Posts Tagged ‘furniture’

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Yaroslav Galant

I’m loving this embroidered stone furniture by Yaroslav Galant. “The design project have a long history and goes back to Kievan Rus days when embroidery art was in a big favor. Today furniture collection embroided with Ukranian Pattern by Yaroslav Galant emerging from acient traditions is complemented by modern DuPont Corian acril stone technologies.   [...]

Fantastic Furniture Redos

It’s so satisfying to take old tired furniture and give it new life. Often, all it takes is a little tlc and a fresh coat of paint. If you’ve got furniture that needs some attention, maybe these projects will give you the inspiration you need to get started on the job! Polly Peanut gave this [...]

How to Use Old Maps or Pretty Paper to Refinish Furniture

Sponsored Content How to Use Old Maps or Pretty Paper to Refinish Furniture By Katie McCaskey Do you wish to update some furniture in your home? This fun craft project “upcycles” furniture and other material in a budget- and eco-friendly way. When you’re finished, you’ll be rewarded with an original, “new to you” piece of [...]

Green Thumb Thursday: A Revamped Garden Bench

It’s hard to believe this cheery yellow bench from Blue_skiesMN was once a dreary, unloved garden bench. With a fresh coat of colorful paint and some pretty new cushions, it went from drab and ignored to a real focal point for a sunny garden or porch. Thrift stores, garage sales, and Craigslist are chock full [...]

Fourposter Pet Bed from an Old Table

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… Like many Craftsters, I absolutely adore my pets. Like nearly all Craftsters, I also adore junk. Specifically, taking something unloved and making it into something fabulous. When I randomly came across this awesome pet bed on the fantastic Junk Camp blog I nearly wept. It’s one of those “aha!” [...]

Craft Challenge #29 – Childhood Heroes

This month’s challenge was to think of one of your childhood hereos and craft up some sort of homage to that person using any craft techniques you desired. The results of this challenge were amazing! From Rainbow Brite to Captain Planet, we saw lots of creativity in the entries. The winner of this month’s challenge [...]

Craft Challenge #28 – In The Hot Seat

This month’s challenge was to take an old chair — the uglier the better — and remake it into something beautiful! This was one of my favorite challenges. I loved seeing all of the transformations within the projects — simply amazing! The winner of the challenge is Sharon.S for her entry titled, “Two Chairs to [...]

Craft Challenge #1 Winner

The voting period for the first Craft Challenge has ended! The challenge was to make something totally unexpected from items costing under $5 from a dollar store. There were 35 brilliant entries in all. You can see them all here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=37927.0 The winner won by just ONE vote. So make sure you also check out [...]