More Living Ideas

Our editors share their inspirations every day

hdr_img_spring.jpg Get The Technique

Entries from the ‘Inspiration Board’ Category

Inspiration Board : "My Neighbor Totoro" Felt Creatures

Posted by

Today’s guest post comes from Rory Evans, freelance writer (and extraordinary crafter!) for Martha Stewart Living: For Christmas, my husband got our 3-year-old daughter the DVD of “My Neighbor Totoro” the 1988 anime film by Miyazaki, the animator who’s often likened to “Japan’s Walt Disney.” (And, sure enough, in the U.S. Disney distributes Miyazaki’s Studio …

Inspiration Board : Get Well Kit

Posted by

Flu season is upon us! Without sounding too macabre, the flu is a bigger problem than ever this year. I thought this “Neighborly Get Well Kit” was very appropriate considering how many people are catching colds in these chilly, winter months. I love how Ez of blog Creature Comforts put all of her favorite feel-good …

Inspiration Board : The February Issue of Living!

Posted by

February is one of our favorite months here in the Crafts Department. That said, run out and get your February issue of Living! The cover features cookies also found in Marcie’s “Made with Love” story on page 98. On page 51, Jodi offers up a beautiful idea for flower arranging as well as sweet valentines …

Inspiration Board : update white shirts

Posted by

A classic, crisp white shirt is a no brainer when trying to figure out what to wear in the morning … it’s pretty much appropriate for all times and situations. But sometimes you may just want that little bit extra, the surprise effect within that proper attire. So I thought of a few ideas with …

Inspiration Board : The January Issue of Living!

Posted by

By now we hope you’ve picked up your copy of the January issue of Living. There are two covers this month (which is your favorite!?). In the coming weeks we’ll be sharing with you projects from this issue all of which are sure to kick of 2013 right. On page 33, Silke brings us a …

Inspiration Board : Bryan Nash Gill exhibit

Posted by

Hopefully you saw this art work by Bryan Nash Gill in our October issue of Martha Stewart Living, watched our video about him and maybe even ordered his beautiful book. His work really is stunning and if you’re lucky enough to be in the Chicago area January 19- April 14, 2013, you can see his …

Inspiration Board : Snowflakes for Sandy Hook

Posted by

In keeping with what Christmas is really about, we’d like to share with you a way you can help the community of Sandy Hook. When the children of Sandy Hook Elementary go back to school in a new building this January, the National Parent Teacher Association wants them to be greeted by a winter wonderland. …

Inspiration Board : What to do with all that Wrapping Paper

Posted by

I recently saw this gallery from our friends over at Whole Living and thought it was very appropriate for the day after Christmas! If your family is anything like mine, we are left with bags and bags of wrapping paper. Some of it has been mangled by little cousins itching to rip open their gifts …