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 […]

Glimpse Inside: Introducing New February Titles

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

We’re thrilled to share this month’s new titles you, each one bursting with inspiring content to accompany you on your creative journey. Follow along with me as I open up the pages and explore inside each issue, here [On the Blog]. We want to offer our blog subscribers an exclusive promo code to receive $5 off any […]

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We’re thrilled to share this month’s new titles you, each one bursting with inspiring content to accompany you on your creative journey. Follow along with me as I open up the pages and explore inside each issue, here [On the Blog]. We want to offer our blog subscribers an exclusive promo code to receive $5 off any […]

There’s Still Time: $10 off Gift Subscriptions!

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Are you searching for the perfect gift that promises to keep on giving throughout the year? Wrap up your holiday shopping with a gift subscription, and as our gift to you, take $10 off: Use Coupon Code*: GIFTSUB13 at checkout Print Your Own Gift Announcement Card: Purchase a gift subscription by December 25th, and simply print […]

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Are you searching for the perfect gift that promises to keep on giving throughout the year? Wrap up your holiday shopping with a gift subscription, and as our gift to you, take $10 off: Use Coupon Code*: GIFTSUB13 at checkout Print Your Own Gift Announcement Card: Purchase a gift subscription by December 25th, and simply print […]

Ephemera Freebie — Vintage Magazine Festive Holiday Fun

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

From the pages of the circa 1940′s vintage magazine, Calling All Girls, we found these festive ads that reflect a bit of holiday fun. Incorporate them in your digital art this fall season or add to your paper crafting projects all year round. Click here to download these images – for free! For more rare […]

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From the pages of the circa 1940′s vintage magazine, Calling All Girls, we found these festive ads that reflect a bit of holiday fun. Incorporate them in your digital art this fall season or add to your paper crafting projects all year round. Click here to download these images – for free! For more rare […]

Giveaway: Ordinary Remarkable Moments Caption Contest

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Life is full of “ordinary remarkable moments.” – Christina Rosalie; author of A Field Guide to Now   A pair of garden green boots and a worn wire basket are filled with farm life and natural beauty. Ordinary at first glance, this simple photo captures a remarkable moment in time, beaming with new life at […]

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Life is full of “ordinary remarkable moments.” – Christina Rosalie; author of A Field Guide to Now   A pair of garden green boots and a worn wire basket are filled with farm life and natural beauty. Ordinary at first glance, this simple photo captures a remarkable moment in time, beaming with new life at […]

Trending Theme: Birds of a Feather + Enter to Win a Free Issue

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Artist Credit (Top to Bottom, Left to Right): 1- Soraya Nullah, Art Journaling Winter 2013; 2- Loretta Rathert, 400 More Ideas 2013; 3- Mindy Lacefield, Somerset Studio May/June 2010; 4- Julie Valentine, Art Journaling Spring 2013; 5- Amy Melious, Somerset Digital Studio Autumn 2013; 6 – Pam Carriker,  Artists’ Café Vol. 6;  7- Wendy Brightbill, […]

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Artist Credit (Top to Bottom, Left to Right): 1- Soraya Nullah, Art Journaling Winter 2013; 2- Loretta Rathert, 400 More Ideas 2013; 3- Mindy Lacefield, Somerset Studio May/June 2010; 4- Julie Valentine, Art Journaling Spring 2013; 5- Amy Melious, Somerset Digital Studio Autumn 2013; 6 – Pam Carriker,  Artists’ Café Vol. 6;  7- Wendy Brightbill, […]

Remarkable Couture Collection: Regal Rose Debuts in Belle Armoire

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Photography courtesy of Camilla Felgate As my eyes fell upon the Regal Rose Collection in the newest Belle Armoire, I immediately found myself straightening my shoulders and elongating my posture to mirror the imperial poses emanating from each page. Not only are the textures and patterns of the couture clothing absolutely stunning, but the deep […]

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Photography courtesy of Camilla Felgate As my eyes fell upon the Regal Rose Collection in the newest Belle Armoire, I immediately found myself straightening my shoulders and elongating my posture to mirror the imperial poses emanating from each page. Not only are the textures and patterns of the couture clothing absolutely stunning, but the deep […]

Caption Contest: When Life Gives You Lemons

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Photography by Martha Schuster featured in Somerset Life 2011 Sometimes as artists, life gives us lemons – the bitterness of writer’s block or the tart inability to create. But instead of letting our day go sour, we must find a remedy to bring sweet ideas to life! While skimming the pages of our past issues, I […]

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Photography by Martha Schuster featured in Somerset Life 2011 Sometimes as artists, life gives us lemons – the bitterness of writer’s block or the tart inability to create. But instead of letting our day go sour, we must find a remedy to bring sweet ideas to life! While skimming the pages of our past issues, I […]

A Case of Sunshine: Function Meets Fashion

Monday, March 11th, 2013

What a bright idea! Our creative Shoppe Manager shows how to alter the ordinary by transforming plain fabric into a pretty purse. In just a few simple steps, she unzips the secret to achieve ultimate functionality without compromising beauty and style.   Materials: Fabric Page Marrakech Stencils Fabric Flowers Ink Spray   Directions: First lay […]

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What a bright idea! Our creative Shoppe Manager shows how to alter the ordinary by transforming plain fabric into a pretty purse. In just a few simple steps, she unzips the secret to achieve ultimate functionality without compromising beauty and style.   Materials: Fabric Page Marrakech Stencils Fabric Flowers Ink Spray   Directions: First lay […]

Pin to Win Contest: Top 9 Pinterest Picks

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

By the end of the week, your desk and your mind may be cluttered with to-do’s…but you’ve come to the right place if you’re looking to lighten your load. In hopes to transform your day from mundane to magical, our team of professional nit pickers came together to narrow down our 9 most popular Pinboards. […]

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By the end of the week, your desk and your mind may be cluttered with to-do’s…but you’ve come to the right place if you’re looking to lighten your load. In hopes to transform your day from mundane to magical, our team of professional nit pickers came together to narrow down our 9 most popular Pinboards. […]