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Champagne Chairs

Make It : Champagne Chairs

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Today Joel Henriques from the popular blog Made by Joel is a guest on The Martha Stewart Show showing Martha how two pieces of wood and a little bit of imagination can create a clever doll house for a kid. While prepping for the segment, prop stylist Robert Diamond made a request for small things …

Inspiration Board : Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here in the Crafts Department! We wish you a wonderful holiday filled with good food and company, and hopefully some form of crafting along the way! We’ve got you covered if you’re in need of table setting inspiration: Easy and beautiful centerpiece ideas for your table: …and fun projects …

Make It : Quick Clip-Art Place Mats

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Has cooking the perfect turkey monopolized your Thanksgiving prep? Looking for a way to entertain the kids and liven up the table all at once? Athena to the rescue with her adorable clip-art place mats from the November issue of Living! With just one day left before the big event, this will take all of …

Clay Mushrooms!!

Make It : Clay Mushrooms!!

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I picked up a box of Laguna Dry-Hard Clay about a year ago at Michael’s Craft Store on the Upper East Side here in New York City (as available at Amazon.com). Since I lack access to a kiln, I’ve felt deterred to spend the time sculpting with ceramic fire clay. I was particularly drawn to …

Pumpkin-carving recap and ideas for Holiday photos

Make It : Pumpkin-carving recap and ideas for Holiday photos

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Okay, so it’s no secret that I had a baby, which apparently makes you go crazy and do all these cutesy things you normally wouldn’t do. I haven’t carved a pumpkin in years, but I REQUIRED that our little guy have his own pumpkin for Halloween. When it was pointed out to me that he …

Graduation Giveaway! (CLOSED)

Inspiration Board : Graduation Giveaway! (CLOSED)

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Congratulations, Class of 2011! Do you know someone who is graduating this year? Celebrate his or her accomplishments and wish the person well with a handmade card, name tag, or favor. We have some supplies that might help you out: For a chance to win, leave a comment telling us (in 50 words or less) …

Mother's Day Cards

Photo Galleries : Mother's Day Cards

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If you haven’t already, don’t forget to send a love note to the #1 lady in your life. Sunday is Mother’s Day! There are many ways to show how much you care: (For more cards and how-to’s, click here.) ** ┬áTune in on Sunday to watch Martha, First Lady Obama, and Dr. Biden as they …

St. Patrick's Day

Celebrate : St. Patrick's Day

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Tomorrow is Saint Patrick’s Day! Here are some tips to feeling green (in the best way possible): For these ideas and more, click here (and if you’re feeling inspired to cook an Irish menu, we have lots of recipes, too). If you happen to be in New York City tomorrow morning, head over to Fifth …