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Make It : simple lamp(shade)s

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Ever since producing this story about making your own lampshades for our September issue of Martha Stewart Living, I’ve been wanting to make one for my own house. I just can’t decide which one ….. Do I make this quickest one of them all, which is simply glueing 2 Ikea lampshades - one up, one down – …

Make It : fabric laminated trays

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Have you seen these laminated trays in the July/August issue of Martha Stewart Living !? They’re my new favorite project. I  chose red, white and blue patterns for this 4th July story , but they’ll look great all summer, or year for that matter. I’ve since made several as gifts for my dearest friends,  who …

Make It : Himmeli ornaments

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Today’s post comes to us from Melissa Hruska of amradio. You may have seen her beautiful ornaments featured in the gift guide of Martha Stewart Living’s December issue. You can buy them in various materials through her etsy shop. I bought the straw ones last year and I can’t wait to decorate with them again really soon. (I’m …

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 …

Inspiration Board : The October Issue of Living!

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The October Issue of Living (one of our absolute favorites here in the Crafts Department) has officially hit newsstands! Head to page 32 to check out the profile piece on Chris Soria and Marc Evan of Maniac Pumpkins. Their incredibly intricate carving is sure to inspire you to take your carving to new heights this …

Around Town : Textile Arts Center

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The October issue of Living will be on newsstands this week!  In addition to lots of fresh craft, food, home keeping, and decorating ideas (not to mention Halloween!) you’ll find a Small Business profile on the Textile Arts Center. Photos by Jennifer Causey The arts space, located in Brooklyn, was opened in 2010 by Owyn …

On The Web : DIY Trompe L'oeil Fashion

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Have you tried any of the Trompe L’oeil projects from the September issue of Living yet?  These projects are so quick, you’ll be able to whip something up in time for the first day of school (yikes, is summer over already??)  Try our tees, which would be equally sweet on kids or adults (I’m imagining …

Our Sources : Art Boards

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If you have the September issue of Living, you may have seen this project in our Good Things section- We made a big statement with a cluster of fabric covered Art Boards- affordable art!  Use a staple gun to attach fabric to the boards- after time you can switch out your patterns for a quick …