Does America's domestic diva have a dark side? Alexis Stewart, Martha Stewart's daughter, just published a memoir about her childhood: Whateverland: Learning to Live Here. In the biography, Alexis reveals that her domestic-friendly mother wasn't the most kid-friendly:
"If I didn't do something perfectly, I had to do it again. … I grew up with a glue gun pointed at my head."
"Martha was not interested in being kid friendly," Alexis writes. "She used to make me wrap my own presents. She would hand me things right before Christmas and say, 'Now wrap these but don't look inside.' "
Ouch...I wonder what her mother has to say about the rancorous words? In her own words, Martha Stewart doesn't seem to have much animosity, instead offering that her dau…Read more >
Hey Easy Crafters!
We took a poll of the most common gateway craft- what was the craft that got you into crafting- and here are the results!
Out of 520 people who voted...
- Knitting- 9.81% / 51 people
- Sewing- 21.92% / 114 people
- Beading- 10.58% / 55 people
- Crocheting- 11.92% / 62 people
- Scrapbooking- 10.58% / 55 people
- Other- 35.19% / 183 people
If you didn't get a chance to vote, tell us what got you hooked on crafts! We're going to have a brand new poll up soon, so check back with Easy Crafts Wiki!Read more >
Attention crafters! There's a fab giveaway on How About Orange for Outside Oslo fabrics! These are perfect fabrics to spruce up your furniture or accessories!
This retro-themed fabric giveaway features gorgeous 54" wide, home dec-weight cotton canvas. Ten people will be selected to receive their choice of three-yards of Outside Oslo fabrics, courtesy of The Needle Shop. The choices can be seen here!
To enter to win, leave a message on this link at Outside Orange. The giveaway close at midnight CT on September 9 so hurry and enter now!
Be sure to check out some of the beautiful Outside Oslo fabrics at The Needle Shop! We posted a few of the options below.
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All good things must come to an end...including Harry Potter! Although it feels like the end of an era, don't shed a tear for Harry Potter and his crew quite yet. There's still butterbeer to drink, books to re-read and re-live, and movies to watch over and over again! We just want the magic to continue right!?
To lift your spirits, our very own Easy Crafts Wiki is giving away this one of a kind, hand-crafted Golden Snitch necklace, designed by Polly Conway, crafter and avid Harry Potter fan! And that's not all! Courtesy of Wikia's swag from Comic-Con, we're also giving away a Harry Potter The Forbidden Forest Lego Set AND a San Diego Comic-Con 2010 Exclusive Metal Card Set (two Gryffindor crests, Quidditch crest, and Seeker crest) from Harr…Read more >
Looking to light up your room on a budget? Be sure to check these cool edgy lanterns from Dollar Store Crafts! These can double as fun projects for kids since you can get creative with customized patterns! Feel free to play around with colors; if you mess one up, there's also plenty of tin cans at the dollar store right? Everything you need to make these lanterns can be found at home. Be sure to check out the project here!Read more >