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Make It : The Gift of Holiday Music

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The era of “mix tapes” may be in the past, but I know that my family still enjoys the holiday CDs I make for them each year. The music is timeless, and the variety that can be included in a custom CD is usually more personalized (and less irritating) than a CD bought in a …

Contests & Prizes : Holiday Giveaway #2 and Glitter Giveaway Winners!

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Congratulations to Heidi, doakie, and kara for winning our tinsel glitter from Holiday Giveaway #1! Please send your mailing addresses to thecraftsdept@marthastewart.com so we can send out your prizes. This week’s giveaway is for anyone getting ready to bake some homemade fruitcake, gingerbread, cookies, etc. Snowflake treat boxes! Three lucky winners will receive a set of …

Contests & Prizes : Burda's Month of Holiday Giveaways

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Thanks to all the Martha Stewart craft fans who voted in Burda’s giveaway! If you missed your chance, don’t fret: Burda is giving something away every day this month! Head on over to the BurdaStyle blog for more details…

Holiday Craft Sale Recap & Gift Guide

Around Town : Holiday Craft Sale Recap & Gift Guide

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The Holiday Craft Sale on Saturday was quite a success! It was a bit overwhelming for a first-timer like me, but ultimately very exciting to find myself amidst a whirlwind of vendors, festive decorations, delicious food, music, games and the hundreds of people who waited in the freezing cold to enter. Below is a recap …

Make It : Hanukkah Gift Card Holders

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Gift cards are sometimes the easiest gift (especially for your hard-to-shop-for friends and family), but the dilemma seems to be how to personalize them a bit. There are only three nights left of Hanukkah, but these gift-card holders (from the December issue of Living) should take only 20 minutes to make. You’ll find many more Hanukkah …

Ask the Crafts Dept. : Making Holiday Candles

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The holiday season is in full swing! This week, all of the Living blogs will be featuring a “Living is Giving” theme, with all of our posts relating to holiday giving. Today our post is an “Ask the Crafts Dept.” about handmade gift ideas. If you have a question for the Crafts Dept., e-mail us …

To Our Craft Sale!

Make It : To Our Craft Sale!

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The elves (ahem, our team) are busy preparing for the holiday sale tomorrow. Here’s a peek at what’s going on behind the scenes… Come by and say hello. While you’re here, stay for the: handmade gifts craft demonstrations raffle prizes and giveaways Oh, and one more thing—THE CRAFT WALK!  (Think cake walk, circa 1970.) See …

Around Town : Holiday Craft Sale on Saturday!

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Everyone is working hard on crafts for the Martha Stewart Holiday Craft Sale on Saturday. We hope to see you there! In addition to dozens of hardworking craft vendors, you’ll find displays from the December issue of Living, delicious food, craft demos, and the opportunity to win crafty prizes! Admission is free and open to …