Glimpse Inside Wonderful New October Issues + Win Your Favorite

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 of the special memories you’re bound to experience during the season with the projects from Somerset Memories. Whether you’re in search of unique, homemade gift ideas or want to take a break from the holiday season with mixed-media art projects, these inspiring October issues are sure to be your muse.

 

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We have the very best blog followers in the world, and that’s why we want to offer you an exclusive promotion. Use the coupon code BLOG1014 at checkout to get $5 off any of our new October issues.

 

 

 

Art Journaling Autumn 2014

Art Journaling Autumn 2014

~Artwork by Renee Zarate

In every quarterly issue of Art Journaling, artists open their journals and share creative techniques for expressing their raw emotions. This time around, Robyn P. Thayer experiments with the art of the written word, and Lydia Velarde uses watercolor to capture her memories. If you’re looking for a creative twist on an advent calendar to make for the holidays, take a cue from Jennifer Bomgardner’s advent journal, or take a lesson with Renee Zarate, as she explores the shape of the female face.

 

Haute Handbags Autumn 2014

Haute Handbags Autumn 2014~Artwork by Lorraine Rigby

Need some inspiration for your next bag project? Look no further! In this issue of Haute Handbags, feast your eyes upon pages and pages filled with one-of-a-kind bags, clutches, coin purses, and more! Get a taste of the French countryside with bags from Lilla Le Vine. Repurpose old gears and tires into an accessory like Kayann Aushermann. Have sweaters that you don’t wear anymore or have shrunk? Read Brooke Bock’s tutorial on turning them into the perfect bag for any occasion. Follow along, and get even more inspiration from other artists such as Sicilian Gypsy, Audrey Athey, and Niki Meiners as they provide you with the tools and materials you need to get started!

 Jewelry Affaire Autumn 2014

Jewelry Affaire Autumn 2014~Jewelry by Kris Lanae Binsfield

Our autumn issue is full of fall styles. Read how Sandy Dukeshire combines simple and unique clay components with sari ribbon to create your own collection of necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. For our vintage jewelry collectors, we have Nancy Jamar in our issue who will show you a variety of ways to assemble your own personal collection. Kris Lanae Binsfeld proves that wire-wrapping can be easy for anyone. This issue is filled with many other artists such as Kris Auderer, Deryn Mentock, and Lexi Grenzer, so you don’t want to miss out!

 

Mingle Autumn 2014

Mingle Autumn 2014~Photographs and event by Sara De St. Jean

Don’t miss out on our holiday entertaining issue, covering every occasion from Halloween to New Year’s! From a haunting, Tim Burton themed bash to Audrey Wagner King’s twist on Thanksgiving dinner, Thanksgiving Oyster Roast, you don’t want to miss the creativity behind these unique events. Explore a whimsical white holiday gathering full of glitter and children’s laughter, a Holiday Crafts & Cocktails event featuring gift wrapping and card making, and Mrs. Claus’ Cookie Shop complete with sweets and milk. Stick around for a Tribal Baby Shower by Kelly Musgraves featuring feathers, cacti, and mason jars, and round out the year with a half-past noon New Year’s Day brunch full of reflection, hope, and community.

 

Somerset Life Autumn 2015

Somerset Life Autumn 2015~Photographs and project by Lucy Akins

Somerset Life wants to help you get into the gift-giving spirit with beautiful, creative ideas for adding special handmade touches to your gift wrap, like how to make gorgeous, glittered spoon gift toppers that you can also hang on your Christmas tree. This issue reveals eight ways to use kraft paper, so you can add a charmingly rustic feel to your holiday crafts. Soak up even more holiday inspiration, and learn how to create clever candles carved from pumpkins, craft an easy DIY advent calendar with washi tape, and display a simple, but stunning, Thanksgiving mantelpiece.

 

Somerset Memories Autumn 2014

Somerset Memories Autumn 2014~Artwork by Cat Kerr

Featuring amazing scrapbook pages, stunning journals, mixed-media memory art created from family heirlooms, plus eight free sheets of scrapbook paper, you’ll find plenty of inspiration for preserving your own memories in this new issue. Explore amazing work from Roben-Marie Smith’s Documented Life Project, discover a unique way to present your Instagram photos from Ellen Wilson, and learn how to create darling memory art pins with the help of Cat Kerr. Page after page of artistic scrapbook layouts including digital pages, the Family Album, Michelle Shevfeland’s Digital Workshop column, and much more await you in this wonderful welcome to the autumn season.

