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Luxury Crafting. Bottega Veneta.

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When Tomas Maier, the creative director of Bottega Veneta, was scheduled to appear on the show in early October, I was quite thrilled to say the least. When it came to my attention that he would not only be showcasing a selection of Bottega handbags, but would also be accompanied by the actual Italian craftsmen …

TV Crafts : Nature's Bounty

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This is the time of year when I am lagging behind while hiking or even strolling through the park because I am staring at the color of the trees or looking at the ground and collecting.  I like to squirrel a little of it away so I can use it for crafts in the future, …

TV Crafts : Dead Ringer

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This summer I had the pleasure of revisiting Paris. I’ll be honest, I’ve had mixed feeling about past trips for whatever reasons, but this time around I was smitten. Maybe this was because of the perfect weather, or perhaps because I was with great friends. On one of these beautiful days my besty Charlie and …

TV Crafts : And the Emmy goes to...

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I am so proud to announce that the very talented team I work with at TV was awarded an Emmy on Saturday evening for: OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN ART DIRECTION / SET DECORATION / SCENIC DESIGN on THE MARTHA STEWART SHOW. Bear with me for  a sec while I list the team: ANDUIN HAVENS ROBERT DIAMOND …

TV Crafts : Waste Not

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Over the summer, Hosanna and I took a trip to MOMA to see the current exhibits. A friend of mine told me I had to see “this crazy installation of a bunch of junk” that reminded him of me [thanks], and I was excited to see what he was talking about. Project 90, by Beijing-based …

TV Crafts : Personalized wedding gift

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Today’s TV Tuesday post by Kirsten Earl: My dear cousin married a wonderful woman in June, and I am a procrastinator, so they still do not have a wedding gift from me and my husband (I have to admit that this, unfortunately, is not the first time the one-year rule has saved me). I managed …

TV Crafts : We're Back!

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Yesterday marked the return of the TV Art Department from the summer hiatus, and while some time in the morning was spent with everyone catching up and getting settled, we all quickly fell back into work mode. I returned to two new sewing machines waiting for me at my desk. New machines are always fun …

TV Crafts : PS 20

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In mid-May we wrapped things up for Season 4 at TV, and the show went into summer repeats. On the first week of our hiatus my mother planned a visit to NYC when spring was at its best. Since she’s an artist we opted to spend most of our time going to galleries and museums, …