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Hosanna Houser

Hosanna Houser


Name: Hosanna Houser
Job Title: Lead Crafter, TV
Date started at company: Freelance December 1999
First story you worked on: Ribbon poinsettias for the Christmas Book Volume 4
Hometown: San Francisco
Education: Sarah Lawrence College, BA photography
First Job: Restoring antique photos pre-Photoshop
Astrological sign: Aquarius
Personal crafting/artwork: Jewelry design
Things you collect: Scissors, color swatch cards, rocks and stones, vintage craft items, the letter “h”

FAVORITE . . .
Color: Pantone 3165
Holiday: Christmas
Kind of Fabric: Wool felts
Source: Thrift stores and flea markets, my grandmother’s house

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Inspiration Board : Glitter!

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What are the holidays without a little glitter? OK, seriously, it’s usually a lot. Since there is still plenty of time to get shiny for New Year’s Eve, I wanted to share this great video made by the folks over at Etsy about the shiny stuff. As Roger Ertle VP at Glittertex says during the …

Beaded Bracelets

Make It : Beaded Bracelets

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Seems we can not get enough of bracelets around here! Tomorrow on the show I am demoing how to make your own beaded wrap bracelet, and since I want to make sure people understand some of the steps, I have put together a little photo tutorial. Another easy to make bracelet for a handmade holiday …

Champagne Chairs

Make It : Champagne Chairs

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Today Joel Henriques from the popular blog Made by Joel is a guest on The Martha Stewart Show showing Martha how two pieces of wood and a little bit of imagination can create a clever doll house for a kid. While prepping for the segment, prop stylist Robert Diamond made a request for small things …

Hungarian Reindeer with Cynthia Treen

Make It : Hungarian Reindeer with Cynthia Treen

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For today’s guest post I’m thrilled to have my friend Cindy Treen share her beautiful work with the blog. One of the most talented people I know with a needle and thread, from large to small, her handcrafted work never fails to impress. This gallery is of some the quilts she has made in the …

TV Crafts : Glitter Shoe Fun

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  Recently on The Martha Stewart Show, we invited Erica Chan Coffman from the very popular blog Honestly…WTF to demonstrate the above glittered shoes with Martha. Who doesn’t love a good project that upgrades your fashion into looking designer without spending too much? Since glittered shoes seem to be everywhere this fall, it’s easy enough to …

More of Craft Week at TV

TV Crafts : More of Craft Week at TV

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As Jodi mentioned yesterday, it’s Craft Week at The Martha Stewart Show! Complete with introductions to the new Martha Stewart Crafts paint line, the new Holiday Crafts book, and our perennial favorites, the Martha Stewart Crafts craft tools, it’s a great week to be tuning into the show. And don’t forget to check out how …

Make It : Bracelet Love!

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  DIY bracelets of all sorts have been popping up everywhere. When grouped together they make a great fashion statement as well as fun eye candy. A quick search of bracelets over on Pinterest generates a seemingly unending supply of inspiration, with plenty of links to tutorials. Excited to use some of my saved up …

Fireworks!

Inspiration Board : Fireworks!

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Happy 4th Of July! Although there are many things to love about the 4th, my favorite part of the day is the end, when the fireworks explode in all their glory. The lights, the colors, the sound, and all the ohhhs and ahhhs always thrills me. So when my friend Daniele-Boglivi Fiori shared these images …