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Stephanie Hung

Stephanie Hung


Name: Steph Hung
Job Title: Assistant Editor
Date started at company: June 2007, as an intern
First story you worked on: Candles Take Shape for the Holidays
Hometown: Mississauga, ON
Education: Biology, Queen's University. Fashion Design, George Brown College
First job: Selling popcorn at the movie theater
Astrological sign: Capricorn
Personal crafting/Artwork: Thread drawings and repurposing salvaged materials

FAVORITE...
Color: Pantone 536
Holiday: I love Victoria Day because it marks the beginning of summer and camp season.
Pizza topping: Olives
Kind of fabric: Cotton jersey
Dessert: Ice cream
Source: Buttons Buttons (Vancouver), Tomato (Tokyo)
Font: Georgia
Martha Stewart craft: Christmas stockings from "The Twelve Days of Christmas"

Editor's Archive

Make It : Pom-Pom Bunnies

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I always loved the story about a bunny who carries eggs to the homes of children the night before Easter. I’m planning to make these pocket-sized pom-pom bunnies for the little ones who will be hunting for eggs next Sunday – four, six, maybe I’ll make a whole warren. Materials you will need:  yarn, small …

Have You Seen This? : The Sketchbook Project

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My friend recently took a trip to NYC with his family so that his 10-year-old daughter Soli could participate in The Sketchbook Project. The Sketchbook Project is an interactive art project with a community of over 75 000 people worldwide.  Anyone can participate by creating a sketchbook that will become part of the library’s archive. (photo …

Meet : Rajiv Surendra

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A little while ago, I attended a talk and noticed this sign in the adjacent coffeehouse: Shortly after, I saw this in a local spice shop: As I spotted more and more chalkboards in the same hand, I was determined to find the person in charge of revitalizing the city’s signage. WHO:  Rajiv Surendra WHAT: …

Make It : Spring Floral Shade

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As much as I like to wake up with the sun every morning, a bare window doesn’t offer much in the way of privacy.  My solution?  This couldn’t-be-simpler shade made with the prettiest Japanese paper. Materials you will need:  paper (mine is from The Paper Place), 3/16″ wooden dowel, nail-in wire fasteners (look in the electrical department …

Make It : Knitty Gritty

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When you start a new knitting project, do you begin with the yarn or the pattern?  I like to work both ways – sometimes I will fall in love with a yarn that I am determined to knit with; other times I will see a pattern that is calling out my name (or rather, the …

Open Studio : Meow Meow Tweet

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It is COLD outside.  I’m talking long-johns-double-socks-and-multiple-sweaters cold.  The icy winds are doing a number on my skin and the only saving grace is this body oil I received from a friend.  Turns out, Meow Meow Tweet is a small-batch, handmade bodycare line owned and operated by two artists in their studio. WHO:  Jeff Kurosaki and Tara …

Inspiration Board : Remix Artists

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When I tell people I love things made from repurposed materials, I am sometimes met with a funny look – as if they are picturing me decorating my apartment with paper towel rolls, wearing a crazy patchwork sweater, or making pasta necklaces. While some upcycled projects can focus more on the functional aspect, thankfully there …

Make It : Popup Letter

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I could never understand how some people managed to get it all done during the holidays – cards, letters, presents, and dinners (when did they sleep??) – while I could barely get the tree dressed in time for Santa, so it was such a relief to read Jodi’s post a few years ago. These days …