Archive for the ‘General Projects’ Category

Witch, Please!

Halloween is right around the corner, so beware the witching hour! Witches are abundant on Craftster, so let’s meet a few. This witch figurine by hauntedcottage is so lifelike, but don’t worry; she’s made of polymer clay. You’re going to want to click the photo to see the post with all the wonderful details. How […]

Meatless Monday: Thai Style Noodle & Sweet Potato Broth

We all have those days that just get to us. Our bodies are aching, our heads are pounding, getting out of bed is about all we can muster up. Fueling our bodies for those rough days is important. Trekky has shared her amazing recipe for Thai Style Noodle & Sweet Potato Broth that is sure […]

@Home This Weekend: Painted Mugs

This weekend, enjoy your coffee even more than usual as you drink out of a custom coffee mug, made by you! teaandcraft used Pebeo porcelain pens to create these tattoo flash-inspired mugs which read, “But first coffee”. Perfect.

Some days you just need to play dress-up

I should be working on a costume for a performance we have in two weeks, but it’s just a lazy sort of day. I was going to joke about it being a kind of day to just dress up in a tutu, sit in your favorite chair and watch TV all day… and all that […]

Ghosts and Graveyards

October always brings hauntingly good fun. Decorations can run from cute to spooky. This week we feature some scary Halloween decor. Beware! Who else but TheMistressT would take inspiration from a beer logo to make this ancient looking headstone? It looks so real!  Halloween isn’t complete without a good ghost or two haunting your home. […]

Take me out to the ballgame!

October is here, which means cooler weather and baseball playoff season! While I’m a fan of both fall and baseball, the two never really went together as I’m a fan of a not-so-great team… UNTIL NOW! Bring on the playoffs! And here to get me in the crafty fall and baseball mood, some amazing baseball […]

@Home This Weekend: Quilted Patchwork Basket

This weekend, gather up some pretty fabrics and create a quilted patchwork basket. MareMare put together such pretty fabrics for hers. There’s a pattern link included in her post, so what are you waiting for? This is the perfect storage solution for all your little things.

Beware! Black Cats!

Is it true black cats bring bad luck? I don’t think so; they actually bring Halloween! You can’t enjoy a good scary Halloween without some spooky black cats hanging around, and there are several lurking all over the Craftster boards. yoopidou created this marvelous grinning cat that takes its pumpkin mask on and off when […]

@Home This Weekend: Clever Containers for Cuttings

This weekend, grab some of those beautiful empty wine bottles you’ve been saving, and put them to good use. yofi affixed three bottles to the window frame with some copper-coated bell hangers from the hardware store, and voila: they’re the perfect containers for rooting plant cuttings. Don’t have a beautiful empty bottle? Now, there’s another […]

Teeny Teeny Halloweenie

How about a little Halloween today? And I mean “literally little” because all of these objects are really small. They may be tiny, but they’re just the perfect touch of sweet and spooky. Ludi made this adorable trick or treat kitty with its scary pumpkin mask for a partner in the One Tiny Halloween Thing […]

Meatless Monday: Apple Caramel Cupcakes

It’s apple season in my neck of the woods. I am so excited to go apple picking with my sweetie. I’m sure I will cook a tons of apple sauce and maybe some apple butter, but what else could I make? I certainly don’t want my apples to go to waste. I’m so glad that […]

@Home This Weekend: Draft Dodger

This weekend, look ahead to winter weather. Concerned about cold winds whipping into your home? No worries; you’ve got time to make some draft dodgers, perfect for keeping icy wind from sneaking in at the bottom of your door. Use the comprehensive tutorial by jungrrl, and don’t fear the oncoming cold! 

Tute Tuesday: Kitty Snuggie

Chilly days are fast approaching. I, for one, am loving the cooler temps. There is nothing better than snuggling up on the couch, binge watching my favorite program while stitching the day away. The only problem I have is that every living being in my house has to have a blanket which often leaves me […]

Fall Colors, Fall Crafting

Fall is in the air! Labor Day has passed, the kids are back in school, and the leaves are turning. It’s time for some beautiful fall colors: the rich browns and golds and bright reds. You’ll find all those colors in this gorgeous fall leaf soap. EmmyFNWL cut out leaf shapes from MP soap and […]

Meatless Monday: Buttercup Squash and Pear Soup

I am slowly but surely falling in love with squash. I’m hooked on spaghetti squash and acorn squash is a nice sweet healthy treat. The verdict is still out on butternut. I can’t wait to try buttercup (by the way, could it have a cuter name?) with dreadlocklove’s autumn inspired recipe for Buttercup Squash and […]