Glimpse Inside: Freshly Picked April Issues + Giveaway

Spring has finally sprung, and we’re celebrating it inside the bright and vibrant pages of our April issues. If your creativity has been hibernating, let the inspirational projects, photographs, and stories featured in this month’s new publications wake it right back up. And I, for one, am doubly excited for the very first volume of Digital Inspiration – an extraordinary new book-azine which showcases stunning digitally altered artwork on newly formatted pages.Discount

Are you a loyal blog subscriber or is this your first time joining us? Regardless, we would like to offer you an exclusive promo code to receive $5 off any of our April issues. Just make sure you copy and paste the discount code BLOG0414 when prompted at the checkout. (Discount code can be used only one time per customer.)

Art Journaling

Art Journaling Spring 2014Are you looking for interesting ways to put pen, chalk, paint, and even fabric onto your pages? Gather up your thoughts, and delve into the creative journaling techniques inside this must-have issue! Explore the unique vintage ephemera journal of Patty Radish and Kristin Van Valkenburgh’s mixed-media cardboard book. Travel to Italy and Scotland on the pages of Jenny Walker’s watercolor journal, and revel in an inspiring Artist Portfolio on Julie Fei Fan Balzer, who is recognized for her well-known Art Journal Every Day workshop.

Digital Inspiration - Premiere Issue!

Digital Inspiration Volume 1This special book showcases the best of the best in photo manipulations and digitally altered artwork, in an expanded 224-page format. There is truly nothing else like it on the market with its breathtaking images, digital tutorials, and collection of works by groundbreaking artists Rhonna Farrer, Angi Sullins, Aimee Stewart, Traci Bautista, Hollie Haradon, Mario van Middendorf, Nicoletta Ranieri, and more. Expect the most innovative digital techniques in our premiere issue: using polyvore to create art, how to make digital stamps, mixing analog and digital, exploring filters in altered art, and transitioning from physical to digital art journals, just to name a few.

Haute Handbags

Haute handbags Spring 2014This issue of Haute Handbags covers an array of bags of all kinds, and it’s all about how you carry it. Whether it’s a purse, clutch, or hip bag, our artists bring new meaning to how to carry personal items in a creative way. Learn how Diane Utley-Aguilar repurposes whimsical fabric and lace into her bridal bag collection, and find Karen Pratt’s charming combination of vintage fabric and sewing. Additionally, felting is taken to another level by artists Mary Ann Haak and Elena Bondar.

Jewelry Affaire

Jewelry Affair Spring 2014As you flip through these pages, you’ll find one-of-a-kind treasures that are pleasing to the eye. Take notes from Diane Cook as she shares her tastes for all things vintage and soldered. Chelsea Stevens teaches us how to take rocks and stones and turn them into gorgeous necklaces and earrings, while Jill Rowden, Lisa Hancock, and Diane Utley-Aguilar show us how to repurpose vintage finds. From whimsical baubles to artistically crafted gems, these beautifully adorned wearables are sure to satisfy your jewelry cravings!

Mingle

Mingle Spring 2014Find fresh ideas for celebrating spring inside the newest issue of Mingle. From a quirky summer save the date engagement party to a gentleman’s tea party for little boys, we’ve got a number of creative reasons to get together. Follow along with Tess Smith as she bids adieu to her “roaring 20s” with a Gatsby-themed party, take off into mid-air with an aerial baby shower complete with paper airplane decorations, and last but not least, glimpse inside the intimate orchard gathering of four close friends who set out to celebrate the peach harvest.

Somerset Life

Somerset Life Spring 2014From simple to sophisticated, Somerset Life is laden with creative ideas for infusing beauty into every facet of your life. The wire hanger gets a makeover, and you’ll also be able to explore an exquisite, handcrafted tipi crafted from doilies. Get artfully organized with an inspired way to store your tea collection, find clever ideas for one-of-a-kind gift baskets, and make your own gorgeous gift toppers – just in time for Mother’s Day.

