Archive for January, 2013

Love at First Sight: Glimpse Inside Blossoming February Issues + Win Your Favorite

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

I am finding it very hard not to fall head first into the inspiring project ideas found inside each of the NEW February issues that wound up on my desk yesterday morning.  As I’m happily taking a moment to flip through the pages of exciting new artwork (I really should get back to work!) and […]

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I am finding it very hard not to fall head first into the inspiring project ideas found inside each of the NEW February issues that wound up on my desk yesterday morning.  As I’m happily taking a moment to flip through the pages of exciting new artwork (I really should get back to work!) and […]

“Play” Caption Contest & Submit Your Photography Challenge: Two Winners

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Photograph by E. Scott Shaffer; originally featured in Life Images Spring ‘08   “We do not stop playing because we grow old.  We grow old because we stop playing.” – Anonymous 1)      Caption Contest: What lighthearted response does this photograph evoke? Write a caption for it by commenting below, and we’ll pick one lucky winner […]

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Photograph by E. Scott Shaffer; originally featured in Life Images Spring ‘08   “We do not stop playing because we grow old.  We grow old because we stop playing.” – Anonymous 1)      Caption Contest: What lighthearted response does this photograph evoke? Write a caption for it by commenting below, and we’ll pick one lucky winner […]

Valentine Delights by Guest Artist Kristen Robinson

Monday, January 21st, 2013

  Pristine white bags just beckon to be altered with a splash of color and baker’s twine. In no time at all Guest Artist Kristen Robinson shows us how to create these tempting treat bags and the sweetest “Love Note” tags with only a handful of products. We think they’re the perfect indulgences to share […]

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  Pristine white bags just beckon to be altered with a splash of color and baker’s twine. In no time at all Guest Artist Kristen Robinson shows us how to create these tempting treat bags and the sweetest “Love Note” tags with only a handful of products. We think they’re the perfect indulgences to share […]

Aim for Pretty Not Perfection: Printers Tray Project

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

“Organization isn’t about perfection; it’s about efficiency, reducing stress and clutter, saving time and money and improving your overall quality of life.” ― Christina Scalise If getting organized is not one of your resolutions for 2013, you’ll certainly be inspired to revise your list by putting this swoon-worthy project on your radar. This simple tray […]

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“Organization isn’t about perfection; it’s about efficiency, reducing stress and clutter, saving time and money and improving your overall quality of life.” ― Christina Scalise If getting organized is not one of your resolutions for 2013, you’ll certainly be inspired to revise your list by putting this swoon-worthy project on your radar. This simple tray […]

Guest Artist Roben-Marie Smith: Collage-tastic Calendar Tag Project

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

We’re absolutely elated to welcome mixed-media collage artist Roben-Marie Smith to Somerset Place!  Have you been wondering what to do with those old 2012 calendars that seem destined for the trash bin? Follow along with Guest Artist Roben-Marie as she walks you through this delightful upcycled Calendar Tag project idea. Materials: -          Old calendar pages […]

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We’re absolutely elated to welcome mixed-media collage artist Roben-Marie Smith to Somerset Place!  Have you been wondering what to do with those old 2012 calendars that seem destined for the trash bin? Follow along with Guest Artist Roben-Marie as she walks you through this delightful upcycled Calendar Tag project idea. Materials: -          Old calendar pages […]

I Want to Ride My Bicycle: Free Vintage Ephemera Downloads

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Revisit one of our favorite pastimes of riding bicycles with this wonderful set of vintage advertisements and illustrations. Click here to download these lovely vintage ephemera pieces that highlight childhood adventures and an easy-going lifestyle — you might just be inspired to take your own bike out of the garage, dust if off, and take […]

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Revisit one of our favorite pastimes of riding bicycles with this wonderful set of vintage advertisements and illustrations. Click here to download these lovely vintage ephemera pieces that highlight childhood adventures and an easy-going lifestyle — you might just be inspired to take your own bike out of the garage, dust if off, and take […]

Glimpse Inside January Issues + Your Chance to Win One

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

For a shiny New Year, soak up new projects, new techniques, and make a fresh creative start with the innovative ideas inside these stunning January reads! We’re sharing a special discount as per usual — just for our blog readers. (Have you subscribed yet? Click here to have our blog promos and projects sent directly […]

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For a shiny New Year, soak up new projects, new techniques, and make a fresh creative start with the innovative ideas inside these stunning January reads! We’re sharing a special discount as per usual — just for our blog readers. (Have you subscribed yet? Click here to have our blog promos and projects sent directly […]