Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category

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 […]

March 25th is Waffle Day!

How best to celebrate Waffle Day? By eating waffles! And there are tons of types of waffles out there, from trying the oft-seen pin of using canned cinnamon roll dough to make waffles (I did try that, they were okay but the waffle iron was a mess to clean, I’d rather just have the cinnamon […]

Laissez les bons temps rouler!

It’s Fat Tuesday and it’s time to celebrate! So, throw on the Zydeco tunes and let the good times roll! Ayeeee!!! Nualapeg painted these Mardi Gras doubloons with watercolors. The entire painting is the size of a post card. It is so great! You are going to need something to put those gold doubloons and […]

February 10th is Umbrella Day!

There are a ton of awesome painted umbrellas on Craftster, but I just had to pick this one by MissSadieMae to feature because… because… Dr Who! How could I not? But really, go check out all the painted umbrellas on Craftster and prepare to be amazed! That’s okay, I’ll wait while you do it… Did […]

Valentine Earrings Craftalong with Free Printable Art!

Our Jewelry and Trinkets moderator, I Sew Cute, has generously shared her artwork with us, along with a tutorial on how to make these adorable Cupid earrings, just in time for Valentine’s Day! All you need is printable Shrinky Dink plastic, access to an ink jet printer, and some basic jewelry findings and tools. For […]

I Heart You

Happy February! Love is in the air and hearts are on our minds. Check out all of these heart-themed projects Craftsters have shared. Wire Heart Valentines Jenxx shared her handmade Valentines for the little loves in her life. Which is your favorite? Unique Love Notes Leave it to Member jillybeans to come up with such […]

February 3rd – The Day the Music Died

While much is debated about the meaning of the lyrics to “American Pie” by Don McLean, the part about “…the day the music died” is quite known to be about the deaths of rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, in a plane crash near Clear Lake, […]

Happy Valentine’s Day: Gifts for the Kiddos

It’s that time of year again! Time to get out your red construction paper, grab a handful of conversation hearts and craft for your little ones. Suganspyyce crafted this adorable and clever Ipod Valentines. The ipod are conversation hearts and the earbuds peanut butter cups. If you are looking for a non sweet/candy option for […]