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Behind the Scenes : Dyeable Yarn

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Do you recognize these yarns from the “Great Finds” section in the November issue of Living? Did you know that we dyed them ourselves? Dharma Trading has a new selection of natural yarns for dyeing—about 50 different kinds! We dyed our yarns the day before the photo shoot, and since they needed time to dry, we …

The October Living Cover

Behind the Scenes : The October Living Cover

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Anyone who subscribes to Living may have noticed that there are TWO October covers: one that is sent to our subscribers, and one that is on newsstands. Those two covers were painstakingly chosen from several options—we want only the best for our readers. Here is a behind-the-scenes peek at the process of our October cover …

Pumpkin Carving

Behind the Scenes : Pumpkin Carving

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Have you seen the October issue of Living yet?  It is filled with tons of great Halloween craft ideas, including a really fun pumpkin carving story that uses the idea of carve-by-colors (similar to paint-by-numbers.) I know Halloween is over a month away, but as soon as that fall chill is in the air, the …

Inspiration Board : Check Out the New Living Blogs!

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We’re thrilled to announce the launch of three new blogs from the the editors of Martha Stewart Living.  The gardening department brings you great tips and information at Living in the Garden. Our food department offers a glimpse behind the scenes at the magazine, and in the life of a food editor, at Taste of the …

Behind the Scenes : dipping

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Sometimes when we work on stories for Living, we end up developing—and even photographing—more ideas than there is room for in the magazine. It’s difficult to edit those out, but thanks to this blog we still get to share them with you!  For the “Take a Dip” story in the August issue of Martha Stewart Living, …

Behind the Scenes : August Living

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Our August issue of Martha Stewart Living is out on the news stands! It’s all about easy living ideas.  Hopefully you will get some inspiration and will have an easy, relaxing summer full of fun craft projects. The dipping and dyeing story I worked on for this issue was developed and shot last year during …

Summer Crafts

On The Web : Summer Crafts

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So, it’s officially Summer!  I just came across a great center on the web- 60 Days of Summer.  There are plenty of great entertaining ideas, handmade gifts, and fun activities to do outside, or in an air conditioned room.  Start crafting now, and you can have 60+ projects done before labor day!  Below are a …

Patriotic Crafts

Behind the Scenes : Patriotic Crafts

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Can you believe that July 4th is exactly 2 weeks away??  Don’t fret- we’ve got plenty of quick, easy, and very affordable (I’m talking just a few bucks!) decorating ideas in the July issue of Living.  Here’s a sneak peak from the Patriotic Clip Art story I worked on- You’ll find the clip-art and how-to …