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Make It : Tartan Stocking

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For our ‘Customs made’ story in the December issue of Martha Stewart Living, we interpreted the British Isles through Stockings. Felted sweaters and knit i cords sewn onto wool fabric became  stockings inspired by Aaran knit sweaters, and Tartan fabrics complete with fringe, tassel and pin represented Scottish Kilts. When looking for Tartan fabrics, I …

Party in a box

Celebrate : Party in a box

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One of my favorite projects I worked on recently is the ‘Customs made’ story in our current December issue of Martha Stewart Living. When developing the Russia inspired table, I right knew away that this was how I wanted to decorate the table for my mother’s 70th birthday party. I would shift it farther east to …

Champagne Chairs

Make It : Champagne Chairs

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Today Joel Henriques from the popular blog Made by Joel is a guest on The Martha Stewart Show showing Martha how two pieces of wood and a little bit of imagination can create a clever doll house for a kid. While prepping for the segment, prop stylist Robert Diamond made a request for small things …

Make It : advent calendars

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I hope you  got inspired by my Advent Calendar story in the November issue of Martha Stewart Living, and have ordered striped bags for the kids, bought little gifts to fill them with and printed numbers for a loved adult’s photo calendar. I realized this weekend, that I hadn’t done any of the above …. sometimes when …

Thanksgiving Tablesetting

Inspiration Board : Thanksgiving Tablesetting

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In our November issue I was one of three editors asked to set a table as they would for Thanksgiving. It was a fun assignment, I brought in dishes, silverware and glasses from home – mixing in some pieces that I collect with some porcelain pieces that I made. They are all shades of white …

Hungarian Reindeer with Cynthia Treen

Make It : Hungarian Reindeer with Cynthia Treen

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For today’s guest post I’m thrilled to have my friend Cindy Treen share her beautiful work with the blog. One of the most talented people I know with a needle and thread, from large to small, her handcrafted work never fails to impress. This gallery is of some the quilts she has made in the …

More of Craft Week at TV

TV Crafts : More of Craft Week at TV

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As Jodi mentioned yesterday, it’s Craft Week at The Martha Stewart Show! Complete with introductions to the new Martha Stewart Crafts paint line, the new Holiday Crafts book, and our perennial favorites, the Martha Stewart Crafts craft tools, it’s a great week to be tuning into the show. And don’t forget to check out how …

Back to School Treat Bags

Celebrate : Back to School Treat Bags

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How does summer always go so quick? It is already time to go back to school?! A little while ago Blake showed me these adorable little bags, knowing how much I love things with the lines and grids. I ordered them right away for a small back-to-school treat for my kids. A few years ago I …