Glimpse Inside: Breezy August Issues + Giveaway

There’s still plenty of summer left and that means more time to soak up the sun — and a bit of creativity from our stunning magazines, too! Our August issues are full of bright colors, creative stories, and interesting projects. Undertake a new adventure and blog about it with tips from Artful Blogging or get inspired by the creative spaces featured in Where Women Create. The most exciting news we have to share, however, is the release of Bella Grace. That’s right, it’s finally here! Immerse yourself in a world of thoughtful stories, beautiful photographs, and interactive lists and prompts.

 

Discount

 

We love our blog followers and we want to show it! Use the promo code BLOG0814 and receive $5 off any of our wonderful August issues. Simply make sure you copy and paste the coupon code when prompted at checkout.

 

 

 

 

Bella Grace Volume 1 - August Issues

Bella Grace Volume 1 - August Issues



With a folding, book-jacket cover, Bella Grace is a new publication devoted to discovering magic in the ordinary. Our aim is to touch the souls of our readers through beautifully penned stories and striking photographs that capture life’s beautiful adventure. In the premiere issue, Alessandra Cave shares the beauty of one-hour photo adventures, SQUAM founder Elizabeth Duvivier teaches readers how to love where they live, no matter where it is, and the author of the popular blog “Emma Tree” talks about the importance and beauty of slowing down in “I Brake for Pretty.” Other inspiring features include Permission Granted, where women from all over the globe talk about what they need permission to do, and we reveal The Lovely List: life’s most simple pleasures. In addition to finding inspiring articles from Liz Lamoreux, Christine Mason Miller, Madelyn Mulvaney, and Susannah Conway, Bella Grace magazine provides an interactive, creative space — where readers can respond to prompts and fill in their own thoughts.  

 
Artful Blogging - August Issues

Artful Blogging - August Issues

Find yourself enamored by the photos and stories of some of the world’s most creative bloggers in this issue of Artful Blogging. Step into the ordinariness of life with Ashley Fielden’s descriptive words and photos, and see how Mikaela Hamilton refines her voice through her camera lens. Peek into Elise Hartmann’s workspace and everyday happenings, or enter into Susan Taggert’s home where you can find lovely vintage treasures that adorn every space.

 

Art Doll Quarterly - August Issue

Art Doll Quarterly - August Issue



This full-color, 128-page publication is dedicated to art dolls and sculptural figures made from cloth, polymer clay, wire armatures, mixed-media, and much more. Our Doll Artist Profile showcases the amazing artistry of Kirsten Stingle, whose ceramic works are hand-built without the use of molds. We also present detailed tutorials on how to make mini Day of the Dead dolls by Sylvia Smiser, and how to paint faces on cloth dolls by Terese Cato. Autumn also brings our annual Halloween issue, and as always, we offer an array of spectacular ghosts, witches, goblins, and other creatures of the night. From Will Bezek’s Dead Couples to Dustin Poché’s life-sized witch, you’ll definitely find it easy to get into the Halloween spirit.  

 
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Where Women Create - August Issues

Whether it’s art, food, music, written works, or choreographed dances, extraordinary women know that the process of creating is every bit as important as what ultimately gets created. The inspiring new autumn issue features the creative spaces of Jessica Robertson from A&E’s TV Reality series, “Duck Dynasty,” Anna Brahms of Fairy Love, and author and founder of Ever Thine Home, Barbara Rainey. You’ll also get to look inside the unique studios of Jill Davis, Dana Carini, Rebecca Justice, and Eric Cortina from Roger’s Gardens.

