Archive for the ‘General Projects’ Category

Tute Tuesday: Puffy Clouds and Hearts

Did I ever tell you that I wanted to be Sweets4ever when I grow up? Yep, it’s true! She is so talented and really is the sweetest person ever. I just absolutely love this Puffy Cloud and Hearts Mobile that she made. It is perfect for a baby’s room, or a photo prop or even [...]

Fanciful Bird Houses for Your Feathered Friends

Spring is really trying hard to take hold near me, and every day I hear and see more birds. They’re all going to need somewhere to live, right? Here are some beautiful bird houses that will fill your garden with color.   What bird wouldn’t want to live in a beautiful mosaic house? schizo319 used [...]

@Home This Weekend: Rockin’ Crockpot

This weekend, heat up your kitchen! Give your old crockpot a facelift using automotive paints. schizo319 repainted the outside of her old crockpot with a hot new flame motif. What’s cooking?

Tute Tuesday: Kid’s Bunny Travel Pillow

Traveling with children can be very hard. Plane trips can turn into disasters with just one tear. To keep the little ones calm and those around them happy Crafty.Canadian created this darling Bunny Travel Pillow The bunny pillow is an adorable take on the traditional travel pillow. It is both functional and kid friendly. I [...]

Don’t Read This.

Surely you’ve seen photos of the Grumpy Cat that are all over the internet. But have you seen some of the grumpy cats that Craftsters have made? Here are five versions of said grumpy cat for you to enjoy. Or not. Grumpy cat couldn’t care less.  papilionette made this awesome needle-felted and embroidered hoopla as [...]

May the luck of the Irish be with you!

You’ll be the belle of the ball with this adorable St. Pat’s TopHat! Member Alexus1325 even impressed her boyfriend with this one! So you aren’t that fond of wearing green, but you want to show your St. Pat’s spirit? How about this cute little Shamrock Pin by member Oddly Maybe you want to show off [...]

@Home This Weekend: Decorative Outlet Covers

  This weekend, glam up your boring lightswitch and outlet covers! BriannaB03 used Mod Podge to adhere printed images to the plastic covers. What a bright idea!

Tute Tuesday: Jeepers Creepers!

Jeepers, Creepers…where’d ya get those peepers…I got them from cmarion3′s tutorial, of course! Making monster eyes doesn’t have to be a scary experience with this clever tutorial. I can’t believe how easy is it, and as an added bonus, I had all the supplies in my house. I didn’t have to order anything special online [...]

Laissez les bons temps rouler!

It’s Fat Tuesday and it’s time to celebrate! So, throw on the Zydeco tunes and let the good times roll! Ayeeee!!! Nualapeg painted these Mardi Gras doubloons with watercolors. The entire painting is the size of a post card. It is so great! You are going to need something to put those gold doubloons and [...]

The first week of March is Severe Weather Awareness Week!

This week is National Severe Weather Awareness Week, and for those of us in parts of the United States that means one thing – tornado season is about upon us (though, honestly, while most of us don’t like the threat of severe weather in the spring, it would, at least, mean it was actually spring [...]

The Huge, Giant, Oversized Blog Post

Last week it was all about tiny things. This week, I decided to give giant things their due. Here are some oversized projects that don’t want to be overlooked!  This scrumptious crocheted donut with sprinkles shouldn’t be eaten; it’s actually a decorative pillow. djonesgirl included the pattern in her post, so you can make one [...]

Meatless Monday: Holy Pozole!

That Batgirl! She is so spicy! Hot mama! When the weather outside is chilly, she has just the thing to spice up your day, Pozole. I love that this recipe is so easy yet so full of flavor. I bet you have all the ingredients in your pantry right now. It is perfect for warming [...]

March Into Spring

Spring is less than 20 days away, which means flowers, color and lots of outdoor fun! Don’t forget to stop by the Exterior Decorating / Yard Art / Gardening board for all sorts of inspiration of the yard and home exterior variety. Flowerpot Makeover Member EnginerdLisa shared her beautiful flowerpot makeover. With just a few [...]

@Home This Weekend: Victorian Wall Mural

This weekend, organize your crafty inspiration into a beautiful wall mural. Lunique painted an ornate frame inspired by Victorian mirrors, and then arranged photographs, stickers, and images within. What a creative way to display your favorites!

Tiny Things Are Cute

I love miniatures. It’s so fascinating to see how small, yet detailed, someone can make an object. What is it about tiny things that makes them so adorable?  Ack, this little duck amigurumi by ZombieLili is so wee and perfect! I can’t imagine crocheting something that small! Be sure to check out her post to [...]