Somerset Memories

Somerset Memories Spring 2014This issue is brimming with wonderful memory art that will stir your soul. From Kasia Krzymiñska’s lovely pages that highlight old family photographs to Maїssa Toulet’s simple and unique family trees to Galia Alena’s book created for her daughter’s coming-of-age, there truly is something for everyone. We also feature the talented Roben-Marie Smith’s fun and colorful Project Life pages for a mixed-media take on this new trend, and Seth Apter shows us his memory cards and the unique and artful way he stores and display photographs.

The Stampers’ Sampler - 20-Year Anniversary Issue!

The Stampers' Sampler Spring 2014Jump into spring with our annual Celebrations Issue! In this issue we commemorate those moments in life we want to cherish just a little longer, like college graduations, weddings, and new babies. You will also have a chance to sink into some exciting new techniques, such as a unique way to make handmade stamped books and how to incorporate ever-popular washi tape into your cards. We’re revisiting Stamping Deconstructed in this issue by breaking down a seemingly complicated project into manageable steps. And last, but never least, you’ll get a chance to get to know Lynne Moncrieff a little better, with a Guest Artist feature that we can’t wait to show you.

Where Women Create BUSINESS

Where Women Create BUSINESS Spring 2014Where Women Create BUSINESS is now quarterly, and our April 2014 issue is bursting with inspiring stories and words of wisdom. In this issue, Gina Riley shares her experience as founder and head designer of Rebel Designs Accessories, Inc. Cinda Boomershine reveals how she went from interior designer to television personality to creator and designer of Cinda B handbags. Owner of Century Farmhouse, Ann Marie Craig, takes us inside her shop where she sells handcrafted artisan soaps. Patti Hughes shares how her passion for handmade crafts led to her multimillion-dollar business, Natural Life.

Your Chance to Win One of Our April Issues!

We’re giving away one brand-new April title to one lucky winner! Simply follow these steps to enter for your chance to win:

1) Click on your favorite spread above.

2) Pin or “Like” that particular issue. 

3) If you pinned to Pinterest, share the link in the comments section below. If you “liked” on Facebook, tag us so we can see. 

4) If you don’t have Facebook or Pinterest, please comment below and tell us which issue you find most appealing and why.

 

*Winner is selected at random and will be contacted via email. *$5 off discount applies to purchases of any of the following 2014 April Issues: Art Journaling, Haute Handbags, Jewelry Affaire, Mingle, Somerset Life, Somerset Memories, The Stampers’ Sampler, Where Women Create Business, and Digital Inspiration. Discount code can be used only one time per customer and expires 04/30/14. Contest is open to U.S. residents and ends 04/30/14 at 11:59pm.

 

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Posted: Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 @ 10:00 am
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77 Responses to “Glimpse Inside: Freshly Picked April Issues + Giveaway”

  1. Linda Hansen says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/roundlabyrinth/fashion/

    Can’t think of a better way to begin spring than with a handmade bag inspired by one of these!

  2. Becky J says:

    Where Women Create Business looks AWESOME…oooh, {squeal} please pick me!! :)

  3. Becky Green says:

    I LOVE “Stampers Sampler!” I LOVE to make cards & touch others with a note of love & inspiration, so I DO LOVE this magazine! AND what a BEAUTIFUL COVER!!!;)

  4. Jani Howe says:

    I love the “Life” tag spread, as it looks like something I’m more likely to do in future. The colors are perfect for spring, as are the flowers and the ‘fancy lady’!

  5. Allison F says:

    Love the beautiful images in Mingle! Inspires me to entertain more – which I need to do more of this year! :)
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/267190190366946249/

  6. Pat K says:

    The Art Journaling issue is calling my name! It’s very appealing! Thanks foe the great giveaway chance!

  7. Debra H. says:

    I love most of your magazines. I pinned my favorite at: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/428053139555471796/

  8. Art Journaling is my favorite! Pinned and tweeted it! http://www.pinterest.com/pin/550565123168739497/

  9. Terry says:

    “Somerset Memories” got my attention! Love the cover and the colors!

