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Have You Seen This? : Yellow Owl's New Book, Little Prints

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We are big fans of Christine Schmidt and her product line, Yellow Owl Workshop, which includes gifts, paper goods and stamp sets. Her first book, Print Workshop, was beautiful and inspiring and we were thrilled to find out that her second book, Little Prints, is now out! Little Prints is full of easy ideas for personalized toys, …

Celebrate : Hanukkah Crafts!

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Hanukkah begins tomorrow, November 27th, at sundown. In Good Things in our December issue we have an easy Hanukkah gift wrapping idea, an envelope full of of small numbered envelopes. I used tape to make a menorah on a top-open envelope. (The candles are made from striped washi tape and the flames from yellow masking tape.) …

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 : Holiday Craft with the new Deluxe Scoring Board

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The Martha Stewart Crafts team has been developing some really great new tools and they will be available just in time for holiday crafting.    Next Thursday, November 14th, I will appear on HSN to debut some of these great new Martha Stewart Crafts products! One of the tools that I am most excited about …

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 …

Celebrate : French 'revolutionary' kids costumes

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  Given that the last 2 years we had storms and therefore Halloween was cancelled, I haven’t had a chance to make costumes in a while. So, when given the assignment to create kids costumes with a French feel for our Halloween Special issue, I was thrilled. I was determined to make them really simple, …

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 …

Celebrate : Father's Day!

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Father’s Day is this Sunday! If you’ve got plans to celebrate the Dad in your life, see below for a round-up of our favorite quick cards and handmade gifts. Jodi’s “Dad Libs” are too cute for words (no pun intended!). Print, have kids fill in the blanks, and check “handmade card” off your to-do list! …