Celebrate the New Year with New January Issues + A Chance to Win

Start the New Year right with inspiring new titles! What better time to challenge your creativity than now, especially with a brand-new publications that offer stunning photographs, step-by-step instructions, and insights from top artists. If you’ve always dreamed of starting your own business, then you won’t want to miss out on Where Women Create BUSINESS, which offers creative advice from artistic entrepreneurs. If fashion is your passion, then you’ll love the fresh styles in Belle Armoire. And if you need something with a bit more old-world charm, then you’re sure to love this issue of Prims, which will transport you to a wonderful bygone era with handcrafted folk art.

 

January Issues

This year, we want to inspire you to new creative heights with magazines that will feed your creative soul and rouse your muse. That’s why we’re offering our beloved blog subscribers an exclusive promotion! Use the coupon code BLOG0115 at checkout to get $5 off any of our new January issues.

Somerset Studio

Somerset Studio - January Issues



Start the year off right with stunning new mixed-media inspiration. This issue of the Somerset Studio features an Artist Profile on Louise O’Hara of Drawn to Stitch, plus the gorgeous results of our lilac Color Challenge. Learn how to make new art from discarded book covers, and discover new ways to work with an old favorite — washi tape. Get detailed step-by-step instructions on how to make your very own mixed-media stickers, and elevate your art to a whole new level. You won’t want to miss out on Shelly Broughton’s stunning lilac-inspired landscapes, or a charming handmade book that’s full of tongue-in-cheek humor. Find all this and more in the new winter issue.

 

Belle Armoire

Belle Armoire - January Issues



Get up to speed on the latest winter fashions with the newest edition of Belle Armoire. Our Designer Collection features the popular couture clothing and accessories of Susan Lafica, the talented designer and stylist behind Sicilian Gypsy and Fiori Couture. Colleen Davis shows how to make beautiful sweaters and shawls, and we’re taking a closer look at the quirky lagenlook clothing from Maura Davenport of RitaNoTiara. Don’t miss out on artisan projects like bold and beautiful arrowhead necklaces and rustic macramé sweaters and dresses, plus get an inside look at Vancouver Eco Fashion Week from Katherine Soucie, and so much more.

 

Somerset Life

Somerset Life - January Issues



Make a resolution to infuse creativity into every facet of your life in 2015, and get started on this creative pledge with inspiration from the winter issue of Somerset Life. Learn how to make beautiful statement bracelets in 10 minutes using craft brads, how to dye ribbons, and turn washi tape into decorative stickers. You won’t want to miss L. Katherine Roberts feature about a creative and heartfelt way to preserve a wedding bouquet, or the insightful musings of Emma Tree in our Authentic Living column. We share even more Creative Living Ideas, including clever, easy-to-make boot cuffs and how to brighten someone’s day with a secret message in a bottle.

 

Prims

Prims - January Issues



Travel back in time to a bygone era with the wonderful world of primitive dolls and Americana artwork in Prims. In this issue, you’ll meet Judy Smith’s collection of army-themed bears: four compassionate sisters who care for the wounded and four heroic soldiers who fall in love with the sisters. Also making an appearance is The Backyard Bunch by Cheryl Foster, an adventurous group inspired by her kids and their friends. Ami Jone’s primitive rabbit is working smart, lounging on a rake and sorting his carrots while his friend Sheep watches from the sidelines. You’ll definitely want to see Karen Brady’s Woodland Creatures and Toadstools, The Angels Isabella Portini Garland by Renee Tousignant, and Robin Seeber’s seasonal Hip Hopper Collection of rabbits.

 

Art Journaling

Art Journaling - January Issues



It’s a brand-new year and the perfect time to pick up art journaling — especially when you can get tips and techniques directly from the masters! Discover how Susie LaFond uses her distinct mixed-media style to bring a touch of serenity to her work in this issue’s Artist Profile. Also, learn how Micheline Montgomery incorporates fine art into her journal, and tag along with Gina Lee Kim as she explores the possibilities of watercolor. You won’t want to miss the way Sue Kalicki captures her travels in collage and paint, or how Nancy Baumiller combines digital and traditional journaling to create multi-dimensional pages.

