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Inspiration Board : Skill Swap

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Have you seen the “Creative Co-op” story in the January Issue of Living? Athena tells the story of two friends Molly Schnick and Justine Delaney who decided to swap skills – Molly taught Justine to sew an apron on a machine and in turn, Justine teaches Molly to make a citrus tart. Do you do …

Inspiration Board : knitting in (for) January

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It is really cold in New York today, but nothing like it was last year when we were at Morehouse Farm, shooting our knitting story for the current January issue of Martha Stewart Living. There had been an ice storm the night before, the power was out, but it was incredibly beautiful with the trees looking …

Make It : gifts for (sports crazed) teachers

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When it came time to figure out what to give the teachers for the holidays, we realized it was a bit more difficult this year, as this is the second time around with these particular teachers and they had already received my go to Holiday teacher gift. My younger son didn’t see a problem with …

Our Handmade Holiday Crafts Book

Make It : Our Handmade Holiday Crafts Book

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Have you seen our new Handmade Holiday Craft book?  It’s a great reference for gifts, decorations, and entertaining crafts for every holiday.  If you’re in need of a gift for a crafty friend or family member- this may be it! This past weekend I had so much fun making these candy canes from the book- …

Creature Comforts Gift Wrap

Make It : Creature Comforts Gift Wrap

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Blogger Ez of Creature Comforts kicks off our Gift Wrap Challenge: Hi everyone! Ez from Creature Comforts blog here (so pleased to meet you). Today I’m excited to share a quick holiday DIY with you all that I think you’ll love: Adorned Glitter Clothespin Gift Toppers! This project uses supplies that are both easy to …

Make It : Handmade Ornaments

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We’ve had a couple inquiries about the exact method for making these handmade ornaments from the December issue of Living- So we thought it might be helpful to post this how-to video that we made for the iPad- Let us know if you have any questions. Have a great weekend- let us know what kind …

Beaded Bracelets

Make It : Beaded Bracelets

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Seems we can not get enough of bracelets around here! Tomorrow on the show I am demoing how to make your own beaded wrap bracelet, and since I want to make sure people understand some of the steps, I have put together a little photo tutorial. Another easy to make bracelet for a handmade holiday …

Make It : Tartan Stocking

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For our ‘Customs made’ story in the December issue of Martha Stewart Living, we interpreted the British Isles through Stockings. Felted sweaters and knit i cords sewn onto wool fabric became  stockings inspired by Aaran knit sweaters, and Tartan fabrics complete with fringe, tassel and pin represented Scottish Kilts. When looking for Tartan fabrics, I …