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Martha Stewart's Handmade Holiday Crafts

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No matter the time of year, Martha Stewart's Handmade Holiday Crafts is the ultimate guide. Since the holidays are now in full swing, I thought I'd share some my favorite seasonal projects with you. These are just a few of the beautiful, handmade decoration ideas the book offers.

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While Martha's newest book has ideals for every holiday imaginable, I picked a few of my favorite ideas for Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Years.

1 While Martha's newest book has ideals for every holiday imaginable, I picked a few of my favorite ideas for Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Years.

This sparkly menorah is an easy project to bring the family together around the holidays.

2 This sparkly menorah is an easy project to bring the family together around the holidays.

I love anything gilded. A touch of gold makes holiday decorations festive. This golden walnut ball is a twist on the traditional ball of mistletoe.

3 I love anything gilded. A touch of gold makes holiday decorations festive. This golden walnut ball is a twist on the traditional ball of mistletoe.

Yarn ties and pom-pom bows are great gift-toppers!

4 Yarn ties and pom-pom bows are great gift-toppers!

Classic accents make a plain evergreen wreath more merry. Silver ornaments and seeded eucalyptus lend a fresh, contemporary look.

5 Classic accents make a plain evergreen wreath more merry. Silver ornaments and seeded eucalyptus lend a fresh, contemporary look.

Glittered balloons make a lovely backdrop for a New Year's Eve party. I love how they mimic popping champagne.

6 Glittered balloons make a lovely backdrop for a New Year's Eve party. I love how they mimic popping champagne.

While this arrangement is ideal for February 14th, I think it also works as a Christmas arrangement. What do you think?

7 While this arrangement is ideal for February 14th, I think it also works as a Christmas arrangement. What do you think?

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Comments (4)

  • Hi Kevin, I have Martha's Encyclopedia of Craft, an amazing and very informative book, even my daughter loves it. I ordered today this book from Amazon UK. Thank you Kevin

  • Kevin,

    Nice book. I always like the Halloween and Chritmas secection of the magazines and books best. I want to show you my Grandin Road MS Tree and Polar Bears. I think my doge like them too. How do I share a photo with you?

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