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Our Handmade Holiday Crafts Book

Make It : Our Handmade Holiday Crafts Book

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Have you seen our new Handmade Holiday Craft book?  It’s a great reference for gifts, decorations, and entertaining crafts for every holiday.  If you’re in need of a gift for a crafty friend or family member- this may be it! This past weekend I had so much fun making these candy canes from the book- …

Beaded Bracelets

Make It : Beaded Bracelets

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Seems we can not get enough of bracelets around here! Tomorrow on the show I am demoing how to make your own beaded wrap bracelet, and since I want to make sure people understand some of the steps, I have put together a little photo tutorial. Another easy to make bracelet for a handmade holiday …

Handmade Gifts

Make It : Handmade Gifts

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TWO IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO TODAY- 1.  Eat a turkey/stuffing/cranberry sauce sandwich 2.  Start planning your handmade holiday gifts!   In the December issue of Living, the Crafts department has shared the handmade gifts we will be giving this year. I broke out the ornaments again for this cover-try shoot- It didn’t make the magazine …

Inspiration Board : Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here in the Crafts Department! We wish you a wonderful holiday filled with good food and company, and hopefully some form of crafting along the way! We’ve got you covered if you’re in need of table setting inspiration: Easy and beautiful centerpiece ideas for your table: …and fun projects …

Stars in the December Issue

Behind the Scenes : Stars in the December Issue

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Thanksgiving is just next week, and for me that signifies the beginning of the Holiday season- yippee!!  Ok, let’s be honest, I started getting excited for Christmas right after Halloween.  But to be exact, at Living, we’ve been scheming about this Christmas since November 2010.  That’s when we started brainstorming many of the ideas that …

Thanksgiving Tablesetting

Inspiration Board : Thanksgiving Tablesetting

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In our November issue I was one of three editors asked to set a table as they would for Thanksgiving. It was a fun assignment, I brought in dishes, silverware and glasses from home – mixing in some pieces that I collect with some porcelain pieces that I made. They are all shades of white …

Hungarian Reindeer with Cynthia Treen

Make It : Hungarian Reindeer with Cynthia Treen

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For today’s guest post I’m thrilled to have my friend Cindy Treen share her beautiful work with the blog. One of the most talented people I know with a needle and thread, from large to small, her handcrafted work never fails to impress. This gallery is of some the quilts she has made in the …

November Good Things

Behind the Scenes : November Good Things

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You’ve tossed the jack-o’-lanterns, but that doesn’t mean that you have to be without decorative gourds!  I love all the varieties that you can find at the Farmers Market- so many exquisite colors, shapes and textures.  They can be beautiful displayed on their own, or if you want something a bit more special, try this …