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Make It : Thanksgiving Crafts

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Thanksgiving, while late this year, snuck up on me nonetheless! I If you are feeling the same way, check Good Things in our November issue where we have a few crafts for your holiday table that can easily be made before next week. The Mayflower-sail straws and Pilgrim hat cups pictured above will liven up …

Make It : Halloween Balloon Crafts

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On page 100 of our October issue, we show an easy technique for decoupaging balloons to create big bright Halloween decorations. Using decoupage finish and thin black construction paper, along with a few party store staples such as crepe paper steamers and tissue paper garlands, you can turn balloons into jack-o-lanterns, skeletons, moons, bats and …

Inspiration Board : Our new Martha Stewart Crafts Decoupage Line

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I remember when I used to spend hours cutting apart old magazines and gluing them to make paper collage posters, notebooks, and knick knacks for my school locker.  It was such a fun, easy way to personalize my things which is why I’m excited to introduce our new Martha Stewart Crafts Decoupage line!  It is …

Have You Seen This? : Paper to Petal!

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Paper to Petal, a new craft book by husband and wife team Rebecca Thuss and Patrick Farrell, comes out…TODAY! As beautiful as it is, it is also full of detailed user-friendly instructions, clear how-to photographs, and a forward by Martha! I am so excited about this gorgeous book and thrilled to share this interview with …

Celebrate : 'art party'

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Our sweet friend and colleague Laura left MSL to pursue her career in the art world, where she worked before she joined us. As you know we don’t let an opportunity go by to celebrate, so we decided to have a going away party for her.  I had just been to Barneys and seen their …

Inspiration Board : Martha Stewart's Favorite Crafts for Kids

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We are very excited to bring you our latest book: Martha Stewart’s Favorite Crafts for Kids! Our Editors at Living have been working tirelessly on this latest publication (available now!). It’s packed with 175 projects for kids of all ages, including printable templates and clip-art as well as a detailed tools glossary. Below are a …

Inspiration Board : Handmade Gifts for Father's Day

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Father’s Day is on Sunday June 16th.  There’s still time to make a handmade gift or card for dad! Print this fill-in-the-blanks Father’s Day card onto nice card stock or heavyweight paper (using our free clip art) and give to your kid to fill out. Their description of dad’s traits will make him laugh!   …

Make It : Oilcloth Table

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Did you see the outdoor-table upgrade in the June issue of Living? It’s a quick and simple way to cover an old table with a punchy pattern. Oilcloth can withstand water and food spills so it’s a great option for outdoor entertaining. To clean, simply wipe with a sponge! We went to oilcloth.com to discover …