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Make It : Wedding Dolls

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My sweet little (or not so little) cousin just got married. A perfect small wedding, no white dress, no registry…just a very happy young couple. I’m sad I couldn’t be there, but thought it was silly to send fancy dishes or napkins, as that is just not the life they live, in a little cottage …

Pinecone Turkey V3.0

Make It : Pinecone Turkey V3.0

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Pinecones really lend themselves to being turned into turkeys for festive décor ideas for the holiday season, like these fun guys. And after a quick search on Martha Stewart, two more ideas show up: Feathered Pinecone Turkey Cone Husk Pinecone Turkey I couldn’t help myself from adding to the collection with this new version done …

Behind the Scenes : Thanksgiving Story in November Issue of Martha Stewart Living

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People ask me all the time  how we come up with new ideas for stories month after month. Well, often one project inspires the next. I had tried to dye pom-poms for my dipping story in our August issue. The pom-poms didn’t take the dye in an even way, which didn’t quite work with the …

Halloween Decorations

Around Town : Halloween Decorations

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Some Halloween inspiration I passed on my walk to work this morning—all the decorations really get me in the spirit! And you wouldn’t believe how many Halloween decorating ideas we’ve got!…

Festive Party Hats!

Make It : Festive Party Hats!

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Earlier this summer, I attended a girls getaway in honor of my dear friend’s upcoming wedding. What a great weekend! We laughed, we danced, we celebrated, and we made party hats to wear while doing it all. The most fun was had making them, but I have to say, wearing them—and taking funny photos—was pretty …

A Patchwork Pillow

Make It : A Patchwork Pillow

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Our dear friend Laura Normandin is having a baby! We made a collective gift for Laura—an embroidered patchwork pillow. Athena cut small squares of linen, we each embroidered one or two, and then Steph assembled them into a pillow. It was great seeing all the different styles and techniques together—a personal gift with a lot …

Martha's Birthday

Celebrate : Martha's Birthday

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Hi, it’s Tracy, the crafts intern. Tuesday was Martha’s birthday, so Carrie, our international editorial intern, organized a thoughtful gift for Martha from all the summer interns. Everyone was given a card to write and decorate in any way they liked. All the cards were then compiled into a box we constructed using chipboard, ribbon, …

Last-Minute Birthday Cards

Celebrate : Last-Minute Birthday Cards

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Tonight I’m going to a birthday picnic in the park for two old friends of mine whose birthdays are this week, Carrie and Ana. As usual, I’m in a scramble to make something to give them, so I’ve turned to my never-fail birthday card which I’ve made a zillion variations of over the years. All …