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Inspiration Board : The September Issue of Living!

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The September issue of Living is now on newsstands! Hurry and pick up your copy of what we are deeming the “Home Issue” – you’ll find tips and tricks for transforming rooms, getting organized and adding a bit of color to your life. Make your way straight to page 33 to see Blake’s chic tromp …

Jude's Arctic Tapestry

Inspiration Board : Jude's Arctic Tapestry

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  In the upcoming September issue of Living a project I worked on closely with Martha is featured, a special mural/tapestry that Martha conceived and I executed for her first grandchild, Jude.  Martha has written about the tapestry, and we even did a small version on the TV show, but this is the first time …

Celebrate : Christmas in July!

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Have you heard of “Christmas in July”? Well, aside from the 1940 movie Christmas In July, and the fact that we actually do work on our holiday stories in the summer months here in the Crafts Department, we weren’t quite sure exactly what it meant. Now we do! In the Southern Hemisphere, winter weather falls …

On The Web : Hostess Gifts

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If you’re planning to visit friends or family on your summer vacation, make sure to bring along some hand-crafted host and hostess gifts!  You may have seen these stenciled coasters in August Good Things- (Stock up on coasters here.) Pair them with a bottle of booze, or for that extra DIY touch, infuse your own! …

Around Town : On the Radio with Etsy

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For the Sirius satellite radio subscribers out there, we’ll be on the air with two of our friends from Etsy today- please tune in! Do you share Etsy seller Madama Robe’s sentiment? Emily Bidwell, Etsy’s Style Expert, is one of the company’s earliest employees.  She will speak about the history of the site, and give …

Sepp Leaf Products

Around Town : Sepp Leaf Products

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Getting out of the office to see things in person is always a good thing for getting inspired, collecting ideas or learning about something new. Getting out of the office for a little refresher on something you may already know is also useful, which is what a few of us did recently with a trip …

Around Town : Finding Inspiration at Capitol Fishing Tackle Co.

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes I find craft supplies in the most surprising places.  On a recent trip to the garment district, I stumbled upon Capitol Fishing Tackle Company (their great vintage-looking neon sign caught my eye.) As it turns out, Capitol Fishing Tackle has been in NYC for over 100 years, and is …

Make It : Chic Summer Shorts

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It’s already reached above 100 degrees here in New York this summer, which means gone are the days of sporting pants and leggings on the street. We’ve spotted a few cute DIY projects using simple pairs of shorts on the web, and thought a round-up was in order! Taking a pair of plain shorts- we …