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Baby Cards

Make It : Baby Cards

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It seems like everyone I know is having a baby this summer! I have three gifts to send off to happy new parents this week, so I thought it would be efficient to do some assembly-line-style card-making. You will need a circle cutter, circle punches in 2-1/2″,  3/4″, and 1/4″ diameters, scissors, double-sided tape, chalk, …

Kids' Summer Crafts

Make It : Kids' Summer Crafts

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Looking for a way to entertain the little ones this summer? We’ve got nature craft ideas, including projects to make with beach finds, and outdoor activities. Cool summer accessories. And for those road trips, clip-art car bingo!…

Patriotic Dog Bow-Tie

Make It : Patriotic Dog Bow-Tie

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Don’t leave your furry friends out when getting dressed for this year’s Fourth of July celebration! Our Patriotic Dog Bow-Tie may be just the festive accessory that Fido has been looking for. And for other pet ideas for July 4, check out these stars from last year’s marthastewart.com Patriotic Pet contest. Find the details on …

Make It : Rocket Candy Crackers

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The July 4 weekend is almost here! Did you see this July “Good Thing”? With our clip art, these rocket candy crackers are as easy as pie! Watch the our special iPad animation below to see them in action…

Bike Parade

Behind the Scenes : Bike Parade

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It’s been almost a year since we were out in Telluride for the Fourth of July bike parade—how time flies! For July’s Living, we wanted to do a story on the American tradition of the bike parade, and after some research, we found one in Telluride, Colorado, that sounded pretty special. Just so happens the …

Make It : Tape Embellishments

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I went to visit some friends recently and packed some small gifts for our hosts. Not wanting to have the ribbon crushed in my suitcase, I used washi tape instead. I wrapped the gifts in a plain paper and then wound one continuous strip of tape around the package—resulting in some interesting angles and designs. …

Make It : Summer Fun!

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Although it’s not officially summer until June 21, it is certainly beginning to heat up around New York. It’s the time of year when we head outdoors, and it’s great to have some fun and easy activities to keep the younger ones busy. The following crafts are some tried-and-true favorites. Make them now, and you …

Inspiration Board : Happy Crafting Accidents

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Sometimes while crafting, things happen around (or below) us, that are by no means intended, but are yet so inspiring. When dipping baskets for last year’s summer story, I also dipped a hat in paint. The hat itself didn’t exactly look so great, but when I looked down, the drips of the paint on the …