 

Mingle

Mingle - January Issues



Start your year with a gathering that celebrates life, from a vintage-inspired luncheon to a breathtaking farm-to-table dinner party that will have your guests asking for seconds. The winter issue of Mingle is full of creative ideas for getting together. Visit an airplane-themed boy’s birthday celebration that harkens back to the golden-age of air travel and a wonderful tea party, complete with a variety of natural teas and honey. Get an insider’s look into the fabulous art retreats of Idyllworks of Maine, plus join us for a workshop to learn the ins-and-outs of making the perfect cocktail. Plan a fun fashion swap party for close friends, or soak up inspiration for an artsy auction house wedding, full of darling DIY touches.

 

The Stampers’ Sampler

The Stampers' Sampler - January Issues



What expresses love better than a homemade, handwritten card? Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the newest issue of The Stampers’ Sampler! Find the results of our Hearts of a Different Color Challenge, featuring cards that veer away from the typical Valentine’s Day color scheme. Learn how to incorporate mixed-media with your stamped creations, see how artists use the same stamp to create completely different looks, and so much more. Get out your paints, inkpads, and patterned paper scraps, because you will not want to miss this colorful and inspiring issue!

 

Jewelry Affaire

Jewelry Affaire - January Issues



This winter promises pages of artful baubles and inspiring jewelry. Director of education at Vintaj, Jess Italia Lincoln, showcases a beautiful collection of embossed necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. Vintage jewelry lovers will enjoy Inez Dunn’s pastel, beaded necklace reminiscent of 1950s charm. Ever wonder what to do with that mismatched collection of buttons? Cindy Wimmer suggests repurposing them into a one-of-a-kind necklace. Flip through pages that are filled with intriguing creations, including crocheted wire necklaces, bottle cap earrings, statement gemstones, brooches inspired by famous explorers, and more.

 

Where Women Create Business

Where Women Create BUSINESS - January Issues



Whether your business is small, large, or merely a dream that’s waiting to unfold, this issue of Where Women Create BUSINESS has useful guidelines that will help make it a success. Learn how Marsha Giambalvo and Melissa Mohr of Backdoor Harvest, a group of St. Louis urban farmers, grow, maintain, and harvest small crops in local backyards. Gather advice from Stacey Dugliss-Wesselman, of Cold Spring Apothecary, whose business creates medicinally focused and remedy based products fueled by the healing power of botanicals and herbs. We’re also very excited to reveal insights from Lia Griffith of Handcraft Your Life, Becky Nunn of Nunn Design, producer of high-quality jewelry findings, with generational artisans based in the United States, and designer and clothing store owner Andrea Gear of Andrea Gear Designs.

 

Your Chance to Win One of Our January Issues!

[This giveaway has ended.]

We’re giving away brand-new January 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 2015 January issues only: Somerset Studio, Art Journaling, Belle Armoire, Jewelry Affaire, Mingle, Prims, Somerset Life, The Stampers’ Sampler, and Where Women Create BUSINESS. Discount code can be used only one time per customer, and expires 1/31/15. Contest is open to U.S. residents and ends 01/31/15 at 11:59pm.

 

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

Donna Kalinowsky, Christi Conley, Rae Jean Wycoff

 

Congratulations to our Artful Resolution Winner:

Dena Jardin

 

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49 Responses to “Celebrate the New Year with New January Issues + A Chance to Win”

  1. Kim says:

    http://pinterest.com/pin/137570963594083656/

    Above is my Pinterest link for Shadows of the Angel Children. I live these sweet prime!

  2. stamping sue says:

    I would have to say my favorite publication is The Stampers’ Sampler…..have been buying it for years in fact the first time I bought it was when I was visiting family in VA. and stopped in a Ben Franklin craft store. I bought it because it displayed tea themed cards (still have it) on the cover.
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

  3. Tabitha Klucking says:

    I pinned the Somerset Life spread: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/121386152432670727/

    thanks!

  4. Carol B. says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/7036943143988009/ I pinned this. This issue of Jewelry Affaire has some very interesting looking projects.

  5. My favorite pic is Art Journaling!! I LOVE that magazine! I pinned here: http://www.pinterest.com/mrsa984/journals/
    on my Journals Board. Thanks for the opportunity!

  6. Karen G. says:

    I love Mingle! I pinned the spread here: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/480055641505370251/
    Also plan to check out Somerset Studio this month – that spread is pinned here: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/480055641505370272/
    Thanks for all the great inspiration!

  7. Kathy S says:

    Belle Armoire… the macrame collar is stunning. Thanks.

  8. Jamie D. says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/78320480996332792/

    I love to see where artists create.

  9. cindy coven says:

    I love Somerset Studio. Every issue gets better and better!

