With a few ceramic tiles, some interesting fabric or paper and a little adhesive, you can have a fabulous coaster set in no time at all. WildeHeart2105 shared her beautiful damask tile coasters with us. Tie them with a simple bow and you have a housewarming gift ready to go! To see this project on […]
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Jacsar created this Scrabble art piece as a gift for her mom last Christmas. A few Scrabble board games, some hot glue and a fun frame and you’re good to go. Use the spare tiles to make Scrabble pendants, bracelets, magnets or even coasters! To see this project on Craftster click here:
There is no need to buy fresh flowers every few days when you can craft your own to last a lifetime. eternallyeve shows us how to make an everlasting colorful bouquet of fabric. Make some as a spontaneous gift for someone, a gift decoration or just to add some fun to your home! To see […]
If you’re looking for an inexpensive window treatment, urka has shared a fun idea just for you. She handpainted these curtains for her boyfriend’s new room. Who would have thought such simple designs could bring such character and life to a room?
andrena painted this beautiful mural in her hallway in just a couple of weeks. She created the design freehand in pencil and then completed it with oil paint. It’s such a simple design, but it really makes a drastic effect in her home. I wonder if she’d be willing to come to my house and […]
Woodburning sure has come a long way from the days when I went to Summer camp as a kid. Urban Threads created this beautiful little stool by woodburning a plain piece from Michael’s. A simple Autumn design combined with a little stain and a few coats of varnish, and you have a lovely little housewarming […]
With a few embroidery hoops, some fabric and a blank wall, you can make a quick and easy focal art piece for your living space. fnur posted these photos of her project, the tutorial and a fabulous hug with her dog (obviously a necessity for happy crafting!). Change the fabric with the seasons, your decor […]
For some of us, tomorrow starts the Fall season. For me, Fall means drafty doors and windows are soon to come. Bighalofro posted a colorful and effective solution for those drafty doors and windows — Stella the draft-stopping snake. Hopefully these nifty little critters will help keep our heating bills down and our homes toasty […]
amboo213‘s daughter is so lucky to have a room crafted from the book, “Ten Little Ladybugs!” I wonder if they have space for me and the family to move in, too? The colorful and creative book was the perfect inspiration for this toddler’s space. Amboo213 even included a video tour of the room, so we […]
A handmade pillow can accessorize a room or serve as a lovely and unique housewarming gift. Trip_and_fall put together this simple tutorial to make a stunning ribbon pillow. Mix and match your ribbon styles and colors to create a one of a kind piece. Check out the pillow tag for other pillow creations!
miep shared this pirate room back in 2007 and I’ve had it bookmarked as one of my favorite kids’ rooms since then. I’m secretly hoping my little one develops some sort of love for pirates or nautical, so I can create something like this in the years ahead. The creative little touches really bring this […]
Curb appeal can often be an expensive adventure, but with the help of odd_artist, you can learn a lovely, inexpensive faux technique for those plain concrete stairs on the front of your home. She totally changed the first impression of her home with a roll of painter’s tape, a $5 gallon of “oops” paint and […]
An oldie, but a goodie, raffle ticket bowls make great gifts or just pieces to add to your home decor. They are the perfect size for holding remote controls, craft supplies, or to use as gift baskets. All you need is a roll of tickets, a paintbrush and some Mod Podge! Be sure to check […]
Finally some crafty solutions to hiding cat litter boxes that don’t involve closets and curtains! Casstasstrophie transformed an Ikea cabinet into a litter box vanity. Her inexpensive design prevents the dreaded litter from tracking into the rest of the house, while providing privacy for kitty’s “quiet” time. Be sure to check out the litter box […]
A quick and easy way to update any room is to update the accessories within the room. One of the easiest and quite possibly most inexpensive little crafts to do this with is light switch covers (also known as switch plate covers). Craftsters have come up with unique and beautiful designs in their homes including […]