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Ask the Crafts Dept. : Cinco de Mayo!

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Cinco de Mayo is this weekend! How will you celebrate? We’ve got you covered with a few festive party ideas below. I love the Papel Picado garland Silke used in last August’s Living. They’re from a great source called MexEvents and come in a range of bright colors and patterns. They’d be so easy to …

Ask the Crafts Dept. : FAQs: Martha Stewart Craft Paint and Martha Stewart Glass Paint

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Michaels is currently offering a 30% coupon! Offer is valid on all Martha Stewart Glass Paint and tools. Click here to download the US coupon and here for the Canadian Happy shopping! One of the best things about hearing from all of you is learning what some of your crafting issues are and how we …

Our Sources

Ask the Crafts Dept. : Our Sources

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Joyce asks: “Martha did a segment on fruit and herb glycerin soap.  She showed clear containers to package the soaps for gifts. Could you please send me the name of the company?” Joyce is referring to the TV segment where Marcie demonstrated her beautiful soaps from the April 2011 issue of Martha Stewart Living. The containers …

Ask the Crafts Dept. : Milk Paint

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Marilyn writes: On Martha’s show last week, she showed how to decorate a clay pot. I found all but one of the materials necessary to do it. I am having trouble finding Milk Paint. Do you have any suggestions as to where I can locate this? I have tried all the paint stores, craft stores, …

Ask the Crafts Dept. : Hosting a Craft Hour

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Amber from North Carolina writes: “Hello! I organize a monthly ‘craft hour’ for my department at work! This gives us all a chance to connect and relax…even if only for an hour! I have people in the group of all skill levels so I try to keep things on the easier side. Last month we …

Graduation Party Ideas

Ask the Crafts Dept. : Graduation Party Ideas

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Kathy says- My grandson will be graduating with Honors, and we really want to create something special for this very special graduate. Handmade elements are such a nice touch to any party! I thought back to the birthday party story that was featured in the January 2011 issue of Living. The story featured festive and …

Ask the Crafts Dept. : Making Holiday Candles

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The holiday season is in full swing! This week, all of the Living blogs will be featuring a “Living is Giving” theme, with all of our posts relating to holiday giving. Today our post is an “Ask the Crafts Dept.” about handmade gift ideas. If you have a question for the Crafts Dept., e-mail us …

Our Felt Sources

Ask the Crafts Dept. : Our Felt Sources

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Theresa says: “The only felt I can find in my area is thin and stiff. Are there any online sources for high-quality felt?” You’ve come to the right place, Theresa—we love felt! In fact, we have an entire section of the website devoted to felt projects. As for our sources, we have several that sell …