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Halloween Decorations

Around Town : Halloween Decorations

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Some Halloween inspiration I passed on my walk to work this morning—all the decorations really get me in the spirit! And you wouldn’t believe how many Halloween decorating ideas we’ve got!…

Inspiration Board : My Home Office Wall, Part 2

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Since hanging the home office wall I shared with you a while ago, I’ve gathered many more things I love to look at. Strangely, they’re all dark. Must be the time of year?! Halloween all around me?! Not that any of it is spooky—again it’s a collection of presents from friends from their travels (Shane from …

Contests & Prizes : Congratulations Halloween Wall Cling Winners!

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Congratulations, Sandy Bayles and Stefeni, you’re the winners of our vampire wall cling! Please send your mailing addresses to us at so we can send out your prizes. Thanks so much to everyone who commented—we love to hear your holiday decorating ideas!…

Contests & Prizes : Halloween Wall Cling Giveaway!

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Thinking of ways to get your home ready for Halloween?  How about these wall clings? WE’RE GIVING AWAY TWO FREE SETS! For a chance to win this vampire and his hair-raising friends, leave us a comment about your best Halloween decorating idea, along with your name and a valid e-mail address. All comments must be received …

Make It : Chalkboard Flag Banner

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Here’s a clever idea that is not just good for one occasion, but can be reused for many. It’s a chalkboard-paint flag banner! Instead of making or buying celebration signage for every special day, you can easily make one sign for all your special days. I created this flag banner for my boyfriend’s birthday party …

Inspiration Board : Matta

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I couldn’t figure out if I should file this post under ‘Inspiration Board’ or ‘Our Sources,’ as the store Matta truly is both—a source of inspiration. We go there to borrow clothes as props for our shoots (most recently in the story ‘A New Twist’ in the August issue of Martha Stewart Living ) and leave …

Behind the Scenes : Tassel-Making in the September Issue of Martha Stewart Living

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I’m like a little kid in the candy store when I get to work on a story involving yarn. For the “Tied and True” story in the new September issue of Martha Stewart Living, I spent lots of time at Purl Soho and Habu picking out various yarn types and colors. Then I went to Michaels and sat …

Build It Green!NYC

Around Town : Build It Green!NYC

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Recently a few of us from TV went on an excursion to Build It Green (aka BIG), located in a massive warehouse in Queens. What is BIG? Well, it is “New York City’s only non-profit retail outlet for salvaged and surplus building materials.” Which is rather amazing when you think about how much building/deconstructing happens …