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Make It : to American Made!

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It’s finally here! American Made starts today! We’ll be in Vanderbilt Hall of Grand all day today and tomorrow. Come join in on the fun – meet us and the Makers, and learn something new! We hope to see you at American Made!…

Make It : Pumpkin Faces

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Have you seen these funny face pumpkins in our October Issue?  This year we took cues from children’s face flip books in order to create templates for pumpkins.  You can follow the faces we have made or mix and match the different features to make a creature all your own.   Below are some images …

Inspiration Board : Marbleized Tumbler

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One of my favorite parts about developing our new Martha Stewart Glass Paint line was creating fun crafts while exploring new techniques. I had been inspired by Emily, another designer in the craft department, to create stunning marbled effects with our glass paint. Because our paint is dishwasher safe, I thought it would be a …

Make It : to Maker Faire!

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If you are going to be in New York this weekend, be sure to check out the World Maker Faire! It’s this Saturday, September 29th from 10AM – 7PM and Sunday the 30th from 10AM – 6PM at New York Hall of Science in Queens. The event is comprised of rows and rows of booths …

Make It : fabric pumpkins

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Last weekend we drove to Long Island for a last chance to enjoy the beach … on the way we saw many pumpkin patches over-spilling with huge, orange, beautiful pumpkins. Our dry summer made it so we’ll have plenty of perfect pumpkins come time for carving. I’m by far not ready for that, but when …

Make It : Dip-Dyed Scarves

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I love this time of year- warm sun shining with the cool hint of Fall in the air.  Perfect weather for a lightweight scarf!  Follow our simple instructions from the October issue of Living to make yourself some dip-dyed scarves (and don’t forget your family and friends!) We used a variety of fabrics- they all …

Make It : grown-up pompoms

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Pompoms make me smile. As you wind yarn, tie, snip and take it out of it’s maker ready to be shaped, it is as if a personality forms in your hands. Soft and fluffy and always with a bit of a surprise of how the material might react, where the color might appear. We’ve made …

Paint Splatter Bookcover

Make It : Paint Splatter Bookcover

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Today’s guest post comes from the one and only Steph Hung.  Find more of her inspiring work here, and here. I may not be going back to school this September but I do expect to spend more time working indoors as the weather cools off.  That said, I’m not ready to give up on summer either …