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Holiday Centerpiece Poll

Contests & Prizes : Holiday Centerpiece Poll

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Are visions of sugarplums dancing in your head? Or is it more like visions of yourself racing around the house while preparing for an upcoming dinner? Let us help you decorate the table – like this beautiful amaryllis and ribbon idea from “festive & fragrant” story in the December issue of Living. We polled our …

Woodblock Print Tutorial

Make It : Woodblock Print Tutorial

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When I first saw Tugboat Printshop at a crafts sale, I was blown away by the caliber of its work. Paul and Valerie create such beautiful imagery, and the fact that each woodblock is carved completely by hand is astounding. They are definitely top-notch (pun intended) in my books: “Today, we are going to show …

Make It : Teacher's Gift

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Usually I give food gifts to teachers, since I never feel like I know them well enough to make something more personal. This year, however, my son told me that his teacher collects sea horses and he wanted to give her something to add to her collection. Athena made me aware of this craft punch, …

Contests & Prizes : Holiday Giveaway #3 and Treat Box Winners!

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Congratulations, Laurel, Blythe, and Gianna. You won our Snowflake Treat Box giveaway! Please e-mail your mailing addresses to thecraftsdept@marthastewart.com, so we can send out your prizes. For the commenters who didn’t win, don’t despair—we have one more giveaway for the year: Treat Bags and Compartment Treat Boxes! Three winners will win one set of each. Even …

Paper Medallions

Make It : Paper Medallions

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There is no question that I am a HUGE fan of the Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board (which I blogged about earlier this season). So . . . I figured, why not share another project idea—just in time for the holidays—that utilizes this easy-to-use, ingenious tool. For Martha’s Holiday Open House special on Hallmark Channel …

Holiday Gift Guide

Behind the Scenes : Holiday Gift Guide

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This December, we did our first holiday gift guide in Living. The guide was carefully curated by Martha and the editors, including special deals and offers for our readers! Each department has its own page of picks. There’s something for everyone on your list, and at every price point. Take a look at these incredibly …

Craft Sale 2010

Photo Galleries : Craft Sale 2010

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Thanks again to everyone who participated in the sale last Saturday! (If you are making Eric’s ornament at home, here is the template for the ribbon star.) If you missed someone on your shopping list – or, like me, are experiencing post-sale-coulda-shoulda-woulda regrets – here are some vendor sites*: Amble Through Bramble AMH Design AnnaBuilt …

Contests & Prizes : Daily Candy Giveaway!

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Are you a subscriber? If so, you might have just heard about our collaboration with the good people at DC—we created this holiday table exclusively for DailyCandy.com! Fit for festivity, this beautiful table is sure to impress any dinner guest. The best part? Ten lucky winners will receive the tools (i.e., screw punch and self-healing cutting …