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The October Living Cover

Behind the Scenes : The October Living Cover

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Anyone who subscribes to Living may have noticed that there are TWO October covers: one that is sent to our subscribers, and one that is on newsstands. Those two covers were painstakingly chosen from several options—we want only the best for our readers. Here is a behind-the-scenes peek at the process of our October cover …

Contests & Prizes : Congratulations Halloween Handbook winners!

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Congratulations to the following people: Heidi K. Shelley@DivinePartyConcepts erika Laura Ferguson Claudia Please send your mailing addresses to us at thecraftsdept@marthastewart.com so we can send out your issues.  Thanks to everyone who commented!…

Halloween Special Issue Giveaway!

Contests & Prizes : Halloween Special Issue Giveaway!

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Skies are getting darker, nights are getting longer, and there is definitely a chill is in the air. Does it feel like the witching hour is creeping up on us? Maybe it’s time we turn our thoughts toward the spooky… If you haven’t noticed yet, our new Halloween Handbook has already hit newsstands. It is …

I'm Keeping an Eye on You!

Make It : I'm Keeping an Eye on You!

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There are a few craft projects that we often refer back to—projects that fellow coworkers loved and look forward to making themselves. One came from a guest crafter, Regina Lord, a few seasons back. She joined Martha on the show to make a clever, reverse-appliqué eyeball T-shirt. The spying eyes were such a hit that …

Make It : Halloween Costumes: Quick & Easy

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Halloween is around the corner and every season friends ask me for costume crafting help.  My “go to” solution for this Halloween is a hoodie. An inexpensive solid color hoodie can be turned into almost anything. With just a few embellishments, a brown hoodie can easily become a wolf, a green hoodie a frog, a …

Around Town : Burn baby burn

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For the past several years I’ve been lucky enough to attend the annual festival in Nevada known as Burning Man. The event’s origins began with a small group of friends in 1986 on the beach in San Francisco. Now it attracts close to 50,000 people of all ages, from all around the world, who all …

Contests & Prizes : Halloween Glitter collection and Glitterable Skulls (contest expired)

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It’s nearly October!  Halloween crafting season is here, so we’re giving away an assortment of six spooky Halloween glitters along with our glitterable skulls to to get you started. Leave a comment describing how you’ll use these glitter and skulls in 50 words or less, along with a valid e-mail address by 6 PM Friday. …

Our Sources : Economy Candy

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As Halloween approaches, we wanted to share one of our favorite candy resources with you.  In publishing, we develop seasonal stories throughout the year.   Since we use candy for favors and styling, like in the Halloween table setting below, we frequently need seasonal candy out of season. Luckily, we work close by to Economy Candy.  …