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Inspiration Board : The September Issue of Living!

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The September issue of Living is now on newsstands! Hurry and pick up your copy of what we are deeming the “Home Issue” – you’ll find tips and tricks for transforming rooms, getting organized and adding a bit of color to your life. Make your way straight to page 33 to see Blake’s chic tromp …

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 : The August Issue of Living!

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The August issue of Living is now on newsstands! We’ve also dubbed this issue our “Summer Travel” issue – be sure to check out page 26 for hotel picks from our editors here at Living: On page 68, Silke takes us to Mexico with a garland project and decorating ideas in Easy Entertaining: Head to …

Celebrate : Fourth of July Good Things

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Even after the sun goes down at your fourth of July barbecue, it’s not too late to get some great photos!  All you need are some glow-sticks and fast moving hands to get these vibrant shots. And for a bit of daytime decor, these lanterns are easy to make, and can be collapsed and stored …

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 …

Inspiration Board : Cherry Blossoms

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Each Spring, I am so thrilled to see the trees blooming and the tulips and daffodils popping up (despite my seasonal allergies!)  Cherry blossoms are a real highlight for me, so I was pretty excited to see them opening up last week.  The beautiful blooms have a short peak season, so you’ll have to be …

Make It : Easter Surprise Balls!

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Surprise balls are an easy -to-make cute addition to an Easter basket, and a fun way to receive treats and toys. They’re made by wrapping crepe paper streamers or strips around little toys and candy, adding more treats as you wrap the streamers around and around. These bunny surprise balls, designed by the brilliant Athena …

Make It : Our Favorite Eggs

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Easter is just around the corner- time to start decorating those eggs!  We’re celebrating this week with a collection of very special handmade eggs, complete with how-tos, from a few of our favorite crafters.  To kick off the week, we’ll share a few of our favorite egg decorating moments from Living. What’s the secret behind …