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@Home This Weekend: Fairy Garden

This weekend, add some enchantment to your home by making a fairy garden! Using small plants and miniature accessories, create a tiny perfect world. kittykill made this lovely beach scene, using blue marbles for water. Doesn’t it look relaxing? Check out her post for more photos of the details.

CrafTATstic Crafty Tattoos: 30th Birthday Tattoo

What better way to celebrate your 30th birthday than with a crafty tattoo! Pinkmichk treated herself to this beautiful crafty tattoo for her birthday celebration. I love the vibrant colors of the threads. It is a wonderful way to wear your craft on your sleeve…literally! Do you have a crafty tattoo that you want to [...]

April 17, 2014 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by rackycoo. We hope you enjoy them! Tapir Art Doll by artsycandice Little Red and [...]

Spotlight On: Amigurumi

We all know what crochet is, but do you know Amigurumi? Heck, I can’t even pronounce that word without sounding like there are gumballs stuffed in my mouth. Not to mention having to spell it out in my head every time I type it. First things first, amigurumi the word; comes from a combination of [...]

Here Kitty, Kitty!

Here’s one for all you cat lovers out there: a wonderful array of felines from the many cat crafts found on Craftster.   I find it almost impossible to believe that this is one of the first art dolls that WingsOfClay has made. I just love this quirky kitty so much!   noooitaremybirthday was inspired [...]

Meatless Monday: Vegan, Raw, Gluten Free Chocolate Bars

I crave chocolate. It is one of my weakness (I have so many).It is the food of the gods. It can lift your spirits and leave you on cloud nine. I am pretty sure that Mrraawwr feels the same way, otherwise why would she have made the delicious Chocolate Bars . As an added bonus, [...]

@Home This Weekend: Fun Coffee Mugs

This weekend, personalize all your plain old coffee mugs! Using oil-based Sharpie markers, silentblair gave all her mugs a new look, with fun themes like Harry Potter, Doctor Who, The Goonies, and more. What’s your obsession? Put it on a mug!

Spring Has Sprung

April brings us spring and Earth Day! Discover creative ways to craft not only in your home, but in your garden as well. Peeps, flowers and gardening galore! Check out the Gardening Board and the Easter Board as well! Holiday Egg Wreath Member sparrowlegs reused plastic holiday eggs to create a beautiful wreath for Easter. [...]

Craftster Crush: alwaysinmyroom

This month, our Craftster Crush is alwaysinmyroom! You can often find her on the Craftalongs Board, where she is always bringing smiles and encouragement! She’s been a Craftster member for eight years now, and what a great eight years it’s been. I actually had the pleasure of meeting her and spending a crafty weekend with [...]

Craft Challenge #98 Announced – Get Inspired

Craft Challenge #98 Get Inspired, has been announced! Your challenge this month is to craft a project based on one of your Pinterest pins! Entries are due May 1 – 8, 2014. Read all of the challenge details here.

April Showers!

Where I live, we’ve been experiencing endless rain since the beginning of the month. If what they say is true, and April showers bring May flowers, we’re in for a glorious spring! Here are some brightly colored rain-inspired crafts that will cheer you up, even in the darkest of rainy days.  I love this pink [...]

Winner of Craft Challenge #96 – Swap and Share 2

This month’s Craft Challenge was Swap and Share 2! The challenge was to share projects that you had not posted in a previous thread. The kicker was that the project had to be something you sent in a swap. Our winning entry was created by Oath Keeper! Her entry titled, “How to Train Your Dragon: [...]

Spotlight On: Polymer Clay Jewelry

As crafters we usually like to find items to use that have more than one use. Versatility is always inspirational in adding imagination and creating. Well, you won’t find too many products that are as versatile as polymer clay. Polymer clay or PC as some call it, can be used independently, with metal, plastic or [...]

@Home This Weekend: Decorative Coat Hook

This weekend, make a decorative and functional coat hook. cmarion3 made this with some scraps of wood, scrapbook paper, gears and buttons, and a couple of hooks. What a great way to get things hanging!

Glam Nut Fantastic

The night may be winding down but I am just revving up! I am ready to go out to have cocktails with my gal pals, but I need something fresh, something new to make my outfit shine. Alterednuts has the perfect piece of jewelry for my night out on the town. This beautiful Nut Ring [...]