Free Article Download: Inspiring Mixed-Media Journal by Donna Downey

Monday, July 14th, 2014

  “The whole idea of the Inspiration Journal is that it is a safe place for me to play with new ideas, new media, new thoughts … without having to worry if I’m going to mess it up. I know you know the feeling!” ~ Donna Downey from Somerset Apprentice; Click here to read the […]

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  “The whole idea of the Inspiration Journal is that it is a safe place for me to play with new ideas, new media, new thoughts … without having to worry if I’m going to mess it up. I know you know the feeling!” ~ Donna Downey from Somerset Apprentice; Click here to read 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 […]

Editor Spotlight: The Art of Alteration by Cynthia Levens

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

~Photograph by Johanna Love With summer just around the corner, this is a time when people often find themselves reflecting on the types of changes they want to make in their lives, both physical as well as mental. Managing Editor of Altered Couture, Cynthia Levens has an interesting perspective when it comes to making adjustments […]

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~Photograph by Johanna Love With summer just around the corner, this is a time when people often find themselves reflecting on the types of changes they want to make in their lives, both physical as well as mental. Managing Editor of Altered Couture, Cynthia Levens has an interesting perspective when it comes to making adjustments […]

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 […]