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Catalogue > Magazines and Books > Books (23 items)
Altered Couture
Altered Couture
Altered Couture is a 160-page publication dedicated to altered and embellished clothing and accessories. It is filled with gorgeous photographs of altered jackets, t-shirts, sweaters, jeans, skirts, and more, accompanied by easy-to-understand techniques and endless inspiration. You’ll find new ways to transform your own garments and accessories into fabulous works of wearable art. Now you don’t have to throw your clothes away! Altered Couture will show you creative ideas on how you can add a twist to your attire with just a few resources: dyes, paints, bleach, rubber stamps, threads, buttons, beads, and more!
£13.99 autumn 2014
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Art Journaling
Art Journaling
In every semi-annual issue of Art Journaling, artists open their journals and share creative techniques for capturing their emotions. From stamping and collage art to painting and sketching, each journal is filled with innovative techniques that you’ll want to try in your own art journal. Detailed photos and commentary will help you discover your journaling style, with hints and tricks for creating a stand-out page.

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Art Quilting Studio
Art Quilting Studio
Explore the heart and soul of art quilting with Art Quilting Studio! Each quarterly, 144-page issue provides detailed photographs and instructions to fuel artists and quilters to delve into emerging trends in art quilting. Artists and quilters from around the world are featured, as they showcase innovative surface treatments and quilting techniques. With a focus on close-up details, Art Quilting Studio displays dozens of quilted art pieces, including decorative and wearable samples, created using both machine and hand-stitched elements. Whether you're a veteran art quilter or are just picking up a needle and thread for the first time, you'll find the inspiration you need to take your quilting to the next level in Art Quilting Studio.
£13.99 summer 2014
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Artful Blogging
Artful Blogging
Innovations in technology provide new and exciting platforms for artists and writers to share their creative work with the world. The Internet has come alive with the voices of artists who let us into their studios and into their lives by keeping online journals, galleries and blogs. Stampington's newest 144 page special publication spotlights some of the exceptional artists’ blogs currently online. This superb publication provides Blogging Etiquette, Blogger’s Must-Haves and How to Get Started on your own blog spot!

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Artist's café
Artist's café
The publishers of Somerset Studio invite you to explore the finest moments from over a decade in print in the second extraordinary volume of Artists' Café. This decadent, 144-page issue is jam–packed with the best paper-crafting and mixed-media projects from Somerset Studio. Relive favourite articles, discover techniques you may have missed or get reacquainted with an admired artist.

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Belle Armoire Jewelry
Belle Armoire Jewelry
This 144-page issue is overflowing with exciting projects. Inside you’ll find necklaces, bracelets, earrings and brooches. You’ll be inspired by all the projects, tips and techniques you will find in Belle Armoire Jewelry. Whether your passion is stringing or making polymer clay beads, incorporating found or natural objects, you’ll enjoy the artfully made jewelry in this sumptuous book.
£13.99 summer 2014
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Digital Studio
Digital Studio
This exciting 144 page full-color publication is jam packed with breathtaking digital designs, informative feature articles and easy-to-follow tutorials. Learn how to create custom brushes with Michelle Ward, take a look at Traci Bautista’s digitally revamped artwork, and enter the world of Louise Robinson’s Art & Ghosts. Michelle Shefveland explains the basics of digital scrapbooking and compares the top selling image editing software programs. Somerset Digital Studio also presents digital artist spotlights along with hundreds of gallery pieces sure to inspire you. Come discover the hottest phenomenon in paper-crafting and see why scanning and editing is the new cutting and pasting!
£13.99 autumn 2014
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GreenCraft
GreenCraft
Finding creative uses for old items is nothing new to artists, but the spirit of preserving the planet is more important than ever before and GreenCraft Magazine is here to honour and inspire those who find artistic applications for normally discarded resources. GreenCraft Magazine will provide ideas for repurposing trash to treasure by showcasing projects where waste is repurposed into ecologically chic creations. Last, but not least, to maintain the theme of recycling, the entire publication will be printed on recycled paper.
£13.99 Spring 2013
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handcrafted
handcrafted
HandCrafted introduces readers to 50 of Stampington's favourite crafting projects reproduced from past issues of Somerset Studio, Art Doll Quarterly, Belle Armoire, Inspirations, The Stampers' Sampler, Legacy and Take Ten. This publication is sure to be a collector’s item.
£13.99 Volume 9
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material visions
material visions
Material Visions showcases stunning examples of one of the most exciting mediums for creative expression that has emerged for multi-media artists: the miniature art quilt. Gone are the days of assembling quilts for the sole utilitarian purpose of covering a bed. This book documents the fascinating evolution of quilts from bed cover to multi-media art pieces.
£17.99
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Prims
Prims
Prims exclusively features the rustic elegance of primitive, folk, historic, and early Americana style artwork that will captivate the imagination and enchant with their simple beauty. The traditional beauty of handcrafted art making will include dolls, paintings and mixed-media artwork.

