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Rhinestone Eggs

Make It : Rhinestone Eggs

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Today’s post comes from one of my very favorite guest crafters we’ve had on The Martha Stewart Show – the fabulous Kari Tarr!  You may remember her as a finalist during last season’s “Remarthable” Contest when she shared her techniques to create gorgeous glitter wall art or from this past holiday season when she made …

Ahoy! Nautical 1st Birthday!

Celebrate : Ahoy! Nautical 1st Birthday!

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Speaking of parties, this past weekend was my son’s FIRST birthday party! Since he’s a Pisces, I went with a fishing/nautical theme (it seems I’m not going to get over this theme anytime soon, but yes, he will be allowed to pick his own theme once he can talk). And since it was his very …


Inspiration Board : Houndstooth

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Over the past number of months I have been quite interested in pixelation and how to represent images as collections of neatly organized little squares – so geometrically satisfying! At the same time I have been looking at classic fabric prints and patterns and how striking they are when done on a large, graphic scale. …

Make It : Spring Forward with Cynthia Treen

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Today I’m excited to have Cynthia Treen back sharing another adorable project with us. Cynthia’s Hungarian Reindeer was a hit and I think this new project will be too. Enjoy! “With warm weather this winter in Providence, And a shiny new snow blower at rest in the shed, I have decided to let go of …

Giant Dwarf Forever Fleurs

Make It : Giant Dwarf Forever Fleurs

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Today’s guest post is brought to you by Sue Eggen of Giant Dwarf: Hello there! My name is Sue Eggen & I’m the heart & hands of Giant Dwarf, a handmade company located in Philadelphia. I draw inspiration for new designs in nature, so I spend a lot of time at my local park, just …

More Valentine's Day Cards!

Make It : More Valentine's Day Cards!

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WARNING! If you are my sweetheart, please stop reading now. A couple of years ago I started a tradition of mailing a Valentine to my honey starting February 1st, till the actual day of Valentine. Yup, 14…sent by real mail. In the past it’s been a collection of great cards I have found by talented …

A Glittery New Year

On The Web : A Glittery New Year

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I just love the way bloggers Oh Happy Day and Cupcakes & Cashmere used our glitter to achieve a level of glitz and glam in the below projects currently on the web: Wouldn’t this way of painting your nails (using Martha Stewart Crafts sterling glitter, of course!) be perfect for a New Years Eve party? …

Something's Hiding In Here Gift Wrap

Make It : Something's Hiding In Here Gift Wrap

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Our third Gift Wrap Challenge post comes from Shauna Alterio and Stephen Loidolt of Something’s Hiding in Here: Every holiday we search for a signature way to wrap our gifts for each other, family and friends. Since we’re always looking for new ways to use old things we often look to our collections for inspiration. …