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Inspiration Board : felt

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Felt is hardly new. But since it is such an incredible material, I did think it was a good post to leave you with over our break. It has so many uses and aspects to it, that it may inspire you to think of it in a new way after all. Growing up in Germany …

Celebrate : teacher's gift

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Time to remember the teachers and all they do throughout the year. As I mentioned before, I like giving food gifts, as to not add to their collection of mismatched mugs. For Christmas I usually make granola and then package it with some store bought honey and tea ( I love the simple packaging of …

Make It : Nautical flag personalized wall hanging

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I made a rule for myself that I do NOT craft any gifts for Christmas and Hanukkah – this rule was the result of the annual meltdowns that were had while trying to complete numerous handmade gifts, wrap them, and still bake and cook and travel for my family’s holiday parties. Now members of my …

Our Holiday Tradition

Inspiration Board : Our Holiday Tradition

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Just like I’m sure many of you do, we have a secret santa tradition here in the Crafts Dept. Its pretty nice, because we all give eachother things we’ve made especially for the person assigned to us. So we all get together for dinner, sometimes at a restaurant and sometimes at someone’s house, to open …

Make It : Tie Dye Gifts

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I have always wanted to try some tie dye crafts. My friend Karlo Bello made some great dyed scarves to give as gifts and to sell at the recent Martha Stewart Craft Sale. I saw the results of his efforts and wanted to share a few. He is inspired by all types of shibori including …

On The Web : Craft Merchandise on Sale

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MarthaStewartCrafts.com wants to remind you that there are some great sales for last minute holiday crafting.  Use our charming food packaging, ribbons, and embellishments to perfectly present your holiday gifts. Many of our punches, paper packs, and stickers are up to 40% off, and you can get 15 stocking stuffers for only $20. Perfect for …

Backyard Christmas

Photo Galleries : Backyard Christmas

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Deck the halls with boughs of holly and whatever else you can get your hands on; it’s Christmas dagnabit! In all seriousness, it’s been kind of crazy here at TV with all the different kinds of greenery we’ve been using to decorate the set. The garlands in the prep kitchen windows are a mix of …

Contests & Prizes : Congratulations Kerri M.!!

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Congratulations Kerri!  You won yesterday’s Christmas Craft Giveaway.  Please e-mail your address to  thecraftsdept@marthastewart.com. Enjoy!…