Waxy Stab-Bound Journals… Craft Publishing Royalty This Way Comes… And Sew Somerset Winner Announced!!

In all my varied creative endeavors, I always come home to book making, especially stab-bound books.  I try lots of different things, often winging off in strange or new directions, but I seem to circle back, like a vulture really, and devour book making.  I LOVE HAND MADE BOOKS. I also have been thoroughly enamored […]

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Stampington Sponsored Giveaway: Win the Latest Sew Somerset Magazine and Start the New Year Off Creatively!

Sewing combined with art journaling and/or artist book making is one of my greatest creative passions.  I love to incorporate machine or hand stitching somehow on my journal or book pages. Stitches often add an extra element of visual interest and can replace glue when using them to hold a collage in place. Which is […]

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Pink Ribbons and Corporate Malignancies

There has been a recent occurrence here in my small corner of the world.  A bit of change.  Also a big calendar landmark passed.  One that I do not particularly like.  One that makes me feel yucky feelings. The occurrence?  I resigned from my job as an education coordinator at my local Joann Fabric and […]

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Somerset Studios GALLERY Giveaway Winner Announced Plus A Brief San Juan Range Trip Report!

These comments are amazing, each and everyone of them!  You ladies have cheered me up so much! I am home from my grand and glorious adventure, this is day two back to reality, and I must admit that I’m more than a little depressed.   My dear hubby and I went kid-less to Colorado to […]

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Stampington Sponsored Giveaway: Somerset Studio GALLERY Summer 2015!!!

Oh goody, goody, goody!!! I am announcing another hot-of-the-presses, gorgeous Stampington magazine giveaway! This time I get to send to one lucky winner the latest Somerset Studio GALLERY magazine; the summer 2015 issue.  This issue is a jam-packed collection of amazing Somerset-esqe art.  From artsy mermaids to painted matchboxes, and waxed envelopes to altered playing cards, this […]

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