  10. Tisa@SeattleRetro says:

    Would love to learn how to make the embellished perfume bottles in the Jewelry Affaire article “Black Tie Affair”, tres adorable! Pinned it!
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/494973815268017995/

  11. Pam Hemmerling says:

    Art Journaling would be my choice as I am just starting out and it looks like some great ideas! Thanks for a chance!

  12. NancyLee says:

    love the colors in Art Journaling.
    So sweet!

  13. cyndi cesare says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/259238522275176057/

    that’s the link to my pinterest pin. I love all of your magazines!!

  14. Cathy C says:

    Tough call between Art Journaling and Memories, but I’m going to go with Memories. I’m looking forward to checking out the Family Trees article. Thanks for letting those of us who don’t use FB or Pinterest participate.

  15. Shannon C says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/29203097558579457/

    I’m always looking for ways to add creativity to our home!

  16. Darlene G says:

    OMG….I would love a chance to read Somerset Memories. Thanks for the chance to win.

  17. Phyllis Krieg says:

    I loved the Art Journaling spread best because I saw the sea shells the most inspiring and beautiful icon of the sea. It makes me want to subscribe right away and dive into this magnificent art form.

  18. Carolama says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/111604896990575655/ This purse is so intriguing! My style is traditional – with a twist! I love any & all Somerset magazines.

  19. Debbie Kaste says:

    I would love to receive a copy of “Somerset Memories”. All Stampington issues are SUPERB so its really hard to choose just one…lol!!! All are filled with ideas and inspiration for every personality.

  20. susan schultheis says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/suzieq23/art-journaling/ I pinned Art Journaling Mag. Of the many mags you publish, I think Art Journaling is my fave, but love many others too. Would love to win the Art Journaling Mag this month. Thank You.

  21. Lisa M says:

    I’ve never actually looked at a copy of Mingle before, as I’m not particularly a “party” person, but that spread looks so very inviting! I think it’s time I check it out, if only for the wonderful eye candy.

  22. Kim Gaynor says:

    I love the red and white barns: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/80150068343563199/! Reminds me of my grandparents’ homestead.

  23. Ann says:

    I am loving the sneak peek of Somerset Life. Love your publications and would love to win it. I pinned on Pinterest, http://www.pinterest.com/pin/63331938484506268/

  24. Lynda says:

    Love Stampers Sampler I still have my old ones with the staple in the middle.
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/421227371369963885/

  25. Sandie Luck says:

    How exciting to see there is a twenty-year anniversary issue of STAMPER’S SAMPLER! So enjoy each and every issue that I get to read and peruse over and over! So inspiring!
    I pinned the latest issue of STAMPER’S SAMPLER to my Pinterest page: http://www.pinterest.com/sandieluck/crafted-paper-delights/
    Thank you for the discounted price offer on your mags and for this opportunity to win a copy!
    Joyfully…..~Sandie Luck

  26. Gilda (McStamper) says:

    Love the vintage jewelry. Pinned @
    http://www.pinterest.com/mcstamper12/products-i-love/
    Thanks for a chance to win.

  27. HawaiianLibrarian says:

    Love Memories! I liked on Facebook.

  28. stamping sue says:

    I’m a die heart stamper so my magazine choice is Stamper’s Sampler! I liked on facebook.
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

  29. jean baldridge yates says:

    oooHS and aaaaHs for DIGITAL INSPIRATION ! It is magnificent! I pinned it to my Art board!

    jean

  30. Art Journaling is the issue which has the most appeal to me. I am a mixed media artist and I am always searching for ideas for my journaling. This issue has an amazing amount of varied techniques which I would like to create.
    Thank you!

  31. Lin Collette says:

    Gosh, I want that Art Journaling issue B-). I pinned it here – http://www.pinterest.com/pin/131589620336901941/ which automatically sends it through my twitter account and to my FB page – I don’t know how to put the twitter link here.

