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Corinne Gill

Corinne Gill


Name: Corinne Gill
Job Title: Associate Editor
Date started at company: November, 2005
First story: The first story I helped with was Good Things, June 2005. I went shopping for bow ties for a Father’s Day gift wrapping idea
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Education: Smith College, B.A. in Art History
First Job: The Sanrio store at the Mall of America
Astrological sign: Taurus
Personal crafting/artwork: I knit a lot – though I can rarely finish a project. I have about 5 half-knit items in my to-do pile, including two baby sweaters (for kids who have since outgrown them) and the body and legs of an almost-finished stuffed octopus. Blake and I also have a website, www.handlespout.com, where we sell our jewelry and accessories.
First craft memory: I was a little obsessed with my mom’s old Spiegel catalogues and used to cut them up to make paper dolls and imaginary houses to fill with mail order furniture
Things you collect: Officially: snow globes & vintage office supplies. Unofficially: everything else. I’m a bit of a hoarder

FAVORITE . . .
Color (Pantone): Pantone# 120C
Holiday: Birthdays. There is some debate whether birthdays are considered holidays, but as the department’s birthday party coordinator and all around birthday lover, I’d like to think that they do
Pizza topping: Fresh tomato and basil
Kind of Fabric: I love fabrics that don’t fray and that you can work with like paper
Dessert: Vanilla ice cream with mango & honey
Source: New York Central Art Supply - http://www.nycentralart.com/. I’m especially fond of their paper department and vast selection of gilding supplies – including 20 different colors of silver foil sold by the book.
Font: (Almost) anything by Eric Gill
Martha Stewart Project: Winter Village Butterflies Gold Foil Nesting Dolls

Editor's Archive

Ask the Crafts Dept. : Vintage Halloween

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Nancy asks: Could you tell me a good source for purchasing nostalgic party supplies, such as retro Halloween treat bags, paper peanut bags and plastic cupcake toppers. This is a great question, Nancy! We have a lot of great sources for these types of party supplies. We’re excited to be able to share them with …

Ask the Crafts Dept. : Black Cat Halloween

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Wendy from Louisiana asks:  I so loved the decorations and crafts that Martha had for one of her shows a few years back when she was dressed as a cat for Halloween. . . I have searched the website high & low for the decor, but with no luck. We give a big party each …

Celebrate : Marcie's Birthday

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A couple of weeks ago we celebrated Marcie’s birthday with an autumnal dessert party. The weather has changed suddenly from what felt like a nice late summer to a chilly early fall. We thought we would embrace the change and bring out some old fall favorites. Nick & Blake brought farm fresh apples, Silke made …

Ask the Crafts Dept. : Cake Stand Refresh

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Thank you everyone for all of your great questions for this new section – We were  really overwhelmed by your response! We will definitely have to make this a weekly feature to get as many of your great questions in as possible!! A few things to note for the coming weeks: 1. Though we LOVE …

Our Sources : M & J Trimming

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 M & J is always one of our first stops when shopping for trims. Be it ribbon, sequins, or leather , they have a fantastic selection. It’s always fun to stop in and see what kinds of treats you’ll find.  Recently many of my friends have gotten engaged and are planning weddings. They each came …

Ask the Crafts Dept. : An Introduction

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We know that no matter how many articles we write, or how many blog posts we put together, there will always be information that you want and we miss. For this reason, we are very excited to announce a new section to our blog: Ask the Crafts Dept.! This is where you chose the content. Just …

Make It : Summer Memory Keeping

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Now that we’ve just bid farewell to August, I can’t help but feel that the days of summer are slipping away. Luckily, there are some great ideas for preserving your summer memories up in the crafts section of marthastewart.com. Here’s just a peek at some of the great projects featured in the Summer Memory Keeping gallery. …

Behind the Scenes : Needle Felting Shoot

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You may notice today that we have a new, needle felting inspired header! Last week, I shared pictures of the prep work that went into the needle felting story in the September issue. We talked about doing letters of some sort in the story but they never made it in, so it was really fun to work on them for …