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Inspiration Board : Marbleized Tumbler

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One of my favorite parts about developing our new Martha Stewart Glass Paint line was creating fun crafts while exploring new techniques. I had been inspired by Emily, another designer in the craft department, to create stunning marbled effects with our glass paint. Because our paint is dishwasher safe, I thought it would be a …

Make It : Embroidered Eggs

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Today’s Easter egg guest post comes from the wonderful Brett Bara, the crafter behind the lovely blog Manhattan Craft Room. She is also author of Sewing a Straight Line. About a year ago, I came across an image online of some cross-stitched eggs made by Ukrainian artist Forostyuk Inna. I was completely obsessed, being a …

Make It : Children's Bird Wings with Lynn Russell

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I’d like to introduce my long-time “internet friend” Lynn Russell, the very talented artist and letterpress printer at Satsuma Press. We met on Etsy years ago – Lynn discovered we were mutual “favorites” and reached out to me, and she has been a cherished pen pal ever since. A bit about Lynn: She works and …

Tools & Materials : Recycled Wool - Felting Tips & Techniques

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In winter, it seems that wool and felt are to crafting as mashed potatoes and soup are to cooking—if you’re a crafter, the desire to use soft and fuzzy materials is as strong as the yearning for comfort foods. On cue, we’ve been picking up wool felting in many different forms recently—one of my personal …

Make It : Spring is Here!

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Spring has come early in New York City, it’s 72 degrees today!  It is the perfect day to start saving eggs to decorate for Easter. You may not know this but I have a collection of blown out eggs, big and small, white and brown, cracked and whole, dyed and not dyed, and all of …


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