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Inspiration Board : Countdown to Christmas!

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We’re excited to announce a new video series called “Martha Stewart’s Countdown to Christmas.” The series consists of 17 episodes that were shot in Martha’s home and feature how-to’s of different holiday craft and food projects. Click here to view them all. You can also find them on The Martha Stewart channel on YouTube or …

Around Town : Storefronts

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in New York. Shop owners in my neighborhood of the West Village of New York seem to be trying to outdo each other with whimsical, inspired store fronts. It makes for a very merry walk to work! I love this trio of tiny trees outside of restaurant …

Make It : Christmas Crackers

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Have you seen the Christmas Cracker story in the December issue of Martha Stewart Living? In the story Blake took the traditional English table favors to a whole new level. For the traditional cracker pictured below, Blake covered a recycled paper roll with fun paper made from a template. Fill the tube with goodies, fortunes …

Inspiration Board : Our Holiday Gift Guide

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We had a lot of fun dreaming up gift ideas for this year’s Holiday Gift Guide (beginning with our fun gift wrap on page 35 of Living). With Hanukkah swiftly approaching and Christmas just a few weeks away, we hope our gift guide helps you check off a few of the crafty people on your …

Make It : Paper Kites

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We love this easy paper kite project from the November issue of Living (page 113 in the magazine). If you’re hosting a party or an end of fall picnic, swap out balloons or streamers for these breezy kites. They make for really sophisticated hanging paper decorations and have a big impact when you hang several …

Make It : Halloween Fun House

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Have you seen the Halloween Fun House story in the October issue of Living? In it we bring you projects to help you create your own spooky, carnival-esq atmosphere right at home complete with wacky, warped mirrors, black candy apples, black peanuts, a hidden prize duck pool, and much more. Here in the Crafts Department …

Paint Splatter Bookcover

Make It : Paint Splatter Bookcover

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Today’s guest post comes from the one and only Steph Hung.  Find more of her inspiring work here, and here. I may not be going back to school this September but I do expect to spend more time working indoors as the weather cools off.  That said, I’m not ready to give up on summer either …

Make It : DIY Stained Glass

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Last week we hosted the Alt Design Summit at the Martha Stewart offices here in NYC- it made for a very lively and colorful day!  The day was full of design discussions, craft activities, and delicious food and drink.  The office was really transformed by our amazing events team.  Anduin got big results with her faux …