Somerset Home. Thanks so much for a chance to win!

  27. Cherylann Brooks says:

    I love “Where Women Create”…..Any publication of yours would be a wonderful pick.
    Cheryl

  28. Marcia says:

    I would love to see the Artful Blogging magazine!

  29. Sandra Cook says:

    I can’t wait to read the article about Chicken Lips and David Everett’s magical world of papier mâché!

  30. I love all of your publications, but Where Women Create is right at the top of my list!

  31. Jeanne Kelly says:

    When I’m at the bookstore, checking out the magazines, I have a difficult time choosing which of your issues to purchase – so sometimes I buy two!!

  32. Denise says:

    I would love to win this magazine. The article called “The Creative Process” has my interest but it’s really hard to choose!

  33. janice says:

    Now I’m waiting for Somerset Apprentice Autumn ’12! Just got the Somerset Home Summer ’12. Love them!

  34. Lora says:

    The Ginger Rogers article looks very cool in the Altered Couture magazine.

  35. Pat K says:

    Where Women Create is a great magazine but so are all the rest!!

  36. Donna Larson says:

    Love Where Woman Create. So very inspiring and so many ideas for craft rooms. I actually buy several of your magazines. Somerset Home. Somerset Studio. Artful Blogging. ETC

  37. Yvonne says:

    Hi,

    I’m looking forward to perusing the aluminium art in Green Craft. It is very colorful and inspiring.

  38. Darlene says:

    I would love to peek inside Amy Colburn’s studio. In fact, I enjoy reading about all of the artist’s studios.

    Also, I hope that Somerset Life soon comes out quarterly. Love that magazine too!

  39. Darlene says:

    Oh Dear! RE: Somerset Life, I meant bimonthly.

  40. Hannah Conti says:

    I want to read Where Women Create – especially see the American Greeting Card behind-the-scenes tour! I love being inspired by where others create (and hopefully inspire me enough to clean my own studio area!). <3 all things Somerset.

  41. Definitively the article by Susan Lenart Kazmer – I LOVE her work!

  42. Cathy Ahl says:

    I have always, always wanted to learn how to make dolls, but never seem to give it a try! It looks so hard. But when I saw the article “The Path of the Halloween Doll Maker” with the old grandma doll, in the ART DOLL QUARTERLY, it makes me feel like I CAN DO THAT!!!!!

  43. would love to read:
    Go behind-the-scenes of the American Greetings Ohio-based headquarters

  44. Terry says:

    Artful Blogging! I want to read all the wonderful articles. However, the title “Sharing Stories” really caught my eye.

    Terry

  45. Charlou says:

    Green Craft – I love to go to goodwill-type stores and be inspired. I am looking forward to the sock animals article.

  46. deborah345 says:

    Somerset Home – I have gotten supplies to make some of the mixed item cake plates and “Organizing Your Pretties” may be just what I need to get the project finished.

  47. Joni M says:

    The Green Craft magazine looks interesting. Those aluminum flowers are adorable, but I’d really like to see the article on the hand dyed paper bags. Thanks for the change to win!

  48. Creating for Yourself by Lucy Atkins within the Artful Blogging August issue. I tend to sell or give most everything away that I create, and I need to learn to create for just me on occasion!

  49. Maria Matter says:

    Typewriter jewelry…how awesome is that, would love to read The GreenCraft mag, every page!!!

  50. Ella says:

    They are all drool worthy, but I am looking forward to Somerset Home. Fall is approaching and I love to make time to do a bit of revamping. Clean some, then reward myself with decorating! Thanks for the offer~

  51. Val says:

    I really enjoy many of of the Stampington magazines. I would love to read the article from Altered Couture on the remake of the shirt with the lace cut-outs. I really like the look and would love to try that.

  52. Your publications are always so beautifully done – a real pleasure to read.

  53. I WOULD LOVE TO WIN ALTERED COUTURE!!!!! YES, I KNOW ALL CAPS IS YELLING…..BUT I WANT TO WIN!!!
    Deb

  54. shirley says:

    Soooo hard to chose just one – but it would be “A Good Day in Paris” on p 118 in Somerset Home. Every day in Paris is a good day & I adore articles, photos, home decor, art & crafts with a French touch! C’est magnifique!

  55. MosaicMagpie says:

    I forgot to say which article I would read first. “The Perfect Blend” is the article I am looking forward to reading the most. Love how they have added the doily to the back of the blouse.
    Deb

  56. I’m looking forward to Schmattas Dress!!

  57. Jennifer D. says:

    Aluminum Art looks like tons of fun. The skirt made from ties is genius. Looking forward to it all!

  58. Andria says:

    I look forward to seeing Rachel Ashwell’s workspace in Where Women Create. I was a huge fan of hers when she first started sharing her “shabby chic” style, and I think her artfulness pulled me toward my exploration of my creative side.

  59. Shannon says:

    I am looking forward to reading Sharing Your Heart Through Art

  60. Cindy says:

    I love, love love all your publications, especially Where Women Create! I can’t get enough of it!

  61. upstatelisa says:

    The article by Ishtar Olivera in Artful Blogging sounds intriguing!!!

  62. Charity says:

    I would adore Altered – for that jacket how to. I am a thrifting refahionista and always looking for new inspiration!