    Why do I want that issue? Because I’m just getting back into art journaling after several years away and I need all the help I can get

  32. I find the Digital Inspiration magazine to be the most appealing, to me. I’m primarily an artist who combines analog and digital techniques to create my mixed-media fashion illustrations. The spread piques my curiosity! I’m glad to see more artists discover the joy of combining the two methods.

  33. Cindy says:

    Somerset Studio always inspires me. Great photography, diversity of art — it’s all good.
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/176766354099411990/

  34. Kat Flom says:

    Somerset Memories. This would be perfect to incorporate into wedding invitations, save the date, thanks you cards, etc.
    Old photographs would be wonderful!
    Love your emails, very inspiring to me, gets my creative side going.

  35. Kat Flom says:

    Memories! Perfect for everything wedding…gets my creative side going!

  36. Darlene says:

    Lots of exciting ideas in the new issue of Somerset Life!

    Pinned to my Mixed-Media Art Board –
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/255016397624385595/

  37. I love the Picnic in the Garden Issue; my Daughter’s having a Garden Weddding in June,and there are so many beautiful photos and ideas in this publication (story)!

  38. Linda Jo says:

    I pinned Art Journal because I love the pictures about it and because I want to see the watercolor article
    Thanks!
    http://pinterest.com/pin/6192518212213165

  39. M J Harvey says:

    Love Somerset Life. Always inspiring.

  40. Kelly Paquet says:

    I like the issue of Women Create Business.
    I am interested in what these successful women have accomplished and how they achieved their success!

  41. Bev H. says:

    It was a tough choice between Mingle and Haute Handbags. I love the idea of re-purposing which I see could be done with items in both issues. They both represent nature and the outdoors.
    Love ‘em both.

  42. margaret oconnor says:

    I would like to win the magazine Art Journal.

  43. sandy says:

    I loved the Art Journaling because I love the creative art work….”thinking outside the box.” Particularily the Mixed-Media Art Board .

  44. Helen Thomsen says:

    somerset haute handbags
    love the colours and the bag design – srty and practical at the same time.

  45. Donna Cohn says:

    Pinned the Jewelry Affaire spread to http://www.pinterest.com/craftyclicker/adornments/

  46. Leslie Paskus says:

    still crazy for scrappin’ but loving the recycled metal.

  47. I can’t wait to pick up a copy of digital inspiration! I both liked it and pinned it. Here is a link to my pin: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/148900331404230898/

  48. This is completely new to me and I think it’s beautiful.Would love to learn “how to” do this.

  49. Pinned this to my Somerset board.

  50. karen ewert says:

    I always LOVE reading the jewelry Affaire….thanks for a chance to win…

  51. Rita says:

    I love all your magazine, but I find it so interesting to read about where women create. It is very motivating and inspiring to read about their jouneys.

  52. Reading about women who have created succdessful creative businesses inspires me and I love to see the spaces they create http://www.pinterest.com/pin/431360470531670203/

  53. Debra Armstrong says:

    I would love to see the premier issue of Digital Inspiration. It is something I have recently taken an interest in.

  54. Denise Bryant says:

    Stampers’ Sampler is my choice! Always chock-full of fabulous ideas and inspiration!

  55. Carla Hundley says:

    Pinned at this address:
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/52846995601981603/
    Carla from Utah

  56. Karen says:

    Mingle – would love to use some of the party ideas!

  57. Linda says:

    Very difficult decision as I love all of your magazines! The new Digital Inspiration sounds incredible and as a stamper and journalist who also enjoys photography, I would love to win a copy of it!! I get Somerset Studio and Stampers Sampler and am always so inspired!!

  58. Cindi says:

    I am an admirer of all of your delightful magazines!
    I pinned The Mingle spread.
    My Pinterest name is Cindi Hoppes…
    Many thanks!
    Cindi

  59. Laura says:

    Art Journaling would be my issue of choice!! I really want to start incorporating fabric into my journals, and this issue would be a great place for that info!

