August 30, 2011

Martha as "Motha"

The new Martha Stewart Halloween issue has come out. Here are ten of my favorite things in this issue.
All photos in this post are taken with my camera of the Martha Stewart Halloween 2011 issue.

As they have done for several years, they featured Martha herself on the cover. This year, she is "Motha".

On the inside of the magazine, they show you
how you, too, can be "Motha".

Maybe I'm easily impressed but I thought the "play" with her name, the make-up and the outfit were very clever.

Here are my other nine favorite things in the MS Halloween magazine:

Front porch with mums and pumpkins
I'm buying large mums for my front porch urns on September First!
The summer plants in my urns are crispy critters now.

How to make your own large spider web

Candy apples with witch attached to the stick

Witch's broom treat bags

Ideas for table top display

Antique looking tombstones
This makes me anxious to get out my foam cutter and go to work on large sheets
of insulation foam from Home Depot.

Black added to etched pumpkin for more definition

Hurricane glass added to small pumpkins
Easy and cute but I would have never thought of that.

Yeah! They included the actual clip art for projects
featured in the magazine to just copy!
No downloading required.
The clip art you would need in order to make the projects in the magazine are full-sized and ready to be printed.
Even the moth wings for the "Motha" eyes are made as clip art.

The magazine has many more ideas and projects.
In my opinion, it is worth the purchase price.

I am SO ready for Fall to be here.
Fall magazines just seem to be jumping 
into my shopping cart.


  1. I saw the MS mag today at Publix. Now I wish I would of picked it up, I just love that front porch.

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  3. Can't wait to pick one up - especially intrigued by the tombstones! Thanks for sharing.

  4. I can't wait until I am off work and can go score a copy! LOVE her Halloween issues! xo Diana

  5. I love Halloween! I am off to the store to find some magazines.Those candy apples are too cute!

  6. Well I am sure happy that you posted this for my Bunny Hop Party!

    I loved seeing all those "Motha" pictures...she is looking pretty good.

    I better get going on my Halloween decorating... just want it to get below 100 degrees first...

    xoxo bunny Jean
    @ Bunny Jean's Decor and More! (my MAIN blog)

  7. Hi Miss Kitty!
    LOVE the MOtha photos. They are great!
    I am getting excited for the fall decor. Looks like a good issue.
    Thanks for the sneak preview!

  8. Martha always does everything well. I cant wait to get a copy. I love fall!

  9. Looks like a lot of great ideas in her magazine. Love the makeup!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such a nice comment. I'm following your very pretty blog and will be back often.


  10. Love your inspirations! Martha is still great at crafting!

  11. I think her Halloween stuff even trumps her Christmas stuff every year! These are just beautiful and FUN to look at!

  12. That's some FABULOUS inspiration! I'm all over it! Thanks for the HU. Vanna

  13. "Motha" is a great idea, but I can't believe that's really Martha! Crazy!

  14. It's soo funny, I have everyone of those magazines and am seriously considering being that moth! I LOVE that outfit!!

  15. Oh my gosh I'm so glad you came to the party. LOVE this post...and especially the front porch. I"m buying mums this weekend. :o)

  16. This is such a cute post! This issue certainly looks chock full of great ideas & I can't wait to get an issue.

    Thanks for linking to Potpourri Friday and helping to make it a success! I appreciate you!

  17. I saw this magazine in Home Depot the other day. I was so busy looking at the butterfly eyelashes I didn't even realize it was Martha!
    Thanks for sharing.

  18. This post is getting me more excited about fall decorating. Leave it to Martha to do it right. Linking up from 2805.

  19. Martha has always had the best way to celebrate any holiday and this one is right on..go Motha...

  20. I still love me some Martha, and Motha. Can't wait to check it out. I'm really excited for Halloween this year. BTW-congrats on your MMS win.


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