Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category

Handmade Gift Ideas: Lace Cuff

I have a friend who is over the top girly…okay, it’s not a friend…it’s me. Don’t judge. I’m so glad that Katara posted her tutorial for Lace Cuffs. It is the perfect gift for those in your life that are a little more girly than tomboy. You can use any type of lace and make […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Oil Cloth Placemats

> The weather outside may be frightful, but that doesn’t mean we can’t plan for summer. We can dream of camping, picnicking and sunning our buns. Why not give that person who can’t wait for warmer weather a box of sunshine and include these awesome Oil Cloth Picnic Placemats. Limeriot shows us how to make […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: A Dinky Donkey

Everyone has a favorite stuffed animal from their childhood. Mine was a little mouse with a bow on its tail. I carried that thing everywhere. I loved that mouse. Why not create a special friend for your little one with Pottermouth‘s pattern for a Dinky Donkey. This little lady can take your child on magical […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Fabric Paper Popcorn Bag

That’s it! The holiday stress has gotten to me. I am off to join the circus. I will arrive in style with Calabaza’s tutorial for a Fabric Paper Popcorn Bag. This is the perfect gift for fans of the big top. For kids, you can fill the bag with toy circus animals and performers. For […]

Handmade Holiday: Puffy Cloud and Hearts Mobile

Want to bring a little love and sunshine into a deary December day? Sweets4ever has the perfect gift idea for you with her awesome tutorial for a Puffy Cloud and Hearts Mobile. This clever creation can be used as a photo prop or decor for any room in the house. Is it wrong that I […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Scented Cleaning Vinegars

I have never been a fan of practical gifts until now. BelleBeyrl shares her tutorial for Scented Cleaning Vinegars that will change your mind about giving that special someone a practical present. I will admit that at first I was thinking who would want cleaning supplies for Christmas then I looked at the pictures and […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Double Layer Hogwarts Scarf

Raise your hand if you are close to a fan of Harry Potter. Why not make them their very own Double Layer Hogwarts Scarf. Not only does it keep them toasty warm but it also screams, “I’M A FAN!” They will wear their scarf with pride and shower you with magical wizard kisses. Graverobbergirl’s tutorial […]

Tute Tuesday: Advent Calendar

One of the best things about Craftster is that even from the very beginning of the site our members have been sharing awesome tutorials. I love that I can look at a post from 2006 and still be able to make the project and more than likely the member is still around to answer any […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Hamstergurumi

It is a well known fact that tweens and teenagers love cute little things. Don’t even try to deny it. They do. They squeal with delight at small baby animals. It is also true that I do the same thing. Why not make their day by crocheting your tween or teenager their very own Hamstergurumi. […]

Tute Tuesday: Paper Lantern/Ball Ornament

I will admit that I am 100% into the holiday season. I have been listening to Christmas music, watching sappy Christmas movies and I can not wait to decorate my tree. Last year I started a new tradition with my two besties. I get three tree ornaments that are the same with just slight differences. […]

Tute Tuesday: A Wicked Fascinating Fascinator for Halloween

I Sew Cute is at it again! She has created a tutorial for a Wicked Fascinating Fascinator for Halloween. Her little witch model is just too adorable! This project doesn’t have to be just for the little ones. It would look equally as sassy on top of your noggin! This project is so simple and […]

Tute Tuesday: Manicure for Halloween

EEEP! It is almost October and that means Halloween will be here soon. You don’t want to go to your favorite haunts looking shabby, so why not pretty up those nails with I Sew Cute’s super spooky Halloween Manicure. Don’t let your polish be dismal, just add a little sparkle and have those monsters under […]

Tute Tuesday: Rustic Fabric Pumpkins

Fall is here! I am so excited! Leaves falling, sweaters, and pumpkins! I love everything pumpkin and these Rustic Fabric Pumpkins by Phizzychick are no exception. This tutorial is easy to follow and would be a great project to do with kids. These little pumpkins are a perfect treat for school, church or Halloween parties. […]

Handmade for Dad

This month we’re celebrating the dads in our lives! From foodie lovers to office dads, we have a little something for every dad on Craftster. Check out the Father’s Day board for even more ideas! Colorful Tie Cards Check out HSG’s tutorial for making these colorful and fun shirt & tie cards. They are perfect […]

Crafts for Mom

We celebrate the moms in our life every day, but this Sunday is a special calendar day set aside just for them. Who doesn’t love a themed holiday? Take a moment to recognize a mom in your life. Pick up the phone, give a hug or craft a gift. Check out the Mother’s Day board […]