Archive for the ‘Craftster Community Spotlight’ Category

August 23, 2017 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! Livin’ la vida mushroom! by craftylittlemonkey Baby kitten […]

Flowers In Your Hair

Remember the old song: “If you’re going to San Francisco, Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair”. If fresh flowers aren’t available, you can still adorn yourself with blooms. Miss Ireen made a lovely embroidered headband. Vibrant orange flowers and bright green and white accents make a lovely accessory. Origami blooms make a […]

@Home This Weekend: Updated Yardbird

This weekend, update a tired flamingo with bright paints. rockingbearranch brightened this yardbird up a great deal, and even gave it false eyelashes. Here’s to a great pop of color in the garden! Save

What The World Needs Now…

…is love, sweet love. Love your neighbor. Be kind. We’re all in this together. Let’s all keep peace in our hearts. This beautiful embroidered hoopla by kittykill shows a heart in hand. I love the bright red heart contrasting with the blackwork of the hand.   Here’s a detail from a shrine posted by craftylittlemonkey, […]

@Home This Weekend: Honeyduke’s Candy Cabinet

This weekend, make your home magical with Honeyduke’s candy cabinet, inspired by the Harry Potter series. Using an old cabinet desk, patty_o_furniture reconfigured the inside and painted it in bright colors. The cabinet even lights up when you open the doors to reveal all the treats inside. The jars are full of candies, and the […]

August 9, 2017 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! Tale as Old as Time by Supermutts Black […]

Tute Tuesday: Felt Jellyfish

Under the sea! Under the sea! There are cute jelly fish that sting under the sea! While most jellyfish can be deadly, this adorable little guy is safe for hugging. NLJ shares her tutorial for a Felt Jellyfish that is can be used, not only as a learning tool, but also a cuddly toy. If […]

Duck, Duck, Goose. Dinosaur?

Remember playing “Duck, duck, goose” as a child, sitting around in a circle and anticipating that pat on your head? f you were a duck, you’d stay seated, but if you were tapped a goose, you had to try to catch the person who tapped you before they were able to run around the circle […]

Bead Looming!

I have a friend who has recently started using a bead loom, and she’s making pretty things. I have a bead loom, but it was a ways down my “need to try” list – UNTIL I saw her works and some of these amazing creations on Craftster. Now I may have to movie it up […]

@Home This Weekend: Floral Pens

This weekend, take your pens from glum to GLAM. WonderlandsFinest adorned plain pens with Dollar Store flowers and floral tape. Not only are they beautiful, they’re hard to lose and fun to write with. Make writing fun again! Save

Beach, Please!

It’s already August; where has the summer gone? I think it’s high time we all hit the beach! If you are heading to the shore, here’s the perfect tote bag to take along with you. classy broad embellished a plain tote with trim and the important message: “Beach, please”. Gotta love that sass. lancmaltby is […]

@Home This Weekend: Paint a Music Box!

This weekend, get out your paints and embellish a plain wooden box. patty_o_furniture got extra creative and painted a Hogwarts scene reminiscent of Van Gogh’s masterpiece “Starry Night”, and then added workings that play Hedwig’s theme. I think you’ll agree that this was a truly magical transformation.

July 26, 2017 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! Geeky bags by Kaoticat Harry Potter Starry Night […]

What’s Up Girlfriend?

Special thanks to Craftster moderator Mistress Jennie for compiling these projects and writing this fun article. August 1st is National Girlfriend’s Day!  Whether we have a single bestie, or a gaggle of gal pals, National Girlfriend’s Day celebrates the special bond of friendship between women.  It’s a great reason to invite friends over for a […]

Shark Week, Post Deux

Shark week is too big to be only one post, sorry! But I did find too many cool shark posts to pass up. So on to part 2! We start off with a lovely shark plushy by jungrrl. I do not know how anyone makes such amazing small plushies, I try to sew a curve […]