In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make sparkling confetti glass. Confetti glass can be used to spruce up your place settings or to give as gifts for housewarming parties, birthdays and holidays, too.
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In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make lace crowns to make mom feel like the queen of her castle.
Time to wrap it up!! Craftster is full of ideas for creative wrapping. My personal favorite is to use pieces of fabric to wrap gifts (otherwise known as furoshiki). For a broader selection of wrapping, including spruced up brown paper, fun custom tape, and beautiful bows you can peruse the “gift_wrap” tag. Have a strangely […]
Handknit gifts are impressive! This gorgeous poncho pattern by starlings is actually quite a simple knit that gives stunning results. Just a few increases and decreases in a couple of rectangles and you’ve got it! No one has to know it isn’t as difficult as they might think. You can see the full pattern here: […]
Creative thoughts from Craftster Guest Blogger MareMare… I love this project from 2004! candycanechild shares this technique for making marbled paper using shaving cream and food coloring. I think this would be a fun (possibly messy) project to try with kids! In fact, it may be a great way to make thank you cards with […]
If you have a great photo, do what SpunK did and make a pillow using the image! Use photos of someone’s children or pets, or if you’re making this for a family member, old family photos would be ideal. To view the post on Craftster, click here. PREVIOUS GIFT IDEAS Patchwork Scarf Photo Bookmark Felt […]
Sometimes it’s hard to think of something for the men in your life. This faux bois cozy by Alli_Lucy would be perfect. It protects the iPod, but it’s not too “girly”. Stitch this one up for your favorite guy. To read about how to make this cozy on Craftster, click here. PREVIOUS GIFT IDEAS Patchwork […]
Candles are always a great gift, and in this post, Bighalofro shares how she made not only some beautiful candles, but also decorative wax globes for them to sit in. Click here to visit Craftster to see the candles, the globe, and the detailed instructions on how to make this great gift that’s sure to […]
These gorgeous stars and snowflakes by Onyxnox make beautiful holiday decorations or gifts. Onyxnox made a gorgeous tutorial so that anyone can make their own. The clear instructions and beautiful photos are easy to follow, so your results are practically guaranteed. Check it out here. Thanks so much for the awesome tute, Onyxnox! Members like […]
Often it seems it’s hard to think of something to make for the men in your life. How about a personalized coffee mug? You can find coffee mugs for next to nothing at your local thrift store! This one, by KasmiraGypsy, now features a character from her husband’s favorite video game. Click here to see […]
For the special child on your list, how about making an awesome felt board? Craft The World made this cute felt board into an underwater scene with mermaids, but you could make your felt board with any theme: fairies, dinosaurs, zoo animals…whatever interests the lucky child you’re making it for. Click here to visit Craftster […]
For all the readers on your list, how about this very personal photo bookmark? Find a picture that means something to someone, and make them a bookmark they’ll treasure. Click here to visit Craftster and view the instructions that ljc was kind enough to share. PREVIOUS GIFT IDEAS Patchwork Scarf
Happy December! The holiday season is upon us, and no matter which holiday you celebrate, you are bound to be in need of a few quick gift ideas that will delight your friends and family. Each day through this month, the Craftster blog will be spotlighting a different crafty gift that you can make. We’ve […]
You may or may not know that I have LOTS of fuse bead experience. As much as I’ve organized TONS of beads onto little peg boards I’ve never been anywhere close to making something this great! A life-like portrait out of beads?! Awesome! Futzz created these great portraits of herself and her loved ones out […]
This week Beadizzygirl shows us how to fabricate a box with a hinge entirely from polymer clay and wire! This excellent tute is really clear and easy to follow. You will have a hinged box in no time! She uses multicolor canes in her project, and the color combination possibilities are endless. This would be […]