Archive for the 'How-To Project Tutorials' Category

Garden Grunge Accordion Book Tutorial with Guest Artist Dina Wakley

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

We are thrilled to welcome mixed-media artist and designer Dina Wakley to Somerset Place, where she shares an innovative layering tutorial to help you create unique stamped backgrounds.   This little garden book uses stamps from my new line, Garden Grunge. I’ll show you how to use the stamps in background layers, middle layers, and […]

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We are thrilled to welcome mixed-media artist and designer Dina Wakley to Somerset Place, where she shares an innovative layering tutorial to help you create unique stamped backgrounds.   This little garden book uses stamps from my new line, Garden Grunge. I’ll show you how to use the stamps in background layers, middle layers, and […]

Dina Wakley-Inspired Splatter Art Journal Page + Faber-Castell Giveaway!

Friday, February 17th, 2017

I’ve been admiring all the bright colors inside Art Journaling for a long time. For the most part, my projects rely on deep browns, creams, shades of dark teal, and touches of pink. However, I challenged myself for this art journal page to think outside the browns box and create something with vivid colors and […]

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I’ve been admiring all the bright colors inside Art Journaling for a long time. For the most part, my projects rely on deep browns, creams, shades of dark teal, and touches of pink. However, I challenged myself for this art journal page to think outside the browns box and create something with vivid colors and […]

7 “Novel” Ways to Use Old Books in Your Artwork

Friday, February 10th, 2017

I’ll make a confession — I love to cut up books. It may sound barbaric, but there is something immensely satisfying about cutting up a book that you were forced to read in school, or a book that you totally hated.  These books find new life in mixed-media canvas, card making projects, and art journal […]

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I’ll make a confession — I love to cut up books. It may sound barbaric, but there is something immensely satisfying about cutting up a book that you were forced to read in school, or a book that you totally hated.  These books find new life in mixed-media canvas, card making projects, and art journal […]

Be Mine! 8 Valentine’s Day Projects to Excite

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Love is in the air and I’m seeing the world transform into vivid pinks and reds as people get ready for Valentine’s Day. Add a personal and handcrafted touch to this year’s gifts with these 8 projects inspired by love’s holiday. Whether you’re creating a homemade lip balm or adding some hearts to your home […]

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Love is in the air and I’m seeing the world transform into vivid pinks and reds as people get ready for Valentine’s Day. Add a personal and handcrafted touch to this year’s gifts with these 8 projects inspired by love’s holiday. Whether you’re creating a homemade lip balm or adding some hearts to your home […]

Celebrate “Gal”-entine’s Day with a Soap Making Party! + Free Printable Invitations & Gift Tags

Friday, January 27th, 2017

I recently got together with my gal pals for a painting party. We ate pizza, got paint everywhere, and shared an evening of conversation and painting. At the end of the night, we all had a painting to take home, but better yet — we had memories of a quiet evening spent with the people […]

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I recently got together with my gal pals for a painting party. We ate pizza, got paint everywhere, and shared an evening of conversation and painting. At the end of the night, we all had a painting to take home, but better yet — we had memories of a quiet evening spent with the people […]