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Celebrate : Chritsmas Eve

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It’s Christmas Eve day! You probably have a to-do list a mile long, but if you’re in need of quick decor or packaging ideas, see below for a bit of last-minute inspiration. Don’t have a wreath on your door yet? Below are a few easy options – click here for a full gallery of wreath …

Celebrate : Hanukkah!

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Hanukkah begins at sundown on Saturday! You’ve still got a few days to prepare. We’ve got plenty of ideas to help make all eight nights special. See below for our favorite crafts, table settings, favors and decorations. Dress up a gift card by putting it in a dreidel-shaped envelope. Click here to learn how to …

Celebrate : Hanukkah Crafts and Activities!

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Hanukkah is early this year, December 8th! My sons and I often make homemade menorahs right before the holiday. Menorahs are candelabra, an important part of this “festival of lights” and the boys like having their own to light. Check our December issue–or click here–for a few new and easy ideas for making your own menorahs, like the …

Celebrate : The December Issue of Living!

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The December issue of Living is now on newsstands! We couldn’t be more excited about this issue as it’s abundant with projects to help you ring in the holiday season. Be sure to visit the pages below when you pick up your copy. Head to page 36 for the Crafts Department favorite gift ideas (and …

Celebrate : Happy Halloween!

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Happy Halloween from all of us here in the Crafts Department! If you’re doing some last-minute preparation for trick or treaters tonight (or perhaps a Halloween party tonight or this weekend?), visit our Halloween galleries, chock-full of ideas to get you ready for a festive evening. Below are some of my picks for quick Halloween …

Celebrate : National Sewing Month!

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This month we celebrate the 30th anniversary of National Sewing Month!  On September 21, 1982 President Ronald Reagan declared September to be National Sewing Month “in recognition of the importance of home sewing to our Nation.” I am the proud new owner of my very first Singer sewing machine.  My mind is racing with project ideas! …

Celebrate : Christmas in July!

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Have you heard of “Christmas in July”? Well, aside from the 1940 movie Christmas In July, and the fact that we actually do work on our holiday stories in the summer months here in the Crafts Department, we weren’t quite sure exactly what it meant. Now we do! In the Southern Hemisphere, winter weather falls …

Celebrate : Birthday Picnic in the Park

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Hi everyone! I’m Dani, the Crafts Dept. summer intern. I’m a rising senior at the Rhode Island School of Design and I’m loving spending the summer in NYC and crafting at Martha Stewart Living! One of the biggest things on my personal summer checklist was to have a big picnic in Central Park. Picnics are …