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Return to Asia
Return to Asia
Featuring more than 1,000 samples of beautiful Asian-inspired artwork inside nearly 200 pages.
£14.29
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Signatures
Signatures
A special publication featuring personal journal entries by more than 25 visionary artists. More than 150 pages of original artwork. Artists share journaling prompts, how-to tips on everything from covers to construction, personal musings and poetry, as well as the enlightening journal entries from their daily lives.
£18.99
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Somerset Apprentice
Somerset Apprentice
Artists love the artwork in Somerset Studio, and even though we give clear, concise instructions, they want more in-depth details about how the techniques are done. Somerset Apprentice will show readers how to do projects, call out specific products and how to use them, and take you by the hand as you learn how to make lovely works of art Somerset-style. Our new publication Somerset Apprentice is a much more basic and thorough understanding of techniques geared toward people who aspire to make Somerset-esque art but need to learn the fundamentals through easy-to-understand instructions and close-up photos. Somerset Apprentice will focus on the basic how to's of amazing artwork.
£13.99 autumn 2014
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Somerset Holidays & Celebrations
Somerset Holidays & Celebrations
Somerset Holidays & Celebrations will take you on a journey through a year of festive décor, gifts and stunning artwork. From major holidays like Christmas, Valentine's Day and Halloween, to birthdays and baby showers, this exciting issue is a feast for the eyes as well as a good reference to make your holidays extra special.

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Somerset Home
Somerset Home
Somerset Home Volume 2 takes home décor to the next level. The artists featured have transformed every day home items into artful creations, personalizing every corner of their living space. Some have cleverly revamped thrift store finds, like Sandy Berry's "Decorative Vintage Dinnerware," while others have come up with completely new home ideas, like Shona Cole’s lovely "Butterfly Reminders." Coasters, magnets, dishtowels, pillows, and many other functional items get a creative makeover. The projects showcased in this 144-page special publication will show you how you can add your own touches and charming accents that are sure to enlighten, organize, and beautify any dwelling place.
£14.29 Volume 7
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Somerset Life
Somerset Life  - 2007
Stampington's dream for Somerset Life is to encourage readers to make every day extraordinary: by infusing daily life with simple pleasures, art, romance, creativity and beauty. It will capture the imagination with stunning photography, insightful and entertaining articles, and imaginative ideas. Somerset Life will show readers how attention to the little things in life can lead to an inspired and artful way of living.

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Somerset Sew
Somerset Sew
Sew Somerset represents a new way of looking at sewn art. More than ever before, artists are discovering the joy of combining sewing with mixed-media projects, showing the world that stitches are not just for fabric anymore! In this 144-page publication, readers will find gorgeous photographs, easy-to-understand techniques, and endless inspiration. Sew Somerset will help crafters and artists alike learn how to add stitches of varied lengths, sizes, colors, and dimensions into their next project to create a look that is "So Somerset!"

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Somerset Studio Gallery
Gallery - Summer 2010
Somerset Gallery is filled with hundreds of samples of extraordinary artwork presented up close and in detail. Whether your passion is rubber stamping, calligraphy or paper crafting, the newest Gallery features everything you love about Somerset Studio in 200 lush pages, including enlightening how-to-articles, beautifully photographed projects and hundreds of handmade creations by your favourite artists.
£13.99 summer 2014
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somerset_wedding
somerset_wedding
Beautiful close-up photographs of extraordinary ideas overflow in A Somerset Wedding. The bride and groom will become inspired with numerous project ideas that can infuse elegance, simplicity and individual style into their perfect day. Preparing, uniting, celebrating, and remembering are the categories into which the projects are presented.

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Take Ten
Take Ten
From the publisher that brings you The Stampers' Sampler and Somerset Studio comes a 144-page special issue brimming with card ideas. Take Ten offers rubber stamp enthusiasts of all levels great ideas for creating quick and easy cards in less than 10 minutes. You'll find hundreds of full-color samples inside each volume of this unique publication. Take Ten is now published quarterly.

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Transparent Art
Transparent Art
Discover the hottest trend in papercrafts and mixed media - Transparent Art. This special publication showcases exciting versatility in artwork.
£19.99
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Where Women Create
Where Women Create
Whether it ís art, food, music, written works or choreographed dances, extraordinary women know that the process of creating is as important as what ultimately gets created. That ís why extraordinary women pay attention to the details of their work spaces... making sure that they surround themselves with visually stimulating inspiration and unique organizational systems.

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