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On The Web : Mother's Day Cards to Make or Buy

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Mother’s Day is this weekend! What are you planning to do for the special Mom in your life? Whether you’re going to make or buy a card for Mom this year, see below for our picks from around the web. If you’re feeling inspired to make something for Mom (Bravo!), here’ are our picks for …

Make It : Dyed Cups

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For the May issue of Living I dyed paper cups, bowls and bamboo place mats using RIT Dye. I got the cups and bowls from Branch Home (they are compostable!). Simply fill a bucket or bin with four quarts of hot water and add 3-4 teaspoons of the dye. I tinted just the outside of …

Around Town : Arrows

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Trend alert!  After spotting this eye-catching window display at a Louis Vuitton store, I realized that it’s official, arrows are totally hot right now. Maybe it’s Hunger Games fever, or perhaps a nod to cupid, but whatever it is, I’m seeing inspiring interpretations everywhere.  You may remember these little cuties that our friends at the Blow Up! …

Celebrate : Ladybug Love

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Today’s sweet post is from an all around amazing talent and dear friend of mine, Dani Fiori from Sweet Dani B. Her ideas for all types of celebratory moments are thoughtful, playful and always executed with style. Today she shares one she recently did for her parents…. Years ago, my Mom told me that her …

Inspiration Board : Cherry Blossoms

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Each Spring, I am so thrilled to see the trees blooming and the tulips and daffodils popping up (despite my seasonal allergies!)  Cherry blossoms are a real highlight for me, so I was pretty excited to see them opening up last week.  The beautiful blooms have a short peak season, so you’ll have to be …

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 …

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 …

Inspiration Board : clean up with benefits

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Like probably most of you, I have many fabrics, and yarns, and beads and ribbons and pieces of paper … bits and pieces of all that I can never part with, because ‘you never know’ or, because it is simply a shame to throw them away. After a long Holiday season and two craft sales, …