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Patriotic Dog Bow-Tie

Make It : Patriotic Dog Bow-Tie

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Don’t leave your furry friends out when getting dressed for this year’s Fourth of July celebration! Our Patriotic Dog Bow-Tie may be just the festive accessory that Fido has been looking for. And for other pet ideas for July 4, check out these stars from last year’s Patriotic Pet contest. Find the details on …

Materials for the Arts

Around Town : Materials for the Arts

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The crafts room is certainly brimming with supplies, but if some of you are ever curious about what we do with supplies we don’t need, I thought I would share with you a wonderful program called Materials for the Arts. Founded in 1978, MFTA supplies literally thousands of New York public schools and community art …

iPhone Apps for the Organized Crafter

Photo Galleries : iPhone Apps for the Organized Crafter

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The recent update of the Everyday Food app for iPhone has had me feverishly marking favorite recipes and creating shopping lists for my in-laws’ visit this coming week. I’m again reminded of how dependent I’ve become on what I call my “gadget”—my always-on-me iPhone. And how addicted I am to those sweet little apps— Martha …

Bike Parade

Behind the Scenes : Bike Parade

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It’s been almost a year since we were out in Telluride for the Fourth of July bike parade—how time flies! For July’s Living, we wanted to do a story on the American tradition of the bike parade, and after some research, we found one in Telluride, Colorado, that sounded pretty special. Just so happens the …

Father's Day...

Celebrate : Father's Day...

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…is Sunday! Thanks to all the Dads, Papas, and Pops that taught us how to ride a bike, took us camping, helped us move into our first apartment, and were there when we needed you most (even if it was the middle of the night and we were just finishing our shift at the movie …

Louise Bourgeois: The Fabric Works

Around Town : Louise Bourgeois: The Fabric Works

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On view until June 25 is Louise Bourgeois: The Fabric Works at Cheim & Reid gallery in New York City. Referred to as fabric “drawings,” the works are created from clothing, sheets, towels, and material from the artist’s personal collection. The color combinations and graphic layouts of the fabric patterns are incredibly mesmerizing. Individually they appear …

Father's Day Card

Make It : Father's Day Card

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Two things about my dad—he loves photos, and he’s always looking for his sunglasses. So this Father’s Day, I’m making him an extra special photo card, complete with a spare pair of shades. What a cool dude! This type of card could be a fun presentation for a bow tie, too. We’ve got plenty more …

Behind the Scenes : Craft Room Finds

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It seems there’s a surprise around every corner of this office. One of the best things about working here is stumbling upon really beautiful materials and objects that are either unplanned, unused, or waiting to be repurposed. Below are some of my favorite examples of the craft room’s little wonders and surprises; pumpkins waiting to …