Archive for August, 2013

Blog Hop: Mixed-Media with Guest Artist Pam Carriker’s New Stamp Designs

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

I’ve eagerly been awaiting the arrival of this particular Thursday because today marks the beginning of our first-ever blog hop! With Pam Carriker’s brand-new stamp line making its debut on our shelves, we wanted to celebrate by hosting a number of mixed-media projects that feature her unique designs. We’ve also invited some of our friends, […]

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I’ve eagerly been awaiting the arrival of this particular Thursday because today marks the beginning of our first-ever blog hop! With Pam Carriker’s brand-new stamp line making its debut on our shelves, we wanted to celebrate by hosting a number of mixed-media projects that feature her unique designs. We’ve also invited some of our friends, […]

Free Vintage Ephemera: Glamour Girls

Monday, August 26th, 2013

“Undergarments converse in silence with the women who wear them; women confide in them, hidden, invisible beneath their clothes, as if in some guardian angel of their femininity.” — Farid Chenoune Whether dressing to impress or adorned in garments that are “barely” there, underneath it all, beauty still remains in the eye of the beholder — and […]

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“Undergarments converse in silence with the women who wear them; women confide in them, hidden, invisible beneath their clothes, as if in some guardian angel of their femininity.” — Farid Chenoune Whether dressing to impress or adorned in garments that are “barely” there, underneath it all, beauty still remains in the eye of the beholder — and […]

Behind-the-Scenes of Somerset Home

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

We are joined today by a remarkably talented duo: Stampington’s Director of Photography, Johanna Love, and her mother-in-law Linda Wissler. They’re here to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the stunning photography found in a Stampington staple, Somerset Home.  *** Photography and Artist Credit: Johanna Love and Trina Lucido While browsing through the pages of Somerset […]

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We are joined today by a remarkably talented duo: Stampington’s Director of Photography, Johanna Love, and her mother-in-law Linda Wissler. They’re here to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the stunning photography found in a Stampington staple, Somerset Home.  *** Photography and Artist Credit: Johanna Love and Trina Lucido While browsing through the pages of Somerset […]

Guest Artist Matt Farci + Colorful Faux Flowers DIY

Monday, August 19th, 2013

I’m so excited to welcome Matt Farci, the remarkably talented color enthusiast and incredible crafter, to our blog Somerset Place! Recently published in one of our most aesthetically appealing publications Artful Blogging, Matt’s crocheting techniques are unbelievably gorgeous in style and simple in creation. Today he shares with us a bright fabricated flower project, created […]

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I’m so excited to welcome Matt Farci, the remarkably talented color enthusiast and incredible crafter, to our blog Somerset Place! Recently published in one of our most aesthetically appealing publications Artful Blogging, Matt’s crocheting techniques are unbelievably gorgeous in style and simple in creation. Today he shares with us a bright fabricated flower project, created […]

Caption Contest: Jump for Joy for a Chance to Win Artful Blogging 2013

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

  Do you jump for joy to celebrate a victory or are you more inclined to jump in quick reaction to fear? From the new Autumn 2013 issue of Artful Blogging, Rosie from Simply Rosie captures the epic moment of a child leaping to pinnacle height with a single shot in this stunning image. Let […]

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  Do you jump for joy to celebrate a victory or are you more inclined to jump in quick reaction to fear? From the new Autumn 2013 issue of Artful Blogging, Rosie from Simply Rosie captures the epic moment of a child leaping to pinnacle height with a single shot in this stunning image. Let […]

Trending Themes: Adding a Feminine Touch + Chance to Win a Free Issue

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Artist Credit (Top to Bottom, Left to Right): 1- Christy Tomlinson, Artful Blogging Autumn 2011; 2- Kathleen Barnes, Art Journaling Summer 2012; 3- Kelly Rae Roberts, Somerset Studio March/April 2011; 4- Caiti Santa Maria, Art Journaling Summer 2012; 5- Patty Van Dorin, Somerset Apprentice Vol. 1, 2009; 6- Christy Tomlinson, Artful Blogging Autumn 2011; 7- Christy […]

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Artist Credit (Top to Bottom, Left to Right): 1- Christy Tomlinson, Artful Blogging Autumn 2011; 2- Kathleen Barnes, Art Journaling Summer 2012; 3- Kelly Rae Roberts, Somerset Studio March/April 2011; 4- Caiti Santa Maria, Art Journaling Summer 2012; 5- Patty Van Dorin, Somerset Apprentice Vol. 1, 2009; 6- Christy Tomlinson, Artful Blogging Autumn 2011; 7- Christy […]

Fiskars New Amplify Shears Collection Giveaway!

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

As an avid card maker, there’s nothing that urks me more than working with finicky, dull scissors on my projects. It’s like trying to slice an apple with a butterknife – the entire process is exhausting, messy, and never quite yields the desired result. Luckily it’s also completely preventable by choosing the proper utensil. It […]

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As an avid card maker, there’s nothing that urks me more than working with finicky, dull scissors on my projects. It’s like trying to slice an apple with a butterknife – the entire process is exhausting, messy, and never quite yields the desired result. Luckily it’s also completely preventable by choosing the proper utensil. It […]

Counting Down the Days: Incredible Back Issue Sale – Save Up to 90%!

Monday, August 5th, 2013

  Starting on August 13th, with hundreds of our most coveted titles on sale —starting as low as 99¢— our annual Back Issue Sale is the perfect time to discover thousands of new ideas for pennies on the dollar!   *Be sure to sign up for Post Script (one of our most exciting e-newsletters) to gain exclusive access into […]

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  Starting on August 13th, with hundreds of our most coveted titles on sale —starting as low as 99¢— our annual Back Issue Sale is the perfect time to discover thousands of new ideas for pennies on the dollar!   *Be sure to sign up for Post Script (one of our most exciting e-newsletters) to gain exclusive access into […]

Breeze of New Autumn Issues + Win Your Fave

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

A gust of enticing ideas flow from the pages of our new Autumn issues, stirring up all my artistic ambitions and creative energy. If you’re ready to invigorate your senses and get whisked away with tons of how-tos, new DIYs, brilliant photography, and special tips from talented women to spur on your evolution as an […]

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A gust of enticing ideas flow from the pages of our new Autumn issues, stirring up all my artistic ambitions and creative energy. If you’re ready to invigorate your senses and get whisked away with tons of how-tos, new DIYs, brilliant photography, and special tips from talented women to spur on your evolution as an […]