8 Creative Techniques for Mixed-Media Card Making

August 24th, 2019

8 Helpful Techniques for Mixed-Media Card Making

The talented artists that submit to our publications always impress us with their beautiful work and thoughtful techniques! Below are 8 examples of creative techniques to inspire your next card making project!

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The talented artists that submit to our publications always impress us with their beautiful work and thoughtful techniques! Below are 8 examples of creative techniques to inspire your next card making project!

Glimpse Inside August Issues + Your Chance To Win!

August 7th, 2019

We can’t wait for you to peek inside our August 2019 issues! Discover creative inspiration for the upcoming Autumn season as we share cozy essential oil blends in Willow and Sage, take you on a tour of an ephemera-filled creative space in In Her Studio, and artists reveal their techniques for using napkins as collage elements in Somerset Studio!

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We can’t wait for you to peek inside our August 2019 issues! Discover creative inspiration for the upcoming Autumn season as we share cozy essential oil blends in Willow and Sage, take you on a tour of an ephemera-filled creative space in In Her Studio, and artists reveal their techniques for using napkins as collage […]

Creativity is Contagious

July 23rd, 2019

This inspiring article by artist, Vanessa Valencia, was originally published in Somerset Life Summer 2018: Available here.

Twelve years ago I found myself more inspired and excited to plunge into a journey than I had ever been. There was this magical place, vast and intriguing, filled with endless creativity and a platform to share it. I plunged head first into the proverbial rabbit hole of the blogosphere. A creative energy floated around that was so thick you could practically pluck it out of the air. Somehow the energy grew and grew and has burst into an incredible and diverse world beyond our wildest imaginations. There is only one phrase that swirls through my mind when thinking about how this internet space has grown to its enormity, and that is: Creativity is Contagious!

Creativity is Contagious: Inspiration for Sparking Your Creativity

What better way to add authenticity to your life than getting to share it with like-minded people?  There is an inspiration to share your life that grows when another person takes an interest in what you are doing. It’s the best kind of support network a person could hope for. With a camera and laptop in hand, we are able to share our life experiences and magic grows with every tap of the keyboard and every click of the lens. Watching someone plant a garden, style a vintage photo shoot, or push paint around their canvas often inspires another person to plant seeds, buy paint brushes, and go treasure hunting at the local thrift store.

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This inspiring article by artist, Vanessa Valencia, was originally published in Somerset Life Summer 2018: Available here. Twelve years ago I found myself more inspired and excited to plunge into a journey than I had ever been. There was this magical place, vast and intriguing, filled with endless creativity and a platform to share it. […]

Glimpse Inside July Issues + Your Chance To Win!

July 12th, 2019

Glimpse Inside July Issues + Your Chance To Win!

Our July 2019 issues have arrived and we can’t wait to share summertime inspiration with you! Record your favorite memories and self-reflect with Field Guide to Everyday Magic Issue 4, and spark your creativity with unique ideas in Art Journaling and Mingle!

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Jordan Glimpse Inside And Sneak Peeks

Our July 2019 issues have arrived and we can’t wait to share summertime inspiration with you! Record your favorite memories and self-reflect with Field Guide to Everyday Magic Issue 4, and spark your creativity with unique ideas in Art Journaling and Mingle!

Get Creative with our Telephone Template Pattern!

June 21st, 2019

Get Creative with our Telephone Template Pattern: We’re taking a step back in time and paying homage to the rotary dial telephone that has been making a comeback as vintage decor. Put a modern twist on this old-fashioned gem or stay true to its original character. We can’t wait to see what materials and techniques you use to give this beloved piece of history new life. This card, created by Marge McGuire, of Prescott, Arizona, makes us want to phone our best girlfriend and invite her to an afternoon of fun. Ring, ring, ring … your creativity is calling! Don’t forget to include rubber stamping!

We’re taking a step back in time and paying homage to the rotary dial telephone that has been making a comeback as vintage decor. Put a modern twist on this old-fashioned gem or stay true to its original character. We can’t wait to see what materials and techniques you use to give this beloved piece of history new life. This card, created by Marge McGuire, of Prescott, Arizona, makes us want to phone our best girlfriend and invite her to an afternoon of fun. Ring, ring, ring … your creativity is calling! Don’t forget to include rubber stamping!

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We’re taking a step back in time and paying homage to the rotary dial telephone that has been making a comeback as vintage decor. Put a modern twist on this old-fashioned gem or stay true to its original character. We can’t wait to see what materials and techniques you use to give this beloved piece […]