 

The Stampers' Sampler Autumn 2015

The Stampers' Sampler Autumn 2015~Artwork by Lynne Moncrieff

To each, holidays mean something different – some of us can’t imagine Christmas without snow, while others might be anticipating flying off to a tropical paradise. The autumn issue of The Stampers’ Sampler offers the most variety and original stamping techniques yet to wrap up 2014. Our Tempting Template Angel Challenge results will be showcased – ranging from Art Deco-esque designs to celestial to contemporary and more! One of our most prolific artists, Lynne Moncrieff, adds a touch of rustic glamour with her Christmas cards and wall hangers, and Guest Artist Sandee Lindmeier takes the stamping art form to the next level with her intricately detailed, hand-painted cards and gift bags. While this issue will incorporate traditional holiday colors and themes, there is also a healthy blend of lively, stimulating shades and artful inking techniques that will get your creative juices flowing.

 

Where Women Create Business Autumn 2014 Where Women Create Business Autumn 2014~Artwork by Tina Givens

Through advice columns and in-depth feature articles, Where Women Create BUSINESS offers a multitude of knowledge and inspiration to women with a passion for success. In this issue, get tangible tips from Priscilla Knoble of Stitch Publications, owner of Global Gardens café and maker of award-winning olive oil, Theo Stephan, and Cold Spring Apothecary founder Stacey Dugliss-Wesselman. If you’re looking to turn your creative passion into a profession, you won’t want to miss insights and inspiration from Becky Higgins, creator of Project Life, Liesl Gibson of Liesl + Co, producer of sewing patterns and fabric, or photographer Eliesa Johnson.

 

Your Chance to Win One of Our October Issues!

[This giveaway has ended.]

We’re giving away brand-new October 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 October issues only: Art Journaling, Haute Handbags, Jewelry Affaire, Mingle, Somerset Life, Somerset Memories, Where Women Create Business, and The Stampers’ Sampler. Discount code can be used only one time per customer, and expires 10/31/14. Contest is open to U.S. residents and ends 10/31/14 at 11:59pm.

 

Congratulations to Our Glimpse Inside Winners for the Month of September:

Lou Downing, Kay Wallace, and Laura Strack



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66 Responses to “Glimpse Inside Wonderful New October Issues + Win Your Favorite”

  1. Barbara M says:

    I always enjoy reading Art Journaling. I must say, however, that I’m crazy about the House art pins by Cat Kerr in Somerset Memories.

  2. Pat Langley says:

    Jewelry Affair looks very interesting. Pinned it and liked FB. Would like to win this magazine.

  3. Cindy Stewart (cindyzs) says:

    i simply adore the rag bag!!! i love the art journaling and the haute handbags too! not sure which one i would choose, lol…i really like all of your publications if i am being hones :) thanks for the chance

  4. Fonda Rush says:

    I like Somerset Memories. There are always so many do-able projects.

  5. Valerie B. says:

    I pinned the spread from Art Journaling. I have come to really enjoy each issue.

  6. Debbie Hight says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/180636635029667037/

    I pinned Somerset Memories ’cause those house pins are too darling <3

  7. I like them all but I pinned Somerset Life. I like the warmer idea!!!

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/188940146842858158/

    Marsha

  8. kate usher says:

    My absolute favorite is Art Journaling, but after previewing the new Mingle, I am really interested in seeing what that is all about.

  9. I pinned Stampers’ Sampler because number one, it’s one of my favorite magazines, but number two I love the bird spread…I love birds! Thanks for the opportunity!
    http://www.pinterest.com/mrsa984/journals/

  10. Carola Bartz says:

    My favorite is Mingle – the photography is stunning and very inspiring. Pinned it and liked it as well (there was no possibility to tag Stampington though).
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/573857177492829136/

  11. I love birds! So it is only natural that I love the bird cards in the latest issue of Stamper’s Sampler.
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/31384528628785260/

  12. Becky Johnston says:

    I would love to curl up with Where Women Create Business. It’s never on my local magazine stands and it looks like it would be full of helpful ideas for crafty business.

