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Inspiration Board : Brooklyn Craft Camp

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Have you heard of Brooklyn Craft Camp? It looks like so much fun! Brooklyn Craft Camp is a one day event in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Saturday, March 16th. Some of our favorite craft bloggers will be there as teachers. You can take four 90-minute craft classes (knitting! crochet! terrarium making!). They provide all the materials …

Inspiration Board : Josef Frank

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Did you see the travel bag round-up on page 36 of our March issue of Living? I couldn’t ignore my obsession for renowned Swedish designer Josef Frank when I chose this bag. Frank began his career as a teacher at the Vienna School of Arts in 1919, and grew to be one of the most …

Inspiration Board : Planning a Snowman for Summer

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Today’s guest post comes from our very creative freelance writer Rory Evans: Being just three years old, my daughter still has a hard time distinguishing fact from fantasy. What she sees in books, she assumes will happen in real life. Obviously, this is only occasionally the case. Like last weekend, when a snowstorm let us …

Inspiration Board : The March Issue of Living!

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The March issue of Living is officially on newsstands! On page 41, Jodi brings us an easy necklaces project. She uses beautiful applique accessories along with vintage trim and cord to turn out gorgeous statement pieces.   Good Things begins on page 57, complete with an easy magnet-board upgrade: …. and a great project for …

Inspiration Board : Happy Valentine's Day!

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All of us here in the Crafts Department wish you a very happy Valentine’s Day! Please enable Javascript to watch this video Recognize the cookies in the video above from the cover of our February issue of Living? They are from our “Made with Love” story; click here to view the rest of the projects…

Inspiration Board : Fashion Week Invites

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New York Fashion Week is here! As you may remember (here, here and here) I pay close attention to the invitations (almost as much as I do the clothes). This season, fashion houses spared no expense in printed matter. See below for a round-up of my favorites! Moncler used a mirror on their invite. So …

Inspiration Board : Remix Artists

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When I tell people I love things made from repurposed materials, I am sometimes met with a funny look – as if they are picturing me decorating my apartment with paper towel rolls, wearing a crazy patchwork sweater, or making pasta necklaces. While some upcycled projects can focus more on the functional aspect, thankfully there …

Inspiration Board : Framing Projects on the Today Show

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Did you catch Martha on the Today show yesterday? You can watch the full segment here. During her segment, she showed viewers several ways to frame favorite family photos using some of our most beloved projects from past issues of Living. The first project was an accordion frame from the January 2008 issue of Living. …