Archive for the 'How-To Project Tutorials' Category

Give Her Shabby Chic for Mother’s Day

Friday, April 28th, 2017

This Mother’s Day, give Mom what she really wants and celebrate everything that she does. These shabby chic gift ideas are sure to please with their romantic details, pale pastels, and chippy painted accents. Choose from these six ideas, or incorporate your own flair into a project that is handmade with love. Make it personalized, […]

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This Mother’s Day, give Mom what she really wants and celebrate everything that she does. These shabby chic gift ideas are sure to please with their romantic details, pale pastels, and chippy painted accents. Choose from these six ideas, or incorporate your own flair into a project that is handmade with love. Make it personalized, […]

5 Unlikely Uses for Gesso

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Inside every artist’s toolkit, there should be gesso. It is so useful that it is an integral part of every mixed-media artist’s creative process. It is typically a white paint mixed with some sort of chalk, which provides plenty of “tooth” for later layers of paint — but that is not all that this wonder […]

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Inside every artist’s toolkit, there should be gesso. It is so useful that it is an integral part of every mixed-media artist’s creative process. It is typically a white paint mixed with some sort of chalk, which provides plenty of “tooth” for later layers of paint — but that is not all that this wonder […]

Add Dimension with this Resin-Layering Technique

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Do you love the worn, painted look resin creates in a bezel? This informative Jewelry Affaire article is on loan to show our Somerset Place readers a resin-layering technique that will add new dimension to your jewelry and mixed-media projects. We can’t wait to see what you make using this technique!

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Do you love the worn, painted look resin creates in a bezel? This informative Jewelry Affaire article is on loan to show our Somerset Place readers a resin-layering technique that will add new dimension to your jewelry and mixed-media projects. We can’t wait to see what you make using this technique!

Quick and Crafty Color Burst Cards + 3L Scrapbook Adhesives Giveaway

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Ken Oliver’s Color Burst Watercolors are a great way to add vibrant color to any project. While crafting with them recently, I picked up the wrong spray bottle. Instead of giving the page a spritz of water, I accidentally sprayed the page with rubbing alcohol! After a brief moment of panic, I realized that it […]

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Ken Oliver’s Color Burst Watercolors are a great way to add vibrant color to any project. While crafting with them recently, I picked up the wrong spray bottle. Instead of giving the page a spritz of water, I accidentally sprayed the page with rubbing alcohol! After a brief moment of panic, I realized that it […]

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 […]