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Inspiration Board : Our new Martha Stewart Crafts Decoupage Line

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I remember when I used to spend hours cutting apart old magazines and gluing them to make paper collage posters, notebooks, and knick knacks for my school locker.  It was such a fun, easy way to personalize my things which is why I’m excited to introduce our new Martha Stewart Crafts Decoupage line!  It is …

Inspiration Board : The September Issue of Living!

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The Crafts in the September Issue of Living demonstrate a bunch of simple ways to make the ordinary extraordinary! The September Issue of Living hits newsstands August 19th -be sure to grab yourself a copy and enjoy the crafting and organizational projects inside! Jodi shows us how to get everyone back to school in style with …

Inspiration Board : Nora's pom-pom day at the office

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This post comes from one of my favorite crafters ever – Nora, the 10 year old daughter of Ellen Morrissey, our Editorial Director of Books and Special Projects. Most recently we worked with Ellen on our latest Craft book Martha Stewart’s Favorite Crafts for Kids,  for  which Nora was a huge inspiration and help (you might also remember …

Inspiration Board : Martha Stewart's Favorite Crafts for Kids

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We are very excited to bring you our latest book: Martha Stewart’s Favorite Crafts for Kids! Our Editors at Living have been working tirelessly on this latest publication (available now!). It’s packed with 175 projects for kids of all ages, including printable templates and clip-art as well as a detailed tools glossary. Below are a …

Inspiration Board : personalized wedding gifts

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Two very special friends got married last month. Super Crafter Blake, and Stylist Extraordinaire Liz. Both a week apart from each other, both to Australian men, here in New York, and I was lucky enough to be part of both celebrations. Obviously I wanted to give something special, something personal, but then again they have …

Inspiration Board : Kids Clothing (& Crafts!) from Ace & Jig

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Ace & Jig is hands-down one of my favorite clothing brands. Their 100% cotton fabric (with occasional hints of gleaming metallic thread) is so super soft and stunning in fun patterns like “Confetti” and “Rouge.” I’d wear pieces like this Turnaround top all summer long. Founders Cary Vaughn and Jenna Wilson (who met years ago as …

Inspiration Board : Handmade Gifts for Father's Day

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Father’s Day is on Sunday June 16th.  There’s still time to make a handmade gift or card for dad! Print this fill-in-the-blanks Father’s Day card onto nice card stock or heavyweight paper (using our free clip art) and give to your kid to fill out. Their description of dad’s traits will make him laugh!   …

Inspiration Board : City Harvest

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This week in the office we are participating in City Harvest’s “Skip Lunch, Fight Hunger” initiative. The program asks people to donate the amount of money they would typically spend on one lunch to help New York’s hungry children. It’s pretty remarkable how many can be touched by a single donation: ·         $10 helps feed …