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Get Published: September Calls and Challenges

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Becoming a published artist takes hard work, commitment, and at times, a thick skin. There is also nothing like the feeling you get from having your work featured, front-and-center, in a magazine, but only you can decide if it’s worth it. Our website is updated regularly to reflect submission guidelines as well as any special […]

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Becoming a published artist takes hard work, commitment, and at times, a thick skin. There is also nothing like the feeling you get from having your work featured, front-and-center, in a magazine, but only you can decide if it’s worth it. Our website is updated regularly to reflect submission guidelines as well as any special […]

55 Things to Be Thankful For by Guest Blogger Madelyn Mulvaney

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Please join me in welcoming our dear friend and contributing artist, Madelyn Mulvaney to our blog. Maddie has been featured in several installments of Somerset Life, Mingle, and has also been published in the premiere issue of Bella Grace. She is well-known for her enchanting, free-flowing narratives, photography, and unique art. Today she shares with us the […]

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Please join me in welcoming our dear friend and contributing artist, Madelyn Mulvaney to our blog. Maddie has been featured in several installments of Somerset Life, Mingle, and has also been published in the premiere issue of Bella Grace. She is well-known for her enchanting, free-flowing narratives, photography, and unique art. Today she shares with us the […]

Digital Inspiration: Pin It to Win It

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

We are proud and honored to have been awarded the 2014 American Inhouse Design Award by Graphic Design USA for the premiere issue of Digital Inspiration.   Celebrate This Achievement With Us! We’re giving away THREE free copies of Digital Inspiration! For your chance to win simply follow the instructions: From the images featured below […]

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We are proud and honored to have been awarded the 2014 American Inhouse Design Award by Graphic Design USA for the premiere issue of Digital Inspiration.   Celebrate This Achievement With Us! We’re giving away THREE free copies of Digital Inspiration! For your chance to win simply follow the instructions: From the images featured below […]

Guest Artist Dina Wakley: “Be Kind to Yourself” Tag

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Join me in welcoming the extraordinarily talented Dina Wakley to Somerset Place. Dina has been featured in Art Journaling, Somerset Apprentice, and Take Ten, just to name a few. Today she has graciously taken the time to walk us through the steps of creating a stunningly beautiful tag in a very special Somerset Place exclusive […]

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Join me in welcoming the extraordinarily talented Dina Wakley to Somerset Place. Dina has been featured in Art Journaling, Somerset Apprentice, and Take Ten, just to name a few. Today she has graciously taken the time to walk us through the steps of creating a stunningly beautiful tag in a very special Somerset Place exclusive […]

Mixed-Media Graffiti Box Project

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Are you a collector of little bits and pieces of beautiful things? Unique buttons, shinny pieces of paper, sea glass, porcelain beads, the list can go on and on. While quite different, all these little things come together to bring mixed-media projects to life by adding splashes of color and bold touches of texture. However,  […]

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Are you a collector of little bits and pieces of beautiful things? Unique buttons, shinny pieces of paper, sea glass, porcelain beads, the list can go on and on. While quite different, all these little things come together to bring mixed-media projects to life by adding splashes of color and bold touches of texture. However,  […]

Quote the Image: Caption Contest With a Twist!

Monday, May 12th, 2014

~Sabine Herrmann from Where Women Create Summer 2014 ~Tara Morris from Artful Blogging Summer 2014 ~Jillian Lukiwski from Artful Blogging Summer 2014 Every now and then you’ll come across an image that immediately strikes you full of inspiration. You may suddenly want to draw, paint, or even compose a poem or song — and all […]

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~Sabine Herrmann from Where Women Create Summer 2014 ~Tara Morris from Artful Blogging Summer 2014 ~Jillian Lukiwski from Artful Blogging Summer 2014 Every now and then you’ll come across an image that immediately strikes you full of inspiration. You may suddenly want to draw, paint, or even compose a poem or song — and all […]

Pearls on Knotted Silk Free Article Download

Monday, May 5th, 2014

“As I was creating this lovely, my mind wandered to another place and time. Who had worn this pearl necklace with the beautiful glass stones, what did she look like, was this one of her favorite pieces? I was so curious, I imagined the life she might have had – nights out, dinner, and dancing.” […]

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“As I was creating this lovely, my mind wandered to another place and time. Who had worn this pearl necklace with the beautiful glass stones, what did she look like, was this one of her favorite pieces? I was so curious, I imagined the life she might have had – nights out, dinner, and dancing.” […]

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 […]