Item description for Christmas with Martha Stewart Living: The Best of Martha Stewart Living by Martha Stewart Living Magazine...
Outline ReviewMartha Stewart's fans look to her to provide a sense of what's possible with unlimited taste and plenty of decorating funds, and certainly no one else does Christmas with such flair. Martha's Christmas feast may seem a bit over the top, with silver-leaved fruit at each place setting, crystal decanters of French dessert wines, and cake stands holding more decorations, but it photographs nicely--and, of course, the food looks great. There's also an easier New Year's Day party suggestion that will appeal to more casual party-givers. Martha's signature is the elegant simplicity of her decorative concepts, and this book's strength is its easy instructions for making wonderful wreaths, tree ornaments, and gift wrappings. The instructions for making aluminum snowflakes may alone be worth the price of the book.
Product Description A holiday grab bag of party recipes, entertaining ideas, table settings, decorations, gifts, and wrappings, complemented by step-by-step instructions and how-to color photographs, includes a Christmas calendar for planning ahead. Original. 150,000 first printing."
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Studio: Clarkson Potter
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.8" Width: 8.9" Height: 0.5" Weight: 1.28 lbs.
Release Date Sep 30, 1997
Publisher Clarkson Potter
ISBN 0517886936 ISBN13 9780517886939
Availability 0 units.
More About Martha Stewart Living Magazine
For more than twenty years, the food editors and chefs in the kitchens of MARTHA STEWART LIVING have been producing bestselling cookbooks, including Martha Stewart's Cakes, Meatless, Martha Stewart's New Pies and Tarts, and Power Foods. MARTHA STEWART is America's most trusted lifestyle expert and teacher and the author of more than eighty books on cooking, entertaining, crafts, homekeeping, gardens, weddings, and decorating.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Christmas with Martha Stewart Living: The Best of Martha Stewart Living?
What's with the pastels? Aug 20, 1999
I am a Martha Stewart fan, but this book disturbed me with its creepy pastels and white motif that pervaded the book. This sucked the Christmas spirit right out of me. I do yearn for the deep rich colors and and old money feel that were the Martha of yore. Now everything is post-divorce bright minimalist.
A rehash of past magazines Aug 31, 1998
If you subscribe to the magazine you will be very disappointed. Most of the projects are articles directly out of the past couple years' Winter issues. If you don't subscribe, you will enjoy the book. It's a scam for true Martha devotees.
Why is the cover so ugly? Jul 28, 1998
ALl I have to say about this book is one thing: It's a shame an art-driven publisher like Clarkson Potter would allow an ugly cover like this to bear their logo. Obvious last-minute slap job of magazine scrap pieces. What a waste of money.
I can't imagine the holidays without it! Mar 20, 1998
What would Christmas be without Martha Stewart? I can't imagine. This book covers Christmas in every stage from planning a month before to enjoying the big day. Everything is mapped out in accessible detail. The finished products look so "Martha Stewart," yet they are so simple to make, especially the folded paper stars, boxes of Swiss meringue,(which are spectacular) and the felt bags. My book is well worn and I find myself reaching for it almost monthly. The Lime Meringue Tart recipe alone is worth the price of the book!
A Classic Christmas how to,elegant and easy! Mar 15, 1998
Martha introduced (or re-introduced) all of us, to the beauty of making it at home. From soup to ornaments, nothing is missed! Martha shows the world how easy things can be, if we just take the time. Hers is a classic simplicity that says "you are home!"