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Celebrate : Mother's Day

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Hoping to do something special for Mom this Sunday? You still have the better part of weekend to prepare. Silke’s Mother’s Day Balloon Bouquet is a quick way to decorate (and way cheaper than flowers). Click here for the full how-to, which includes letter templates. If you’re hosting a brunch, this stamped table cloth is …

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 …

Celebrate : Easter!

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Easter weekend is upon us! You still have a few days to craft before Easter Sunday, so today we’re bringing you a round-up of some of our favorite last-minute Easter ideas. One of my favorites is Jodi’s paper bag Easter basket project from the April issue of Living. Just embellish a lunch bag (they come …

Celebrate : St. Patrick's Day!

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St. Patrick’s Day is on Sunday! How will you celebrate? I’ve always loved Steph’s Shamrock Straw Toppers – all you need is a bit of green paper, scissors and straws. If you have a heart-shaped stamp laying around, I like the idea of using it to create shamrock party decor. Click here for the full …

Celebrate : David Stark's Map-Inspired Party!

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Celebrated event designer (and my old college pal!) David Stark is known for his use and elevation of everyday materials in creating whimsical, memorable, creative, artful, and innovative events for art museums, foundations, and corporations.¬†For our March issue, we got to peek in on a party he threw at home to see how he celebrates …

Celebrate : Valentines for all

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For the first year in quite some time, I’m not making Valentines for my kids to take to school (“no one does that in Middle School, Mom !”) … well, so then here are some anyway … for everyone I love (yes, even, or especially, those no longer Elementary School kids of mine). Happy Valentines …

Celebrate : New Year's Eve!

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New Year’s Eve is Monday night! This means you still have the weekend to prepare for ringing in 2013. If you’re hosting or joining a few friends for a party, the New Year’s hats above are a fun and easy project for a group. The blank hats can be purchased in bulk and embellished with …

Celebrate : Merry Christmas!

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A very Merry Christmas to you from the Crafts Department!…