42: The Art of Hospitality
What a party means to me. Plus: The Perfect Party Cake.
By Amy Sedaris
48: Good Times
Crafty ideas for theme parties. By Diane Gilleland
49: Paint Chip Invitations
Use paint chips as colorful backdrops. By Helen Bradley
52: Printed Party Flags
Sew and stamp these decorations. By Linda Permann
Create the perfect soundtrack for your party.
By Angelica Amesquita-Carter
58: Fruit Sushi
Slice up fruit pieces into sushi shapes. By Sarah Scheffel
61: Basic Bar Essentials
Stock the bar for the ideal cocktail lounge. By Alex Mountjoy
64: Fancy Cocktail Hat
Steal the show with this elegant accessory. By Dolin O’Shea
67: Crochet Bow Tie
A crafty take on this traditional standby. By Linda Permann
70: Jam Jar Lanterns
Set a romantic mood with outdoor candelight.
By Brookelynn Morris
74: Bodega Party-in-a-Box
A party kit intended to round up the neighbors.
By Arwen O’Reilly Griffith
75: Circus Act
San Francisco creatives put on a spectacular show.
Photographed by Branca Nitzsche
Craft: Volume 10
Why we will always have reasons to celebrate.
By Tina Barseghian
The $4,000 handmade rattle. By Dale Dougherty
14: Susie’s Home Ec
Customized hankies and pockets win hearts. By Susie Bright
130: The Art of Cooking
Bake a tasty cinnamon swirl cake. By Élena Nazzaro
143: Old School
Craft a lollipop sculpture that’s too good to eat.
By Cathy Callahan
148: Recycle It: Eyeglass Lenses
Create new accessories with old glasses. By K. B. VanHorn
150: DIY Design
Transform an old frame into a useful chalkboard.
By Grace Bonney
152: Re: Fitted
Make your own green cleaning products. By Wendy Tremayne
A little table gets a new look with buttons. By Carla Sinclair
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