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Celebrate : (photo) advent calendar (book)

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As I mentioned before, every year I collect photos to put into an advent calendar for my mom. But even though I think about it all year,  I always feel in a rush to get it out on time, as the season creeps up too quickly. And I have to be able to send it …

Celebrate : Hanukkah Crafts!

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Hanukkah begins tomorrow, November 27th, at sundown. In Good Things in our December issue we have an easy Hanukkah gift wrapping idea, an envelope full of of small numbered envelopes. I used tape to make a menorah on a top-open envelope. (The candles are made from striped washi tape and the flames from yellow masking tape.) …

Celebrate : French 'revolutionary' kids costumes

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  Given that the last 2 years we had storms and therefore Halloween was cancelled, I haven’t had a chance to make costumes in a while. So, when given the assignment to create kids costumes with a French feel for our Halloween Special issue, I was thrilled. I was determined to make them really simple, …

Celebrate : Spider Art

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Today’s post is from Anduin Havens, the Director of Video Design here at Martha Stewart. I usually don’t watch horror movies or like to be scared, but Halloween is the one time of the year that I embrace the macabre and creepy! It’s even more fun when I can combine it with my love of …

Celebrate : 'art party'

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Our sweet friend and colleague Laura left MSL to pursue her career in the art world, where she worked before she joined us. As you know we don’t let an opportunity go by to celebrate, so we decided to have a going away party for her.  I had just been to Barneys and seen their …

Celebrate : Father's Day!

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Father’s Day is this Sunday! If you’ve got plans to celebrate the Dad in your life, see below for a round-up of our favorite quick cards and handmade gifts. Jodi’s “Dad Libs” are too cute for words (no pun intended!). Print, have kids fill in the blanks, and check “handmade card” off your to-do list! …

Celebrate : Memorial Day Weekend

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What do you have planned for Memorial Day weekend? However you’re spending your weekend – heading to the beach, attending a Memorial Day parade or BBQ, we hope at least part of your long weekend involves being outside (fingers crossed the forecast turns around!). Below are some of our favorite tips for outdoor entertaining. I …

Celebrate : Graduation

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Graduation season is upon us! Whether the student in your life is moving up in the world from middle school, high school, college (or in my case, graduate school: my sister graduates on Monday!), we’ve got what you need to help celebrate. If you are throwing a party, a great project is this easy neon …