Archive for the 'How-To Project Tutorials' Category

French Linen DIY

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Looking for a quick and inexpensive gift idea that has a homemade touch and a bit of French flair? Our Shoppe Manager shares how you can dress up some vintage jars and tins by using a little bit of ribbon and some readymade vintage canvas patches. Materials Small Storage Jars Clear Top 12oz Tins Canvas […]

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Looking for a quick and inexpensive gift idea that has a homemade touch and a bit of French flair? Our Shoppe Manager shares how you can dress up some vintage jars and tins by using a little bit of ribbon and some readymade vintage canvas patches. Materials Small Storage Jars Clear Top 12oz Tins Canvas […]

Baroque Chain Paper Dolls with Guest Artist Sandra Evertson

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Today we welcome Sandra Evertson to Somerset Place as she shares with us a fun paper-cutting technique to create paper people that are all dolled up! As spring approaches, I like to dress up my studio with lovely garlands of beautiful paper dolls dancing in doorways and window panes. A simple pleasure from a distant […]

Sarah How-To Project Tutorials ,,,

Today we welcome Sandra Evertson to Somerset Place as she shares with us a fun paper-cutting technique to create paper people that are all dolled up! As spring approaches, I like to dress up my studio with lovely garlands of beautiful paper dolls dancing in doorways and window panes. A simple pleasure from a distant […]

Bloom Where You’re Planted DIY

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Our mini library drawer has been given multiple facelifts and previously altered into a photo organizer and rewards drawer. Today we’re sharing how this drawer can go au naturel and give your green thumb a chance to shine. This hands-on gardening project is perfect for mother-daughter bonding time or as a quick and easy gift […]

Sarah How-To Project Tutorials ,,,

Our mini library drawer has been given multiple facelifts and previously altered into a photo organizer and rewards drawer. Today we’re sharing how this drawer can go au naturel and give your green thumb a chance to shine. This hands-on gardening project is perfect for mother-daughter bonding time or as a quick and easy gift […]

Shiva Paintstiks Portrait Tutorial by Guest Artist Pam Carriker

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

We are thrilled to have Pam Carriker here today to walk us through the process of creating an oil painting from start to finish. It’s fun to create an “oil painting” using simple tools and Shiva Paintstiks for a non-messy alternative to traditional oil paints. If portraits aren’t your thing, try doing a simple still […]

Sarah How-To Project Tutorials ,

We are thrilled to have Pam Carriker here today to walk us through the process of creating an oil painting from start to finish. It’s fun to create an “oil painting” using simple tools and Shiva Paintstiks for a non-messy alternative to traditional oil paints. If portraits aren’t your thing, try doing a simple still […]

Homemade Lip Balm DIY!

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Our Shoppe Manager created an all-in-one lip balm kit to share with the beauty queen who first showed you how to properly wear blush and apply mascara – your mother! The following recipe calls for natural, unbleached beeswax and vegetable oil. Alternate oils can be used to create lip balm; feel free to find a […]

Sarah How-To Project Tutorials ,

Our Shoppe Manager created an all-in-one lip balm kit to share with the beauty queen who first showed you how to properly wear blush and apply mascara – your mother! The following recipe calls for natural, unbleached beeswax and vegetable oil. Alternate oils can be used to create lip balm; feel free to find a […]