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Celebrate : Mom's Retirement Party

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Two weeks ago we had a retirement celebration for my Mother.  I know first hand how great a teacher she was because I continue to learn from her today.  The celebration was at a restaurant and the space was a bit tight but I wanted to do a little something to make it special – …

Celebrate : The Fourth of July!

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Happy Fourth of July from all of us here in the Crafts Department! However you plan on spending this special day, we’ve got projects and quick tips to help boost your patriotism. If you’re hosting or attending a BBQ later in the day, you’ve still got time to make most of the quick crafts and …

Celebrate : Fourth of July Good Things

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Even after the sun goes down at your fourth of July barbecue, it’s not too late to get some great photos!  All you need are some glow-sticks and fast moving hands to get these vibrant shots. And for a bit of daytime decor, these lanterns are easy to make, and can be collapsed and stored …

Man-Crafter Week Kick-Off!

Celebrate : Man-Crafter Week Kick-Off!

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As the resident “man-crafter” over at TV, I am so happy to be kicking off an entire week of “man-crafting” here on TheCraftsDept blog! In the Fall of 2009, I came to The Martha Stewart Show as a freelancer and never dreamed that four years later I would be finishing up my second season as …

Celebrate : Happy Memorial Day!

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Happy Memorial Day! How are you celebrating this important day? However you’re spending today – honoring friends and family members, attending a Memorial Day parade or BBQ – we hope at least part of your day off involves being outside (pray for nice weather!), so below are some great ideas for outdoor entertaining. Shaded String …

Celebrate : Graduation Celebrations

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It’s graduation season again!  If asking your grads to “say cheese” for the fiftieth time incites eye rolling, try some fun and festive backdrops that will make them eager to strike a pose.  With these balloons, you’ll never forget what year you graduated- Photo courtesy of Mint Love Social Club Our Labor of Love’s Smilebooth …

Celebrate : Mother's Day!

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We’re wishing Moms everywhere a very happy Mother’s Day this Sunday! Hosting a brunch? Looking for projects the kids can help with? Want to make Mom something handmade (in our opinion, the best kind of gift you can give!)? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, check out the projects below. Handmade …


Celebrate : Graduation

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Need some fresh ideas for an upcoming graduation celebration?  Look no further than the Easy Entertaining section of the June’s Living- this neon and neutral palette will impress graduates of any age. The look is a mix of very special handmade elements, (such as a beautiful tassel garland from our friends at Confetti System, and a …