  63. Trish Meiser says:

    Love the Stampington publications! My favs are “Art Journaling” and “Where Women Create”.

  64. For sure Somerset Home, the Couch Caddy looks awesome, and the Project Organization is something I need!

  65. Too bad I read this late. As a doll maker I would love to win the Art doll magazine. I love this article about sitting dolls and I def going to buy it when I go to the art store.

  66. Karen phanco says:

    I love anything handmade. I really want to see what K -Rae comes up with this time!
    karen

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Gabriela Altered CoutureArt Doll QuarterlyArtful BloggingContestGreenCraft MagazineSneak PeekSomerset HomeWhere Women Create ,

Bring your most creative ideas to life with this remarkable selection of brand-new August issues from Stampington & Company. These titles showcase the best in contemporary mixed-media art, from wearable menswear-inspired altered art to a curation of blog-worthy stories told through emotional words and images. You’ll get whisked away to studio spaces of intelligent, creative women and take a tour of the American Greetings headquarters! If these preview spreads have you oohing and ahhing (like we did when we first laid eyes on these beauties), take advantage of our FREE SHIPPING discount that we are offering exclusively to our blog readers.

Use Promo Code: BLOG0812*

Geared towards women who take pride in the creative details that adorn their studios, Where Women Create delights and inspires artistic types all over the world. This issue showcases the multitude of ways you can hang jewelry pieces, organize frequently used tools, and display works-in-progress. Bold chevron patterns adorn an umbrella outside the studio of the Riley Blake Designs studio, and mint green furniture serves as focal points in illustrator Amy Colburn’s creative retreat. Go behind-the-scenes of the American Greetings Ohio-based headquarters, and see how this creative team nurtures its employees in a relaxed and artistic environment.

~

Come home to a shabby-chic retreat or a vibrant, colorful getaway with this issue of Somerset Home. We’ll show you how to bring Pinterest to life with pretty pinboards adorned with muslin and lace, and how to customize accessory hangers to display handmade bows, barrettes, and headbands. Sharon Cochran gives us a heaping serving of coffee couture with her burlap handbags and pillows, and Jennifer Swift uses coffee bags to create unique dining décor. From innovative washi wall journaling to everyday storage solutions for the messy (I mean, “artistically organized”) crafter, the projects nested in this issue will quickly make your house a creative home.

~

From posed engagement photo shoots to candid family snapshots, moments in time are frozen and wistfully remembered via brilliantly designed blogs across the internet. This issue of Artful Blogging features personal stories from talented artists including Samantha Kira Harding, Jennifer Blair, and Elizabeth Morrow, among others. Mixed-media artist Anna-Maria Wolniak displays her passion for color, type, and cherished moments through her beautifully composed scrapbook layouts showcased on her blog. Through pristine photography and captivating accounts of personal struggles and triumphs, this extraordinary issue will prompt you to explore the artistic blogging community.

~

After falling in love with the striking green hues on the cover of this month’s GreenCraft Magazine, venture inside to see the repurposed wonders that our readers have submitted. The key to your heart might just be found in a typewriter; artist Jill Kerns extracts vintage type keys to refashion into jewelry accents. Turn coffee carriers into planters, zippers into pillows, and table linens into a vintage-inspired dress. Menswear gets a wearable re-do into women’s clothing, complete with pleats and a floral accent. This magazine will appeal to crafters of all ages and skill levels with a flair for innovative thought and a passion for upcycled art.

~

This issue of Altered Couture is filled with flirty fashions to get you in gear for fall. Personal anecdotes and a full list of tools and materials accompany these nifty, thrifty wearable art projects. From biker chick jackets to tiered lace skirts, the project variety is sure to appeal to all crafty fashionistas. We’ve fallen in love with mixed-media artist Pat Berryhill’s sheer, breezy top that cinches in the back and makes our hearts flutter. Whether you’re looking for a menswear transformation tutorial that’s “all business,” or just want to glam up your old rags, you’ll be well on your way to becoming an altered couture aficionado in no time.

~

The autumn issue of Art Doll Quarterly features meticulously made figures crafted with love, care, and unusual materials. Join Sharon Woodward as she uses her background in illustration, graphic design, and ceramic sculpting to create a unique line of shelf-sitter dolls. See how Rex Sanford creates a dandelion-inspired doll with sparkling rhinestones and glazed tiles. Karly Perez’s article, “Silently Whispered Tales of Happiness & Woe,” explores the difference between dolls created for play, and dolls created for companionship. Embrace the impending bewitching season with this issue, filled with frightening yet adorable faces like The Field Herb Witch, Wicked Winifred, and Wednesday Adams.

~

Want to win one of these issues? Click on any spread, check out the table of contents, and let us know which feature you’re looking forward to reading! One person will be selected at random to receive their choice of magazine. Winner will be chosen and announced August 13th.
 
*Free shipping offer applies to U.S. purchases of the following August 2012 issues only: Altered Couture, Art Doll Quarterly, Artful Blogging, GreenCraft Magazine, Somerset Home, and Where Women Create. Discount code does not apply to items purchased from The Shoppe at Somerset and expires 8/31/12. Contest is open to U.S. residents and ends 8/12/12 at 11:59pm.
 
Update: Congratulations, Maria Matter, you are our winner! We will be in contact with you in regards to your prize.
 

 

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