 

GreenCraft Magazine - August Issues

GreenCraft Magazine - August Issues



Nothing is more satisfying than repurposing old junk into priceless new treasures, and this installment of GreenCraft Magazine is sure to spark an idea or two for that extra rubbish you have lying around. Front and center are Sofia Tryon’s driftwood sailboats that put elegant use to beach vacation souvenirs. Kimberly Allison of Lume di Luna shares tips to find the perfect sweaters for reclaimed crafting projects, including her fashionable sweater moths that are just as stunning to look at, but won’t eat a hole in your clothes! Gardeners will love the articles about seed bomb tags and biodegradable plant holders. Find innovative uses for those rusty garden tools and salvaged plastic bags, and get tips from the Master of “Upcycling” himself, Danny Seo. Other projects for recycled fashion like adorable bags, earrings, and pins, and household goods like kitschy containers will have guests wondering where you bought those fabulous new accessories.

   
Somerset Home - August Issues

Somerset Home - August Issues

Welcome to the 2014 installment of Somerset Home! From banners to vases and repurposed findings to photo-transfer projects, this issue is filled with ideas that you’ll instantly want to grab hold of. Rita Reade repurposes a window to create an adorable French window organizer; Johanna Love channels her inner hippie to create a whimsical dream catcher; and Michelle Girard Ferullo gives new life to her petite water fonts by embellishing it with beads, charms, and images. Create your own one-of-a-kind pouf with the help of Sara Dean and Hannah Caldwell, or just sit back, relax, and enjoy reading this issue!

 

stf

Stuffed - August Issues



Stuffed celebrates the loveable and huggable creatures known as “softies.” The new autumn edition features a collection of “Mr. Hot Tea” softies by Ana Goodwin including Mr. Smart-Tea and Mrs. Chai Tea Latte, sock Critters created from argyle socks by Randi Taylor, and Wendy Somaru’s stuffed hanging portraits of the gang from “Peter Pan.” Get your creative juices flowing with animal softies that have knitted accents by Judith Macrae of Me & Tex, or simply delight in a group of celestial toys featuring Star, Full Moon, Half Moon, & Crescent Moon by Sara Sacks of Woolies, Artisan Toys.  

 
Altered Couture - August Issues

Altered Couture - August Issues

Altered Couture is a 160-page publication dedicated to altered and embellished clothing and accessories. Inside the fall issue, readers will find Michelle Hoffee’s gorgeous leaf-dying techniques, stylish, upcycled jeans, and the results of our highly anticipated Start with a Slip challenge. Stick around to learn a fun way to update your flannels, see beautifully painted and splattered shoes, and discover how leftover lace can be turned into cool and comfy pants. If you’re searching for inspirational fall fashions, this edition has altered leggings, vests, coats, purses, and more, along with altering tips from well known artists like Nancy Romans, Amy Relf, Brenda Greenfield, Barbara Burkhalter, and Sharon Lee Louk.

 

Your Chance to Win One of Our August Issues!

We’re giving away brand-new August Issues to THREE lucky winners! 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.

 

*Winners are selected at random and will be contacted via email. *$5 off discount applies to purchases of any of the following 2014 August Issues only: Altered Couture, Art Doll Quarterly, Artful Blogging, GreenCraft Magazine, Stuffed, Where Women Create, Somerset Home, and Bella Grace. Discount code can be used only one time per customer, and expires 08/31/14. Contest is open to U.S. residents and ends 08/31/14 at 11:59pm.

 

Congratulations to Our Glimpse Inside Winners for the Month of July:

Diane Lee, Linda Cain, and Cindy Coven

 

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Posted: Monday, August 4th, 2014 @ 12:07 pm
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50 Responses to “Glimpse Inside: Breezy August Issues + Giveaway”

  1. My favourite is, and has been since its inception, Green Craft!! There is always something I find inspiring inside each issue.

  2. Pam S says:

    I love Art Doll Quarterly, and this particular issue is great because of the Halloween characters! I’d love to make a witch doll. Thanks for the chance to win!

  3. Kim P. says:

    I am so looking forward to reading the first issue of Bella Grace. The featured page from Green Crafting looks wonderful. All eye candy.

  4. Jen E. says:

    I’m most attracted to the Altered Couture spread this month, since it shows so many variations. Sending this on to several friends!

  5. Patty says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/108297566015097072/
    I have to say all of the Stampington & Co publications are fantastic! GreenCraft is my favorite, this is where I live!

