In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to use etching powder to declare your love to your sweetie on glass! Use etching cream inside a stencil or around a sticker to make a statement on glasses, votives, and other glass items.
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These cool iPod Valentine’s Day cards by suganspyyce are sure to be a crowd pleaser! The headphones are silver metallic cord used for plastic canvas projects with two chocolate Reeses for the ear buds. The base of the iPods are boxes of conversational hearts. She used Photoshop to create the wrap. To personalize this gift, [...]
These wool felt heart envelopes by Maurer are adorable AND easy to make! Gather some wool felt, heart snaps and a sewing machine for the heart stitch accents. Fill these little envelopes with handmade heart crayons or lollipops! For more handmade Valentine’s Day card and gift ideas check out the Valentine’s Day projects here.
Creative thoughts from Craftster Guest Blogger MareMare… I’m pretty sure that anybody who looks at (or eats!) these adorable cookies will have to giggle at the cuteness. These frosted sugar cookies in underwear, heart, and X’s and O’s shapes are sure to entertain and delight at Valentine’s parties this year! If you’re really brave you [...]
Ah, ha! A gift for the traveler in your life. This tutorial for a [super freakin' cute!] car trash bag even includes a removable liner for easy cleaning. I think it would be a nice addition to a craft table to catch all of those random paper scraps and thread ends, too! You can see [...]
Creative thoughts from Craftster Guest Blogger MareMare… What do you get from saltine crackers, butter, brown sugar, and chocolate chips? One of the best and easiest (not to mention affordable) desserts for the Holiday Season – Christmas Crack also know as Chocolate Toffee! Friend of Craftster jennieingram posted this wonderful Christmas Crack recipe in 2008, [...]
December has officially arrived and the holidays sure are bustling! This month, we’re focusing on some last minute holiday gifts and gift wrapping to get you through this busy season. Get creative with fabric, phone books and even cereal boxes! Check out kittykill’s latest Craftster Quickie for a video tutorial with more gift wrapping ideas, [...]
In this episode of Craftster Quickies, Pam shows you lots of fun gift wrapping ideas! You’ll learn how to wrap a variety of gifts with reusable and recycled materials such as fabric, paper bags and more. Check out the these tags for more creative gift wrapping inspiration: Gift wrapping with Furoshiki Gift wrapping with everything [...]
Looking to whip up a budget friendly gift that is one-of-a-kind? This rustic star ornament by sonicsink can be made in about fifteen minutes and utilizes common materials that are already in your home. Using a scrap piece of wood, hammer and nails, wire and wire cutters, string, spray paint and a hook or ribbon [...]
Creative thoughts from Craftster Guest Blogger SevsOnlyGirl… Stumped on what to give or make someone for the holidays? Go check out this thread by anitajc! Every year, a different Craftster member starts up this thread in the Spring or Summer and it has loads of ideas. You can post what you are making/purchasing and ask [...]
Creative thoughts from Craftster Guest Blogger SevsOnlyGirl… Christmas Crackers are fun for all ages! It’s a simple paper tube that, when one end is pulled, it pops and the contents fall out. Traditionally they contain a paper crown, a written joke and a small gift. It’s a wonderful tradition to start for Christmas Eve dinner [...]
Creative thoughts from Craftster Guest Blogger SevsOnlyGirl… Wondering what to do with all those old Christmas cards? Diesel’s_Mom‘s post inspired alwaysinmyroom to recycle hers! The bowls add a delightful old-time touch to the holidays, and you’re sure to be asked where you bought them! To see this Recycled Christmas Cards projects on Craftster, click here. [...]
This contest has ended and the random winner has been selected! Congratulations, Craftster member, Radickle! Urban Outfitters Etsy Style on @Etsy http://etsy.me/hf8BZh @Craftster handmade holiday gift ideas. Twitter : ecoen2 Craftster: Radickle ‘Tis the season for holiday crafting! For the Craftster community, it’s that time of the year to make handmade gifts for everyone on [...]
Thanksgiving is right around the corner. This year, if you’re lucky enough to enjoy a delicious feast made by someone else, why not thank her with something special and handmade! Get your crafting on this weekend and make one of these handmade gifts for your generous Thanksgiving dinner hostess. Wine Bag with Coasters Festive Snack [...]
November is often a hustle of holiday shopping, parties and decorating! The earlier you start with planning and crafting for the holidays, the better chance you have of surviving with as little stress as possible. Grab a reusable tote bag (Oh, and imagine that! kittykill just happens to show you how to make on here!), [...]