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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 …

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 …

Make It : advent calendars

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I hope you  got inspired by my Advent Calendar story in the November issue of Martha Stewart Living, and have ordered striped bags for the kids, bought little gifts to fill them with and printed numbers for a loved adult’s photo calendar. I realized this weekend, that I hadn’t done any of the above …. sometimes when …

Handmade Gifts

Make It : Handmade Gifts

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TWO IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO TODAY- 1.  Eat a turkey/stuffing/cranberry sauce sandwich 2.  Start planning your handmade holiday gifts!   In the December issue of Living, the Crafts department has shared the handmade gifts we will be giving this year. I broke out the ornaments again for this cover-try shoot- It didn’t make the magazine …

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 …