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Delicately Stitched Envelopes Just in Time for Easter and Mother’s Day

Friday, April 18th, 2014

  “Over the years, I have collected many and various pieces of vintage papers, tickets, labels, sewing patterns, etc. The muted, soft colors and textures are so pleasing, and I enjoy the history and the stories these little pieces of very worn and torn paper can tell.” ~Mixed-media artist Viv Sliwka; Click here to read […]

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  “Over the years, I have collected many and various pieces of vintage papers, tickets, labels, sewing patterns, etc. The muted, soft colors and textures are so pleasing, and I enjoy the history and the stories these little pieces of very worn and torn paper can tell.” ~Mixed-media artist Viv Sliwka; Click here to read […]

Ten Ways to Create with Kraft-Colored Products + Giveaway

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

  There’s something warm and inviting about kraft-colored products. Maybe it’s the soft shades of brown or the subtle texture of the porous material. It’s like an echo from the past, before paper products underwent multiple chemical treatments to get that just-right sheen of glossy business-letterhead perfection. And maybe it’s the uncomplicated ruggedness of these […]

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  There’s something warm and inviting about kraft-colored products. Maybe it’s the soft shades of brown or the subtle texture of the porous material. It’s like an echo from the past, before paper products underwent multiple chemical treatments to get that just-right sheen of glossy business-letterhead perfection. And maybe it’s the uncomplicated ruggedness of these […]

Glimpse Inside: Freshly Picked April Issues + Giveaway

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

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 […]

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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 […]

French Flea Market Finds

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Stroll down the cobblestone streets of Paris and join our French Flea Market buyers Corey Amaro and Toma Haines. Today they share gorgeous, authentic pieces uncovered straight from the outdoor markets of France –  including lavish pink and lace ribbons, vintage French ephemera, antique tins, delicate baby bonnets and porcelain floral bowls to name a few. […]

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Stroll down the cobblestone streets of Paris and join our French Flea Market buyers Corey Amaro and Toma Haines. Today they share gorgeous, authentic pieces uncovered straight from the outdoor markets of France –  including lavish pink and lace ribbons, vintage French ephemera, antique tins, delicate baby bonnets and porcelain floral bowls to name a few. […]

Top Artists Reveal 10 Best Ways to Beat Artist Block

Monday, February 24th, 2014

The dreaded artist’s block. It happens to all of us – no matter what level – but there are some great ways to defeat it! Please welcome some of the most well-known artists in the industry as they share their secrets on how to overcome a creative block and stay inspired. #1) Think about good […]

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The dreaded artist’s block. It happens to all of us – no matter what level – but there are some great ways to defeat it! Please welcome some of the most well-known artists in the industry as they share their secrets on how to overcome a creative block and stay inspired. #1) Think about good […]

Art Doodle Love: Book Review with Author Dawn DeVries Sokol

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

  Since working for Stampington, my interest in art journaling has peaked. I’m quite the novice, so when I saw this new book, I couldn’t wait to crack it open and interact with each page. Its unique writing prompts, gorgeous colored and textured pages, and innovative ideas are just a few of the many reasons […]

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  Since working for Stampington, my interest in art journaling has peaked. I’m quite the novice, so when I saw this new book, I couldn’t wait to crack it open and interact with each page. Its unique writing prompts, gorgeous colored and textured pages, and innovative ideas are just a few of the many reasons […]

Insta-Grammys: Our 9 Most Engaging Instagram Images

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

We’ve gathered our newest, most-loved insta-images for your eyes to feast upon. Follow along as we unveil them one-by-one, here [On the Blog], and be sure to join the fun on Instagram.   Don’t miss this gorgeous Bohemian-themed wedding in the new Mingle. Photography credit – Celeste Shaw         “Creating a life […]

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We’ve gathered our newest, most-loved insta-images for your eyes to feast upon. Follow along as we unveil them one-by-one, here [On the Blog], and be sure to join the fun on Instagram.   Don’t miss this gorgeous Bohemian-themed wedding in the new Mingle. Photography credit – Celeste Shaw         “Creating a life […]

Trend Spotter: Why Country-Chic Living is “In”

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

We’ve never doubted the classiness of farmhouse charm, but it seems as though suddenly the whole world has also hopped on board – from brilliant designers to artful bloggers and reclusive crafters. So what better time than now to spotlight the projects, ideas, and people who put the “chic” in country-chic living? The Perfect Match: […]

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We’ve never doubted the classiness of farmhouse charm, but it seems as though suddenly the whole world has also hopped on board – from brilliant designers to artful bloggers and reclusive crafters. So what better time than now to spotlight the projects, ideas, and people who put the “chic” in country-chic living? The Perfect Match: […]

Top 13 Blog Posts of 2013 + Giveaway

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

As the end of 2013 draws near, we want to take a moment to revisit our top 13 most popular blog posts. From new project ideas and trendy craft techniques to special guest artists and bloggers, discover reading content you’ll absolutely adore!   Top 13 Blog Posts of 2013:  1.  Spring Fling: A Double Dose of Lavender 2.  Artist […]

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As the end of 2013 draws near, we want to take a moment to revisit our top 13 most popular blog posts. From new project ideas and trendy craft techniques to special guest artists and bloggers, discover reading content you’ll absolutely adore!   Top 13 Blog Posts of 2013:  1.  Spring Fling: A Double Dose of Lavender 2.  Artist […]

Call for Artwork: 20th Anniversary Challenge!

Monday, December 16th, 2013

We’re celebrating 20 years of the most inspiring and innovative hand stamped projects in our upcoming 20th anniversary issue of The Stampers’ Sampler, and we want to invite you to be a part of this exciting milestone.   20th Anniversary Challenge Are you known for your creative stamping techniques? Do you create cards with layered […]

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We’re celebrating 20 years of the most inspiring and innovative hand stamped projects in our upcoming 20th anniversary issue of The Stampers’ Sampler, and we want to invite you to be a part of this exciting milestone.   20th Anniversary Challenge Are you known for your creative stamping techniques? Do you create cards with layered […]