  6. Patsy T says:

    I’ve never seen Somerset Home so this would be a great opportunity to check it out! Thanks for the opportunity!

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/100979216620121736/

  7. Jackie P says:

    I have to say GreenCraft is at the top of the list!

  8. Kathy S says:

    Sweater moths? how funny—Green Craft it is.

  9. Patricia says:

    Somerset Home, time for updating our abode…it’s feeling stale and want fresh ideas!

  10. Dixie Lee says:

    Pinned the jeans to my “Denim Upcycles” board on Pinterest. I love your magazines, esp Art Journaling, Altered and Greencraft. In fact, I am teaching Art Journaling and Tagging at our annual retreat and using the Spring 2014 issue of AJ as inspiration for the students.

  11. Maria Rivera says:

    Great issues, but would love to win Stuffed!!

  12. Judy H. says:

    Somerset Home. The cover is so pretty and inviting, I’d love to make the place card holders on the cover I’ve created a board on Pinterest especially for all of the wonderful things I find on your dailies. It is so much fun!

  13. LoriSW says:

    Can’t wait to get the newest publication Bella Grace, thanks for the coupon! I pinned it, but I think I’ll pick another since I am getting this anyway! http://www.pinterest.com/stokeswright/arts-crafts-diy/

  14. susan hemann says:

    I pinned Bella Grace. Such a lovely magazine. I do not know how to tag on Facebook otherwise I would have.

  15. LoriSW says:

    Here is the update with Green Craft also pinned. http://www.pinterest.com/stokeswright/arts-crafts-diy/

  16. Kim Gaynor says:

    I love your Where Women Create magazine!

    Here’s my pin: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/80150068344265607/.

  17. Debbie Hight says:

    where women create is my fav!!

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/180636635029368621/

    LOVE SOMERSET BLOG <3

  18. Cheryl says:

    I like the somerset home. My daughter just got a new country home and would love some ideas to decorate!

    Cheryl

  19. Stacy T. says:

    I would love to check out GreenCraft.
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/470837336016175763/

  20. Linda S. says:

    I really like the Somerset Home issue. I enjoy working on different projects and it looks like an interesting issue with all kinds of things to keep me busy. I pinned it on my pintrest but didn’t get the link for you. Sorry

  21. Kelly Paquet says:

    I like Artful Blogging, and Where Women Create best! And I’m looking forward to seeing the new magazine, Bella Grace!

  22. Shannon Bundschuh says:

    I have ALWAYS wanted to do this with a pair of my old comfy jeans. Just seeing it here has inspired me to actually make it happen!! Love, Love, Love!!
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/172684966937058266/

  23. Barbara Warner says:

    I love
    Where Women Create.
    Seeing where other women get inspired inspires me!

  24. ruby t says:

    Art Doll looks to be a good on this issue, but so does Green Craft!! So hard to choose as they are all great publications.

  25. Ericka says:

    The STUFFED hanging portraits are adorable and amazing.

  26. Kathy H says:

    Shoot, I linked the Board not the Pin. Here’s the pin – http://www.pinterest.com/pin/34480753372182078/

  27. Laura Stone says:

    They are all delightful to look at but my favorite is Artful Blogging. Lots of inspiration. I am looking forward to your newest creation, Beautiful Grace.

  28. Ann says:

    Ah–the Artful Blogging looks wonderful. I’d love to do that.

  29. Andrea says:

    I have never looked at the where women create and was quite surprised-very inspiring. To look at woman’s work and see their surrounding was quite lovely. Loved it.

  30. Darlene says:

    In Somerset Home, I pinned the Love is in the Air article – So Cute!

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/255016397625065566/

  31. Angel says:

    the stuffed issue looks like so much fun! Especially since I just bought a new sewing machine

  32. J.B. says:

    The photo of Anna Brahm’s studio in this post from “Where Women Create” made me smile with delight. The room looks so happy! How inspiring. Please tell Ms. Brahm thank you.

