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Contests & Prizes : Daily Candy Giveaway!

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Are you a subscriber? If so, you might have just heard about our collaboration with the good people at DC—we created this holiday table exclusively for! Fit for festivity, this beautiful table is sure to impress any dinner guest. The best part? Ten lucky winners will receive the tools (i.e., screw punch and self-healing cutting …

Contests & Prizes : Holiday Giveaway #2 and Glitter Giveaway Winners!

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Congratulations to Heidi, doakie, and kara for winning our tinsel glitter from Holiday Giveaway #1! Please send your mailing addresses to so we can send out your prizes. This week’s giveaway is for anyone getting ready to bake some homemade fruitcake, gingerbread, cookies, etc. Snowflake treat boxes! Three lucky winners will receive a set of …

To Our Craft Sale!

Make It : To Our Craft Sale!

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The elves (ahem, our team) are busy preparing for the holiday sale tomorrow. Here’s a peek at what’s going on behind the scenes… Come by and say hello. While you’re here, stay for the: handmade gifts craft demonstrations raffle prizes and giveaways Oh, and one more thing—THE CRAFT WALK!  (Think cake walk, circa 1970.) See …

Contests & Prizes : Holiday Giveaway #1!

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Today is December 1. Do you know where your ornaments are right now? We are in the thick of holiday season, which can mean only one thing: It’s time for glitter! In this month’s issue of Living, our creative director, Eric, shows you how to make his snowflake ornaments. (Click here for other glittered-ornament ideas.) Great …

Borax Crystal Snowflakes

Make It : Borax Crystal Snowflakes

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In preparation for this Saturday’s Martha Stewart Holiday Craft Sale, I’ve been working on a new kit in the Professor Figgy’s Fabulous Science Kits line—this one helps you grow your very own Borax Crystal Snowflake! To make the snowflake yourself, check out the process below. It requires a few basic (and readily available) tools and …

Inspiration Board : Happy Thanksgiving!

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We want to wish everyone a lovely holiday that is full of food, family, and friends. If you need some last-minute decorating ideas, here are some: clip-art decorations (and templates), table settings, and centerpieces for inspiration. Enjoy!…

Pinecone Turkey V3.0

Make It : Pinecone Turkey V3.0

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Pinecones really lend themselves to being turned into turkeys for festive décor ideas for the holiday season, like these fun guys. And after a quick search on Martha Stewart, two more ideas show up: Feathered Pinecone Turkey Cone Husk Pinecone Turkey I couldn’t help myself from adding to the collection with this new version done …

Bright & Beautiful

Behind the Scenes : Bright & Beautiful

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When I joined the magazine, my first assignment was the outdoor lighting story featured in the December issue of Living. Eric, Marcie, and I traveled to beautiful Vermont with the promise of heavy snowfall, but we met many challenges along the way: a HEAVY 16-foot tree, slippery farm roads, and unpredictable weather patterns, to name …