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Woven Friendship Bracelet Tutorial

Make It : Woven Friendship Bracelet Tutorial

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Today’s guest post was written by our crafty friend and freelance art director Sarah Goldschadt: “Then: Growing up my sister and I spent all our childhood summers visiting my dad and family in Denmark. We spent a lot of time at the summerhouse and made sure to always bring a few staples to the beach: the …

Ask the Crafts Dept. : Hosting a Craft Hour

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Amber from North Carolina writes: “Hello! I organize a monthly ‘craft hour’ for my department at work! This gives us all a chance to connect and relax…even if only for an hour! I have people in the group of all skill levels so I try to keep things on the easier side. Last month we …

Contests & Prizes : Valentines Giveaway!

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In these technological days, a handmade card means so much more than the sum of its parts. We’ve got the goods to help you woo that special someone over on Valentine’s Day, like: this festive stamp and ink set, and these layered rose stickers! Two winners will win a set of each. For a chance to win, …

Contests & Prizes : Daily Candy Giveaway!

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Are you a subscriber? If so, you might have just heard about our collaboration with the good people at DC—we created this holiday table exclusively for! Fit for festivity, this beautiful table is sure to impress any dinner guest. The best part? Ten lucky winners will receive the tools (i.e., screw punch and self-healing cutting …

Bright & Beautiful

Behind the Scenes : Bright & Beautiful

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When I joined the magazine, my first assignment was the outdoor lighting story featured in the December issue of Living. Eric, Marcie, and I traveled to beautiful Vermont with the promise of heavy snowfall, but we met many challenges along the way: a HEAVY 16-foot tree, slippery farm roads, and unpredictable weather patterns, to name …

Dinosaur Bones!

Make It : Dinosaur Bones!

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Stegosaurus, Triceratops, Velociraptor, Tyrannosaurus Rex! If you have ever wanted to make a dinosaur bone and weren’t able to come to Maker Faire this past weekend, here’s a quick how-to: Materials: newspaper masking tape tea (optional, to dye the water for a more aged-looking bone) plaster cloth (we used Rigid Wrap) cut into strips Instructions: …

Halloween Special Issue Giveaway!

Contests & Prizes : Halloween Special Issue Giveaway!

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Skies are getting darker, nights are getting longer, and there is definitely a chill is in the air. Does it feel like the witching hour is creeping up on us? Maybe it’s time we turn our thoughts toward the spooky… If you haven’t noticed yet, our new Halloween Handbook has already hit newsstands. It is …