Archive for the ‘Craftster Project Ideas and Tutorials’ Category

Tute Tuesday: Cube Advent Calendar

Advent calendars are a fun tradition for both kids and adults. There is a certain excitement of opening up a little gift each day as you count down to Christmas. Sometimes putting the advent together is just as much fun. I know that I love finding little treasures for my husband and pups. Burstandbloom has […]

Meatless Monday: Guava Pecan Pie

Thanksgiving is this Thursday and while you have the meal planned out, the desserts are still up in the air. You could make the traditional pecan pie but that’s just tired and boring. Why not add a little tropical flare to it with tasty guava. Egg_salady shares her ridiculously easy recipe for Guava Pecan Pie […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Canning Lid Pumpkins

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to create pumpkin centerpieces from canning lids! Pumpkin centerpieces make great decor for your holiday table, and they’re awesome to give as a host or hostess gift.

Tute Tuesday: Salt Dough Ornaments

As crafty peeps we know that we have to get ahead of the game when it comes to making gifts for coworkers, family and friends. Waiting to the last minute just isn’t an option. Sweets4ever shares her tutorial for Salt Dough Ornaments that are the perfect gift when you have a multitude of people to […]

Meatless Monday: Epic Veggie and Bean Sandwich

I am constantly on the hunt for a tasty treat at lunch time. I always seem to fix the same food over and over again. A girl can only take so many peanut butter and jelly sandwiches! I am so glad that Craftster Moderator, MareMare shares her absolutely delicious recipe for the most Epic Veggie […]

Tute Tuesday: Lined Notebook Cover

Journals are a great way to express yourself. You can create an art journal, keep a record of your day, or write poetry. These wonderful books are like your secret garden. They hold your deepest desires and feelings. Taking care of the outside of your journal is as important as what goes inside. Calabaza shares […]

Meatless Monday: Spicy Basil Bean Dip

Love it or hate it, the holiday season is upon us. Parties will start happening, relatives will be here for visits and as usual, you will be the most awesome host around. How do we know this? Because you are going to bring the dip. No, I’m not talking about that guy you dated last […]

Meatless Monday: Vegan Rye Bread

Bread…dear sweet bread. How we love you. Warm, buttery, full of yum. You help us soak up the last of our soup, there for a little lift to our salad and work quite well pulling our sandwich together. Let’s not deny it, we could eat our weight in fresh homemade bread. Raining_Dreams shares a recipe […]

Tute Tuesday: Recycled Plastic Bag Fruit Bowl

Where I live there is a ban on plastic bags. We still have quite a few in our pantry and I really don’t want to just throw them out. Sophie_aj has the perfect solution to my plastic bag problem with her tutorial for a Recycled Plastic Bag Fruit Bowl. Creating a template and weaving the […]

Meatless Monday: Mushroom Stuffed Pumpkins

In case you haven’t noticed, autumn is officially here. The leaves are changing, the air is crisp and there are pumpkins as far as the eye can see. At my recent visit to the pumpkin patch I was amazed to see all the varieties of pumpkins and squash. Not wanting to miss my chance, I […]

Tute Tuesday: Stumpwork

Stumpwork is so beautiful. It is a type of needlework that is stunning and yet I have always been afraid to try it. The whole process seems so intimidating. SheepBlue has set my fears to rest with her tutorial on Stumpwork. She breaks it down with easy to follow directions and pictures that even a […]

Tute Tuesday: Fabric Plumeria Flowers

Are you longing for a tropical locale? Can’t seem to let go of summer? Well, you don’t have to thanks to Yoopidou’s tutorial for Fabric Plumeria Flowers. You can create your own sunny paradise with scrap fabric, a little wire and glue. Customize your bouquet to fit your decor or simply make a few to […]

Meatless Monday: Stuffed Acorn Squash

Over the weekend I decided to check out my local farmers market. Squash seemed to be the dominant veggie of the day. Being on the adventurous side, I bought several varieties that I have never tried before. I also bought a few favorites, such as the reliable acorn squash. I could cook it the same […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Spooky Halloween Decorations

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make creepy mirror decorations for your home! Whip up these bad boys for Halloween. Warning: They will terrify your guests!

Tute Tuesday: Witch Hat Fascinator

It’s October and my mind is set to Halloween mode. I can not think about anything else except witches, goblins, pumpkins and candy! If wanting to celebrate Halloween every day in October is wrong, then I don’t want to be right. Since work frowns on my dressing up in a costume every day, I’m glad […]