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Archive for March, 2010

Celebrate : far away birthday

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Somehow many of my loved ones are far far away, and when there is a celebration in their lives I can’t physically be part of, I always find myself having to come up with new ways to throw them a ‘party’ from here. Not there to make a Mothersday breakfast for my mom inspired this …

Make It : Mini Wreaths

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We have lots of half-used sticker sheets (ahem…Martha Stewart Crafts sticker sheets) around the office. I still love playing with stickers as much as I did as a kid. Today I used some of our stash to make a couple of tiny wreaths. Because they’re self-adhesive, it was a super easy and fast craft. A …

Incarnations of the TV Craft Area

Behind the Scenes : Incarnations of the TV Craft Area

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Today’s post is written by Anduin Havens, Art Director for The Martha Stewart Show. More than any other area on the set of The Martha Stewart Show, the Craft Area changes with the seasons and holidays. We started Season 5 with light summery colors but moved quickly to the warmer, more autumnal palette of Halloween. …

Tools & Materials : Bogus Paper

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We typically tell you about tools we use for vey specific tasks.  Bogus paper, on the other hand, is a favorite material around our craft room because it is so versatile.   It’s 100% recycled, and the perfect shade of grey.   We’ve used it as table runners, place mats, gift wrap, and for card making.  It’s …

sandy collection. 3D scrapbooking.

Inspiration Board : sandy collection. 3D scrapbooking.

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What do you do with all the things you collect on the beach? I had a pile of sea shore scores that were sitting in a bin, for over 2 years, that I finally sat down to organize.  All the odds and ends, my boyfriend Ashley and I collected from the beaches of Elbow Cay …

early spring flowers

Make It : early spring flowers

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If you’re like me, this is the time of year for daydreaming of spring and those first bits of color and warm weather. Above are some crafts projects from a story I worked on a few years back that was inspired by the flowers and colors of early spring. We made paper snowdrops, (shown above …