Alexandra Churchill

Alexandra is a former digital editor for MarthaStewart.com.
You'll find tons of projects—sunprints, rock and seashell animals, and bubble wands—to keep the kids busy, building, and inspired all season long.
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Plan a special day packed with activities such as barbecuing, woodworking, and camping.
A NASA-approved study proved that certain plants can remove the build-up of some major household pollutants.
Show Mom how much she means to you with our easy handmade Mother's Day cards. Each one is kid-friendly and made from templates and clip-art, along with special pop-up details, and left blank for the best part of all: your heartfelt message of gratitude for everything Mom does for you.
Decorating for the new season? Start at the front door with one of our handmade wreath ideas featuring everything from lush greenery and fresh flowers to gilded accents.
Make your mom feel extra special by planning something unique to mix up the routine this year—she'll appreciate the change of pace and the quality time she gets to spend with her loved ones.
Hydrangeas are a beloved summer flower, but there may be a few things you don't know about your favorite warm-weather bloom.
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From bunnies to eggs to flowers and nests, each of these homemade treats would be the perfect addition to an Easter basket.
This Easter, gather a few simple, yet stunning materials, then transform them into understated, plucked-from-nature displays. They'll enhance your home all season long.
Hydrangeas are a beloved summer flower, but there may be a few things you don't know about your favorite warm-weather bloom.
From bunnies to eggs to flowers and nests, each of these homemade treats would be the perfect addition to an Easter basket.
This Easter, gather a few simple, yet stunning materials, then transform them into understated, plucked-from-nature displays. They'll enhance your home all season long.
Looking for a golden idea? You're in luck. Kick off your St. Patrick's Day celebrations with our shamrock garlands, rainbow balloons, leprechaun traps, and more.
Play secret admirer with our handmade Valentine's Day cards. Use templates and clip-art for pop-up hearts, punny sayings, and romantic illustrations. 
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Play secret admirer with our handmade Valentine's Day cards. Use templates and clip-art for pop-up hearts, punny sayings, and romantic illustrations. 
Wondering what to use as an Easter basket this year? We've rounded up some of our favorite ideas, plus the toys, trinkets, and candy you need to fill it.
Decorating for that special Sunday morning? Start at the front door by displaying one of our favorite Easter wreaths, which are made using seasonal details like dyed eggs, fresh flowers, and gilded butterflies.
A handmade ornament is more than a decorative addition to your Christmas tree—it's a memory: one that is made with your kids and family, celebrating the season, and cherishing time together. Browse our best projects here including felted woodland animals, ribbons and rosettes, shooting stars, and more.
A handmade ornament is more than a decorative addition to your Christmas tree—it's a memory: one that is made with your kids and family, celebrating the season, and cherishing time together. Browse our best projects here including felted woodland animals, ribbons and rosettes, shooting stars, and more.
Celebrate Hanukkah with our inspired crafts, gift wrapping ideas, favors, and decorations, including dreidels and menorahs. These ideas will help make all eight nights sparkle.
Celebrate Hanukkah with our inspired crafts, gift wrapping ideas, favors, and decorations, including dreidels and menorahs. These ideas will help make all eight nights sparkle.
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Do you know the history of the Christmas pickle? If not, don't worry—it seems as if nobody really does.
Do you know the history of the Christmas pickle? If not, don't worry—it seems as if nobody really does.
There were handmade gifts, hundreds of cookies, and a classic fruitcake recipe passed down by their German neighbors.
Let young crafters take inspiration from their natural surroundings. With a little imagination, flowers, leaves, twigs, and shells can be transformed into works of art.
Learn how to knit your own mittens, hats, scarves, and more. We'll take you through the step-by-step instructions and teach you how to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off.
Learn how to carve, paint, etch, or otherwise decorate a pumpkin using our templates and tutorials for inspiration.
Learn how to carve, paint, etch, or otherwise decorate a pumpkin using our templates and tutorials for inspiration.