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@Home This Weekend: For the Birds

This weekend, give the birds a fancy place to eat! classy broad took a thrifted cup and saucer and adhered them together to make this classy birdfeeder. Filled with seeds, it’s sure to bring all the upperclass birds right to her backyard.

February 22, 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! High-Waisted Skirt, petticoat, and cuffs by TansysMaySigh ASL […]

Practically Perfect Paisley

“Paisley” is the term for a design using the buta or boteh, a droplet-shaped vegetable motif originating from Persia. It’s been popular in the west since the 18th century, and it looks like it’s not going anywhere anytime soon! Let’s check out some fun paisley designs using a variety of media. ThéaOz presents this intricate […]

@Home This Weekend: DIY Organizer

This weekend, store your socks where you can find them with an organizer made from reused cardboard. rockingbearranch made this one the exact size of her drawer, so she’ll never have to paw through a jumble of socks again. She covered her organizer with scrapbook paper, so it’s not only functional; it’s pretty as well. […]

Love You Like No Otter

  This adorable stuffed otter by pottermouth practically wears its heart on its sleeve. What a perfect little valentine for her lucky kid. Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be just about roses and boxed chocolates; there are other fun ways to show you care. Here’s a fun valentine idea: a delicious pound cake with a […]

February 10, 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! Floral Wars Glittery Star Wars Ballet Flats by […]

@Home This Weekend: Braided Tug Toy

This weekend, make your best friend happy with a new tug toy that you can make yourself! In her post, Smeddley provides instructions with lots of photos. Your dog is gonna love you for this one. Save

I Heart You

It’s almost Valentine’s day- have you made anything for the ones you love? Nothing is sweeter than a handmade gift. Here are several that you’ll love. craftylittlemonkey used a stumpwork technique to make this unique cut out heart. It’s presented in a pink-wrapped embroidery hoop. It would be easy to wear your heart on your […]

Isn’t every day pamper your pooch day?

Today is my pooch’s Adoptiversary, and I’ve spent the last few days making dogs toys for her. And I’m not alone in pampering my puppy, there are a ton of crafters that make a ton of fun pet-related projects on the pet crafts board. One I really need to make some of is this awesome […]

Craftster Crush: PerfectlyBohemian

This month, our Craftster Crush is PerfectlyBohemian! She’s been a Craftster member for nine years. That’s nine years of whimsical projects, swaps and fiber projects, oh my!. Here are some random facts about PerfectlyBohemian! She loves photography. She’s completed 40 Craftster swaps. One can dream to be one of her lucky recipients! PerfectlyBohemian is the […]

@Home This Weekend: Unique China Wreath

This weekend, create a beautiful wreath out of china teacups! gigglygirl purchased the cups and background plate for this wreath at Goodwill, and added greenery to soften the edges. What she ended up with is a lovely wreath that will go great in a kitchen or breakfast room. You can do it, too!

Super Bowl LI -Are You Ready for Some Football?

It’s Super Bowl time! This year, it’s the Atlanta Falcons vs. the New England Patriots. Whether you’re a super fan or a casual observer, it’s always fun to go to a Super Bowl party, hang out with your friends, and cheer for your favorite team. I’m happy to be routing for my home team, the […]

Meet the Mods: Mistress Jennie

Mistress Jennie is a force to be reckoned with. From clothing to jewelry to papercrafts; she can do it all! Her love of life is infectious and when you are around her, you can’t help but to smile. Let’s learn more about this fabulous moderator! How did you find Craftster? Funny story: I was working […]

@Home This Weekend: No More Paint Water!

This weekend, save yourself from taking a tragic sip. Make a set of mugs to help you remember which is “paint water” and which is “NOT paint water”. Almost everyone who paints remembers drinking out of the dreaded paint water cup. Chr1stChan may have just figured out the solution to this age old dilemma. Whew! […]

Craft Challenge #117 Gingerbread House Winner: Yeti Village

This month’s Craft Challenge was Gingerbread House Challenge! This is the eighth year of our annual Gingerbread House challenge. The house or scene that the contestants created had to be edible and not made from a kit. The roof and walls had to be made of gingerbread but other components could be various food related […]