Artful Explorations: Dyeing with Avocado Pits

February 15th, 2019

Artful Explorations: Dyeing with Avocado Pits We are thrilled to share an article from the revamped Somerset Studio here on the blog today! This issue is filled to the brim with new and inventive ideas to inspire your creativity. One of our favorite creative ideas included in the Spring 2019 issue is how to dye mixed-media art projects with avocado pits. Who would have known that they create such a gorgeous rosy color? See the article written by our editor, Christen Hammons, below.

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Jordan Mixed-Media Art

We are thrilled to share an article from the revamped Somerset Studio here on the blog today! This issue is filled to the brim with new and inventive ideas to inspire your creativity. One of our favorite creative ideas included in the Spring 2019 issue is how to dye mixed-media art projects with avocado pits. […]

Glimpse Inside February Issues + Your Chance To Win!

February 10th, 2019

Stampington and Company

The February Issues have arrived! Spark your creativity with the revamped Somerset Studio, take a tour of the inspiring creative spaces featured in In Her Studio, and discover natural skin care recipes as we transition to spring with Willow and Sage. Learn more about our inspiring February releases below!

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Jordan Glimpse Inside And Sneak Peeks

The February Issues have arrived! Spark your creativity with the revamped Somerset Studio, take a tour of the inspiring creative spaces featured in In Her Studio, and discover natural skin care recipes as we transition to spring with Willow and Sage. Learn more about our inspiring February releases below!

The Silver Lining of Limitations

January 31st, 2019

In Her Studio Stampington

Image featured on cover of In Her Studio, Spring 2019

“We all have challenges. We have to face them, embrace them, defy them, and conquer them.” – Victoria Arlen

Artists are no strangers to challenges.

It can be a challenge to make that first brushstroke on a blank canvas or that first stitch on a pristine piece of fabric. If trying to build a creative business, it can be a challenge to get your work out there to those who would appreciate it. And, of course, it can most definitely be a challenge to find a creative space where you can bring your imaginings to life.

As I was working on the Spring 2019 Issue of In Her Studio magazine, I happened upon a serendipitous coincidence: Two of the contributing artists share brilliant advice on the subject of limitations — and what is a limitation if not a challenge?

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Image featured on cover of In Her Studio, Spring 2019 “We all have challenges. We have to face them, embrace them, defy them, and conquer them.” – Victoria Arlen Artists are no strangers to challenges. It can be a challenge to make that first brushstroke on a blank canvas or that first stitch on a […]

Easy Ways to Improve Your Handwriting

January 22nd, 2019

For many years I’ve taken a lot of pride in my handwriting. I can write neatly in a variety of styles, and I’ve often been asked by friends to write things for their craft projects. However, I recently was going through old notebooks and realized how my writing has gotten a little sloppy over the past few years. It didn’t take me long to figure out the reason: I’ve been doing most of my writing on a computer instead of with my trusty pen and paper.

Like anything, handwriting takes practice. The more you do it, the better you’ll be at it (usually). With so many different high-tech ways of recording things, it takes a conscious effort to practice your handwriting, but here are a few things I’ve been doing to give my writing a boost.

And keep reading for a fun way to practice your handwriting and win a free magazine from Stampington at the same time!

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For many years I’ve taken a lot of pride in my handwriting. I can write neatly in a variety of styles, and I’ve often been asked by friends to write things for their craft projects. However, I recently was going through old notebooks and realized how my writing has gotten a little sloppy over the […]

Best of 2018: Memorable Moments from Stampington’s Social Media

January 16th, 2019

Stampington

2018 was a wonderful year for Stampington & Company! It was filled with beautiful inspiration, creative ideas, and exciting new releases (In Her Studio, Field Guide to Everyday Magic, and Bella Grace New Generation). We are constantly in awe of our artists’ talent and creativity and can’t wait to continue to celebrate it in 2019! Below are a few of the memorable moments we shared on social media last year:

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Jordan Uncategorized

2018 was a wonderful year for Stampington & Company! It was filled with beautiful inspiration, creative ideas, and exciting new releases (In Her Studio, Field Guide to Everyday Magic, and Bella Grace New Generation). We are constantly in awe of our artists’ talent and creativity and can’t wait to continue to celebrate it in 2019! […]