    • Gabriela says:

      Hi Becky, it’s too bad that Where Women Create BUSINESS isn’t offered near you. Where are you form? If you happen to have any leads on stores that might be interested in carrying our magazine, we’re more than happy to contact them! Thanks so much and good luck.

  13. Karen G. says:

    Love, love, LOVE your publications! Will be picking up a copy of Where Women Create Business tonight after work. I pinned the spread here: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/480055641504330471/

  14. Carol B. says:

    Out of all your wonderful publications, Somerset Studio is my fave, with Art Journaling being my second. Pinned the spread. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/7036943143468340/ Liked on FB

  15. Ellette says:

    Mingle looks wonderful with all the fun party ideas! I always love the Somerset Life magazine though also.

  16. Bev H. says:

    Where Women Create Business is my favorite. I am a business woman although not in the fashion or creative sector but that’s where my heart is. Maybe in my next career I can use some of the wonderful ideas shared here.

  17. Linda Beckert says:

    I can’t get enough of Art Journaling!, that is my go to for inspiration, although, I’m inspired by everything Stampington & Co publishes, especially Bella Grace, that one is so beautiful!

  18. Pat Hauge says:

    I love the House Art Pins by Cat Kerr in Somerset Memories.

  19. Tracy Hamilton says:

    I teach an Art Journaling class to youth and I use Art Journaling magazine to help inspire and teach the group about this wonderful way to express themselves. Pinned and shared!

  20. Pam Brown says:

    Love these magazines, especially the Jewelry Affair.

  21. jan olmstead says:

    I prefer the art journaling magazine because I am most interested in art journaling. I have read this magazine before and love it :)

  22. Jackie P says:

    Had to pick Memories as I love those lil pins! Great magazine!
    Pinned-http://www.pinterest.com/pin/135178426290894812/

  23. Ina Good says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/464152305320064277/also on facebook I love Stampers Sample autumn is my favorite time

  24. Tisa@ChicTiquesCafe says:

    For me? Somerset Life. But I’d like to win this for my daughter, who is planning on submitting some pieces of jewelry in hopes of being published in Jewelry Affaire. This is just the little push she needs … This one’s for HER!
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/494973815269619448/

  25. Carol B says:

    Love all your publications. I chose Stampers and pinned it here:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/112378953177548483/

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

  26. jaci swarts says:

    i choose somerset.. offers a great variety ..but i like the others too… all of them always have something appealing tome… pinned…

  27. Mary Anne says:

    For me, it would definitely be ‘Somerset Life’, if only because of those wonderful hand warmers!

    • Gabriela says:

      Aren’t they adorable? I’ve never sewn but those little mitten warmers definitely made me want to give it a try. Thanks for participating Mary, good luck!

  28. Deb C says:

    I pinned Jewelry Affair but seriously love them all.

  29. Ann says:

    I Stamper’s Sampler looks awesome this month, full of inspiration. I pinned it here, http://www.pinterest.com/pin/63331938485484765/ , and shared it on Facebook here, https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=711058098980564&id=100002291411590.

  30. Susie Donovan says:

    I would love to win octobers Art Journal issue!!!i cantwait to see thenew spreads and what talented artists await in the Pages..good luck everyone

  31. Pam says:

    My favorite is Jewelry Affaire. Thanks for the fun and the eye candy!

  32. Rita says:

    Normally I wouldn’t click a Somerset Memories spread but I did this time! However the houses with wings look interesting and I am putting my own interpretation on them.

  33. Ann says:

    I’ve always liked all of your magazines. I’d love to have all of them! But I picked the stamping one because I’ve spent more time papercrafting than anything else lately. My pin is at http://www.pinterest.com/pin/505599495640825140/

  34. libbyQ says:

    always like to read the art journaling mag and this one looks awesome~!

    :-)
    libbyQ

  35. Karen says:

    I can find inspiration in every magazine you publish. I am however, partial to Art Journaling. I read every issue front to back or back to front! The last issue has inspired me to start yet another journal with cut images. My other journals involve more mixed media so I thought it would be a nice change.

