Archive for the 'How-To Project Tutorials' Category

Layers of Colour by Guest Artist Kate Crane

Monday, July 16th, 2012

We are thrilled to welcome guest artist Kate Crane to Somerset Place today as she shares a painting technique for creating vibrant layered backgrounds. Two things I love about mixed-media art are colour and layers; I can’t get enough of either! When working in my art journal I often build up busy backgrounds adding layer […]

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We are thrilled to welcome guest artist Kate Crane to Somerset Place today as she shares a painting technique for creating vibrant layered backgrounds. Two things I love about mixed-media art are colour and layers; I can’t get enough of either! When working in my art journal I often build up busy backgrounds adding layer […]

Sew a Vintage Softie Dress with Aprons

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Who says you’re too old to play with dolls? Softie lovers, makers, and collectors of all ages will delight in this adorable primitive softie project created by our Shoppe Manager. Materials Spring Jubilee Spring Stamp Set StazOn Ink (Timber Brown) 3″ Black Mini Hangers Muslin Brown thread Polyfil or fabric scraps Dress and apron templates […]

Sarah Art Dolls and SoftiesHow-To Project Tutorials ,,,,

Who says you’re too old to play with dolls? Softie lovers, makers, and collectors of all ages will delight in this adorable primitive softie project created by our Shoppe Manager. Materials Spring Jubilee Spring Stamp Set StazOn Ink (Timber Brown) 3″ Black Mini Hangers Muslin Brown thread Polyfil or fabric scraps Dress and apron templates […]

Today is a Gift: Digital Photo Blends Tutorial by Guest Artist Michelle Shefveland

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

As a writer, designer, and photographer, Michelle Shefveland has a passion to inspire and teach others the exciting possibilities of creating art with the aid of digital tools. We are thrilled to have her join us at Somerset Place to share a beautiful digital technique you can create with your photographs. Blending. It’s a go-to […]

Sarah How-To Project Tutorials ,,

As a writer, designer, and photographer, Michelle Shefveland has a passion to inspire and teach others the exciting possibilities of creating art with the aid of digital tools. We are thrilled to have her join us at Somerset Place to share a beautiful digital technique you can create with your photographs. Blending. It’s a go-to […]

10 Ways with Washi Tape!

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Woo-hoo! A new shipment of paper tape from Cosmo Cricut has arrived at the Stampington office. The Hello and Ruler collections are the newest paper tape designs to adorn the shelves of The Shoppe. If the wide array of options is a bit overwhelming, allow me to direct your attention to our washi tape swatch […]

Sarah How-To Project Tutorials ,,,

Woo-hoo! A new shipment of paper tape from Cosmo Cricut has arrived at the Stampington office. The Hello and Ruler collections are the newest paper tape designs to adorn the shelves of The Shoppe. If the wide array of options is a bit overwhelming, allow me to direct your attention to our washi tape swatch […]

My Heart’s Affection: an ICE Resin Tutorial by Guest Artist Cat Kerr

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Today we have Cat Kerr joining us at Somerset Place, where she shares how to use ICE Resin to create beautiful works of wearable art. I often discover new ideas for using ICE Resin by accident; my creative process never seems to go exactly as planned. As artists, we must decide what stays and what […]

Sarah How-To Project TutorialsJewelry Making ,,

Today we have Cat Kerr joining us at Somerset Place, where she shares how to use ICE Resin to create beautiful works of wearable art. I often discover new ideas for using ICE Resin by accident; my creative process never seems to go exactly as planned. As artists, we must decide what stays and what […]