  33. Richelle Cross says:

    I was recently introduced to your publications when I discovered Bella Grace, which I love.

    On the heels of that discovery, Where Women Create is calling my name; I think it will be my next new adventure.

  34. robin says:

    This issue looks fabulous and I’d love to win it!www.pinterest.com/pin/160933386659974465/

  35. Jocelyn says:

    I love all your publications! I will try Bella Grace next!

  36. Renee says:

    Love the ideas for altered jeans!

  37. carmen says:

    what inspiration can’t wait to see Bella Grace…! would love to win!!!

  38. donna joy says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/165999936240588413/
    pinned the art doll article.
    love the altered couture too!

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Gabriela Altered CoutureArt Doll QuarterlyArtful BloggingBella GraceGiveawayGreenCraft MagazineSomerset HomeStuffedWhere Women Create ,,,,,,,,

There’s still plenty of summer left and that means more time to soak up the sun — and a bit of creativity from our stunning magazines, too! Our August issues are full of bright colors, creative stories, and interesting projects. Undertake a new adventure and blog about it with tips from Artful Blogging or get inspired by the creative spaces featured in Where Women Create. The most exciting news we have to share, however, is the release of Bella Grace. That’s right, it’s finally here! Immerse yourself in a world of thoughtful stories, beautiful photographs, and interactive lists and prompts.

 

Discount

 

We love our blog followers and we want to show it! Use the promo code BLOG0814 and receive $5 off any of our wonderful August issues. Simply make sure you copy and paste the coupon code when prompted at checkout.

 

 

 

 

Bella Grace Volume 1 - August Issues

Bella Grace Volume 1 - August Issues



With a folding, book-jacket cover, Bella Grace is a new publication devoted to discovering magic in the ordinary. Our aim is to touch the souls of our readers through beautifully penned stories and striking photographs that capture life’s beautiful adventure. In the premiere issue, Alessandra Cave shares the beauty of one-hour photo adventures, SQUAM founder Elizabeth Duvivier teaches readers how to love where they live, no matter where it is, and the author of the popular blog “Emma Tree” talks about the importance and beauty of slowing down in “I Brake for Pretty.” Other inspiring features include Permission Granted, where women from all over the globe talk about what they need permission to do, and we reveal The Lovely List: life’s most simple pleasures. In addition to finding inspiring articles from Liz Lamoreux, Christine Mason Miller, Madelyn Mulvaney, and Susannah Conway, Bella Grace magazine provides an interactive, creative space — where readers can respond to prompts and fill in their own thoughts.  

 
Artful Blogging - August Issues

Artful Blogging - August Issues

Find yourself enamored by the photos and stories of some of the world’s most creative bloggers in this issue of Artful Blogging. Step into the ordinariness of life with Ashley Fielden’s descriptive words and photos, and see how Mikaela Hamilton refines her voice through her camera lens. Peek into Elise Hartmann’s workspace and everyday happenings, or enter into Susan Taggert’s home where you can find lovely vintage treasures that adorn every space.

 

Art Doll Quarterly - August Issue

Art Doll Quarterly - August Issue



This full-color, 128-page publication is dedicated to art dolls and sculptural figures made from cloth, polymer clay, wire armatures, mixed-media, and much more. Our Doll Artist Profile showcases the amazing artistry of Kirsten Stingle, whose ceramic works are hand-built without the use of molds. We also present detailed tutorials on how to make mini Day of the Dead dolls by Sylvia Smiser, and how to paint faces on cloth dolls by Terese Cato. Autumn also brings our annual Halloween issue, and as always, we offer an array of spectacular ghosts, witches, goblins, and other creatures of the night. From Will Bezek’s Dead Couples to Dustin Poché’s life-sized witch, you’ll definitely find it easy to get into the Halloween spirit.  

