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Our Parties

Behind the Scenes : Our Parties

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In honor of the Entertaining theme of June’s Living… I’ve put together a gallery of photos from a few of our parties over the years.  We’re always looking for fun themes for the various birthday parties, baby showers, etc, that we have around the office- we’d love to hear about your favorite party ideas of …

Paper Lanterns

Make It : Paper Lanterns

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In celebration—and gratitude!—of the recent lovely weather, we want to kick off your spring/summer entertaining season with an easy lighting idea from June’s Good Things: These flower beauties are a breeze to make: Just a basic lantern, tissue paper circles, double-sided tape, and you’re all set. Don’t believe us?  We’ll prove it: The petals flutter so …

Graduation Party Ideas

Ask the Crafts Dept. : Graduation Party Ideas

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Kathy says- My grandson will be graduating with Honors, and we really want to create something special for this very special graduate. Handmade elements are such a nice touch to any party! I thought back to the birthday party story that was featured in the January 2011 issue of Living. The story featured festive and …

Mother's Day Cards

Photo Galleries : Mother's Day Cards

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If you haven’t already, don’t forget to send a love note to the #1 lady in your life. Sunday is Mother’s Day! There are many ways to show how much you care: (For more cards and how-to’s, click here.) **  Tune in on Sunday to watch Martha, First Lady Obama, and Dr. Biden as they …

Piñatas

Inspiration Board : Piñatas

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! When I imagine a Mexican celebration, I envision bright colors, lively music, and beautiful handcrafted decorations. One of my favorite Mexican traditions is the piñata. Piñatas have had quite an evolution since their traditional beginnings as embellished clay pots. It seems the modern version, made with cardboard, papier-mâché, and tissue, would …

Silvia Tcherassi

Meet : Silvia Tcherassi

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A few months ago Martha made a trip to Colombia, where she was introduced to Silvia Tcherassi, a wonderful fashion and accessory designer. Martha returned with a wrist covered in shimmering bracelets and a beautiful sparkling bag. The invite to have her as a guest on the show went out immediately. Last week she finally …

Special Mother's Day Insert

Behind the Scenes : Special Mother's Day Insert

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You may have noticed a special little surprise in the May issue of Living… Our TOP SECRET Mother’s Day insert! Pull out this mini booklet and find 15 pages full of fun projects for Mom—for kids’ eyes only! You’ll find craft projects, recipes, and clip art by the amazing Erin Jang. Kids will love this …

Easter Treat Bags

On The Web : Easter Treat Bags

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Do you remember this adorable clip art? It is so simple and sweet, I think we could find several uses for it this spring—what do you think? I repurposed the grass clip art as Easter treat packaging—a chocolate Easter bunny hides in the grass with some colorful eggs. It kind of reminds me of these …