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Photo Galleries : A Sailor's Valentine

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I may have only officially tied the knot this past October, but today, my husband and I are celebrating 10 years together. As cliche as it may be, Ashley did indeed sweep me off my feet on Valentine’s Day, so it is a special day for us. I made reservations about a month ago (it’s …

Make It : Love is in the Air Perfume Bottles

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Today’s guest post comes from the wonderful Jane Buck of Foxy & Winston: Hello, I’m Jane Buck and I am the Illustrator behind Foxy & Winston. I own and run a small Shop and Print Studio in Red Hook, Brooklyn where I sell my hand printed Stationery and Textiles alongside hand made goods by dear …

On The Web : Valentine Candy Boxes

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I had so much fun making the heart-shaped boxes in February’s issue of Living- and even more fun creating this iPad animation with the shoot team- You can find the templates and how-to for these boxes online, the candy came from Candy Warehouse, the ribbon is from Mokuba, and the charms are made by Helen …

Inspiration Board : The February Issue of Living!

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The February Issue of Living is now on newsstands! Run out and get your copy! Be sure to check out the following projects: Love the cover above? See the workbook on page 143 for instructions using our tissue pom pom’s. Clip Art Candy Packaging – page 58 Love in 3 Dimensions – page 125 Blake’s …

Celebrate : Last-Minute Valentines

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Happy Valentine’s Day! And just in case you’ve procrastinated, here are a couple quick ways to spread the love. All you need for these little guys is card stock and chocolate hearts. You can stamp or write the “I” and “U,” attach the heart with a little tape, and add a personal message on the …

Inspiration Board : Valentine Crafternoon

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A while ago I posted about my good friend Maura Madden and her book, Crafternoon, A Guide to Getting Artsy and Craftsy with Your Friends All Year Long, and her related workshop series called Handmade Crafternoon.¬†You can read more about it here… Since then, we at Living had been trying to come up with the …

TV Crafts : My Valentine

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I’ve been thinking about Valentine’s Day a bit earlier this year. It’s been a special day for me the past nine years because, cheesy enough, it marked Ashley and my official anniversary. This year, it is even a little more special to me being that we are now engaged. Since I recently received my most …

Make It : last-minute valentines!

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These are some miniature Valentine cards I made for our February issue’s well opener. We needed just one very small valentine for the shot, and ended up choosing a version with a ric-rac edge… But I loved them all! See below for a description of the materials and a simple how-to that applies to all. …