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Make It : Clip-Art Valentines!

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Valentines day is swiftly approaching! That said, you’ve got just over a week to make Valentines for loved ones. To inspire you for the next four days we’ve asked bloggers and crafters we admire (Erin Jang of The Indigo Bunting, Christine Schmidt of Yellow Owl Workshop, Lena Corwin and Jane Buck of Foxy & Winston) …

Valentine's Day Cards and Gifts

On The Web : Valentine's Day Cards and Gifts

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It’s still technically January, but trust me, Valentine’s day is just around the corner!  This weekend is the perfect opportunity to get started on those handmade gifts- get the kids involved too- While we always like to promote making your own crafts, there are too many cards and gifts out there that are just too …

Making Dolls

On The Web : Making Dolls

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Did you see the story in February’s Living on Jess Brown and her amazing handmade dolls? You’ll find a little sneak peak into her studio, as well as learn a bit about the story behind these beautiful dolls, and her crafting techniques. And if you feel inspired to make your own dolls, follow our link …

More Stuffed Bunnies

Make It : More Stuffed Bunnies

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A few months ago I posted about a stuffed bunny I made based on Silke’s pattern.  After making the bunny, I decided she needed a little dress.  It was easy to make the pattern- I just traced about 3/8″ around the arms, then coming out in an A-line at the bottom.  Hem the neck, cuffs, …

Happy New Year Card

Make It : Happy New Year Card

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If you’re anything like me, you may or may not have left your holiday cards to the very last minute.  So last minute in fact, that you may not have sent them yet.  Have no fear- everyone loves a Happy New Year card!  This card is in the January issue of Living (you can find …

Make It : gifts for (sports crazed) teachers

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When it came time to figure out what to give the teachers for the holidays, we realized it was a bit more difficult this year, as this is the second time around with these particular teachers and they had already received my go to Holiday teacher gift. My younger son didn’t see a problem with …

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 …

Make It : advent calendars

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I hope you  got inspired by my Advent Calendar story in the November issue of Martha Stewart Living, and have ordered striped bags for the kids, bought little gifts to fill them with and printed numbers for a loved adult’s photo calendar. I realized this weekend, that I hadn’t done any of the above …. sometimes when …