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Inspiration Board : Tassel Embellishments

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I can’t believe how long it’s been since I produced the Tassel story for the September 2010 issue of Martha Stewart Living. It was such a rewarding experience and I had made a mental note that it would make for great gifts. Well, when my dear friend just redesigned her bathroom, I remembered the towels …

Our Parties

Behind the Scenes : Our Parties

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In honor of the Entertaining theme of June’s Living… I’ve put together a gallery of photos from a few of our parties over the years.  We’re always looking for fun themes for the various birthday parties, baby showers, etc, that we have around the office- we’d love to hear about your favorite party ideas of …

Graduation Party Ideas

Ask the Crafts Dept. : Graduation Party Ideas

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Kathy says- My grandson will be graduating with Honors, and we really want to create something special for this very special graduate. Handmade elements are such a nice touch to any party! I thought back to the birthday party story that was featured in the January 2011 issue of Living. The story featured festive and …

Piñatas

Inspiration Board : Piñatas

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! When I imagine a Mexican celebration, I envision bright colors, lively music, and beautiful handcrafted decorations. One of my favorite Mexican traditions is the piñata. Piñatas have had quite an evolution since their traditional beginnings as embellished clay pots. It seems the modern version, made with cardboard, papier-mâché, and tissue, would …

Special Mother's Day Insert

Behind the Scenes : Special Mother's Day Insert

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You may have noticed a special little surprise in the May issue of Living… Our TOP SECRET Mother’s Day insert! Pull out this mini booklet and find 15 pages full of fun projects for Mom—for kids’ eyes only! You’ll find craft projects, recipes, and clip art by the amazing Erin Jang. Kids will love this …

Baby (or Child) Footprints for Mother's Day

Make It : Baby (or Child) Footprints for Mother's Day

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I took a break from crafting for a bit while I welcomed this guy to the world … ..and yesterday I decided it was time to pull out my supplies and make something. Jack is now 8 weeks old, and like most new moms, I have been meaning to capture those TINY FEET since the …

Celebrate : Kids' Birthday Thank-You "Notes"

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The invites for our Spring Swim party were a huge success, as was the party…which inspired me to do more than just send a written thank-you note. When I came across these mini frisbees, I figured they fit with the summer theme. My son was thrilled. Using a 2 1/2″ punch, we cut circles out …

Easter Treat Chicks

Make It : Easter Treat Chicks

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Easter treats…