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 […]

Art Journal Tutorial by Guest Artist Mary Wangerin

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Somerset Place is thrilled to welcome guest artist Mary Wangerin, one of Stampington & Company’s very own published artists and author of the inspirational blog, The Turqouise Paintbrush: a guide to treasures + truths. Today, she stops by to share a colorful art journal tutorial with us. We hope you’ll find Mary Wangerin’s advice helpful, […]

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Somerset Place is thrilled to welcome guest artist Mary Wangerin, one of Stampington & Company’s very own published artists and author of the inspirational blog, The Turqouise Paintbrush: a guide to treasures + truths. Today, she stops by to share a colorful art journal tutorial with us. We hope you’ll find Mary Wangerin’s advice helpful, […]

I Adore Wall Hanging Tutorial by Guest Artist Kristen Robinson

Monday, February 10th, 2014

It’s no secret that I adore Kristen Robinson’s eye-catching jewelry designs, so you can imagine how giddy I felt inviting her to share a new project with all of us. Please join me in welcoming Kristen Robinson to Somerset Place, and follow along as she shares a clever way to use bezels with this creative […]

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It’s no secret that I adore Kristen Robinson’s eye-catching jewelry designs, so you can imagine how giddy I felt inviting her to share a new project with all of us. Please join me in welcoming Kristen Robinson to Somerset Place, and follow along as she shares a clever way to use bezels with this creative […]

Teacup Twine Organization Idea

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

We already know that a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, but how do porcelain cups “stack up”? In this charming teacup craft project, Shoppe Manager Vanessa Spencer uses her creativity to transform thrifted chinaware into an organizational unit for her favorite art supplies.   How did this organizational idea come about? “It’s […]

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We already know that a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, but how do porcelain cups “stack up”? In this charming teacup craft project, Shoppe Manager Vanessa Spencer uses her creativity to transform thrifted chinaware into an organizational unit for her favorite art supplies.   How did this organizational idea come about? “It’s […]

Organizational (and Creative!) Calendar Ideas for the New Year

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Journal Your Year Calendar Project Get organized and remain artful with this bright idea from Shoppe Manager Vanessa Spencer. Simply stencil the months from January-December onto Project Life cardstock and place inside a rustic wire basket for a functional and interactive calendar, sure to inspire a very creative 2014! Click here for the step-by-step tutorial. *** […]

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Journal Your Year Calendar Project Get organized and remain artful with this bright idea from Shoppe Manager Vanessa Spencer. Simply stencil the months from January-December onto Project Life cardstock and place inside a rustic wire basket for a functional and interactive calendar, sure to inspire a very creative 2014! Click here for the step-by-step tutorial. *** […]

Top 9 Innovative Stamped Project Ideas + Save 15% Off!

Monday, October 14th, 2013

Even though National Stamping Month has passed by, we decided to search our collection of Studio Projects to find several unique stamping applications and share our top 9 picks with you!   1) Layered Paper Bag Cards Project: Transform paper bags into mini books by incorporating a few strips of decorative paper, washi tape, and stamping […]

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Even though National Stamping Month has passed by, we decided to search our collection of Studio Projects to find several unique stamping applications and share our top 9 picks with you!   1) Layered Paper Bag Cards Project: Transform paper bags into mini books by incorporating a few strips of decorative paper, washi tape, and stamping […]

Sugary Confessions: Guest Artist Debi Beard Reveals her Tasty Tricks

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Please join me in welcoming the brilliantly talented Debi Beard to our blog. An avid upcycler and lover of creating hand-made treasures, Debi is here to share a quick and easy DIY to appeal to your sweet tooth.  Learn how to add a sprinkle of fun to your day with birthday cake dipped soles that […]

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Please join me in welcoming the brilliantly talented Debi Beard to our blog. An avid upcycler and lover of creating hand-made treasures, Debi is here to share a quick and easy DIY to appeal to your sweet tooth.  Learn how to add a sprinkle of fun to your day with birthday cake dipped soles that […]

Get Ahead for Halloween: Inventive Chalkboard Pumpkin Project

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Prepare for a wickedly fun time this Halloween when you try your hand at Vanessa Spencer’s clever chalkboard pumpkin project. With only several supplies and tons of creativity, discover how to recreate your own set to charm your guests and display alongside your traditional décor items this fall season. Directions: 1) Paint the paper mache pumpkins with […]

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Prepare for a wickedly fun time this Halloween when you try your hand at Vanessa Spencer’s clever chalkboard pumpkin project. With only several supplies and tons of creativity, discover how to recreate your own set to charm your guests and display alongside your traditional décor items this fall season. Directions: 1) Paint the paper mache pumpkins with […]

Trending Now: Top 9 Repinned Pics + Special Pin Giveaway

Monday, September 9th, 2013

With barbeques, baby showers, and picnics well under way this season, we’ve gathered a group of our most repinned pictures and trending projects on Pinterest to inspire your special events and spur on your creative craft as we shift into the autumn season. Challenge: From the following images, repin your favorite ones and explain why […]

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With barbeques, baby showers, and picnics well under way this season, we’ve gathered a group of our most repinned pictures and trending projects on Pinterest to inspire your special events and spur on your creative craft as we shift into the autumn season. Challenge: From the following images, repin your favorite ones and explain why […]

Vintage Number Buckets Inspiration Project

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Our Shoppe Manager, Vanessa Spencer, has come up with a lovely autumn-inspired project that will delight your guests when they visit your home. One of our new and fabulous shoppe items is the Green Vintage Number Buckets Set, and Vanessa uses them in a variety of ways. The vintage buckets are brimming with everything from […]

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Our Shoppe Manager, Vanessa Spencer, has come up with a lovely autumn-inspired project that will delight your guests when they visit your home. One of our new and fabulous shoppe items is the Green Vintage Number Buckets Set, and Vanessa uses them in a variety of ways. The vintage buckets are brimming with everything from […]