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Tools & Materials : 40% off of all Punches at Michaels!

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If you know anything about us here in the Crafts Department, you know that we love punches and the projects they inspire. That said, we’ve got some exciting news to share: All MSC punches are 40% off at Michaels stores from April 15th- 21st! Run out and get your favorite punches while you can! Photo …

Instructional Paint Videos....and a Giveaway!

Contests & Prizes : Instructional Paint Videos....and a Giveaway!

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To introduce and demonstrate some products from our new line of paints with Plaid, we have a few instructional videos on our site that you can find here. Take a peek at the Spray Kit video below. I mentioned in an earlier post that it is my FAVORITE tool—you can turn any of our paints (except …

Martha on HSN!

Behind the Scenes : Martha on HSN!

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Tune in to HSN on July 21 at midnight ET (meaning tonight, the night of the 20th!) to see Martha and our own Alex Perruzzi demonstrate some new and favorite tools, embellishments, kits, and great craft ideas, including our NEW craft paint products that you won’t find anywhere else! We’re very excited about our new paints, …

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 …

Nature's Own Summer Craft Supplies!

Tools & Materials : Nature's Own Summer Craft Supplies!

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This past week I was lucky enough to spend some time out on the beaches of Fire Island (a long, thin barrier island off the southern coast of Long Island, NY). And besides being blown away by their beauty, I was amazed at the variety of items I was able to find on and around …

Mother's Day Craft and Giveaway!

Celebrate : Mother's Day Craft and Giveaway!

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I wanted to share an easy Mother’s Day gift idea and another great craft (see gallery below), both using our Martha Stewart Crafts Screw Punch. To celebrate Mother’s Day, we will be giving away a screw punch and set of our 24 pack of glitter!! (See below for details.) One of our talented crafters, Emily …

Tools & Materials : Recycled Wool - Felting Tips & Techniques

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In winter, it seems that wool and felt are to crafting as mashed potatoes and soup are to cooking—if you’re a crafter, the desire to use soft and fuzzy materials is as strong as the yearning for comfort foods. On cue, we’ve been picking up wool felting in many different forms recently—one of my personal …

The Martha Stewart Crafts

Tools & Materials : The Martha Stewart Crafts "Scoring Board"

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With the holidays fast approaching, original gift and packaging ideas are in high demand. With that in mind, I thought it would be a perfect opportunity to share with you one of my very favorite tools to use over at TV—the Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board! Perfect for making boxes, cards, envelopes (and much, much …