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Jodi Levine

Jodi Levine


Name: Jodi Levine
Job Title: Kids Editorial Director and Designer for Martha Stewart Crafts
Date started at company: October 1994
First story you worked on: Good Things, a handmade paper clip idea (which I made as bribes for my job interview here!)
Hometown: Queens, NY
School and Degree: Rhode Island School of Design, BFA, Painting
First Job: Teacher’s assistant at a cooking and crafts class for toddlers while I was in high school. I was in charge of potty trips!
Astrological sign: Libra
Personal crafting/artwork: making jewelry, crafting with food, making cards, invites, and little drawings and collages, and crafting and cooking with my kids, my etsy shop: jlevine.etsy.com
First craft memory: Making doll clothes with my mom out of my outgrown clothes (my favorite was a tiny sundress made from my old corduroy pants, using the elastic waistband as the "smocked" bodice and a handmade greeting card business with my brother (our parents were our best/only customers!)

FAVORITE . . .
Color (Pantone #): pink, 1777
Holiday: I like them all...but if I have to choose I guess it would be Valentines Day for the pinks and reds and candy and cards.
Pizza topping: spinach
Kind of Fabric: felt
Dessert: chocolate chip cookies
Things you collect: paper bags, vintage wrapping paper and other paper odds and ends: chop holders, toothpick frills., paper plates, candy (specifically cut rock candy that looks like glass),
Source: Metalliferrous, Tinsel Trading, Kinokuniya for books
Martha Stewart Craft: Cookie Cottages Cookie Cottage

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Contests & Prizes : Punch Drawer Winner!!

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Congratulations to Jessica, winner of Martha’s Punch Drawer giveaway! And thanks to everyone who commented!…

Martha on HSN...and BIG Giveaway!!! (CLOSED)

Contests & Prizes : Martha on HSN...and BIG Giveaway!!! (CLOSED)

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Tune in on March 31 at midnight ET (meaning tonight, the night of the 30th!) to see Martha and our own Alex Perruzzi demonstrate some new and favorite tools, embellishments, kits, and great craft ideas. Check local listings for additional times, and click here for more information. They will demonstrate some fun projects you can create …

Year-round Heart Punch Ideas...and a Giveaway!

Contests & Prizes : Year-round Heart Punch Ideas...and a Giveaway!

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Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day! We have a great Martha Stewart Crafts giveaway with a few valentine punches, glitter, and stickers. I also wanted to share some punched-heart crafts created by one of our super-talented freelance crafters, Emily Eibel. I especially love how she used the hearts to create other shapes—great ideas for using heart punches …

Easy Thanksgiving Punched Crafts

Make It : Easy Thanksgiving Punched Crafts

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Thanksgiving is upon us, so I’m sharing two super-easy punched crafts for your holiday celebration. These mini paper turkeys are made using just one punch—a scalloped circle—and some scissors, glue, and double-sided tape. That’s it! The punch I used is the Martha Stewart Crafts Rose Window Punch All Over the Page. The two-part magnetic punch …

Quick Halloween Party Crafts

Celebrate : Quick Halloween Party Crafts

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Halloween is RIGHT around the corner. If you’re having a party but are short on time (like I am) because (gulp) you haven’t finished your kid’s costumes yet, here are a few punched paper party details that take no time at all. I used some of my favorite Martha Stewart Craft punches (all available at …

Autograph books

Make It : Autograph books

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I want to share an easy end-of-school-year autograph book project that I did with my son’s kindergarten class. To make the books, the kids “sewed” a stack of paper and cardboard together and knotted it on the outside. Then they decorated the cover with markers. Since I needed to make 24, I wanted to use …

Announcing Martha Stewart Crafts Studio at Beaches Resorts!

Behind the Scenes : Announcing Martha Stewart Crafts Studio at Beaches Resorts!

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Exciting news: today Martha announces on her show the launch of Martha Stewart Crafts Studio™ at Beaches Resorts. We developed five classes exclusively for Beaches Resorts using our Martha Stewart Crafts tools where guests can create handcrafted and personal souvenirs of their stay. The five classes are: Fun with Glitter, Scrapbooking, Stencil Fashions, Punch & Stencil …

Mother's Day Project and Giveaway (contest expired)

Contests & Prizes : Mother's Day Project and Giveaway (contest expired)

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Growing up, my mom was always the planner/bill-payer/checkbook keeper in our family…and she still is. When Mother’s Day rolls around I like to give her something to brighten up her desk. I’ve been looking for a reason to try our flocking powders so for the first part of my gift I decided to make mom a …