  10. Ann says:

    I am loving the January issue for Somerset Life! I tweeted here, https://twitter.com/Ann_Custer/status/552638711754530816, shared on Facebook here, https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=765103093576064&id=100002291411590&pnref=story, and pinned on Pinterest here, http://www.pinterest.com/pin/63331938485997992/, thanks for the chance to win. I love your publications.

  11. Sandie Luck says:

    The STAMPERS SAMPLER has me totally enticed by all the “love” ideas shared in the sneak peeks!! So exciting to learn new ideas for upcoming Valentine’s Day creations!
    My pin is at: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/170925748333645512/
    My FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/sandie.luck?fref=nf
    It’s always a pleasure to promote your publications as the creativity is so contagious!!!
    With hopes of Spring…~Sandie

  12. Faith Gaspar says:

    I’m lovin’ on the Sacred Wishes layout in Somerset Life… Would Love to give it a try….

    Thanks,
    Faith

  13. Sue says:

    I pinned the Somerset Studio issue, but I also love the Art Journal magazine. To be honest, I truly love them all…here’s my pin
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/169025792240469739/I trly love them all…here’s my pin

  14. carol barol says:

    You make it so hard to choose just one issue! I found Somerset Life to be a stunning issue. There isn’t one project I saw that I didn’t like or want to try creating. I loved the cover photo and found the decorated test tubes to be unique and beautiful!

  15. Sandra H. says:

    I enjoy all the Somerset Life issues and this one looks great with the little hearts.

  16. My creative friends and I all love your publications; Somerset Life, Art Dolls, Art Journaling, Where Women Create . . . all of them. We can’t wait to get together and see what’s new with each issue.
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/168462842287636343/

  17. Paula m says:

    Pinned…..

  18. Kathy R says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/111182684526869254/

    It looks to be a great magazine.. loving the project on the cover!

  19. DebC says:

    I pinned the sunshine ornaments from Stampers’ Sampler.
    Love these.

  20. Julie Tiu says:

    HI! I pinned the Somerset Studio image in my Paper Inspiration board: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/162903711497606750/

    Love all your publications especially Somerset Studio, Take Ten, Where Women Create and Business! Thanks for the chance!

  21. ruby t says:

    Belle Armoire looks packed with some great ideas and beautiful pictures. Would like to get an up close look at this one.

  22. shirley johnson says:

    They all look so wonderful but Art Journaling would help me try something new! Thanks for a chance to win. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/create/button/?guid=iryYDC1a7pn1-1&url=http%3A%2F%2Fstampington.com%2Fblog%2F2015%2F01%2F05%2

  23. Donna Kalinowsky says:

    Love them all but the Art Journaling issue looks the best to me- it’s the bright colors that I’m drawn to.

  24. Gloria S says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/401031541794070053/
    My favorite issue, although hard to choose, is the Jewelry Affaire. I love vintage and this jewelry fills the bill.

  25. Morgan says:

    Art Journalling all the way! The piece on combining digital and traditional journalling has piqued my interest.

  26. Bonita Neeley says:

    Love the Jewelry Affair Mag. I so like the openness and the creativity with so many different items

  27. Pat gullett says:

    Belle Armoire is the one I’m most interested in, then Art Journaling, and third is Somerset Life…but all are really close & interesting!

  28. Teresa McCutcheon says:

    My favourite publication is Somerset Apprentice, but my second favourite is Art Journaling. Sadly they are pretty hard to find in Australia, so I’d love to win one!

    Kind regards
    Teresa

  29. Ann Thrash-Trumbo says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/505599495641936131/

    I would so love a beautiful and organized workspace. That’s one of this year’s–this month’s–projects!

  30. Kim Mineer says:

    All of Stampington’s periodicals are fabulous. My all time Favorite, and my dream to get published in is
    Somerset Studio. There is Always a ton of inspiration for creating!

  31. Wendi unrein says:

    I Loveeee WWC Small Biz! Just bought my copy! But 8 liked on FB and shared on Pinterest too!

  32. Liz Sirna says:

    I love the Art stickers and their colors in Somerset Studio! I’d love to win!

  33. Ginny Markley says:

    Love the dress on the cover of Belle Armoire. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/185210603401838119/

  34. Sarah says:

    I loved the sacred wishes – I’ve pinned the spread here: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/126452702013354431/

  35. Kim McM says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/106890191132690895/
    I pinned the link on how to turn your art into stickers to my Mixed Media Art board. I participate in art mail swaps and I like to decorate my envelopes, too. Artful stickers would be great!

