Archive for May, 2013

Simple 6 Step DIY: Crafty Mixed-Media Envelope Book

Friday, May 31st, 2013

When it comes to storing paper pieces like little notes, ephemera, and reusable craft scraps, we’re convinced that a purse would be too cumbersome and a wallet a bit unwieldy, so our very own creative connoisseur [Shoppe Manager Vanessa Spencer] came up with this altered envelope book project  - a perfect pocket for safe-keeping your […]

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When it comes to storing paper pieces like little notes, ephemera, and reusable craft scraps, we’re convinced that a purse would be too cumbersome and a wallet a bit unwieldy, so our very own creative connoisseur [Shoppe Manager Vanessa Spencer] came up with this altered envelope book project  - a perfect pocket for safe-keeping your […]

Guest Artist: Mindy Lacefield’s Art Journaling Magic

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

We’re absolutely elated to welcome Mindy Lacefield, mixed-media expert and cover artist of the spring 2013 issue Art Journaling, to Somerset Place!  Have your hours of art journaling been dragging on like an arduous chore rather than valued as precious time to express yourself, or maybe you’ve yet to try your hand at this soul […]

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We’re absolutely elated to welcome Mindy Lacefield, mixed-media expert and cover artist of the spring 2013 issue Art Journaling, to Somerset Place!  Have your hours of art journaling been dragging on like an arduous chore rather than valued as precious time to express yourself, or maybe you’ve yet to try your hand at this soul […]

Blog Poll: Spill the Beans for $50 Giveaway

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Whenever my teacher uttered the dreaded word “QUIZ” in class, I remember squirming uncomfortably in my seat, looking for an escape window that unfortunately never appeared. But today on the blog, there’s no need to fear – we’re bringing a brand-new light to test taking by offering a fun pop quiz in order to give […]

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Whenever my teacher uttered the dreaded word “QUIZ” in class, I remember squirming uncomfortably in my seat, looking for an escape window that unfortunately never appeared. But today on the blog, there’s no need to fear – we’re bringing a brand-new light to test taking by offering a fun pop quiz in order to give […]

Dreamy Damsels: Free Ephemera Download

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Travel back in time with these lovely ladies dressed to the nines. You’ll find a dramatic damsel adorned in a gold embroidered gown captured in a moment of grace and an entertaining starlet, high-kicking the night away in Paris. Classic color combos and vintage text make it easy to use these images together or separately […]

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Travel back in time with these lovely ladies dressed to the nines. You’ll find a dramatic damsel adorned in a gold embroidered gown captured in a moment of grace and an entertaining starlet, high-kicking the night away in Paris. Classic color combos and vintage text make it easy to use these images together or separately […]

Eco-Chic Challenge: Get Published

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Whether you dumpster dive for trash like our dear friend Debi Beard, or you’ve already got an item collecting dust on your shelves that you could put to good use – we want to invite all of you green crafting connoisseurs  to crank up your creativity level with our Eco-Chic Challenge! Our art team wants […]

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Whether you dumpster dive for trash like our dear friend Debi Beard, or you’ve already got an item collecting dust on your shelves that you could put to good use – we want to invite all of you green crafting connoisseurs  to crank up your creativity level with our Eco-Chic Challenge! Our art team wants […]

Incredible Wish List Organizer

Monday, May 13th, 2013

  “If you have a goal, write it down. If you do not write it down, you do not have a goal – you have a wish.” Whether a wish or a list, we’ve all got things we need or want to do – like chores, grocery goodies or other fancies, and many times they […]

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  “If you have a goal, write it down. If you do not write it down, you do not have a goal – you have a wish.” Whether a wish or a list, we’ve all got things we need or want to do – like chores, grocery goodies or other fancies, and many times they […]

Up and Away Ephemera Challenge Winners!

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Only weeks ago we announced our Up and away Ephemera Challenge as a chance for tree huggers to create digital projects, and other talented artists to try their hand at mixed-media masterpieces using balloon ephemera pieces. We promised to announce the top 2 winners…but there’s been a surprise change in plans! Because of the bounty […]

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Only weeks ago we announced our Up and away Ephemera Challenge as a chance for tree huggers to create digital projects, and other talented artists to try their hand at mixed-media masterpieces using balloon ephemera pieces. We promised to announce the top 2 winners…but there’s been a surprise change in plans! Because of the bounty […]

Mother’s May Challenge

Monday, May 6th, 2013

  As an artist, you know that wrapping a gift with delicate ribbon can really tie together a look – but an even more essential bond, the eternal tie we share with our mothers, is something that’s really worth talking about – which is why we’ve created this special May Mother’s Day Challenge! May Mother’s […]

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  As an artist, you know that wrapping a gift with delicate ribbon can really tie together a look – but an even more essential bond, the eternal tie we share with our mothers, is something that’s really worth talking about – which is why we’ve created this special May Mother’s Day Challenge! May Mother’s […]

Bye Bye Showers, Hello May Flowers – Glimpse Inside NEW Issues + Win

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

It’s fun to flirt with the summer inspired ideas found in our May magazines and we want to invite all of our fans to join us! We’re celebrating this season by offering a glimpse inside these super new, hot off the press artful issues! *INCREDIBLE OFFER: It’s that time again to thank our growing group […]

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It’s fun to flirt with the summer inspired ideas found in our May magazines and we want to invite all of our fans to join us! We’re celebrating this season by offering a glimpse inside these super new, hot off the press artful issues! *INCREDIBLE OFFER: It’s that time again to thank our growing group […]