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Inspiration Board : MSC Paint Round-up

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It’s been a while since our last paint round-up! Nothing delights us more than seeing our product (in this case, our paint) being put to good use out in the world. The below crafters use our paint is such clever ways; I hope you are as inspired by them as I am. Melanie of You …

Inspiration Board : hostess ('kids) gift

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    I just put together this basket with all supplies needed to make several cornhusk dolls. I will bring it to my friends’ house for her kids (and me !) to spend many hours crafting with. But it would make a wonderful present to bring to a Thanksgiving gathering. After all what’s a better …

Inspiration Board : American Made Re-cap

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We’ve now had time to step back and properly reflect on American Made. It was a whirlwind two days packed with really enlightening workshops and useful information for passionate crafters, cooks, gardners and entreupenuers. Overall, an incredible success and a wonderful turnout! Thank you to those who made the trip to Grand Central – we …

Inspiration Board : Tom (LEGO) Turkey

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LEGOs make all of us happy, no ?! They remind us of our children, of our own childhood, they are colorful, playful and everyone can make ‘something’ out of LEGO. ‘Something’ is not however what  British LEGO artist Tom Poulsom creates with these colorful little bricks. I stumbled across his LEGO birds a while ago …

Inspiration Board : Indoor Crafts

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Happy Monday! At this point we are all familiar with the severe devastation Hurricane Sandy has brought to much of the East Coast (I found a great round-up of ways to volunteer or donate here). Our hearts go out to those who lost property or, in a more “ideal” circumstance, are cooped up inside. With …

Inspiration Board : Quick Halloween Costumes

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Halloween is tomorrow! If you don’t have a costume yet (very possible if you’ve been effected by Hurricane Sandy!), we’ve got you covered with quick costumes that can be made using household or grocery store items (the superhero costumes below get a little help with duct tape, enough said!). Athena’s Quick Superhero Costumes from the …

Inspiration Board : Ombre Pendant Lights

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Our guest post today comes from Bri Emery of Design Love Fest, the official winner of the Martha Stewart Crafts Month blogger contest. Bri is sharing a how-to for these beautiful ombre pendant lights. What You’ll Need • 8-inch glass pendant light (Sea Gull Lighting makes a nice one readily available online) • Martha Stewart …

Inspiration Board : Halloween Candy Dots and Pancakes!

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Have you seen the homemade candy dots and spiderweb pancakes in Good Things in our October issue? In case you’re looking for more Halloween treat ideas, here are some variations that didn’t make it into the magazine. I LOVE crafting with food and I was thrilled to play in the kitchen for Good Things. My two boys have been asking me to …