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Make It : Cross-Stitch Families

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Today’s guest post comes from Rory Evans, a freelance writer for Martha Stewart Living. As the writer assigned to many of the Living Crafts stories, I’m lucky enough to get an advance preview on all the cool projects that crafters dream up.  Recently, I was so inspired by the Generations X story about family portrait …

Last Minute Halloween Ideas

Make It : Last Minute Halloween Ideas

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Halloween is just around the corner!  If you’re anything like me, you’ve been dreaming up all sorts of fun ideas for the holiday, only to wait until the very last minute to take action.  Have no fear, we have tons of easy ideas for every part of your Halloween celebration!   You’re sure to find …

Pumpkin Faces

Behind the Scenes : Pumpkin Faces

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Just a little pumpkin carving can go a long way—take it from these guys. People aren’t the only ones to dress up for Halloween. In the October issue of Martha Stewart Living, you’ll find some pumpkin costumes to get your patch picks ready for the big night. They require barely any carving and just a …

More of Craft Week at TV

TV Crafts : More of Craft Week at TV

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As Jodi mentioned yesterday, it’s Craft Week at The Martha Stewart Show! Complete with introductions to the new Martha Stewart Crafts paint line, the new Holiday Crafts book, and our perennial favorites, the Martha Stewart Crafts craft tools, it’s a great week to be tuning into the show. And don’t forget to check out how …

Halloween Special Issue Costumes

Behind the Scenes : Halloween Special Issue Costumes

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I had SO much fun developing the costumes for this year’s Halloween Special Issue. You’ve seen Martha’s “Motha” costume in action, but have you seen the other six B-Movie-themed costumes that accompany her? Flip through the pages of the special issue and you’ll find some classic camp characters reinvented with basic supplies found at hardware …

Painted Wood Blocks Tutorial

Make It : Painted Wood Blocks Tutorial

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Today’s guest post was written by our talented friend Erin Jang: “My nephew, J, adores the NYC subway. His 5th birthday party is tomorrow, and here is something I made for him. I love to make my nephews special gifts for their birthdays. For J’s 3rd birthday, I made him a personalized subway map. For his …

Back to School Treat Bags

Celebrate : Back to School Treat Bags

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How does summer always go so quick? It is already time to go back to school?! A little while ago Blake showed me these adorable little bags, knowing how much I love things with the lines and grids. I ordered them right away for a small back-to-school treat for my kids. A few years ago I …

Toy Bunnies

Make It : Toy Bunnies

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I can’t get over the cuteness of this stuffed bunny—one of the many brilliant projects from Silke’s Menswear story that appeared in Martha Stewart Living last March. I’ve been thinking about making one since I first saw it a couple years ago. And finally I’ve found the perfect occasion—a special little friend is about to …