  36. Renee Zarate says:

    I love Cat Kerr’s little pins in Somerset Memories. Pinned it! http://www.pinterest.com/pin/283586107761471900/

  37. AnnBean says:

    Haute Handbags stands out, the one I would love to win. The cover photo won me over.
    But I love all your magazines. Where Women Create is also a favorite of mine. Thank you. AB

  38. Franny says:

    i love ALL your magazines. It’s hard to say. I guess Stampers Sampler. Thanks!

  39. Elizabeth Lumsden says:

    I pinned here: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/59461657555637802/

    The Art Jounaling and Memories issues are my faves!

  40. RebeccaS says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/16607092351766287/ So happy I can get Art Journaling again!

  41. Shannon says:

    Today, Stampers’ Sampler, my introduction to Stampington goodness.
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/525443481498610135/

  42. Barbara Roberts says:

    Somerset memories
    The house art pins have really caught my eye. I can’t wait to see the issue t make one! I pinned it on pinterst, but don’t know how to send a link, so I also wrote here.

  43. Elaine Rentz says:

    “Mixed-media memory art created from family heirlooms….” I Love the heritage art in Somerset Memories. It gives me such comfort to make things with pictures of loved ones. Would love to make one! Somehow it keeps them closer to my heart, seeing and wearing them as art. (I pinned and FBooked it, but don’t know how to give you the link, can’t seem to grab it maybe because I am on my iPad?)

  44. I love those charming little House Art Pins created by Cat Kerr in Somerset Memories! What a perfect idea to have small, creative photos with an impressive presentation.

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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 of the special memories you’re bound to experience during the season with the projects from Somerset Memories. Whether you’re in search of unique, homemade gift ideas or want to take a break from the holiday season with mixed-media art projects, these inspiring October issues are sure to be your muse.

 

5-OFF1

 

We have the very best blog followers in the world, and that’s why we want to offer you an exclusive promotion. Use the coupon code BLOG1014 at checkout to get $5 off any of our new October issues.

 

 

 

Art Journaling Autumn 2014

Art Journaling Autumn 2014

~Artwork by Renee Zarate

In every quarterly issue of Art Journaling, artists open their journals and share creative techniques for expressing their raw emotions. This time around, Robyn P. Thayer experiments with the art of the written word, and Lydia Velarde uses watercolor to capture her memories. If you’re looking for a creative twist on an advent calendar to make for the holidays, take a cue from Jennifer Bomgardner’s advent journal, or take a lesson with Renee Zarate, as she explores the shape of the female face.

 

Haute Handbags Autumn 2014

Haute Handbags Autumn 2014~Artwork by Lorraine Rigby

Need some inspiration for your next bag project? Look no further! In this issue of Haute Handbags, feast your eyes upon pages and pages filled with one-of-a-kind bags, clutches, coin purses, and more! Get a taste of the French countryside with bags from Lilla Le Vine. Repurpose old gears and tires into an accessory like Kayann Aushermann. Have sweaters that you don’t wear anymore or have shrunk? Read Brooke Bock’s tutorial on turning them into the perfect bag for any occasion. Follow along, and get even more inspiration from other artists such as Sicilian Gypsy, Audrey Athey, and Niki Meiners as they provide you with the tools and materials you need to get started!

 Jewelry Affaire Autumn 2014

Jewelry Affaire Autumn 2014~Jewelry by Kris Lanae Binsfield

Our autumn issue is full of fall styles. Read how Sandy Dukeshire combines simple and unique clay components with sari ribbon to create your own collection of necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. For our vintage jewelry collectors, we have Nancy Jamar in our issue who will show you a variety of ways to assemble your own personal collection. Kris Lanae Binsfeld proves that wire-wrapping can be easy for anyone. This issue is filled with many other artists such as Kris Auderer, Deryn Mentock, and Lexi Grenzer, so you don’t want to miss out!

