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Make It : grown-up pompoms

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Pompoms make me smile. As you wind yarn, tie, snip and take it out of it’s maker ready to be shaped, it is as if a personality forms in your hands. Soft and fluffy and always with a bit of a surprise of how the material might react, where the color might appear. We’ve made …

Inspiration Board : back to school (for grown ups)

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Every year I anticipate the kids’ school supply list, remembering my own proud moments of new pencil cases and new books … and yet every year it is a slight disappointment, as the lists are so specific : 36 yellow wood No.2  pencils, 5 two pocket plastic folders in purple, yellow, blue, red and green, …

Inspiration Board : Back to School!

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September 1st is less than a week away, which means it’s time to start thinking about ringing in the new school year! There are so many great back to school finds on Etsy and BigCartel – scroll below for some of our picks to help you get set for September. I love these bright-colored, handmade …

On The Web : Our Tools

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If you caught Blake and Marcie on the Crafting Hour radio show on Sirius XM 110 yesterday, you probably heard them talking about our favorite tools. That said, I thought it appropriate to do a round up of some of our favorite projects in which a Martha Stewart Craft Tool is essential to its execution. …

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 …

Inspiration Board : Sandmen and Snowcastles

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Day 2 of our “Christmas in July” week: SAND vs. SNOW Which do you prefer? Sand Snowman (1964)  And did you ever think to build a snowman out of sand??  I certainly did not, but I might try it! Image via Coastal Living Or did you ever think to break out the beach toys in …

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 …

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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 …