Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice: 8 Artful Autumn Projects

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

There’s a lot to love about autumn — the relief from hot summer days, the change of scenery from green to golden-brown, and all the fun activities. This season encompasses my two favorite holidays, Halloween and Thanksgiving. There’s nothing quite as fun as giving candy to little witches and cowboys, or whatever other imaginative creature […]

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There’s a lot to love about autumn — the relief from hot summer days, the change of scenery from green to golden-brown, and all the fun activities. This season encompasses my two favorite holidays, Halloween and Thanksgiving. There’s nothing quite as fun as giving candy to little witches and cowboys, or whatever other imaginative creature […]

Glimpse Inside Wonderful New October Issues + Win Your Favorite

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

It’s time for pumpkin spiced lattes, cinnamon-scented candles, brisk chills and cozy sweaters, along with a canvas of red, orange, and yellow fallen leaves. Fall is officially upon us, and we want to celebrate with a fresh batch of inspiration. Plan the perfect holiday get-together with creative ideas from Mingle, or keep track of all […]

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It’s time for pumpkin spiced lattes, cinnamon-scented candles, brisk chills and cozy sweaters, along with a canvas of red, orange, and yellow fallen leaves. Fall is officially upon us, and we want to celebrate with a fresh batch of inspiration. Plan the perfect holiday get-together with creative ideas from Mingle, or keep track of all […]

Get Published: October Calls and Challenges

Monday, September 29th, 2014

It’s not easy to become a published artist. It takes hard work, commitment, and at times, a thick skin. But in the end, it’s all worth it because there’s nothing like the feeling you get from seeing your work featured, front-and-center, in a magazine. To help you on your journey to becoming a published artist, […]

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It’s not easy to become a published artist. It takes hard work, commitment, and at times, a thick skin. But in the end, it’s all worth it because there’s nothing like the feeling you get from seeing your work featured, front-and-center, in a magazine. To help you on your journey to becoming a published artist, […]

Back to School Inspiration: 15 Projects for Success

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

As we bid a fond farewell to the summer, thanking it for all the wonderful adventures, we start to gear up for school and work. While most of us will suffer from a little shell-shock as we return to classrooms and offices, we have just the solution to help you make the transition from summertime […]

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As we bid a fond farewell to the summer, thanking it for all the wonderful adventures, we start to gear up for school and work. While most of us will suffer from a little shell-shock as we return to classrooms and offices, we have just the solution to help you make the transition from summertime […]

Top 9 Repinned Pics and Projects + Special Giveaway

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Did your imagination take a small vacation this summer? As autumn approaches, we want to help get you back into tip-top-crafting-shape! To kick-start your creativity, we’ve put together our most popular repinned pictures and trending projects on Pinterest.   Pin-It to Win-It Challenge: From the following images, repin your favorite ones and explain why you […]

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Did your imagination take a small vacation this summer? As autumn approaches, we want to help get you back into tip-top-crafting-shape! To kick-start your creativity, we’ve put together our most popular repinned pictures and trending projects on Pinterest.   Pin-It to Win-It Challenge: From the following images, repin your favorite ones and explain why you […]

Guest Artist Vanessa Valencia: 6 Handy Ways to Rediscover Your Creativity

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Please join me in welcoming creative artist, doodler, doll maker, and painter, Vanessa Valencia, to Somerset Place. Vanessa has been published in Stampington’s Somerset Life, Somerset Studio, and Artful Blogging to just name a few. Today she unveils 6 easy steps to recover your creative power before it has a chance to slip away: Creativity and […]

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Please join me in welcoming creative artist, doodler, doll maker, and painter, Vanessa Valencia, to Somerset Place. Vanessa has been published in Stampington’s Somerset Life, Somerset Studio, and Artful Blogging to just name a few. Today she unveils 6 easy steps to recover your creative power before it has a chance to slip away: Creativity and […]

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 […]

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 […]

$5 Off Coupon + Pin to Win: Celebrate 2014 with New Titles!

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Enter 2014 with creativity on your side when you glimpse inside our brand-new January titles. From mixed-media mélanges and innovative art journaling ideas, to primitive artwork and new, unique trends on the jewelry scene – this month’s titles are sure to impress every type of creative. Please join me as we delve inside and learn […]

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Enter 2014 with creativity on your side when you glimpse inside our brand-new January titles. From mixed-media mélanges and innovative art journaling ideas, to primitive artwork and new, unique trends on the jewelry scene – this month’s titles are sure to impress every type of creative. Please join me as we delve inside and learn […]

It’s Facebook Official: Let’s Be Friends + Get Inspired!

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Artwork Credit (top to bottom, left to right):  Ann A. Wolfe, GreenCraft Magazine; Kellene Giloff, Stampington President;  Lynda Berger, Art Journaling; Monica Sabolla Gruppo, Somerset Studio; Renee Rogers, Somerset Life; Suzan Buckner, Art Journaling; Jamie Jamison, Artful Blogging; Jessica Whisman, GreenCraft Magazine; Vivienne McMaster, Somerset Life   To tantalize your creative taste buds, we’ve gathered a […]

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Artwork Credit (top to bottom, left to right):  Ann A. Wolfe, GreenCraft Magazine; Kellene Giloff, Stampington President;  Lynda Berger, Art Journaling; Monica Sabolla Gruppo, Somerset Studio; Renee Rogers, Somerset Life; Suzan Buckner, Art Journaling; Jamie Jamison, Artful Blogging; Jessica Whisman, GreenCraft Magazine; Vivienne McMaster, Somerset Life   To tantalize your creative taste buds, we’ve gathered a […]