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Inspiration Board : Snowflakes for Sandy Hook

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In keeping with what Christmas is really about, we’d like to share with you a way you can help the community of Sandy Hook. When the children of Sandy Hook Elementary go back to school in a new building this January, the National Parent Teacher Association wants them to be greeted by a winter wonderland. …

Make It : A Cross-Stitch Ornament from Chez Sucre Chez

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Today’s guest post comes to us from Kimberly Scola of Chez Sucre Chez.¬†Kimberly is an artist specializing in modern cross-stitch and embroidery. See more of her work here or visit her shop to find completed stitched work, as well as DIY kits and projects.¬† Growing up, my sister and I were always given two gifts …

Our Sources : Into the Woods

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Marcie’s Into the Woods story was made possible in part by some of our favorite vendors. Marcie used sheets of real wood to create the candle-holders which rested on the mantle. Our friends at Creative Imaginations worked with us to get just the right size and thickness of real sheets of cherry wood. You can …

Celebrate : Hanukkah!

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Hanukkah begins at sundown on Saturday! You’ve still got a few days to prepare. We’ve got plenty of ideas to help make all eight nights special. See below for our favorite crafts, table settings, favors and decorations. Dress up a gift card by putting it in a dreidel-shaped envelope. Click here to learn how to …

Inspiration Board : Your Thanksgiving Table

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Thanksgiving week is upon is! There are only a few days left before the big event, and for most of you those are consumed with planning, prepping and purchasing food. For all of us here in the Crafts Department, your Thanksgiving table decorations are just as important. Take a look below at the quick and …

Inspiration Board : MSC Paint Round-up

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It’s been a while since our last paint round-up! Nothing delights us more than seeing our product (in this case, our paint) being put to good use out in the world. The below crafters use our paint is such clever ways; I hope you are as inspired by them as I am. Melanie of You …

Make It : Wood Flower Wreath

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Have you seen the beautiful wreath on page 70 of the November issue of Living? It’s made of tapioca wooden flowers and can last for years. Marcie found these at Jamali Garden, one of our favorite sources (online and a store in New York) for garden and floral supplies. The base of this wreath is …

Make It : Paper Kites

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We love this easy paper kite project from the November issue of Living (page 113 in the magazine). If you’re hosting a party or an end of fall picnic, swap out balloons or streamers for these breezy kites. They make for really sophisticated hanging paper decorations and have a big impact when you hang several …