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Our Annual Holiday Party

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On Monday night the Martha Stewart employees got together for our annual holiday party/employee craft sale. Our very talented employees gathered to sell their beautiful jewelry, pillows, ornaments, artwork, and more while we all enjoyed food, drink, and each other's company.

This year we also did a cookie swap during the party. Employees brought a dozen of their favorite cookies and swapped with their fellow employees, and the results were really delicious.

Below are some of the pieces that were for sale during the event and where you can buy some of the pieces.

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I love all of the shades of these beaded necklaces made by crafter Silke Stoddard.

1 I love all of the shades of these beaded necklaces made by crafter Silke Stoddard.

Here is Silke wearing her stylish necklaces.

2 Here is Silke wearing her stylish necklaces.

She also made these great notepads covered in different fabrics and paper. A great gift for anyone on your list.

3 She also made these great notepads covered in different fabrics and paper. A great gift for anyone on your list.

I also love these straw baskets that Silke dipped in metallic silver paint.

4 I also love these straw baskets that Silke dipped in metallic silver paint.

Owners of Pasanella and Son, Vintners Marco Pasanella and Decorating Editor, Rebecca Robertson. http://www.pasanellaandson.com/home.php

5 Owners of Pasanella and Son, Vintners Marco Pasanella and Decorating Editor, Rebecca Robertson. http://www.pasanellaandson.com/home.php

Colorful and beautiful glassware from Pasanella and Son, Vintners.

6 Colorful and beautiful glassware from Pasanella and Son, Vintners.

These Italian bottle toppers are adorable. They'd make a great stocking stuffer.

7 These Italian bottle toppers are adorable. They'd make a great stocking stuffer.

Rebecca sold bitters which make a great stocking stuffer for the cocktail lover.

8 Rebecca sold bitters which make a great stocking stuffer for the cocktail lover.

She also sells vintage corkscrews at her wine store.

9 She also sells vintage corkscrews at her wine store.

and vintage glassware...

10 and vintage glassware...

here is an overview of the items from from Pasanella and Son, Vintners.

11 here is an overview of the items from from Pasanella and Son, Vintners.

Crafter, Jodi Levine made these vibrant necklaces.

12 Crafter, Jodi Levine made these vibrant necklaces.

Here is Jodi wearing one of her necklaces.

13 Here is Jodi wearing one of her necklaces.

This is another type of necklace Jodi made, I love the applique.

14 This is another type of necklace Jodi made, I love the applique.

Jodi's necklaces on display.

15 Jodi's necklaces on display.

These ceramic votives are from crafter Marcie McGoldrick. http://marciemcgoldrick.com/

16 These ceramic votives are from crafter Marcie McGoldrick. http://marciemcgoldrick.com/

Marcie McGoldrick

17 Marcie McGoldrick

These dishes are also from Marcie, I really like the deep blue.

18 These dishes are also from Marcie, I really like the deep blue.

These earrings from Marcie are so detailed.

19 These earrings from Marcie are so detailed.

These glass ornaments are from crafter Blake Ramsey and can be found in the December issue of Martha Stewart Living. You can even learn how to make them yourself with the instructions in the magazine.

20 These glass ornaments are from crafter Blake Ramsey and can be found in the December issue of Martha Stewart Living. You can even learn how to make them yourself with the instructions in the magazine.

Blake Ramsey

21 Blake Ramsey

These bib necklaces are so beautiful from the colors to the materials used. Crafter Laura Kaesshaefer made these in two different sizes.

22 These bib necklaces are so beautiful from the colors to the materials used. Crafter Laura Kaesshaefer made these in two different sizes.

Laura Kaesshaefer

23 Laura Kaesshaefer

Deputy Art Director, Stephen Johnson makes these whimsical animal drawing, which would look great in a nursery or child's room. Check out Stephen's site: http://cyberstephen.com/

24 Deputy Art Director, Stephen Johnson makes these whimsical animal drawing, which would look great in a nursery or child's room. Check out Stephen's site: http://cyberstephen.com/

This little dog is too cute!

25 This little dog is too cute!

Stephen Johnson

26 Stephen Johnson

Stephen also sold a large print of several of his drawings.

27 Stephen also sold a large print of several of his drawings.

And note cards.

28 And note cards.

The modern prints are from Ellen Van Dussen visit her at dusendusen.com

29 The modern prints are from Ellen Van Dussen visit her at dusendusen.com

Ellen Van Dussen

30 Ellen Van Dussen

Iland Kohn and Emily Eibel

31 Iland Kohn and Emily Eibel

I love the marble pattern scarves available at ilanakohn.bigcartel.com/catergory/scarves.

