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Behind the Scenes : The world's most blogged-about bird (post follow-up)

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You may remember when our colleague Kristin received an unusual and extremely thoughtful Christmas gift from her boyfriend: a collection of friends’ artistic interpretations of her pet bird, Pico. Here at work, we’re no strangers to how obsessed this girl is with her bird, so for Kristin’s April birthday, we coworkers figured there was no …

Make It : Birthday Balloon Garland

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Inspired by Blake’s “Easy Valentines” post last month, and in a rush to decorate for a friend’s birthday party, I came up with another use for those Bistro Chalk Markers. I used mini clothes pins, monofilament, and a bunch of balloons to make this colorful birthday garland.  The bistro markers wrote on the balloon beautifully, …

Make It : Easy Birthday Banner

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I made some birthday decorations for my sister Lee!  This banner couldn’t have been easier- and made from basic household items too.  First I used 3×5 index cards to cut out letters.  Cutting them from the existing rectangle allowed me to quickly make letters of a uniform size spelling… Then I punched two small holes …

Felt Catch-All Valentine Gift

Make It : Felt Catch-All Valentine Gift

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For once I’m getting started a little early! I was inspired to create this gift by the pile of receipts, business cards, ChapSticks and change that appears on my vanity when my husband gets home every night. He needs a soft place to drop pocket contents (that can be cleaned out now and then? I …

TV Crafts : A friend is a present you give to yourself.

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TV Tuesday post by Kristin, TV Crafter and one of “The Girls” I am very blessed to have the most amazing group of best friends. Friends I have had since birth — literally. There are six of us (Amanda, Amy, Jackie, Nicki, Melanie, and myself) and our birthdays are scattered throughout the year. Amy’s birthday …

Celebrate : Party Time!

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Hi there– Valerie Courtney here. I’m an associate crafts designer in the product design department here at Martha. I am thrilled to be representing our department as a contributor here on the crafts blog. I’ll be offering glimpses into our daily lives as designers at the company. A topic that I think many of us …