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John Derian Company

Around Town : John Derian Company

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Last Thursday, both the TV Crafts Department and the creative team for the upcoming holiday special took a trip down to the John Derian Company store on East 2nd Street in Manhattan. After a glowing review from Martha and Kevin Sharkey, we knew we had to check out the newest Christmas wares on display and …

Hungarian Reindeer with Cynthia Treen

Make It : Hungarian Reindeer with Cynthia Treen

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For today’s guest post I’m thrilled to have my friend Cindy Treen share her beautiful work with the blog. One of the most talented people I know with a needle and thread, from large to small, her handcrafted work never fails to impress. This gallery is of some the quilts she has made in the …

Last Minute Halloween Ideas

Make It : Last Minute Halloween Ideas

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Halloween is just around the corner!  If you’re anything like me, you’ve been dreaming up all sorts of fun ideas for the holiday, only to wait until the very last minute to take action.  Have no fear, we have tons of easy ideas for every part of your Halloween celebration!   You’re sure to find …

Pumpkin Faces

Behind the Scenes : Pumpkin Faces

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Just a little pumpkin carving can go a long way—take it from these guys. People aren’t the only ones to dress up for Halloween. In the October issue of Martha Stewart Living, you’ll find some pumpkin costumes to get your patch picks ready for the big night. They require barely any carving and just a …

More of Craft Week at TV

TV Crafts : More of Craft Week at TV

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As Jodi mentioned yesterday, it’s Craft Week at The Martha Stewart Show! Complete with introductions to the new Martha Stewart Crafts paint line, the new Holiday Crafts book, and our perennial favorites, the Martha Stewart Crafts craft tools, it’s a great week to be tuning into the show. And don’t forget to check out how …

Halloween Special Issue Costumes

Behind the Scenes : Halloween Special Issue Costumes

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I had SO much fun developing the costumes for this year’s Halloween Special Issue. You’ve seen Martha’s “Motha” costume in action, but have you seen the other six B-Movie-themed costumes that accompany her? Flip through the pages of the special issue and you’ll find some classic camp characters reinvented with basic supplies found at hardware …

Behind the Scenes : October's iPad Animation

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You may recognize this photo from October’s Living. If you take a look at October’s iPad version of Living, you’ll also find this animation (along with several more animated surprises and instructional videos!). We shot for eight hours and took 221 photos to create this Halloween animation. And you have no idea how much black …

Macy's Great American Elf Adventure

On The Web : Macy's Great American Elf Adventure

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In celebration of the 85th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Macy’s has put together a fabulous campaign called “Macy’s Great American Elf Adventure.” From August 9 to August 24, Macy’s shoppers were asked to participate in a scavenger hunt of sorts—little white elves were hidden throughout Macy’s store all over the country and customers were …