32 I love the marble pattern scarves available at ilanakohn.bigcartel.com/catergory/scarves.

Here I am with television producer Barbara Fight.

33 Here I am with television producer Barbara Fight.

Kate Muth in our digital group made these great metallic and glittered snowflake ornaments and garland. She even had hair clips made with these designs.

34 Kate Muth in our digital group made these great metallic and glittered snowflake ornaments and garland. She even had hair clips made with these designs.

such amazing detail!

35 such amazing detail!

These fantastic concrete numbers made by Andrea Mason from TV would look great with a modernist home.

36 These fantastic concrete numbers made by Andrea Mason from TV would look great with a modernist home.

Here is one f the numbers up close.

37 Here is one f the numbers up close.

Andrea Mason

38 Andrea Mason

TV crafter Kristin St. Clair made these toadstools.

39 TV crafter Kristin St. Clair made these toadstools.

She also made these felted sheep. Check out her blog and more of her projects here: http://lemmemakeit.blogspot.com/

40 She also made these felted sheep. Check out her blog and more of her projects here: http://lemmemakeit.blogspot.com/

Knit hats and scarves from crafter Morgan Levine. http://amblethroughbramble.com/

41 Knit hats and scarves from crafter Morgan Levine. http://amblethroughbramble.com/

Morgan Levine

42 Morgan Levine

Stefanie Lynen makes these adorable children's shirts-find them at winterwaterfactory.com

43 Stefanie Lynen makes these adorable children's shirts-find them at winterwaterfactory.com

Stefanie Lynen

44 Stefanie Lynen

These hats were made using our new Lion Brand yarn.

45 These hats were made using our new Lion Brand yarn.

I love this print.

46 I love this print.

Stefanie also made hooded sweatshirts and tote bags.

47 Stefanie also made hooded sweatshirts and tote bags.

Here are the earrings from Tracy Chou.

48 Here are the earrings from Tracy Chou.

Here is Tracey Chou.

49 Here is Tracey Chou.

Tracy's necklaces are very delicate and pretty.

50 Tracy's necklaces are very delicate and pretty.

Here Hannah Milman shows off some of her creations for sale.

51 Here Hannah Milman shows off some of her creations for sale.

These sweet necklaces are made by Hannah.

52 These sweet necklaces are made by Hannah.

Sarah Sims Erwin had buttons for sale as well as buttons you could make. http://sarahsimserwindesign.blogspot.com/

53 Sarah Sims Erwin had buttons for sale as well as buttons you could make. http://sarahsimserwindesign.blogspot.com/

Naomi De Manana

54 Naomi De Manana

Naomi's fur collars

55 Naomi's fur collars

Aren't they chic?

56 Aren't they chic?

These gorgeous paper flowers are created by Livia Cetti

57 These gorgeous paper flowers are created by Livia Cetti

they are available on her website thegreenvase.com

58 they are available on her website thegreenvase.com

They are just spectacular!

59 They are just spectacular!

Here is Livia

60 Here is Livia

Cassidy Iwersen

61 Cassidy Iwersen

Here are Cassidy's illustrations--you can find her work at cassidyiwersen.com

62 Here are Cassidy's illustrations--you can find her work at cassidyiwersen.com

These necklaces were made by TV crafter Hosanna Houser.

63 These necklaces were made by TV crafter Hosanna Houser.

More jewelry from Hosanna.

64 More jewelry from Hosanna.

Hosanna Houser

65 Hosanna Houser

Just a few of the cookies employees brought to swap during the party.

66 Just a few of the cookies employees brought to swap during the party.

Well packaged and labeled.

67 Well packaged and labeled.

This is just some of the delicious food created by Chef Pierre!

68 This is just some of the delicious food created by Chef Pierre!

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Comments (3)

  • Fabulous craft sale from Martha Stewart employees. All are so talented love their stuff and creations. Happy Holiday and Best wishes to all the staff at Martha Stewart.
    While in London I took a private one to one course with Zoe Clark a very famous cake designer in London/UK I will post some photos of my flower cake.
    Regards,
    Rowaida

  • Hi Kevin,

    Great blog you have, I read it every day!

    I really like Silke Stoddard's bead necklaces. Does she have a website where I could buy some? Or, if not, would you send me her contact information please?

    Thanks very much,
    Katherine Bernitt

  • Author Comment:

    Hi Katherine,
    If you are in NY this weekend she will be selling at Divine Studio"s Holiday craft sale Sunday December 11th, 21 East 4th street, 11-6 or you can reach her at Elkis.bigcartel.com
    Thank you!

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