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Last Minute Halloween Ideas

Make It : Last Minute Halloween Ideas

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Halloween is just around the corner!  If you’re anything like me, you’ve been dreaming up all sorts of fun ideas for the holiday, only to wait until the very last minute to take action.  Have no fear, we have tons of easy ideas for every part of your Halloween celebration!   You’re sure to find …

TV Crafts : Glitter Shoe Fun

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  Recently on The Martha Stewart Show, we invited Erica Chan Coffman from the very popular blog Honestly…WTF to demonstrate the above glittered shoes with Martha. Who doesn’t love a good project that upgrades your fashion into looking designer without spending too much? Since glittered shoes seem to be everywhere this fall, it’s easy enough to …

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 …

Halloween Special Issue Costumes

Behind the Scenes : Halloween Special Issue Costumes

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I had SO much fun developing the costumes for this year’s Halloween Special Issue. You’ve seen Martha’s “Motha” costume in action, but have you seen the other six B-Movie-themed costumes that accompany her? Flip through the pages of the special issue and you’ll find some classic camp characters reinvented with basic supplies found at hardware …

Macy's Great American Elf Adventure

On The Web : Macy's Great American Elf Adventure

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In celebration of the 85th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Macy’s has put together a fabulous campaign called “Macy’s Great American Elf Adventure.” From August 9 to August 24, Macy’s shoppers were asked to participate in a scavenger hunt of sorts—little white elves were hidden throughout Macy’s store all over the country and customers were …

Toy Bunnies

Make It : Toy Bunnies

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I can’t get over the cuteness of this stuffed bunny—one of the many brilliant projects from Silke’s Menswear story that appeared in Martha Stewart Living last March. I’ve been thinking about making one since I first saw it a couple years ago. And finally I’ve found the perfect occasion—a special little friend is about to …

Make It : Bracelet Love!

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  DIY bracelets of all sorts have been popping up everywhere. When grouped together they make a great fashion statement as well as fun eye candy. A quick search of bracelets over on Pinterest generates a seemingly unending supply of inspiration, with plenty of links to tutorials. Excited to use some of my saved up …

Painted Vessels

Make It : Painted Vessels

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About five years ago I developed this project, which I still really love. It’s very simple. Water-based enamel paint is poured into glass vessels and swirled around to coat the inside. The magic part is that the white sets off the various blue and green tints in the glass (a surprisingly common characteristic, check your …