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Chinese New Year

Celebrate : Chinese New Year

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The Chinese New Year celebration began on February 3, ringing in the Year of the Rabbit. I ventured over to Chinatown this weekend to see the Dragon Parade—one of my favorite events of the year. The streets are bustling and filled with the most beautiful colors. With all the elaborate dragons, costumes, lanterns, and confetti, …

A Ginormous Valentine

Make It : A Ginormous Valentine

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Martha loves over-the-top vlentines and always requests we develop a craft project with an enormous heart. A large white heart-shaped box, a giant heart card, and an oversize heart made from carnations are just some of the projects we have created. And for this year? A tabletop-size open heart box filled with all kinds of …

On The Web : Not Really Roses ... But Still as Sweet!

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Today at The Martha Stewart Show, we begin our two-week countdown to Valentine’s Day and our annual search for fabulous and fun gifts to give to the loves of our lives! Roses are always a good choice … but why give live (and perishable) roses when any one of these brilliantly creative and everlasting roses …

Around Town : "Upcycled" at the Educational Alliance

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Since we are so keen on reusing materials here in the Crafts Department, I thought it appropriate to share with you an exhibition I visited last week at the Educational Alliance’s Ernest Rubenstein Gallery. Upcycled presents the work of several artists who use trash—collected from their own garbage or that of neighbors and coworkers, sidewalks, and …

Valentine Sticker Charm Bracelet—How Charming!

Make It : Valentine Sticker Charm Bracelet—How Charming!

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Sometimes I get an idea stuck in my head, but I’m not too sure what I’m going to do about executing it. With Valentine’s Day descending on us, I have had heart charms on my mind. Wanting to make a bracelet, but not too clear on what I wanted to make the charms from, it …

Photo Cards in the February Issue

Behind the Scenes : Photo Cards in the February Issue

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Have you seen the February issue of Living? There are so many crafts, recipes, ideas, and inspirations that you just MUST have. Athena and I worked on a photo cards story—chock-full of creative ways to express yourself via snail-mail and e-mail.  You’ll see several of our ideas in the Behind-the-Scenes shots below—grab Living and see …

Quilts

Photo Galleries : Quilts

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For the “Quilt to Last” story in the January issue of Living, Silke dreamed up some modern quilted projects using the traditional log-cabin technique. I was lucky enough to help her sew some of them. Here are a few planning/development pictures…

Postcards from the Edge

Around Town : Postcards from the Edge

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Although December is one of our busiest months around the TV studio, at the suggestion of set stylist Chip Glynn, a group of us took some time after work to create mini pieces of art. These postcard-size pieces were specifically made for donation to Postcards From the Edge: A Benefit for Visual AIDS. Postcards From …