I am pretty sure I have been a fan since the very beginning, and it's kind of hard to believe that Martha Stewart Living magazine is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the December/January issue. For the anniversary issue’s cover, Martha Stewart posed for world-renowned artist Will Cotton, whose fantastical painting features Martha in a sweet, sugary wonderland. This portrait provided the inspiration for eight delectable holiday desserts in the issue. The December/January issue celebrates the silver anniversary with brilliant decorating, recipe and gift ideas— with the classic sheen of silver. There is also a cookie advent calendar, which highlights 25 of Martha’s favorite cookies, one from every year the magazine has been published. All the recipes are available at Martha Stewart Cookie Calendar.
“We are so proud to have created content that ultimately established and founded a new lifestyle category for publishing. We have seen our readership grow tremendously over the years, and our editorial content continues to inspire, instruct, and please our readers,” says Martha Stewart.
“When Martha launched the magazine, she set out to create a new kind of publication, one that focused on the joy to be had in all aspects of the home,” says Martha Stewart Living Editor-in-Chief, Eric Pike. “Twenty-five amazing years later we are still producing beautiful, inspirational, how-to content in every issue – and that is truly something to celebrate.”
The 25th Anniversary issue features a number of special silver anniversary-themed features including:
· Magical sugary original candies and confections that showcase the versatility of this simple ingredient
· Show-stopping DIY decorative touches that will set the mood for winter celebrations, including chic cookie tins, glitter-dusted candles, sparkling wreaths, and no-sew clutches embellished with silver leaf
· Shimmering make-up picks for creating a glamorous holiday glow this holiday season.