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Make It : Keisuke Saka

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Have you seen the clip-art crafts story on page 116 of the December issue of Living? In it, we called on the skills of Tokyo paper artist Keisuke Saka. He’s the genius behind the Make City postcard kits (below) which allow you to build little 3D cities and monuments. Keisuke Saka made the holiday versions …

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 : Two Holiday Patterns from Cynthia Treen

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Today’s guest post comes from the very talented Cynthia Treen: Well, it is that time again. The days are getting shorter, the air is crisp and fresh and I am looking forward to the holidays ahead! I have been puttering away in my studio making patterns and chipping away at my elfish list to of …

Inspiration Board : Thanksgiving

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We’re just one day away from Thanksgiving! How are you spending the holiday this year? We hope it’s filled with delicious food, wonderful company, and some element (large or small!) of craft. Whether you need help entertaining the kids or coming up with a last-minute, no-frills table decoration, we’ve got you covered: This Turkey Trivia …

Make It : Wood Flower Wreath

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Have you seen the beautiful wreath on page 70 of the November issue of Living? It’s made of tapioca wooden flowers and can last for years. Marcie found these at Jamali Garden, one of our favorite sources (online and a store in New York) for garden and floral supplies. The base of this wreath is …

Make It : Angela Liguori albums

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About 5 years ago I received a package filled with cotton ribbons in the most beautiful colors. They came from Angela Liguori, who had started importing them from Italy. I put the little pile on my desk, and that’s where they’ve lived ever since. They make me happy, inspire color combinations, and remind me how …