Posts Tagged ‘DIY’

Hooray for the Red, White, and Blue

Hey, hey, let’s party like it’s the Fourth of July! Get out the red, white, and blue, and let’s celebrate the birthday of the good ole USA.Show off your true colors! ohsosuite tore up scraps of colored paper to make this artsy American flag collage. Mmm, flag cake. This cake by RCKFELLA would definitely be […]

Little House on Craftster

I’m so drawn to tiny houses; they remind me of home and family. No matter what the medium used, these little houses are sure to delight you as well.These gorgeous paper maché houses, recently posted by FoxyBlue, were the inspiration for this article. They’re so beautiful! Each one contains a positive affirmation, such as “Be […]

I Scream, You Scream…

…we all scream for ice cream! Now that it’s warming up, let’s talk cold delicious treats. Here are some wonderful ice cream projects I found on Craftster, most of them non-caloric. Remember Nutty Buddies? I probably wouldn’t have survived the 7th grade without them. We loved those tasty concoctions. This pair, by ld, is made […]

@Home This Weekend: Art Caddy

This weekend, repurpose an old dishwasher silverwear basket and make a handy art caddy. It’s perfect for holding supplies for little ones. CvilleCraftyGirl glued some cardboard to the bottom to keep the smaller items like pencils from falling through the holes. How wonderful for art on the go!

Keep Calm and Treat Mum

It’s almost Mother’s Day; what are you getting for your mom this year? You know she wants something handmade! You’ve got a week and a half to whip something up, so keep calm and treat mum. A fun cross stitch, like this one by beki710, will be a constant reminder to your mom that you […]

Quoth The Raven

Nevermore! Never more will I ignore all the wonderful ravens and crows that live amongst us on Craftster. Here are five standouts that you won’t want to miss. thisbirdsabsurd recently posted “the crow brothers”, a wonderful family of stuffed crows. So dark and mysterious! Here’s a detail in a raven-inspired altered tin by cackle. Poor […]

@Home This Weekend: Upcycled Mini-Cabinet

This weekend, make a stylish little mini-cabinet to hold some tiny items. jazzminh upcycled old plastic cd cases to make these shelves. She covered them with bright magazine pages, and voila! a great little set of cubbies to store all sorts of goodies.

@Home This Weekend: Custom Lamp

This weekend, make a custom lamp for your home. TheMistressTmade a beautiful floorlamp, repurposing a beautiful wooden tripod. What a great accent for any room!

@Home This Weekend: Cloud Light

This weekend, bring the outdoors in and make a dreamlike cloud light to hang from your ceiling. gozer used tiny LED lights in her cloud. She’s planning on making a few more clouds and maybe adding some birds or hot air balloons. What a whimsical way to light up a room!

@Home This Weekend: Coffee Mug Cozy

This weekend, embellish your coffee cup with a fun mug cozy. Onyxnox hand-stamped hers with appropriate morning sentiments. She even made coordinating mug rug. Keep your coffee warm and your hands protected, and enjoy those lazy weekend mornings. 

Whatz Up, My Peeps?

It’s almost Easter, and you know what that means: Peeps! Those delicious sugar coated marshmallow chicks and rabbits are back in the stores. They’re also gracing the boards of Craftster! These bunnies are sweet, but they have no calories and they won’t rot your teeth. tattfae shared a pattern link for these amigurumi peeps so […]

@Home This Weekend: Lavender Sachets

This weekend, make some beautiful lavender sachets, drop them into your dresser drawers, and enjoy fresh smelling clothing. Mistress Jennie made hers out of quilting cotton and then embellished them with buttons. Now they look as pretty as they smell!

@Home This Weekend: Pallet Shelf

This weekend, make a shabby chic shelf for knick knack display. creativelushboutique painted a simple wooden pallet white, hung it on the wall, and creatively styled it with collectables. Doesn’t it look great against the soft green wall color? Paint yours to match your decor!

Eggs? Eggzactly!

Last week, I focused on chickens, so it just seemed natural to focus on eggs this week. Not crafted eggs, though: this week it’s all about yummy dishes with eggs as the star. Mmm, eggs! Banga‘s post, entitled “Breakfast is served”, includes three delicious sounding recipes, including one for tempting scrambled egg puffs. This recipe […]

@Home This Weekend: Pack a Perfect Picnic!

This weekend, pack up a picnic basket and have an adventure! jennique found a great little picnic basket at a thrift store, and then set out to furnish it up right. She purchased some plastic dinnerwear, and then made a utensil roll, some napkins and a blanket with a plastic back, perfect for keeping the dew […]