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Make It : Craft Punches and Recyled Materials

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I went up to see my family this weekend and my younger brother and I enjoyed a lazy Saturday morning crafting in pajamas. We got out the craft punches and as my mom sorted the old magazines and newspapers to be recycled, Tyler and I salvaged some of the colorful scraps for making our springtime …

Make It : Happy April Fool's Day!

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Here’s lookin’ at you on April Fool’s Day! I have to admit that I’m obsessed with googley eyes! My fascination with the charming little craft supply is in part due to Amy Sedaris’ googley eye craft challenge. Leading up to today, I inconspicuously placed googley eyes all around the office in attempt to incite smiles. …

Inspiration Board : Cardboard

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I just finished helping Laura with this adorable cardboard cat playhouse (originally designed by her husband for their cat, Maggie) for the new Pets section on the Martha Stewart site. I really loved working with the simple cardboard material and before I realized it, I started seeing amazing bits of cardboard inspiration all over: From …

On The Web : Easter Workshop Projects

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Our Radio Blog, Living on 112, is participating in the Easter Workshop.  Check out Katie Macpherson’s first project…

Our Library : Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Crafts

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More from our library…alright, I know, it seems a little contrived to slip our new Crafts Encyclopedia into our Library Posts, but I just had to, because, the truth is, it’s one of our favorites. I only joined the department at the tail end of the book’s development, so I’m definitely not tooting my own …

Behind the Scenes : Marbleizing

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In honor of the upcoming publication of our Encyclopedia of Crafts I thought I would share one of my favorite projects from the book: Marbleizing. The projects were already developed by another craft editor and shot but we planned on shooting some more pictures of the process and I wanted to give it a try …

Tools & Materials : my swift

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Since I rarely have someone who is willing (and able) to hold a skein of yarn for me, I really treasure my swift. I love the way it spins around, while I roll the yarn into a small, soft ball. ( I also think it’s a beautiful object in itself !). You can get one …

Around Town : 72nd Annual Sanibel Shell Show

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Hi Everyone, This being my first blog post here on the crafts department blog I wanted to share with you one of my greatest loves…SHELLS. Shells are such a great material to craft with and anyone who knows me knows how much I love them. My office is full of shells and sea glass that …