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Make It : Dremel Egg Craft

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Today’s Easter egg guest post comes from the talented Benita Larsson of (one of our favorite blogs!) Chez Larsson. We first fell in love with her Dremel egg crafts last year, and are thrilled she’s sharing her latest project with us: My name is Benita from the Chez Larsson blog and I’m so excited to …

Make It : Our Favorite Eggs

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Easter is just around the corner- time to start decorating those eggs!  We’re celebrating this week with a collection of very special handmade eggs, complete with how-tos, from a few of our favorite crafters.  To kick off the week, we’ll share a few of our favorite egg decorating moments from Living. What’s the secret behind …

Our Sources : The Chocolate Vault

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Did you see the adorable white and milk chocolate bunnies Jodi used in her “Beyond the Basket” story from the April issue of Living? In case you haven’t noticed, chocolate rabbits play an important part in our crafts and decorations for Easter around here! That said, we’re excited to share with you our source for …

Behind the Scenes : The April Cover

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Even if you haven’t picked up your copy of April’s Living, I’m sure the electric eggs on the cover have caught your eye! The eggs were shot for Good Things, but when we tried a few cover options, we thought these guys would work well- what do you think?  We had to reshoot them for …

Around Town : New York City Antique Show 2012

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This past weekend was the spring Antique Show at the Piers here in New York City.  I try to go every year to get inspired by what’s been made in the past (and to shop a little bit). Before I started clicking my camera, I made sure to ask permission from each vendor to shoot their …

Make It : Coffee Filter Flower Baskets

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While coming up with ideas for our Easter baskets story, Beyond The Basket, I decided to incorporate coffee filters, one of my all time favorite materials. (Martha gave me a hard time for not creating a different version of this coffee filter costume to wear my wedding–and I kind of wish I had!). This time, …

More Stuffed Bunnies

Make It : More Stuffed Bunnies

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A few months ago I posted about a stuffed bunny I made based on Silke’s pattern.  After making the bunny, I decided she needed a little dress.  It was easy to make the pattern- I just traced about 3/8″ around the arms, then coming out in an A-line at the bottom.  Hem the neck, cuffs, …

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 …