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Hannah Milman

Name: Hannah Milman
Job Title: SVP Exec Editorial Director Holiday & Crafts
Date Started at company: 1991
First Story you worked on: Potato Glossary
School & Degree: Rhode Island School of Design, MFA
First Job: Photo Assistant
What's your sign: Taurus/Gemini
Personal crafting/artwork: Anything nature and ocean related
First craft memory: collecting seaglass at the ocean

Color (Pantone #): all
holiday: all
Kind of fabric: homespun
Dessert: Mrs Milman’s (my mom) chocalate cake
Things you collect: seaglass, sea shells and anything mini
Source: the beach

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Around Town : Exploring the Sanibel Shell Fair: 75th Anniversary!

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All year I receive the same question from avid crafters and collectors; what can I do or make with all of the shells I have collected on my vacation? To answer your question, I would like to share with you some of the photos I took at the 75th year of the Sanibel Shell Fair …

Beautiful Crackled Boxes

Behind the Scenes : Beautiful Crackled Boxes

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I had such a fun time on television demonstrating our new Martha Stewart Crafts Paint line with Martha. We made these beautiful crackled boxes—perfect for gifts and jewelry. Beth writes: “Have you tried the crackle effect on the papier-mâché boxes or the jewelry cardboard boxes?” The answer is yes, Beth. The boxes we used were …

Make It : Course in Glittering

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We love glitter, and it was such a treat to take a break from work and teach our 51 talented interns one of our favorite glittering techniques.  We developed the punch and stencil technique for our Craft Studio at Beaches Resorts and it quickly became a favorite.  Check out more about the intern glitter project …

Make It : Spring is Here!

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Spring has come early in New York City, it’s 72 degrees today!  It is the perfect day to start saving eggs to decorate for Easter. You may not know this but I have a collection of blown out eggs, big and small, white and brown, cracked and whole, dyed and not dyed, and all of …

Black Dinah Chocolatiers Shoot

Behind the Scenes : Black Dinah Chocolatiers Shoot

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Last summer photographer Jason Fulford and I spent a sweet weekend in Maine, one of my favorite places, working on the chocolate story featured in the February issue of Martha Stewart Living.  My time was spent on two islands; Stonington, home to a Stonington Farmer’s market every Friday, and Isle Au Haut, home to Black …

Make It : Birthday Card

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Hi Everyone, A few weeks ago I received a beautiful birthday card from the crafts department and wanted to share it with all of you. Many of you know my love for everything sea related so it is no surprise I would love this card. The card was made using just a few tools and …

Around Town : Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Crafts Book Signing at Michaels in Westbury NY

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Hi Everyone, I am so excited about the launch of the new Martha Stewart’s Encyclopedia of Crafts book and I wanted to share some photos with you from a book signing I attended with Martha. On Friday April 3rd I traveled with Martha to Michaels in Westbury NY where she signed copies of her new …

Around Town : 72nd Annual Sanibel Shell Show

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Hi Everyone, This being my first blog post here on the crafts department blog I wanted to share with you one of my greatest loves…SHELLS. Shells are such a great material to craft with and anyone who knows me knows how much I love them. My office is full of shells and sea glass that …