  60. Karen Ewert says:

    Ok the new digital inspiration looks fabulous….I want to win a copy of that! :)

  61. Katie B. says:

    My favorite previews were the Art Journaling and the Jewelry Affaire magazines. Right now I am a card maker. But I have also been a painter and jewelry maker…and I really want to start an Art Journal. I think it would be freeing and get me to break out my paints again. And the samples and profiles in your magazine preview are so inspiring, so many different styles, I just love seeing that! Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  62. Barbara M says:

    I am a fan of Art Journaling mag. So many possibilities and great ideas.

  63. Denise Huntington says:

    I pinned the Art Journaling issue because I just started three art journals in 2014 and I’m always looking for great ideas. Thank you for all of your magazines and your inspiration.

  64. Sandra H. says:

    I love Somerset Memories so that would be my choice.

  65. Sandra says:

    Somerset Life looks to be the best issue yet!

  66. Sandra H. says:

    I love Somerset Life so would love to receive this new one!

  67. April says:

    Can’t wait to get my hands on this issue
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/914862399203988/

  68. Sandra Hughes says:

    Love the Somerset Life!

  69. Cindy S. says:

    This issue of “Where Women Create: Business” got my attention because of the article in it about crafting artisan soaps at Century Farmhouse. I love all of the issues of “Where Women Create: Business” because not only do they inspire me to open up my own business in the near future, but I love reading about all of the talented and strong women out there making a living on doing what they love most!

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Spring has finally sprung, and we’re celebrating it inside the bright and vibrant pages of our April issues. If your creativity has been hibernating, let the inspirational projects, photographs, and stories featured in this month’s new publications wake it right back up. And I, for one, am doubly excited for the very first volume of Digital Inspiration – an extraordinary new book-azine which showcases stunning digitally altered artwork on newly formatted pages.Discount

Are you a loyal blog subscriber or is this your first time joining us? Regardless, we would like to offer you an exclusive promo code to receive $5 off any of our April issues. Just make sure you copy and paste the discount code BLOG0414 when prompted at the checkout. (Discount code can be used only one time per customer.)

Art Journaling

Art Journaling Spring 2014Are you looking for interesting ways to put pen, chalk, paint, and even fabric onto your pages? Gather up your thoughts, and delve into the creative journaling techniques inside this must-have issue! Explore the unique vintage ephemera journal of Patty Radish and Kristin Van Valkenburgh’s mixed-media cardboard book. Travel to Italy and Scotland on the pages of Jenny Walker’s watercolor journal, and revel in an inspiring Artist Portfolio on Julie Fei Fan Balzer, who is recognized for her well-known Art Journal Every Day workshop.

Digital Inspiration - Premiere Issue!

Digital Inspiration Volume 1This special book showcases the best of the best in photo manipulations and digitally altered artwork, in an expanded 224-page format. There is truly nothing else like it on the market with its breathtaking images, digital tutorials, and collection of works by groundbreaking artists Rhonna Farrer, Angi Sullins, Aimee Stewart, Traci Bautista, Hollie Haradon, Mario van Middendorf, Nicoletta Ranieri, and more. Expect the most innovative digital techniques in our premiere issue: using polyvore to create art, how to make digital stamps, mixing analog and digital, exploring filters in altered art, and transitioning from physical to digital art journals, just to name a few.

Haute Handbags

Haute handbags Spring 2014This issue of Haute Handbags covers an array of bags of all kinds, and it’s all about how you carry it. Whether it’s a purse, clutch, or hip bag, our artists bring new meaning to how to carry personal items in a creative way. Learn how Diane Utley-Aguilar repurposes whimsical fabric and lace into her bridal bag collection, and find Karen Pratt’s charming combination of vintage fabric and sewing. Additionally, felting is taken to another level by artists Mary Ann Haak and Elena Bondar.

