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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 …

Crafter's Clay-- you're gonna want some!!

Inspiration Board : Crafter's Clay-- you're gonna want some!!

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Whenever the Martha Stewart Crafts team is developing a new tool, material, kit or special seasonal goods and crafts supplies, I get super excited for the day the product hits the shelves and I can finally get my hands on it. With Crafter’s Clay, I was lucky to have worked with it before, but was …

Graduation

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 …

Wool and the Gang

Inspiration Board : Wool and the Gang

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Today’s post comes from our Art Department Assistant (and avid knitter!) Paulie Dibner: Our gorgeous spring has taken a small turn, and we’ve had some chilly weather the past few days. I’m excited for the sunshine to come back, but my brisk walk to work has given me the opportunity to pull out a scarf …

Inspiration Board : Amy Atlas's Book!

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You may have heard about Amy Atlas’s new book Sweet Designs: Bake It, Craft It, Style It which hit stores yesterday, but if not, be sure to check it out. Amy is a sweets stylist extraordinaire; a baker, crafter, stylist and party planner to the stars. She also shares ideas for her signature sweets tables over at …

Inspiration Board : The May Issue of Living!

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It’s hard to miss the bright and beautiful meringues on the cover of this month’s issue of Living but if you did, hurry up and get your copy off of newsstands! Head to page 31 for the ultimate baby shower (in a box!) guide. Jodi put together the latest and greatest gifts for moms-to-be. One …

A Love Letter to My Mom's Quilts

Inspiration Board : A Love Letter to My Mom's Quilts

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Daryle Earl (a.k.a. My Mom) has been quilting for 35 years – her first quilt being a baby quilt for me.  I remember my mom hand-piecing quilt blocks on the beach in the summers while she watched me frolic in the ocean, and the giant quilt hoop in her lap (usually with a cat underneath …

Inspiration Board : Cherry Blossoms

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Each Spring, I am so thrilled to see the trees blooming and the tulips and daffodils popping up (despite my seasonal allergies!)  Cherry blossoms are a real highlight for me, so I was pretty excited to see them opening up last week.  The beautiful blooms have a short peak season, so you’ll have to be …