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Inspiration Board : Skill Swap

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Have you seen the “Creative Co-op” story in the January Issue of Living? Athena tells the story of two friends Molly Schnick and Justine Delaney who decided to swap skills – Molly taught Justine to sew an apron on a machine and in turn, Justine teaches Molly to make a citrus tart. Do you do …

Our Sources : End of the Crafting Year

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One of my favorite things to do in this last week of the year is to sit down with a mug of eggnog and organize all my craft supplies that got out of hand over the past 11 months. If you’re like me, you’ve likely accumulated a bunch of fun supplies, salvaged things you will …

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 : Handmade Ornaments

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We’ve had a couple inquiries about the exact method for making these handmade ornaments from the December issue of Living- So we thought it might be helpful to post this how-to video that we made for the iPad- Let us know if you have any questions. Have a great weekend- let us know what kind …

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 …

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 …

November Good Things

Behind the Scenes : November Good Things

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You’ve tossed the jack-o’-lanterns, but that doesn’t mean that you have to be without decorative gourds!  I love all the varieties that you can find at the Farmers Market- so many exquisite colors, shapes and textures.  They can be beautiful displayed on their own, or if you want something a bit more special, try this …

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 …