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Inspiration Board : The October issue of Living

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Our October issue of Martha Stewart Living is full of ideas for the Fall season, but as crafters we of course are biased to the many Halloween ideas. The cover is only a sneak peak of Marcie’s beautiful pumpkin story, which takes ‘carving’ to a new and unexpected level.   Speaking of unexpected – take …

Inspiration Board : Nora's pom-pom day at the office

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This post comes from one of my favorite crafters ever – Nora, the 10 year old daughter of Ellen Morrissey, our Editorial Director of Books and Special Projects. Most recently we worked with Ellen on our latest Craft book Martha Stewart’s Favorite Crafts for Kids,  for  which Nora was a huge inspiration and help (you might also remember …

Celebrate : 'art party'

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Our sweet friend and colleague Laura left MSL to pursue her career in the art world, where she worked before she joined us. As you know we don’t let an opportunity go by to celebrate, so we decided to have a going away party for her.  I had just been to Barneys and seen their …

Inspiration Board : "My Neighbor Totoro" Felt Creatures

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Today’s guest post comes from Rory Evans, freelance writer (and extraordinary crafter!) for Martha Stewart Living: For Christmas, my husband got our 3-year-old daughter the DVD of “My Neighbor Totoro” the 1988 anime film by Miyazaki, the animator who’s often likened to “Japan’s Walt Disney.” (And, sure enough, in the U.S. Disney distributes Miyazaki’s Studio …

Inspiration Board : Get Well Kit

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Flu season is upon us! Without sounding too macabre, the flu is a bigger problem than ever this year. I thought this “Neighborly Get Well Kit” was very appropriate considering how many people are catching colds in these chilly, winter months. I love how Ez of blog Creature Comforts put all of her favorite feel-good …

Around Town : Metalliferous' New Vintage Section

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We’ve long coveted the unique and somewhat hidden shop Metalliferous – located on 46th street between fifth and sixth avenues in Manhattan. I love that you have to walk into a bit of a dingy looking building, climb a few flights of stairs (all the while convinced you’re lost) before you finally arrive at the …

Around Town : Polka Dots

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Remember Blake’s post on this fun trend? Well, another trend worth noting is polka dots. They’re making a major comeback! I love the sweet cushions above from etsy shop September Designs. They’re hand screen-printed and pack quite a punch with a fun, neon palette. I’m also loving the scale of the larger-than-life dots on the …

Make It : Quick New Year's Eve Projects

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New Year’s Eve is officially upon us. If you are hosting a party tonight or helping a friend decorate, see below for a few quick and simple ways to add a bit of sparkle to your evening. The party hats above require 1 piece of 12 x 12 paper for each. Simply make cuts where …