Elyse Moody
Elyse Moody

Elyse Moody

Elyse is a former senior editor for Martha Stewart Living.
A serrated knife, also called a bread knife, is one of the most underrated and versatile tools in your kitchen.
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Start the Year of the Rabbit off on a lucky note. 
You shouldn't, however, use this ingredient as a substitute for white or brown sugar, say our experts.
Before you start mixing, rolling, and decorating, make sure you have the right gear on hand.
This sweet event is sure to become an annual tradition.
Make sure you have these tools and cookware on hand before you begin preparing the big feast.
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Invest in these beautiful, functional pieces that you'll cook with on the regular.
Make sure you have these tools and cookware on hand before you begin preparing the big feast.
Invest in these beautiful, functional pieces that you'll cook with on the regular.
And the stylish choices that you should spring for, instead.
Ready to give your bathroom a quick (and contractor-free) revamp? The following smart bathroom upgrades range from simple swaps of everyday items to afternoon projects and two-day transformations.
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An immediate family-only celebration doesn't mean you should skip out on reenergizing your entryway, living room, bar, and powder room.
A few fresh coats—three thin ones, to be precise—does the trick, whether your style is bright and cheerful or deep and sophisticated. Follow these steps to a smooth finish.
Reupholster your favorite pieces of furniture when they get worn, and they'll look wonderful for decades to come. We offer the full 101—from hiring a professional to picking fabrics—and share the simple DIY ideas you can absolutely do.
The frames were powder-coated, the leather reupholstered, and they looked better than ever before.
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A well-lit room is a work of art. This illuminating guide will help you find the fixtures that reflect your personal style.
This striking design technique is an easy way to make an artful impact.
You'll actually look forward to tackling your to-do list.
Knitting is a form of practical magic. It's meditative and artistic, eco-minded and ultra-satisfying. It also delivers the thrill of creating a special, one-of-a-kind object with your own two hands. Pick a project, and let your fingers fly. Plus, get Martha's Guide to Knitting — it's the exclusive resource for knitters of all skill levels.