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Make It : A Watermelon Postcard from Charlotte Trounce

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Today’s summer postcard comes from one of our favorite illustrators, Charlotte Trounce. We fell in love Charlotte’s whimsical work long ago (like the swimmers below). I especially love her Olympics-inspired alphabet! To our delight, Charlotte has provided us with this delicious-looking printable postcard below. Click HERE to download the watermelon. Cut out along the watermelon …

Make It : A Pommebird Postcard by Ink + Wit

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Our first summer postcard of the week comes from Tara Hogan of Ink +Wit. “My red Ink + Wit Pommebird has been very popular over the years! The original design is an 8 x 10 letterpress print with additional birds and pomegranates. I loved the idea of having this design as a cheerful postcard greeting …

Inspiration Board : Postcard Week!

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Summer is the perfect time for sending postcards. Whether they are sent from far-off places or right from home, postcards are a fun, easy way to keep in touch with friends and family. Athena’s Clip-Art Postcards take the shape of classic items found on the beach – my favorite is the crab! They can be …

Make It : Easiest Thank You Notes Ever!

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We recently threw a sixth birthday party for my younger son (a science-themed party, which I posted about here on the Living Blog). He was lucky to celebrate with 20 of his dear friends–and get as many wonderful gifts. But, because I like my kids to be involved in the thank-you note writing, I was …

Inspiration Board : The August Issue of Living!

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The August issue of Living is now on newsstands! We’ve also dubbed this issue our “Summer Travel” issue – be sure to check out page 26 for hotel picks from our editors here at Living: On page 68, Silke takes us to Mexico with a garland project and decorating ideas in Easy Entertaining: Head to …

On The Web : CraftStudio

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Have you gotten a chance to play around with our CraftStudio App for the iPad? <object classid=”clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000″ id=”ooyalaPlayer_13421329_1342121601″width=”450″ height=”600″codebase=””><param name=”movie” value=”″ /><param name=”bgcolor” value=”#000000″ /><param name=”allowScriptAccess” value=”always” /><param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true” /><param name=”flashvars” value=”embedType=noscriptObjectTag&embedCode=kydG00NToShR6JbeDBovE9ARW0f1-85z&videoPcode=MyMGo6h73X-jHfvV7pidoDm3o4bK” /><embed src=”″ bgcolor=”#000000″width=”450″ height=”600″ name=”ooyalaPlayer_13421329_1342121601″ align=”middle”play=”false”loop=”false”allowscriptaccess=”always” allowfullscreen=”true” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash”flashvars=”embedCode=kydG00NToShR6JbeDBovE9ARW0f1-85z&videoPcode=MyMGo6h73X-jHfvV7pidoDm3o4bK”pluginspage=””></embed></object> To help celebrate the launch of the app, we invited some of our favorite bloggers …

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Around Town : Sepp Leaf Products

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Getting out of the office to see things in person is always a good thing for getting inspired, collecting ideas or learning about something new. Getting out of the office for a little refresher on something you may already know is also useful, which is what a few of us did recently with a trip …

Make It : Chic Summer Shorts

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It’s already reached above 100 degrees here in New York this summer, which means gone are the days of sporting pants and leggings on the street. We’ve spotted a few cute DIY projects using simple pairs of shorts on the web, and thought a round-up was in order! Taking a pair of plain shorts- we …