 

Mingle Autumn 2014

Mingle Autumn 2014~Photographs and event by Sara De St. Jean

Don’t miss out on our holiday entertaining issue, covering every occasion from Halloween to New Year’s! From a haunting, Tim Burton themed bash to Audrey Wagner King’s twist on Thanksgiving dinner, Thanksgiving Oyster Roast, you don’t want to miss the creativity behind these unique events. Explore a whimsical white holiday gathering full of glitter and children’s laughter, a Holiday Crafts & Cocktails event featuring gift wrapping and card making, and Mrs. Claus’ Cookie Shop complete with sweets and milk. Stick around for a Tribal Baby Shower by Kelly Musgraves featuring feathers, cacti, and mason jars, and round out the year with a half-past noon New Year’s Day brunch full of reflection, hope, and community.

 

Somerset Life Autumn 2015

Somerset Life Autumn 2015~Photographs and project by Lucy Akins

Somerset Life wants to help you get into the gift-giving spirit with beautiful, creative ideas for adding special handmade touches to your gift wrap, like how to make gorgeous, glittered spoon gift toppers that you can also hang on your Christmas tree. This issue reveals eight ways to use kraft paper, so you can add a charmingly rustic feel to your holiday crafts. Soak up even more holiday inspiration, and learn how to create clever candles carved from pumpkins, craft an easy DIY advent calendar with washi tape, and display a simple, but stunning, Thanksgiving mantelpiece.

 

Somerset Memories Autumn 2014

Somerset Memories Autumn 2014~Artwork by Cat Kerr

Featuring amazing scrapbook pages, stunning journals, mixed-media memory art created from family heirlooms, plus eight free sheets of scrapbook paper, you’ll find plenty of inspiration for preserving your own memories in this new issue. Explore amazing work from Roben-Marie Smith’s Documented Life Project, discover a unique way to present your Instagram photos from Ellen Wilson, and learn how to create darling memory art pins with the help of Cat Kerr. Page after page of artistic scrapbook layouts including digital pages, the Family Album, Michelle Shevfeland’s Digital Workshop column, and much more await you in this wonderful welcome to the autumn season.

 

The Stampers' Sampler Autumn 2015

The Stampers' Sampler Autumn 2015~Artwork by Lynne Moncrieff

To each, holidays mean something different – some of us can’t imagine Christmas without snow, while others might be anticipating flying off to a tropical paradise. The autumn issue of The Stampers’ Sampler offers the most variety and original stamping techniques yet to wrap up 2014. Our Tempting Template Angel Challenge results will be showcased – ranging from Art Deco-esque designs to celestial to contemporary and more! One of our most prolific artists, Lynne Moncrieff, adds a touch of rustic glamour with her Christmas cards and wall hangers, and Guest Artist Sandee Lindmeier takes the stamping art form to the next level with her intricately detailed, hand-painted cards and gift bags. While this issue will incorporate traditional holiday colors and themes, there is also a healthy blend of lively, stimulating shades and artful inking techniques that will get your creative juices flowing.

 

Where Women Create Business Autumn 2014 Where Women Create Business Autumn 2014~Artwork by Tina Givens

Through advice columns and in-depth feature articles, Where Women Create BUSINESS offers a multitude of knowledge and inspiration to women with a passion for success. In this issue, get tangible tips from Priscilla Knoble of Stitch Publications, owner of Global Gardens café and maker of award-winning olive oil, Theo Stephan, and Cold Spring Apothecary founder Stacey Dugliss-Wesselman. If you’re looking to turn your creative passion into a profession, you won’t want to miss insights and inspiration from Becky Higgins, creator of Project Life, Liesl Gibson of Liesl + Co, producer of sewing patterns and fabric, or photographer Eliesa Johnson.

 

Your Chance to Win One of Our October Issues!

[This giveaway has ended.]

We’re giving away brand-new October 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 October issues only: Art Journaling, Haute Handbags, Jewelry Affaire, Mingle, Somerset Life, Somerset Memories, Where Women Create Business, and The Stampers’ Sampler. Discount code can be used only one time per customer, and expires 10/31/14. Contest is open to U.S. residents and ends 10/31/14 at 11:59pm.

 

Congratulations to Our Glimpse Inside Winners for the Month of September:

Lou Downing, Kay Wallace, and Laura Strack



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