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Make It : Holiday Craft with the new Deluxe Scoring Board

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The Martha Stewart Crafts team has been developing some really great new tools and they will be available just in time for holiday crafting.    Next Thursday, November 14th, I will appear on HSN to debut some of these great new Martha Stewart Crafts products! One of the tools that I am most excited about …

Make It : Gift Wrap Book Jacket Tutorial

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I am so excited for The Great Gatsby to come out in theatres, as it reminds me of these metallic and Art Deco-inspired bookcovers I love so much.   After spotting this Midori gift wrap, I knew I wanted to recreate a similar look with my own books. Materials you will need:  gift wrap, ruler, pen, cutting mat, exacto knife Steps: …

Make It : Spring Floral Shade

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As much as I like to wake up with the sun every morning, a bare window doesn’t offer much in the way of privacy.  My solution?  This couldn’t-be-simpler shade made with the prettiest Japanese paper. Materials you will need:  paper (mine is from The Paper Place), 3/16″ wooden dowel, nail-in wire fasteners (look in the electrical department …

Make It : Popup Letter

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I could never understand how some people managed to get it all done during the holidays – cards, letters, presents, and dinners (when did they sleep??) – while I could barely get the tree dressed in time for Santa, so it was such a relief to read Jodi’s post a few years ago. These days …

Paper Lanterns

Make It : Paper Lanterns

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In celebration—and gratitude!—of the recent lovely weather, we want to kick off your spring/summer entertaining season with an easy lighting idea from June’s Good Things: These flower beauties are a breeze to make: Just a basic lantern, tissue paper circles, double-sided tape, and you’re all set. Don’t believe us?  We’ll prove it: The petals flutter so …

Graduation Giveaway! (CLOSED)

Inspiration Board : Graduation Giveaway! (CLOSED)

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Congratulations, Class of 2011! Do you know someone who is graduating this year? Celebrate his or her accomplishments and wish the person well with a handmade card, name tag, or favor. We have some supplies that might help you out: For a chance to win, leave a comment telling us (in 50 words or less) …

Hang on Mom!

Inspiration Board : Hang on Mom!

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I’ve been thinking a lot about sloths recently. I’ve always thought they were fascinating and I’ve been trying to learn more about them. Ultimately, I would love to spend some time with them—you can actually do that if you visit Costa Rica. So now I am planning a trip! But before my holiday planning in …

Party Invitation Tutorial

Make It : Party Invitation Tutorial

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Today’s guest project comes from Joke, a letterpress designer who writes the very sweet blog tokketok (named after her son’s first word). It is full of simple packaging and paper ideas that would inspire anyone to throw a party: Here Joke shares a tutorial on making party invitations for a first birthday (but we think …