  36. Dawn Rogers says:

    I love them all! I pinned the “Where Women Create” spread. Thanks for the opportunity!
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/143200463128027153/

  37. Jacque says:

    I Liked on Fb and pinned on pinterest, but since I am on my Nook I don’t know how to share them with you! My favorite is Jewelry Affaire because of the wonderful designs using buttons and other unusual items to create jewelry that reminiscent of vintage pieces.

  38. Brenda says:

    I love so many ideas you share but really appreciated the various possibilities of the Somerset Life/winter issue…pinned them on Pinterest too!

    http://stampington.com/Somerset-Life-Winter-2015

  39. Jane says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/230598443396362956/ I pinned this :-). Your magazines are always inspirational and beautiful. It would be spectacular to win.

  40. Karla Montes de Oca says:

    I simply adore all your publications, I love to see the creativity & thoughtfulness in every project. I first discovered them as a newly wed nearly twenty years ago, I have loved & kept every issue possible. From the above publications all have sweet & lovey projects but the one that stands out to me is Somerset Life I love the variety! Thank you again for all your publications, it is a dream of mine to one day have one of my projects featured…

  41. Kathy R says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/111182684526997498/ This project really captured my attention.. love it.

  42. Debbie Gilbert says:

    I love all your mags – I have got to get a closer looks at a two articles in Belle Armoire – “Raw Rags and “A Beautiful Progression” – see pins on Pinterest and FB – thanks.

    https://www.pinterest.com/pin/98727416809441629/
    https://www.facebook.com/deborah.gilbert.58?fref=nf

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Start the New Year right with inspiring new titles! What better time to challenge your creativity than now, especially with a brand-new publications that offer stunning photographs, step-by-step instructions, and insights from top artists. If you’ve always dreamed of starting your own business, then you won’t want to miss out on Where Women Create BUSINESS, which offers creative advice from artistic entrepreneurs. If fashion is your passion, then you’ll love the fresh styles in Belle Armoire. And if you need something with a bit more old-world charm, then you’re sure to love this issue of Prims, which will transport you to a wonderful bygone era with handcrafted folk art.

 

January Issues

This year, we want to inspire you to new creative heights with magazines that will feed your creative soul and rouse your muse. That’s why we’re offering our beloved blog subscribers an exclusive promotion! Use the coupon code BLOG0115 at checkout to get $5 off any of our new January issues.

Somerset Studio

Somerset Studio - January Issues



Start the year off right with stunning new mixed-media inspiration. This issue of the Somerset Studio features an Artist Profile on Louise O’Hara of Drawn to Stitch, plus the gorgeous results of our lilac Color Challenge. Learn how to make new art from discarded book covers, and discover new ways to work with an old favorite — washi tape. Get detailed step-by-step instructions on how to make your very own mixed-media stickers, and elevate your art to a whole new level. You won’t want to miss out on Shelly Broughton’s stunning lilac-inspired landscapes, or a charming handmade book that’s full of tongue-in-cheek humor. Find all this and more in the new winter issue.

 

Belle Armoire

Belle Armoire - January Issues



Get up to speed on the latest winter fashions with the newest edition of Belle Armoire. Our Designer Collection features the popular couture clothing and accessories of Susan Lafica, the talented designer and stylist behind Sicilian Gypsy and Fiori Couture. Colleen Davis shows how to make beautiful sweaters and shawls, and we’re taking a closer look at the quirky lagenlook clothing from Maura Davenport of RitaNoTiara. Don’t miss out on artisan projects like bold and beautiful arrowhead necklaces and rustic macramé sweaters and dresses, plus get an inside look at Vancouver Eco Fashion Week from Katherine Soucie, and so much more.

 

Somerset Life

Somerset Life - January Issues



Make a resolution to infuse creativity into every facet of your life in 2015, and get started on this creative pledge with inspiration from the winter issue of Somerset Life. Learn how to make beautiful statement bracelets in 10 minutes using craft brads, how to dye ribbons, and turn washi tape into decorative stickers. You won’t want to miss L. Katherine Roberts feature about a creative and heartfelt way to preserve a wedding bouquet, or the insightful musings of Emma Tree in our Authentic Living column. We share even more Creative Living Ideas, including clever, easy-to-make boot cuffs and how to brighten someone’s day with a secret message in a bottle.

