Archive for the ‘Craftster Community Spotlight’ Category

We Can Do It!

Summer’s almost over and Labor Day Weekend is coming around. Let’s celebrate one of our favorite laborers: good ole Rosie the Riveter. She’s been around since World War II, and she’s still going strong today. trampycouture perfectly captured the Rosie’s spirit in this embroidered piece. She planned to frame it and perhaps donate it to […]

@Home This Weekend: Etched Glasses

This weekend, add some personality to your kitchen with some etched glasses. Who could resist sharing a drink with Cruella De Vil? bunny1kenobi made a whole set of Disney Villain glasses, each with a different character. You could use any theme you like. Drink up!

Horror Movie Crafts

I’m on both a horror movie kick and a crafting kick, resulting in an ambitious projects of horror movie crafting. Naturally, I turn to Craftster for inspiration! And this first project adds another level of fun I like – challenge drawing! These are re-created movie posters by r0ckwithme using a technique called ‘blind line drawings’, […]

August 24, 2016 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 kittykill. We hope you enjoy them! Super Sunflower Dress "Flower Monster" by BenaeQuee Giant […]

OOOOOHKLAHOMA! Where the wind…

We just took a trip to Oklahoma, for an outdoor wedding, in July… it can be summed up in one word: sweltering. But Oklahoma City is nice and we stayed with some relative that work for the university who would love this afghan by Tinkerbell1204. Maybe someday I’ll put it on my never-ending afghan list… […]

A Little Birdie Told Me

A little bird told me that there were a plethora of awesome bird-inspired crafts on Craftster. Not being one to believe everything I hear (especially when it comes from a bird), I went to see. Well, what do you know? That little bird was telling the truth! This mosaic toucan by LimeRiot rests on his […]

You Otter Check This Out

In my gaming group, I play a druid who is attempting to organize an otter army to rule the world. Don’t judge me. And now, otters are my everything. I’ve become obsessed with them. People have started sending me links about swimming with otters and otter-merchandise. And Craftster did not let me down on otter […]

@Home This Weekend: Key Holder

This weekend, make sure you keep track of your keys! You’ll never lose them if you hang them on a brightly colored key holder.  This one started out as a raw wood, 50 cent find at Goodwill, but PromisedHeartbrk upgraded it using gelli prints that she collaged on top. Never misplace those keys again!  

Meet the Mods: Alwaysinmyroom

Craftster has some amazing behind the scenes people. Our moderators are the best out there! Who are our moderators? Today we are featuring Alwaysinmyroom. Many of you know Alwaysinmyroom from craft alongs and swapping. If you are lucky enough to receive a pair of hand knitted socks from her, then you know what heaven on […]

Junk Journals

The following journals may be made of “junk”, but they are anything but! Recently, Craftster member geekgirl1000100 hosted a Mini Junk Journals swap, and the resulting journals were outstanding! Here are a few pictures of journals traded in that swap. You’re really going to want to see all the gorgeous photos, so make sure you check […]

@Home This Weekend: Fancy Pincushion

This weekend, fancy up your sewing room with a crystal decanter pincushion. You’ve got to keep those pins somewhere, so it might as well be pretty! Mixedpibbles made a round boxed mini-pillow with a vintage button in the center and fit it into the bowl. Lift the lid of this decanter, and there are your […]

August 10, 2016 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! Traditional Mohawk Ribbon Dress by ally-oops Ohhhhh, behave! […]

Make a Statement.

Nothing dresses up an outfit like jewelry. Statement necklaces are all the rage right now, and that makes me so happy. It’s fun to wear a distinctive piece, and even more fun if you make it yourself! Let’s look at some gorgeous necklaces made by Craftsters. This bead and crochet necklace by *evestar* has such […]

@Home This Weekend: Weasley Time!

This weekend, paint a Harry Potter-themed clock, and you’ll always know what Weasley time it is! fatewineroses created this magical clock for a swap partner. Where should you be now: work? home? Quiditch? Time will tell!

Gotta Catch Them All: Pokemon Inspired Craft

PokemonGo has taken over! Everywhere you go, you will see kids of all ages trying to catch different characters. People are out and about, walking through their neighborhoods and parks looking for this little critters. Love it or hate it, the game is here and doesn’t look like it is going anywhere anytime soon. Let’s […]