Archive for the ‘Craftster Project Ideas and Tutorials’ Category

Tute Tuesday: Scrap Busting Artwork

Let’s face it, as crafty people we hate throwing away anything. Who knows if we can use it for another project. Crafylittlemonkey shows us how we can use up those scraps to create one of a kind beautiful pieces of art. Her Scrap Busting Artwork is not only clever, but fun to create. This project […]

Meatless Monday: Lemon Cornmeal Waffles

WAFFLES! Whew! Got that out of the way. Wait…WAFFLES and not just any waffle, Lemon Cornmeal Waffles! Nothing makes a morning like warm waffles and a nice cup of coffee. Bliss! Instead of making the same old waffles, Onyxnox shares her recipe which is a fresh twist that offers extra crispness and a touch of […]

Tute Tuesday: Steampunk Paper Top Hat

Do you have a fancy event coming up? Maybe a homecoming dance or a costume party? Why not dazzle the crowd with a one of a kind Steampunk Paper Top Hat. Angelpojek shares her tutorial for a fun top hat that can be made in any size or design. This is a great project for […]

Meatless Monday: Pumpkin Spice Latte

I am looking outside my window right now watching the rain fall. How I wish I could just sit here, listen to the rain and stitch all day. Unfortunately, I have to get going. I could go down to the local coffee shop and grab and fancy coffee drink, or I could stay in my […]

Tute Tuesday: Bias Tape Hoop

Embroidery hoops are the easiest and most inexpensive way to frame your embroidery or cross stitch. Many of us in the craft world dedicate entire walls to our wonderful hoop creations. Let’s face it, the same old wood hoop can be boring. Thanks to Pottermouth, you can add a bit of style to your hoops […]

Meatless Monday: Buttercup Squash and Pear Soup

I am a soup person. I could eat it all year long. My only problem is that I get stuck in a rut with the same recipes all the time. A girl can only eat so much broccoli and cheddar soup! Thanks to craftster member, dreadlocklove, I can try a new soup and use produce […]

Tute Tuesday: Tissue Cozies

It’s back to school for kids. Parents everywhere are shedding tears of joy or sorrow. Letting go of that little one can be so hard! As you watch them walk to the bus or into the class room, the waterworks starts. They are happy as can be, but you on the other hand, you are […]

Meatless Monday: Spaghetti Squash Alfredo

Over the weekend I decided to check out my local farmers market. I’m so glad I did! I was able to grab the first harvest of spaghetti squash. Of course I could do the usual, throw some marinara sauce on it and call it good, but I wanted something with a different flavor. I’m so […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Custom School Supplies

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to bling out your school supplies! Grab your notebooks, pencils and more and get to work!

Tute Tuesday: Placemat Shoulder Purse

The seasons are changing and you are in need of a new purse. Instead of fighting the crowds at the mall, why not look in your dining room for inspiration. Craftster member Aleeb shows you know to take a simple placemat and turn it into a stylish purse with her tutorial for a Placemat Shoulder […]

Meatless Monday: Squash and Onion Galette

Cooking during the week is hard. You have school, work, and other obligations that keep you from preparing a home cooked meal. Craftster member misslilamae understands that you have a hectic lifestyle and that is why she is sharing her recipe for an easy, yet delicious Squash and Onion Galette. While this recipe may seem […]

Tute Tuesday: Hand-Bound Book

It’s that time of year again! School days! Time to say goodbye to summer and hello to studying. Hitting the books doesn’t have to be a drag when you have your very own custom made Handbound Book. Leather and Lace will show you how you can make a handbound journal of your very own for […]

Meatless Monday: Stuffed Butternut Squash

Maybe it is just me and my wishful thinking, but today feels a little bit like fall in my neck of the wood. This kind of weather puts me in the mood for comfort food. Craftster member, Trekky’s recipe for Stuffed Butternut Squash is just the thing to satisfy my cravings. If butternut squash is […]

Tute Tuesday: Light as a Feather Lamp

Decorating a new dorm room or office doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. Craftster member, Carolyn_dw shares her tutorial for a “Light as a Feather” Lamp that can dress up any room and save you a ton of cash. You can create a one of a kind lamp with a Japanese paper lamp, felt […]

Meatless Monday: Super Garlic & Onion Spread

Sometimes you need a snack and you need to take care of a vampire or two. Why not do both! LovelyMiss’ recipe for Super Garlic and Onion Spread will not only provide you with a yummy snack, it will fight off any vampire (and maybe anyone else) who comes near you. This spread packs a […]