 

Prims

Prims - January Issues



Travel back in time to a bygone era with the wonderful world of primitive dolls and Americana artwork in Prims. In this issue, you’ll meet Judy Smith’s collection of army-themed bears: four compassionate sisters who care for the wounded and four heroic soldiers who fall in love with the sisters. Also making an appearance is The Backyard Bunch by Cheryl Foster, an adventurous group inspired by her kids and their friends. Ami Jone’s primitive rabbit is working smart, lounging on a rake and sorting his carrots while his friend Sheep watches from the sidelines. You’ll definitely want to see Karen Brady’s Woodland Creatures and Toadstools, The Angels Isabella Portini Garland by Renee Tousignant, and Robin Seeber’s seasonal Hip Hopper Collection of rabbits.

 

Art Journaling

Art Journaling - January Issues



It’s a brand-new year and the perfect time to pick up art journaling — especially when you can get tips and techniques directly from the masters! Discover how Susie LaFond uses her distinct mixed-media style to bring a touch of serenity to her work in this issue’s Artist Profile. Also, learn how Micheline Montgomery incorporates fine art into her journal, and tag along with Gina Lee Kim as she explores the possibilities of watercolor. You won’t want to miss the way Sue Kalicki captures her travels in collage and paint, or how Nancy Baumiller combines digital and traditional journaling to create multi-dimensional pages.

 

Mingle

Mingle - January Issues



Start your year with a gathering that celebrates life, from a vintage-inspired luncheon to a breathtaking farm-to-table dinner party that will have your guests asking for seconds. The winter issue of Mingle is full of creative ideas for getting together. Visit an airplane-themed boy’s birthday celebration that harkens back to the golden-age of air travel and a wonderful tea party, complete with a variety of natural teas and honey. Get an insider’s look into the fabulous art retreats of Idyllworks of Maine, plus join us for a workshop to learn the ins-and-outs of making the perfect cocktail. Plan a fun fashion swap party for close friends, or soak up inspiration for an artsy auction house wedding, full of darling DIY touches.

 

The Stampers’ Sampler

The Stampers' Sampler - January Issues



What expresses love better than a homemade, handwritten card? Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the newest issue of The Stampers’ Sampler! Find the results of our Hearts of a Different Color Challenge, featuring cards that veer away from the typical Valentine’s Day color scheme. Learn how to incorporate mixed-media with your stamped creations, see how artists use the same stamp to create completely different looks, and so much more. Get out your paints, inkpads, and patterned paper scraps, because you will not want to miss this colorful and inspiring issue!

 

Jewelry Affaire

Jewelry Affaire - January Issues



This winter promises pages of artful baubles and inspiring jewelry. Director of education at Vintaj, Jess Italia Lincoln, showcases a beautiful collection of embossed necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. Vintage jewelry lovers will enjoy Inez Dunn’s pastel, beaded necklace reminiscent of 1950s charm. Ever wonder what to do with that mismatched collection of buttons? Cindy Wimmer suggests repurposing them into a one-of-a-kind necklace. Flip through pages that are filled with intriguing creations, including crocheted wire necklaces, bottle cap earrings, statement gemstones, brooches inspired by famous explorers, and more.

 

Where Women Create Business

Where Women Create BUSINESS - January Issues



Whether your business is small, large, or merely a dream that’s waiting to unfold, this issue of Where Women Create BUSINESS has useful guidelines that will help make it a success. Learn how Marsha Giambalvo and Melissa Mohr of Backdoor Harvest, a group of St. Louis urban farmers, grow, maintain, and harvest small crops in local backyards. Gather advice from Stacey Dugliss-Wesselman, of Cold Spring Apothecary, whose business creates medicinally focused and remedy based products fueled by the healing power of botanicals and herbs. We’re also very excited to reveal insights from Lia Griffith of Handcraft Your Life, Becky Nunn of Nunn Design, producer of high-quality jewelry findings, with generational artisans based in the United States, and designer and clothing store owner Andrea Gear of Andrea Gear Designs.

 

Your Chance to Win One of Our January Issues!

[This giveaway has ended.]

We’re giving away brand-new January 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 2015 January issues only: Somerset Studio, Art Journaling, Belle Armoire, Jewelry Affaire, Mingle, Prims, Somerset Life, The Stampers’ Sampler, and Where Women Create BUSINESS. Discount code can be used only one time per customer, and expires 1/31/15. Contest is open to U.S. residents and ends 01/31/15 at 11:59pm.

 

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

Donna Kalinowsky, Christi Conley, Rae Jean Wycoff

 

Congratulations to our Artful Resolution Winner:

Dena Jardin

 

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