Posts Tagged ‘book cover’

DIY Back To School Accessories

It’s that time again, back to school! While some districts won’t begin until early September, in many areas, school is now in session. Whether you’re starting now or a little later, here are some great school supplies to help put the “cool” back into “school”!  Keep your pens and pencils together with this crocheted amigurumi […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Composition Book Cover

Have a writer (or an aspiring writer), constant lister, or habitual doodler on your list? Calabaza‘s tutorial for this gorgeous composition book cover will keep them writing in style. You can find the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=410258.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas to […]

Craftster Quickies: Book Journals

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to take and old hardback book and turn it into a journal! If your new year’s resolution is to keep a journal or write, this personalized journal will be a perfect way to make your resolution even more fun!

Handmade Gift Ideas: Fabric Covered Notepad

If you have friends or family that never leave home without their notepad, why not make them this fabric notebook cover? Quick, easy, and simple to customize to their tastes! You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=330692.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas. […]

Manic Monday: Twilight Cross-stitch

Twilight Fever has hit everywhere and with fans this devoted it was only a matter of time before a Twilight craft ended up on Manic Monday! Shaebay says she worked on this 8×12 cross-stitch piece “on and off for 2 months (mostly off).” It has 25 colors and 24,320 stitches! You can see the full […]

Covering School Books

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… In honor of my Back to School blog on Monday, I found this nifty tutorial for book covers. Book covers don’t have to be plain brown paper bags. Encourage your child to personalize their covers using materials such as comic newspapers, photos, stickers, etc. Cover the embellishments with laminate […]

Back to School – Kids Crafts

For some of you, it’s the time of year for school supplies, packed lunches and book covers. The kids are heading back to school and there is plenty of crafting to be done. Whether you’re a parent trying to save money with back to school crafting, or you’re an educator looking for some classroom ideas, […]