Our studio's popping with the color purple thanks to festive kids' party ideas, favors, and invitations from ultimate party planner Darcy Miller. Plus, actress Ali Wentworth joins Martha to make fun tie-dye T-shirts, and learn how to bake delicious chocolate whoopie pies with violet-hued filling.
Martha opens up her bag of cooking and crafting tricks! Create an affordable and reusable version of the classic lunch sack, fill your grocery bag to make a hearty vegetarian recipe for cauliflower "steaks" with roasted pepper and tomato salad, and discover five must-have satchels and totes.
Weddings editorial director and ultimate party planner Darcy Miller threw Martha's birthday party, with every detail reflecting Martha's personal interests, like this Scrabble-inspired banner. Get inspired by her ideas and create a birthday bash for someone special.
Martha and chef Emeril Lagasse use freshly grown vegetables from our audience of farmers and Greenmarket vendors. Here, Keha McAlwaine (left) and Leah Rutherford from the Queens County Farm Museum in Floral Park, New York, display their napa cabbage, squash, and kohlrabi.
Sibling bakers Katherine Kallinis and Sophie LaMontagne of Georgetown Cupcake prepare mini versions of hummingbird cake, a traditional Southern treat made with bananas, pecans, and pineapple, on a show dedicated to sisterhood. "The relationship you have with your sister is like no other relationship.... You can bicker and fight in the worst way, but your bond is unbreakable," says Sophie.
Puppy-loving people of all ages joined Martha, "Petkeeping" host Marc Morrone, and Wedding's editorial director Darcy Miller for a show full of creative, easy-to-make decoration, favor, and activity ideas inspired by our furry friends. Here, some four-legged members of our studio audience (and their owners) enjoy an animal-friendly birthday "pawty."
"Parks and Recreation" actor and talented woodworking hobbyist Nick Offerman teaches Martha how to carve a canoe paddle on our woodworking show. Martha was inspired to learn about woodworking from her brother, Eric Scott, who first began practicing the artisanal craft with their father years ago.
In an hour of sweet, smooch-worthy ideas, Martha and guests honor all things related to the kiss with lipstick tips and a mod red-vinyl lips pillow craft. Comedian Kevin Nealon shares the story of his first kiss before joining Martha in the kitchen to make lip-shaped ice cream sandwiches.
Martha and "Late Night" host Jimmy Fallon cook two delicious one-pot meals on our hilarious pot show, which also features petkeeper Marc Morrone with some potbellied pigs and Guy Wolff with a lesson in making garden pots. "Remember, no matter what kind of pot you purchase, it should always make you feel good," says Martha.
Randy Fenoli, the Kleinfeld fashion director featured on TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress," hosts a fashion show of gorgeous gowns and elegant suits on a show celebrating 15 years of Martha Stewart Weddings. When it comes to dressing brides, "the real trouble is when their vision is for a pile of glop -- not a dress," jokes Randy.
Martha was inspired by the dominant calico Persian cats featured in a photo spread in Vogue magazine of the model Karen Elson dressed as Grace Coddington, the creative director of Vogue. More than 50 wonderfully well-behaved felines mingled in our studio during the cat show.
Our audience full of moms-to-be get ready for baby with a bird mobile craft, maternity fashion show, and adorable one-piece cookie recipe. Then, from bottles to strollers to nursing pillows, our producers share their ultimate baby must-haves -- and a little mom-to-mom advice.
Our studio audience dresses in colorful Lily Pulitzer clothing to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of this classic American fashion house. The designer's vibrant prints inspire Martha and guests to make a lime cocktail, vintage straw flower craft, and brightly monochromatic flower arrangements.