Posts Tagged ‘crafts’

Crazy About Corrugated!

Cardboard is not only generally free, but it’s one of the most readily available craft supplies around. If you use your imagination, there’s practically no end to what you can create with it. Look what these clever Craftsters made!  teag made this adorable tiny mailbox for Valentine’s Day out of a cardboard toilet paper tube […]

Doctor Who!

Doctor Who? He’s the star of a long-running British science fiction television program: a  humanoid alien who travels through space and time in his Tardis, which looks remarkably like  a blue British police box. It’s a cult favorite, so you know that Craftsters have bound to create many clever Doctor Who crafts! pottermouth made an […]

Just For Fun: Superheroes!

I love these little peg doll superheroes by jillybeans. I can’t imagine a kid (or many adults!) not loving them. They would be so great for imaginary play; no batteries required! It’s great to have these pint sized superheroes on your side, but what if you wanted to be your own superhero? What then? You’d […]

March Comes In Like A Lion!

They say that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. That just may be true, so here’s a great collection of Craftster lions to help start off the month. Rawr! Here’s a sweet amigurumi lion. If you can crochet, you’re in luck; djonesgirl was kind enough to include the pattern […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Homemade Gift Bows, DIY Wine Charms, and More Cozy Crafts for Fall

The Week in DIY: Homemade Gift Bows, DIY Wine Charms, and More Cozy Crafts for Fall  Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. Never Buy Gifts Bows Again This simple tutorial lets you DIY your own bows from paper, […]

Keepin' It Green: The Week in DIY: 31 Simple Recipes for August, 6 Surprising Ways to Save Water in Your Garden, and More

The Week in DIY: 31 Simple Recipes for August, 6 Surprising Ways to Save Water in Your Garden, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite craft projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. Surprising Health Benefits of Watermelon You already know how delicious, refreshing, […]

Craftster Celebrates National Craft Month

March is National Craft Month and we are so excited to participate! What a fun way to bring attention to the craft community. Do you have any goals for National Craft Month? Maybe you are crafting a project a day for each of the 31 days of March. Maybe you are crafting just for a […]

I can’t really make fun of IT if I don’t know what IT is…

Take a stab at it. What do you think this is supposed to be? Am I missing something, because nothing is coming to mind. It’s described as: This unique hand felted Cafetiere Coffee cosy is made with just merino wool, soap and water combined with time and energy! Hand felted and seamless it is made […]

My name is Octopussy.

What the WHAT!? I can’t stop staring at those eff’n eyes. They seriously skeeve me the frig out. I think I want this chandelier in the hallway outside my kids’ rooms. Yes. I said chandelier. Seriously. RAAAWWWWWWWR. GET BACK IN YER BED!!!! From the listing: This octopus chandelier is made from sculpted arms and head, […]

Easter Crafts for Kids & the Whole Family

Since this is my first Easter with a little one around, I thought I would feature some kiddie crafts. From decorating their own egg hunt baskets, to picking out flowers and leaves to dye eggs, there is surely something for everyone in the family here.

Feb 19 2009 Featured Projects – From Dostoyevsky to Hellboy and back

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 featured projects that Craftster readers have voted for (with the “This Rocks!” button). Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!) this week by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! My Senior BFA Exhibition: Three-Dimensional Art Quilts […]

Crafting and the Economy

Welcome to our brand to column “Talk Crafty to Me.” (Yeah, we’re both proud and ashamed of that name!) In this column we’ll ask you questions that we’d love to know your opinions on! And if YOU have ideas for questions for this column, we’d love to hear those too. So here’s our first question […]

Craftster Best of 2008

We’ve just posted our picks for Best of 2008! And let us just say… PHEW! It was both amazingly fun and excruciatingly difficult to choose them because of all the incredible projects to pick from! We hope you enjoy taking a look at this round up of “the best” projects of 2008… or perhaps a […]

Craftster Best of 2007

Check out our Craftster Best of 2007 list! Or as we think it really should be called… “a bunch of totally kick-ass projects out of tens of thousands of kick-ass projects!”

Etsy.com Beta Version is Open

The progammers of GetCrafty.com have been working on a new website called Etsy.com where people can sell their handmade crafts as a part of a big collective. And they have been consulting with me on how it should work which has been really fun! Basically it’s similar to the giant auction sites out there in […]