Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Marshmallows from Scratch

Do you have someone in your life that has a sweet tooth? Instead of getting them the same old box of chocolates why not make them a tasty treat using Rckfella’s recipe for Marshmallows made from scratch. It is not as difficult as it seems and you can try different flavors once you have the […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Painted Background

What do you get a person who has everything? How about a mixed media piece of art. Craftster member audio shows you how to create artwork that can be hung on the wall or used as backgrounds for profile pictures on the internet. Mixed Media Art is so much fun to create. There are no […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: The Roaming Gnome

Do you have friends or family who love to travel? Why not make them a fun Panoramic Picture Frame with a cute little mascot. Craftster member Minouette shares her idea for a moving picture frame that can customized in so many ways. If gnomes aren’t your thing, you can add little peg people or other […]

Trim the Tree: Crafty Ornaments for the Holiday Season

Decorating the Christmas tree just got a little bit better with inspiration from our Craftster members. Ranging from whimsical to traditional; there is a ornament out there for everyone’s style. Onyxnox created these absolutely stunning Beaded Stars that would love amazing on a beach themed tree. Decorating the tree can be hard work. You need […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Christmas Tree Hat for a Cat

There is nothing cats love more than Christmas trees…unless they have to be one. While some kitties love playing dress up, Craftster member Pottermouth’s cat is not one of them. This Christmas Tree Hat for a Cat is the perfect accessory for you feline friend. While this kitty is not a fan of her festive […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Hot/Cold Rice Packs

Gifts for coworkers can be risky. So many people have restrictions nowadays that planning one gift for all can cause you to pull your hair out. Craftster moderator LovelyMiss has the perfect solution for group gifts. Her tutorial for Hot/Cold Rice Packs is a gift that everyone can use. This project is a great way […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Tutu Dress

Who doesn’t like to dress up fancy during the holiday season? It’s fun! If you can dress up like a sugar plum fairy, that is even better. Craftster member Crafty247 shows us how to make a very sweet Tutu Dress that doesn’t require a lot of sewing skills. This fancy frock would be so much […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Tabletop Holiday Trees

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make beautiful holiday trees for your tabletop or mantle. The possibilities are endless! Mix and match fabrics, attach baubles & pom pom garland or create a cluster of trees for your dining table.

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Holiday Bingo

Keeping kids busy during the holiday season can be a bit of a challenge. You shouldn’t have to stress out trying to keep them entertained and engaged. Craftster member JS has the perfect solution for you. Her Christmas Bingo Game is a fun way to get the little ones involved in the season of giving. […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Kitty Floss Holders

Do you have a friend who might need a little help organizing their craft supplies? They have patterns, floss and hoops everywhere. Why not help them get organized and give them a fun gift with Kitty Floss Holders by Craftster member yoopidou. These adorable kitties can be a part of a “how to” gift basket. […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: DIY Dryer Sheets

When you think of holiday presents what is the first thing that comes to mind? Dryer sheets? Don’t turn your nose up! DIY Dryer Sheets by CraftADDChick is a great gift for anyone who has allergies. You can scrap bust your fabric and make cute reusable sheets that are free of chemicals. This is a […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Chocolate Mice

Every now and then there comes a tutorial that stands the test of time. Chocolate Mice by McJulie-O is just that tutorial. This fun gift has been with us for 11 years and it is still going strong! You can make up a batch of these delicious little guys in not time flat. While this […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: 50’s Style Cocktail Hat

Being fancy does not have to cost a fortune. You and your friends can look even more fabulous with EdelC’s tutorial for a 50’s Style Cocktail Hat. This is the perfect gift for the person who has it going on! You can customize this hat in any color and add accessories to it for that […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: BB8 Crochet Hat

Do you have a Star Wars fan in your life? They know the lines from every movie, collect all the action figures and even have “jedi in training” on their resume. What can you get the fan that has everything? A BB8 Crochet Hat, of course! This one of a kind hat is the perfect […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Limoncello

The holidays and parties go together like peanut butter and jelly. You can not have one without the other. The holiday season was just meant for fun gatherings. Mistress Jennie puts her spin on an old time favorite with her tutorial for Limoncello. This yummy liqueur is so easy to make, but you need to […]