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Have You Seen This? : Brook&Lyn

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I have never wanted to learn to weave more since seeing these amazing pieces by artist Mimi Jung: These beautiful works of yarn, copper, and sometimes natural elements (like palm bark and conifers) are all handwoven in Los Angeles, California. A graduate of New York’s Cooper Union, Mimi is a multi-faceted artist who has worked …

Make It : Studded Accessories

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I’ve been seriously coveting some of the studded fashion that is out in the world these days.  It seems like every article of clothing and accessory can be embellished- and from runway to DIY, everyone’s doing it. Check out our web-exclusive story on making studded accessories- easy, low-commitment projects that will compliment any outfit and …

Inspiration Board : Reviving Camp Crafts

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If you have a July issue of Living, you may have seen these updated “camp crafts” made with brightly colored lanyard (aka gimp, boondoggle etc)- For a modern “camp” feel, we painted birch hooks white (from Vermont Branch Company), and used them to display the necklaces. This close-up of the bangles give you a better look …

Make It : Summer necklaces for (little) girls

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As a mother of 2 boys, I use any excuse to make something pretty for a sweet little girl (not that my boys aren’t sweet, but pretty isn’t exactly in their vocabulary, let alone their wardrobe). So for the 4th birthday of a little friend of mine, I wanted to make a necklace … the …

Beaded Bracelets

Make It : Beaded Bracelets

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Seems we can not get enough of bracelets around here! Tomorrow on the show I am demoing how to make your own beaded wrap bracelet, and since I want to make sure people understand some of the steps, I have put together a little photo tutorial. Another easy to make bracelet for a handmade holiday …

Rope Bangles

Make It : Rope Bangles

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Looking for a clever, inexpensive DIY Holiday gift for your friends? I think I’ve got you covered. Spend an afternoon making unique bangles from what other than… rope! Take a trip to your local Michael’s, where you will find all the supplies to keep you crafting all day long. Look for the Martha Stewart Crafts …

Handmade Gifts

Make It : Handmade Gifts

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TWO IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO TODAY- 1.  Eat a turkey/stuffing/cranberry sauce sandwich 2.  Start planning your handmade holiday gifts!   In the December issue of Living, the Crafts department has shared the handmade gifts we will be giving this year. I broke out the ornaments again for this cover-try shoot- It didn’t make the magazine …

Pearl Eyeballs

Make It : Pearl Eyeballs

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Here’s a fun little craft to do before Halloween rolls around—eyeball jewelry!—using inexpensive, faux pearls, a few basic paint colors, and a fine-tip permanent red marker. LOOK through the photo gallery to SEE how it’s done: While you’re at it, make some eyeball pinheads for your pincushion. You’ll giggle (or gasp!) every time you open …