Archive for the ‘Craftster Community Spotlight’ Category

Life is a Fairy Tale

Fairy tales are such an integral part of most of our childhoods. They’re filled with damsels in distress, handsome princes, and big bad wolves. Leave it to Craftsters to bring these tales to life using many different mediums. This is a great portrayal of Little Red Riding Hood ready to take on the wolf with […]

@Home This Weekend: DIY Mercury Glass

This weekend, decorate your house with diy mercury glass. You can make these beautiful silver vases with just a few inexpensive supplies. In her post, kittykill details all the steps, so what are you waiting for? Even glass pickle jars look fab with this fun technique!

January 11, 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! Cuff Scarves by LovelyMiss Count Von Count Cake […]

Hot Clothes for Cold Days

I’m not going to lie; I’m a southern girl, and don’t really like it when the temperature drops below freezing! This last weekend was tough on us down in the south. We were definitely struggling to keep warm. Cold weather gear can be fun, though. Bright colorful gear makes you feel just a little warmer, […]

Meet the Mods: Rackycoo

You know when you meet someone and they are instantly a kindred spirit? That is Rackycoo. She is creative, inspiring and oh so super sassy! Did I mention how talented she is? Her projects inspire us to reach another crafting level. Let’s find out more about this amazing woman. How did you find Craftster? When […]

@Home This Weekend: Featured Projects

This weekend, check out the great list of featured projects from the Home Sweet Home board. Moderator LovelyMiss compiled awesome projects from all the categories: including interior, exterior, and pet related. Get inspired to make your house a home in 2017! Save

Craft Challenge #117 – Time to Enter!

Craft Challenge #117 is open for entries! Gingerbread creations are due now through January 9. Read all about it here! Post your entry as a new topic here on the Gingerbread Entries board. Good luck and happy crafting!

Crafting for Good

Did you make a New Year’s resolution this year? I did, and it’s to try every day to do an act of kindness. There are a lot of ways one can help others using their crafting skills, and here are a few ideas I just love. Inspired by Little Dresses for Africa, mirandarenee sewed a […]

@Home This Weekend: Bright Tea Towel Pillows

This weekend, make some colorful pillow from tea towels! This tutorial by magsb80 will tell you how. Choose your favorite towels and add a bright pop of color in an unexpected way. Save Save Save Save

December 28, 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! Roll Pillows (with tutorial) by BeaG Creepy Baileys […]

Goodbye, Elf!

Now that Christmas is over, kids are saying goodbye to their “Elf on the Shelf”, who has been with them since the beginning of December. Not to worry, though, there are plenty of friendly elves hanging around on Craftster! suenhosblanditos crocheted this wistful amigurumi elf. You can tell by his outfit he is one of […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Holiday Ribbon Bow

All the gifts are crafted and ready to be wrapped. Sure you could just throw a cheaply made “meh” bow on your presents but, c’mon! This is you we are talking about. You are fabulous, crafty and made of glitter! No normal bow on top will do! You need a festive holiday ribbon bow! Crafty247 […]

@Home This Weekend: Fun With Woodburning

This weekend, use your fancy woodburning skills to create unique kitchen gear, like this spoon. Abbeeroad did a fancy mandala pattern on the back of the spoon, but if you’re a beginner, you could do something as simple as the cute polka dots she put on the handle. Make cooking fun again!   Save Save

Smitten with Mittens

It’s beginning to feel a lot like… winter. Time to try to dig out the hats, scarves, and mittens. And if you’re anything like me, you often manage to find mitten, singular. And that’s if I’m lucky. So heads up, southern hemisphere folks, you still have time to avoid this catastrophe and have gorgeous, new […]

Let It Snow, Man

What’s that old saying? If life gives you snow, make snowmen? OK, maybe that’s not really it, but doesn’t it make sense? If you’re lucky enough to have some snowfall, get out there and build the best snowman ever. If you’re not, though, here are some indoor solutions you might like. Talk about some good […]