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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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Make It : Summer Fun!

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Although it’s not officially summer until June 21, it is certainly beginning to heat up around New York. It’s the time of year when we head outdoors, and it’s great to have some fun and easy activities to keep the younger ones busy. The following crafts are some tried-and-true favorites. Make them now, and you …

Silvia Tcherassi

Meet : Silvia Tcherassi

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A few months ago Martha made a trip to Colombia, where she was introduced to Silvia Tcherassi, a wonderful fashion and accessory designer. Martha returned with a wrist covered in shimmering bracelets and a beautiful sparkling bag. The invite to have her as a guest on the show went out immediately. Last week she finally …

Easter Treat Chicks

Make It : Easter Treat Chicks

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Easter treats…

Meet : REMARTHABLE Finalist

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This week on The Martha Stewart Show, we have been featuring the five finalists from the REMARTHABLE contest. These five women were selected from over 3,000 entries submitted for the opportunity to win a very snazzy BMW X3, which was customized by Martha herself. To read more about each of these finalist, head over here. …

INFINITE VARIETY - Three Centuries of Red and White Quilts

Around Town : INFINITE VARIETY - Three Centuries of Red and White Quilts

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Currently on display at the Park Avenue Armory here in NYC is one of the most impressive installations I have seen in a long time. Infinite Variety consists of 650 quilts, all red and white, hung dramatically from the rafters of the cavernous drill hall of the armory. I love how this moment came to happen: …

Behind the Scenes : Q&A with Martha and the Crafters

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We are so thrilled with the enthusiastic response The Craft Show had Wednesday! It’s so exciting to see so many people register to win the fantastic giveaways as well. With reading all the positive comments my fingers are crossed for everyone! Today we have a video to share from after the show, when the audience …

Behind the Scenes : The Craft Show!

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To help kick off National Craft Month, we are excited to present a whole hour (!) of crafts on The Martha Stewart Show, which will be airing tomorrow at 10 a.m. on Hallmark Channel. While getting ready for The Craft Show, there have been a number of other theme shows (baby, party, citrus) that we …

Valentine Sticker Charm Bracelet—How Charming!

Make It : Valentine Sticker Charm Bracelet—How Charming!

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Sometimes I get an idea stuck in my head, but I’m not too sure what I’m going to do about executing it. With Valentine’s Day descending on us, I have had heart charms on my mind. Wanting to make a bracelet, but not too clear on what I wanted to make the charms from, it …