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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 …

Silvia Tcherassi

Meet : Silvia Tcherassi

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A few months ago Martha made a trip to Colombia, where she was introduced to Silvia Tcherassi, a wonderful fashion and accessory designer. Martha returned with a wrist covered in shimmering bracelets and a beautiful sparkling bag. The invite to have her as a guest on the show went out immediately. Last week she finally …

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 …

Easter Treat Bags

On The Web : Easter Treat Bags

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Do you remember this adorable clip art? It is so simple and sweet, I think we could find several uses for it this spring—what do you think? I repurposed the grass clip art as Easter treat packaging—a chocolate Easter bunny hides in the grass with some colorful eggs. It kind of reminds me of these …

Easter Treat Chicks

Make It : Easter Treat Chicks

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Easter treats…

Chocolate Bunnies

Make It : Chocolate Bunnies

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Easter will be here in just a couple weeks! Start preparing for the holiday with this twist on the classic chocolate bunny. Your basic chocolate bar can transform into a a crafty treat for any holiday—watch how easily it’s done here. These chocolate bunnies were inspired by the Santa and Snowmen chocolate bars from the …

Crepe Paper Carrots

Inspiration Board : Crepe Paper Carrots

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Have you noticed that the best things in life always have an element of surprise? Surprise endings, surprise parties, surprise fillings (in pastries and in pinatas)…you name it. There’s just something so satisfying about unveiling a secret. In this month’s issue of Living, we were inspired by surprise balls for our Crepe Paper Carrots. With …