Sandy beaches, crystal-clear blue waters, the swaying shade of tall palm trees, and a tall stack of bright and inspiring June issues — that’s our idea of paradise! Enjoy this summer in style, even if you’re not beachside, with a full collection of reading materials that’s jam-packed with creative ideas, thoughtful stories, and gorgeous images. Get yummy recipes for all your summertime gatherings with Where Women Cook, and find beautiful invitation ideas inside our latest issue of Take Ten. If you just want to kick back and relax, try the stunning work that’s featured in our June issue of Somerset Studio Gallery, like Susan Travares’ Lost & Found Art Dolls, Michelle E. Black’s Summertime Image Transfers, and Deborah Company’s Mosaic Collages.
We love our blog followers, and we want to show just how much we appreciate them! That’s why we’re offering an exclusive promo code to receive $5 off any of our wonderful June issues. Simply make sure you copy and paste the coupon code BLOG0614 when prompted at checkout.
This summer issue is full of summer styles. Sink into a Designer Collection filled with Nina Morrow’s unique jewelry made from driftwood, and indulge in a gorgeous porcelain jewelry set perfect for the season. You’ll be amazed by the colors, symbols, and shapes – like spikes, leaves, geometric shapes, glitzy rhinestones, and more – that line these pages. In addition to being pretty to look at, our features divulge unique techniques that call for trapping wire inside earrings, folded metal, faux netting, pottery, wire wrapping, foldforming, and stamping.
Grab your sunglasses and ice-cold lemonade and soak in the Summer 2014 issue of Take Ten, filled with refreshing techniques and card designs. In this issue you will learn how to quickly make five cards in five minutes, creatively incorporate book text into card designs, and add moodiness to cards with careful inking. Also featured is a dreamy collection of pastel-hued cards that is sure to leave you starry-eyed. Trust us — you won’t want to miss out on this gorgeous issue!
We’re thrilled to announce a 15-year milestone for Somerset Studio Gallery – a special publication that features everything you love about Somerset Studio in 200 lush pages. In this issue, explore Deborah Company’s mosaic house collages, Cat Kerr’s unique shadow box collection, and a must-see sewn bird panel by Colette Copeland. Perfect for stepping into the summer season, we also share Michelle E. Black’s beach-themed image transfers on repurposed wood and Coral Lee’s colorful mixed-media envelopes made with gesso, watercolors, paint, and patterned papers. Mixed-media artists of all levels will love the hundreds of creative art samples that line these pages.
The summer issue of Sew Somerset is filled with exciting mixed-media designs that incorporate stitches in new and interesting ways. Adorn your outfits with Viv Sliwka’s vintage patchwork bow brooches. Learn new and creative journal stitching techniques from Ellen Wilson, Caterina Giglio, and Roxanne Padgett, as you flip through pages filled with their captivating art, photos, and fun-filled embellishments. Fly away with Colette Copeland’s simply adorable mixed-media kites. These projects and so much more will inspire you to grab a needle and thread and create your own lively creations!
Kick off the new season with the industry’s most innovative fiber inspiration inside Art Quilting Studio. This issue’s Artist Profile shares Elizabeth Barton’s vibrant landscape and cityscapes, Liz Alessi’s free-motion-stitched mini quilts, and Susie Zolghadri’s mixed-media wall-hanging “Gratitude.” You’ll be quite intrigued by Helen Richard’s “Black Quilts” series that we reveal in our Series Showcase, and do not miss how Laura Glass captures everyday moments so beautifully and realistically with fabric.
This June issue is brimming with famous faces and fresh kitchen spaces. Get an intimate look into the home of Korie Robertson of A&E’s TV Reality series “Duck Dynasty,” and dish with news personality Elizabeth Ries. In addition to mouthwatering food and drink recipes, we reveal where Lynsey Kramer of Yonder Way Farms makes her meals and where Candice Pittman of Blue Eyed Daisy bakery has turned her passion into her profession. Last but not least, we’re featuring TV chef Andrew Zimmern in this edition’s “Men We Crave” column.
Your Chance to Win One of Our June Issues!
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We’re giving away brand-new June Issues to THREE lucky winners! Simply follow these steps to enter for your chance to win:
1) Click on your favorite spread above.
2) Pin or “Like” that particular issue.
3) If you pinned to Pinterest, share the link in the comments section below. If you “liked” on Facebook, tag us so we can see.
4) If you don’t have Facebook or Pinterest, please comment below and tell us which issue you find most appealing and why.
*Winners are selected at random and will be contacted via email. *$5 off discount applies to purchases of any of the following 2014 June Issues only: Art Quilting Studio, Belle Armoire Jewelry, Sew Somerset, Take Ten, Somerset Studio Gallery, and Where Women Cook. Discount code can be used only one time per customer, and expires 06/30/14. Contest is open to U.S. residents and ends 06/30/14 at 11:59pm.
Congratulations to Our Glimpse Inside Winners for the Month of May:
Karen Schroeder, Jaclyn Reynolds, and Michelle Mathey
Posted: Monday, June 2nd, 2014 @ 12:16 pm
Categories: Contests and Giveaways, Glimpse Inside And Sneak Peeks, Jewelry Making, Mixed-Media Art, Stamping, Textile Arts.
Tags: Belle Armoire Jewelry, Giveaway, Magazines, Sneak Peek.
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