Jewelry Affaire

Jewelry Affair Spring 2014As you flip through these pages, you’ll find one-of-a-kind treasures that are pleasing to the eye. Take notes from Diane Cook as she shares her tastes for all things vintage and soldered. Chelsea Stevens teaches us how to take rocks and stones and turn them into gorgeous necklaces and earrings, while Jill Rowden, Lisa Hancock, and Diane Utley-Aguilar show us how to repurpose vintage finds. From whimsical baubles to artistically crafted gems, these beautifully adorned wearables are sure to satisfy your jewelry cravings!

Mingle

Mingle Spring 2014Find fresh ideas for celebrating spring inside the newest issue of Mingle. From a quirky summer save the date engagement party to a gentleman’s tea party for little boys, we’ve got a number of creative reasons to get together. Follow along with Tess Smith as she bids adieu to her “roaring 20s” with a Gatsby-themed party, take off into mid-air with an aerial baby shower complete with paper airplane decorations, and last but not least, glimpse inside the intimate orchard gathering of four close friends who set out to celebrate the peach harvest.

Somerset Life

Somerset Life Spring 2014From simple to sophisticated, Somerset Life is laden with creative ideas for infusing beauty into every facet of your life. The wire hanger gets a makeover, and you’ll also be able to explore an exquisite, handcrafted tipi crafted from doilies. Get artfully organized with an inspired way to store your tea collection, find clever ideas for one-of-a-kind gift baskets, and make your own gorgeous gift toppers – just in time for Mother’s Day.

Somerset Memories

Somerset Memories Spring 2014This issue is brimming with wonderful memory art that will stir your soul. From Kasia Krzymiñska’s lovely pages that highlight old family photographs to Maїssa Toulet’s simple and unique family trees to Galia Alena’s book created for her daughter’s coming-of-age, there truly is something for everyone. We also feature the talented Roben-Marie Smith’s fun and colorful Project Life pages for a mixed-media take on this new trend, and Seth Apter shows us his memory cards and the unique and artful way he stores and display photographs.

The Stampers’ Sampler - 20-Year Anniversary Issue!

The Stampers' Sampler Spring 2014Jump into spring with our annual Celebrations Issue! In this issue we commemorate those moments in life we want to cherish just a little longer, like college graduations, weddings, and new babies. You will also have a chance to sink into some exciting new techniques, such as a unique way to make handmade stamped books and how to incorporate ever-popular washi tape into your cards. We’re revisiting Stamping Deconstructed in this issue by breaking down a seemingly complicated project into manageable steps. And last, but never least, you’ll get a chance to get to know Lynne Moncrieff a little better, with a Guest Artist feature that we can’t wait to show you.

Where Women Create BUSINESS

Where Women Create BUSINESS Spring 2014Where Women Create BUSINESS is now quarterly, and our April 2014 issue is bursting with inspiring stories and words of wisdom. In this issue, Gina Riley shares her experience as founder and head designer of Rebel Designs Accessories, Inc. Cinda Boomershine reveals how she went from interior designer to television personality to creator and designer of Cinda B handbags. Owner of Century Farmhouse, Ann Marie Craig, takes us inside her shop where she sells handcrafted artisan soaps. Patti Hughes shares how her passion for handmade crafts led to her multimillion-dollar business, Natural Life.

Your Chance to Win One of Our April Issues!

We’re giving away one brand-new April title to one lucky winner! Simply follow these steps to enter for your chance to win:

1) Click on your favorite spread above.

2) Pin or “Like” that particular issue. 

3) If you pinned to Pinterest, share the link in the comments section below. If you “liked” on Facebook, tag us so we can see. 

4) If you don’t have Facebook or Pinterest, please comment below and tell us which issue you find most appealing and why.

 

*Winner is selected at random and will be contacted via email. *$5 off discount applies to purchases of any of the following 2014 April Issues: Art Journaling, Haute Handbags, Jewelry Affaire, Mingle, Somerset Life, Somerset Memories, The Stampers’ Sampler, Where Women Create Business, and Digital Inspiration. Discount code can be used only one time per customer and expires 04/30/14. Contest is open to U.S. residents and ends 04/30/14 at 11:59pm.

 

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