Once Upon a Teatime by Guest Artist Olga Siedlecka

November 10th, 2015

Guest Artist Olga Siedlecka



Today’s post is by Guest Artist Olga Siedlecka. Somerset Place would like to thank her for her contribution and inventive artwork, which uses tea to create stunning effects on her art journal spread.

Is there anything more relaxing than a journal or a book in hand and a cup of delicious tea nearby? Usually one should be careful not to spill a drop on the pages while reading or writing, but how about adding a tint of your brewage directly and on purpose on the paper? If art journaling is also your cup of tea, used teabags may also serve well as tiny memory keepers. Just prepare a teapot and relax in the most creative way. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »



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Today’s post is by Guest Artist Olga Siedlecka. Somerset Place would like to thank her for her contribution and inventive artwork, which uses tea to create stunning effects on her art journal spread. Is there anything more relaxing than a journal or a book in hand and a cup of delicious tea nearby? Usually one […]

Create an At-Home Spa Experience: 11 Projects to Pamper Yourself

November 6th, 2015

Homemade Bath and Body



Create a pampering at-home spa experience with these projects for soaps, bath salts, and bathroom organization. Whether you’re making them as a gift or for yourself, crafting your own bath and body products allows you to use all-natural ingredients that suit your needs. Avoid the chemicals of store-bought items and craft your own recipes that use your favorite soap bases, scents, and herbs for a personalized spa experience. Read the rest of this entry »



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Create a pampering at-home spa experience with these projects for soaps, bath salts, and bathroom organization. Whether you’re making them as a gift or for yourself, crafting your own bath and body products allows you to use all-natural ingredients that suit your needs. Avoid the chemicals of store-bought items and craft your own recipes that […]

Glimpse Inside: New November Issues + A Coupon + A Giveaway!

November 3rd, 2015

New November Issues



Discount Receive $5 off on November issues, priced $14.99 and up. Copy and paste coupon code BLOG1115 when prompted at checkout. (Discount code can only be used once per customer.)

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Receive $5 off on November issues, priced $14.99 and up. Copy and paste coupon code BLOG1115 when prompted at checkout. (Discount code can only be used once per customer.)

Feeling Kraft-y? 7 Projects Using Brown Paper Bags + A Coupon

October 30th, 2015

Kraft Bags Studio Projects



There are so many uses for just a brown paper bag. With these kraft bags, we’ve made 7 projects to show all the different styles and uses there are for this simple material. Whether it’s treat bags or gift packaging, these projects will get you ready for the holiday, gift-giving season. Read the rest of this entry »



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There are so many uses for just a brown paper bag. With these kraft bags, we’ve made 7 projects to show all the different styles and uses there are for this simple material. Whether it’s treat bags or gift packaging, these projects will get you ready for the holiday, gift-giving season.

Packing Tape Collages with Guest Artist Carla Sonheim

October 27th, 2015

Guest Artist Carla Sonheim



Today’s post is adapted from the 2015: Year of the Spark! Online Art Class and brought to us by Guest Artist Carla Sonheim. Somerset Place would like to thank her for her contribution and innovative art techniques. Read the rest of this entry »



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Today’s post is adapted from the 2015: Year of the Spark! Online Art Class and brought to us by Guest Artist Carla Sonheim. Somerset Place would like to thank her for her contribution and innovative art techniques.