Posts Tagged ‘accessories’

Wear It This Weekend: Paper bead bracelet

As much as I hate to say it, the holiday season is pretty much upon us. So this week I wanted to share a super simple project to give you a break from the oncoming crafting bonanza you may bracing for. MissVan722 shared this easy way to upcycle newspaper into a great little bracelet. You [...]

Wear It This Weekend: Postage Stamp Necklace

Now, this weeks WITW requires a little more hardware than usual, but I just had to share! You’ll need microscope slides, a glass cutter, and the necessary equipment to solder. But look at what an awesome necklace you’ll get when you’re done! Alycimo‘s tutorial is really simple and makes the whole process easy to understand. [...]

Wear It This Weekend: Kitty Hat!

Need a last minute, half-hearted halloween costume? Or just like wearing funny hats? MysticCookie has given us this awesome kitty hat tutorial! It’s infinitely customizable to whatever kitty/bear/anime character you can come up with! You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=56636.0 If you make one for this (or any other) weekend, let me know [...]

Wear It This Weekend: Button Down Sort-of Spats

These “sort of” spats are so adorable! They’re basically just a rectangle of fabric with reinforced button holes and that’s it! Totally easy but totally fab! Definitely a fun way to spice up your fall wardrobe! You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=230540.0 If you make one for this (or any other) weekend, let [...]

Wear It This Weekend: T-shirt Necklace / Scarf

I loved the necklace / scarf that Figit posted! Luckily, she linked back to the original thread where she got the idea and luckily skaborsk was nice enough to write a tutorial. I actually made one of these for myself in about 20 minutes and I see more in my future! You can see the [...]

Wear It This Weekend: Octopus Pendant

I adore all of the polymer clay octopus tentacle jewelry that’s been floating around lately (seriously, there’s a lot!). I’m not really a polymer clay master but sheepBlue‘s tutorial makes it look easy! Her thread tells you how to make this kick-ass pendant! You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=319299.0 If you make one [...]

Wear It this Weekend: Sewn Scarves

So I’m sitting in my office with the windows open and that crisp fall air is coming in. Ahhhhh. I love this time of year! And what is a perfect fall accessory? Scarves of course! Those of you who don’t do anything with yarn, shouldn’t feel left out. Stafishtaylz has posted her awesome sewn scarves [...]

Manic Monday: Ruby Slippers

I wasn’t able to sneak this into the Featured Projects this time around but I definitely wanted to give it some attention! A little fabric glue, tons of sequins and a fair chunk of time was all that was needed to make these Dorothy knock-offs. Katelouise spent about 9 hours and used 17 meters (55 [...]

Wear It This Weekend: Sewn Glittens

I don’t know about you but I’m ready for fall! It’s definitely my favorite season and I love everything about it, but I especially love all the awesome accessories I can finally wear. Like glittens. What are glittens you ask? Well they’re gloves and mittens! And since I don’t knit well enough to knit myself [...]

Wear It This Weekend – Flower Hair Pins

I just think barbolot is great. I can’t help it. She’s very nice and helpful and she makes the coolest stuff out of reclaimed fabric! She’s created a tutorial for how to make those cute little flowers that you’ve been seeing around but didn’t know how to make (or maybe that you hadn’t seen yet [...]

Wear It This Weekend: Ribbon Covered Bangles

I love this tutorial. It’s such an awesome way to use up all those gorgeous pieces of ribbon you have hanging around! The lovely lol-lol provided an awesome tutorial telling you how to make these fantastic bangles using a Pringles can (or other cardboard tube), some batting, some ribbon, and some glue! Super simple, but [...]

Wear It This Weekend: Vintage Inspired Sunhat

AlwaysInspired has, in fact, inspired me! She just made a fantastic tutorial for these vintage inspired sunhats. They’re stylish and functional! Not only do they look fantastic but they can help reduce the risk of sun damage to your skin. Very important! How did she know I would want one, even when I didn’t know [...]

Lusterbunny Takes Over the Mod Squad!

Leah surprised the entire Mod Squad with wonderful gifts from Lusterbunny! If you haven’t had the pleasure of finding Lusterbunny’s Etsy Shop yet, you should definitely check out her work. She creates gorgeous porcelain pieces in all sorts of fun colors and designs. Check out her work here: http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=13630 Here are the custom Craftster beauties [...]

Challenge #19 – Queen of Craftyness Tiaras

Craftster Craft Challenge #19 was to create a tiara expressing your reign over crafts, computers, gardening, umm, your life long desire to make and wear a tiara, … whatever you want to express! The entries were amazing including many “action shots” which we all loved! The votes are in and here is the first place [...]

Craft Challenge 8: $10 Hardware Handiwork

The voting has closed and the winners of Craft Challenge 8 have been determined! The rules were to spend no more than $10 at a hardware store and to make something clever and unexpected. You can see all the amazing entries here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?board=217.0 FIRST PLACE: Hardware Store Scavenger Love Clock by espressopunk 2nd through 5th [...]