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  • Martha's Second Annual Holiday Craft Sale
    on Nov 14, 2010 in events
    If you happen to be in New York City on December 4th, be sure to pay a visit to the Starrett Lehigh building and experience a craft sale like no other! Held at the Omnimedia offices, the Second Annual Martha Stewart Living Holiday Craft Sale will fea...
  • Love These Glasses!
    on Nov 12, 2010 in merchandise
    In the December issue of Martha Stewart Living there are two removable pamphlets - advertisements for some of Martha's Christmas wares at Michael's and Macy's. (For archivists of all-things Martha, little clip-out brochures and catalogues like these...
  • Living for i-Pad is Launched!
    on Nov 10, 2010
    Today marks a very historic day for Martha Stewart Living magazine: the launch of their first digital issue! It is now available for download (i-Pad only) and contains exclusive content not found anywhere else. The magazine features astonishing anima...
  • December Issue Has Arrived!
    on Nov 9, 2010
    The wait is over! My copy of the December issue of Martha Stewart Living arrived in my mailbox today and, oh, it is a beauty. The magazine is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2011 and the December issue kicks off the festivities by harkening the h...
  • Martha in Canada to Visit Polar Bears
    on Nov 8, 2010
    Martha was in Churchill, Manitoba, over the weekend to film a segment for her television show about polar bears. Manitoba, one of Canada's prairie provinces, is home to a large percentage of Canada's polar bear population, a species that is facing in...
  • New at The Beekman
    on Nov 7, 2010
    Our friends at Beekman farm (Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell) are forever developing new offerings, usually incorporating local Sharon Springs crafters and artisans into their fun and innovative ideas for home and beauty products. Among the new i...
  • Holiday, Everyday
    on Nov 4, 2010
    I just received the holiday issue of Everyday Food and it's another great way to get you thinking about your holiday plans. It's filled with holiday snacks and hors d'oeuvres, cookies, candies and cakes plus a full holiday menu that is simple but cla...
  • Scrapbooking: The Basic Tools
    on Nov 2, 2010
    I just counted, and I have four scrapbooks, one of which has been an ongoing project since my last year of high-school nearly 15 years ago. This book is the largest of the four and has 'my interests and inspirations' as its theme. It has 100 enormous...
  • Happy Halloween!
    on Oct 31, 2010
    I want to wish everyone a frightfully good night tonight! Happy Halloween! For a bit of nostalgia, read about the history of vintage Halloween postcards, which are among the most highly collectible. As a collector of postcards myself, I've searched h...
  • Martha's New Cookie App for i-Pad
    on Oct 31, 2010
    November 1 marks the launch of Martha Stewart's new cookie application for i-Pad. Featuring more than 50 recipes from her vast library of cookie recipes (shortbreads, chocolate-chips, meringues, etc.) the application will feature a 'runway' interface...
  • New Holiday Issue!
    on Oct 29, 2010
    Look what I got today! It's the new Holiday cookie issue, which is making its way to newsstands across North America even as I type this. The 116-page supplement (not available as a subscription: newsstands only) is devoted to baking and presenting t...
  • Hooray For Merchandising!
    on Oct 27, 2010
    In its third-quarter report, MSLO touted significant gains in its merchandising division: this segment of the company made $9.6 million this year, compared to $8.9 million the same quarter last year. The gain is attributed to the following:+Continued...
  • Winnie's Craft Room
    on Oct 27, 2010
    My good friend and colleague, Winnie Yeung, is an avid crafter. She works with me at Anthropologie in Toronto and we are constantly bouncing creative ideas off one other - work-related and otherwise. I was very inspired by Winnie's craft room at her...
  • Brian's Crafty Halloween
    on Oct 24, 2010
    A devoted reader of this blog kindly allowed me to use his photographs of some of the Martha Stewart Living Halloween projects he has embarked on recently, most of which were used at a Halloween party he gave at his home this weekend. Brian Utz is in...
  • Small Pumpkins Dressed Up
    on Oct 21, 2010 in halloween
    Okay, we'll continue on a theme of sorts: dressing up your Halloween pumpkins instead of carving them up. I'm not sure why I am finding the mix of organic pumpkin flesh paired with fabric so intriguing this year, but I'm enjoying the decorative (and...
  • Pumpkin Burlesque
    on Oct 19, 2010 in halloween
    If even the idea of painstakingly carving an intricate pattern on your Halloween pumpkin this year tires you, perhaps retiring to the boudoir will provide just the answer you're looking for. When I saw these 'dressed-up' pumpkins on the Craftzine blo...
  • Martha Wraps Radio City
    on Oct 18, 2010
    Between November 5th and December 30th, guests visiting Radio City Music Hall in New York City will be dazzled by a winter wonderland, courtesy of Martha Stewart Living. Martha and her team of editors are decking the halls of this historic Manhattan...
  • Costume Couture
    on Oct 16, 2010 in halloween
    I've promised myself that one year soon I will dress-up for Halloween. And I'm not talking about Devil's horns and a painted-on goatee; I mean really, really go all out. My dream is to do a drag version of Cruella De Vil, paying appropriate homage to...
  • November's Special Pet Guide
    on Oct 14, 2010
    One of the most interesting features of the November, 2010, issue of Martha Stewart Living is the special section at the back of the issue devoted entirely to pets. The back cover of the magazine is actually the front cover for this 23-page special p...
  • All Set for November
    on Oct 13, 2010
    I'm not going to lie; November is my least favourite month. Here in the north-east, it is dark, drab and dull, full of cloudy skies, cold temperatures and leafless trees. Thank goodness for festivity! In the U.S., Thanksgiving is a much grander affai...
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