 
WWCreateLogo_md

Where Women Create - August Issues

Whether it’s art, food, music, written works, or choreographed dances, extraordinary women know that the process of creating is every bit as important as what ultimately gets created. The inspiring new autumn issue features the creative spaces of Jessica Robertson from A&E’s TV Reality series, “Duck Dynasty,” Anna Brahms of Fairy Love, and author and founder of Ever Thine Home, Barbara Rainey. You’ll also get to look inside the unique studios of Jill Davis, Dana Carini, Rebecca Justice, and Eric Cortina from Roger’s Gardens.

 

GreenCraft Magazine - August Issues

GreenCraft Magazine - August Issues



Nothing is more satisfying than repurposing old junk into priceless new treasures, and this installment of GreenCraft Magazine is sure to spark an idea or two for that extra rubbish you have lying around. Front and center are Sofia Tryon’s driftwood sailboats that put elegant use to beach vacation souvenirs. Kimberly Allison of Lume di Luna shares tips to find the perfect sweaters for reclaimed crafting projects, including her fashionable sweater moths that are just as stunning to look at, but won’t eat a hole in your clothes! Gardeners will love the articles about seed bomb tags and biodegradable plant holders. Find innovative uses for those rusty garden tools and salvaged plastic bags, and get tips from the Master of “Upcycling” himself, Danny Seo. Other projects for recycled fashion like adorable bags, earrings, and pins, and household goods like kitschy containers will have guests wondering where you bought those fabulous new accessories.

   
Somerset Home - August Issues

Somerset Home - August Issues

Welcome to the 2014 installment of Somerset Home! From banners to vases and repurposed findings to photo-transfer projects, this issue is filled with ideas that you’ll instantly want to grab hold of. Rita Reade repurposes a window to create an adorable French window organizer; Johanna Love channels her inner hippie to create a whimsical dream catcher; and Michelle Girard Ferullo gives new life to her petite water fonts by embellishing it with beads, charms, and images. Create your own one-of-a-kind pouf with the help of Sara Dean and Hannah Caldwell, or just sit back, relax, and enjoy reading this issue!

 

stf

Stuffed - August Issues



Stuffed celebrates the loveable and huggable creatures known as “softies.” The new autumn edition features a collection of “Mr. Hot Tea” softies by Ana Goodwin including Mr. Smart-Tea and Mrs. Chai Tea Latte, sock Critters created from argyle socks by Randi Taylor, and Wendy Somaru’s stuffed hanging portraits of the gang from “Peter Pan.” Get your creative juices flowing with animal softies that have knitted accents by Judith Macrae of Me & Tex, or simply delight in a group of celestial toys featuring Star, Full Moon, Half Moon, & Crescent Moon by Sara Sacks of Woolies, Artisan Toys.  

 
Altered Couture - August Issues

Altered Couture - August Issues

Altered Couture is a 160-page publication dedicated to altered and embellished clothing and accessories. Inside the fall issue, readers will find Michelle Hoffee’s gorgeous leaf-dying techniques, stylish, upcycled jeans, and the results of our highly anticipated Start with a Slip challenge. Stick around to learn a fun way to update your flannels, see beautifully painted and splattered shoes, and discover how leftover lace can be turned into cool and comfy pants. If you’re searching for inspirational fall fashions, this edition has altered leggings, vests, coats, purses, and more, along with altering tips from well known artists like Nancy Romans, Amy Relf, Brenda Greenfield, Barbara Burkhalter, and Sharon Lee Louk.

 

Your Chance to Win One of Our August Issues!

We’re giving away brand-new August Issues to THREE lucky winners! 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.

 

*Winners are selected at random and will be contacted via email. *$5 off discount applies to purchases of any of the following 2014 August Issues only: Altered Couture, Art Doll Quarterly, Artful Blogging, GreenCraft Magazine, Stuffed, Where Women Create, Somerset Home, and Bella Grace. Discount code can be used only one time per customer, and expires 08/31/14. Contest is open to U.S. residents and ends 08/31/14 at 11:59pm.

 

Congratulations to Our Glimpse Inside Winners for the Month of July:

Diane Lee, Linda Cain, and Cindy Coven

 

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