Posts Tagged ‘holiday’

Let It Snow, Man

What’s that old saying? If life gives you snow, make snowmen? OK, maybe that’s not really it, but doesn’t it make sense? If you’re lucky enough to have some snowfall, get out there and build the best snowman ever. If you’re not, though, here are some indoor solutions you might like. Talk about some good […]

HO HO HO! Here’s Santa!

Santa! Everyone is waiting to the jolly old elf in the fab red suit. The big day is almost here. He is making a list and checking it twice. Have you been naughty or nice? Craftster member FoxyBlue is excited for the big day. She has created this Countdown to Santa that will bring a […]

Tute Tuesday: Beach Ball Snowman

I love Christmas decorations. Every year we put up lights and our favorite blow mold Santa Claus. Thanks to Craftster member Beeker, I now can have a snowman to add to the holiday decor. Her tutorial for a Beach Ball Snowman is so clever and doesn’t cost a fortune. You can have this jolly gent […]

Shake it Up: Snow Globes for the Holiday Season

Snow globes are a fun way to celebrate the holiday season. Our Craftster members are so clever and talented. They can take an every day snow globe and turn it into a fun and festive display that will lift your holiday spirits. This Snow Globe Hat by Melcap is over the top! A homage to […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Tabletop Holiday Trees

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make beautiful holiday trees for your tabletop or mantle. The possibilities are endless! Mix and match fabrics, attach baubles & pom pom garland or create a cluster of trees for your dining table.

Spotlight on: Fudge

Holidays means cooking and taking to friends, family and gatherings. What could be better than fudge??! Nothing, I say. Oh fudge! How I love the, let me count the ways… 1) For your ease of making in the microwave. No one needs to know the time I saved. By Juniper_Ann. 2) Light chocolate with chips […]

October 23rd – Mole Day!

Okay, it’s not that kind of mole, but what kind of craft could you do to portray Avogadro’s Number (6.02 x 10^23)? We’ll go with the second-best option, actual, adorable moles, like this needle-felted cutie by Knickertwist! Or this sweet little Naked Mole Rat, also a needle-felted wonder, this one by petskin. Rufus, anyone?! And […]

September 19th – Talk Like a Pirate Day!

It’s that time of year again! Are you ready for Talk Like a Pirate Day? You do have a party planned, right? And you’ve sent invitations? And the invitations are as awesome as this pirate card that by blupaisan made, yes? Okay, maybe it doesn’t have to be as great, because that’s a pretty detailed […]

Yarn Egg Tutorial

The crew at our parent company, Internet Brands, decided to get crafty for Spring and make yarn-mache eggs! This is a fun and simple craft that is great for groups! What you’ll need: Yarn Water balloons Mod Podge (or white glue in a pinch) Water Bowl Scissors Small cups for drying Cover your work area […]

Free Cross-Stitch Coaster Pattern!

We’ve been seeing a lot of cross-stitch popping up in fresh, new patterns (the latest Martha Stewart anyone?). So we decided to put together this special Cross-Stitch for the Holidays book, with over 40 easy-to-stitch patterns. We even have a guide to get you started if you’re new to the craft. Enjoy our free pattern […]

Craftster Crush: batgirl

This month, our Craftster Crush is batgirl! I consider batgirl a great crafter and a great friend! She has a wonderful sense of style and is willing to try any craft! She really is a jill of all trades. Batgirl has been an amazing member, moderator, and even employee at Craftster. She’s an incredible asset […]

Happy Star Wars Day!

Did you know today is Star Wars day? It’s true! Craftsters LOVE Star Wars and have made so many amazing Star Wars crafts! From the most popular characters, to the most obscure, Craftster have done it all. Take a look at just a few of the great projects from around the forums and May the […]

Craftster Quickies: Coffee Filter Flowers

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make flowers for Mother’s Day! These flowers are crafted from coffee filters and cupcake liners, so Mom can enjoy them for years to come! Kittykill will also show you how to use the flowers to make bouquets, corsages and even wreaths!

Fiber Thursday: Felt Christmas Stocking

It’s almost Christmas! So I just had to feature this wonderful stocking by jen6265. The base is a felted sweater, but the Santa and sheep are needle-felted out of wool from her own sheep! I would love to have to hanging from my mantle. You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=364352.0

Craftster Quickies: Sugar Skulls

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make real sugar skulls! She’ll give you a full tutorial plus helpful tips and tricks to create sugar skulls to use on a Dia de los Muertos altar, or just for decoration!