Posts Tagged ‘painting’

More Art, Less Craft

Today, let’s take a look at some of the phenomenal works that can be found on the More Art, Less Craft board.   These animal specimens by Deee are just incredible. They are constructed of paper, wax, and fibers. They almost look real, but have a mysterious, other world quality to them. This diorama of […]

@Home This Weekend: Subway Sign

This weekend, take an ordinary thrift store painting and make a personal sign for your home. chezlin cut out letters and used spray adhesive to temporarily adhere them to the painting. She then covered the entire piece with a rough coat of white acrylic paint. Once the paint was dry, she removed the letters to […]

CrafTATstic: Crafty Tattoos – Paint Stroke Tattoo

Breegy’s beautiful tattoo of paint strokes was inspired by the amazing tattoo artist Amanda Wachob. Sometimes it’s hard to translate painting to a tattoo but this one does it wonderfully! Do you have a crafty tattoo? Share it here at the following link and you may be featured on the blog! http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=334366.0

August 28th is Race Your Mouse Day!

Yes, it’s time to dust off those meeses… mouses… mices… little squeaky things and race them! Where – and why – is unclear, so I think it’s fitting to make up our own rules! I say the first race is to hurry up and download this ADORABLE pattern by by amapoet and crochet up a […]

July 2nd is World UFO day!

July 2nd is National UFO Day, and what better way to celebrate than with Aliens?! Not necessarily the scary monsters they are often portrayed as, some of them are quite cute, cuddly, and sweet like Squibbles the Alien Plush by jenniferphelps126. Or this adorable Ali-bum by VickyStitchUp. And when they do happen to abduct livestock, […]

CrafTATstic: Crafty Tattoos – Starry Night

Art can be craft and it can also be a great source of crafty inspiration. Missmelmarie has been so inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night that she got this beautiful representation tattooed on her shoulder! But she isn’t the only one; thepunkyduckling also had Starry night tattooed on her calves! Do you have a […]

April 11, 2013 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by rackycoo. We hope you enjoy them! Bathroom Redo – Wall WIN! by imtheasian1 Choose […]

Craftster Crush: erica_tattoos

This month, our Craftster Crush is erica_tattoos! Erica only joined Craftster less than 2 years ago but in that span she’s made quite an impression! Painting, miniatures, quilting, embroidery… she used it all to show her awesome taste and talent! Here are some random crafty facts about erica_tattoos! Besides being talented in crafty mediums, she’s […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Subway Art

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make subway style art for Mother’s Day! With just some stickers, wood, and paint, you can make simple, meaningful statements and great pieces of art, too!

Handmade Gift Ideas: Flower Petal Necklace

This necklace is so gorgeous! But its beauty belies the fact that it’s actually fairly simple to make. Whoever receives this from you is sure to be impressed! You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=373670.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas. Gifts for […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Hand-painted Bangle Bracelet

This bangle bracelet is stunning! Who wouldn’t want to receive this as a gift? And it only takes about an hour to make! You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=352993.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas. Gifts for Children Gifts for Crafters Gifts […]

March 03, 2010 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by sweets4ever. We hope you enjoy them! Self-sorting (sorta) bin by Wulf Hey! I can […]

As Seen On TV: Venture Brothers Dr. Girlfriend

I don’t get enough Venture Brothers in my life. I always seem to miss them when they’re on! I’ll have to get my fix with this awesome Dr. Girlfriend dot painting until I can get myself back on the Brothers bandwagon. Giddygirlie made this awesome artwork with acrylic paint, the back of a paintbrush, and […]

CrafTATstic Crafty Tattoos – MegPrice’s Wren and Paintbrush

I’m a sucker for a bird tattoo but this one is crafty, too! Craftster member MegPrice has this lovely birdie in honor of her father, who she says is the source of her crafty genes. Her father’s last name (and her maiden name) is Wrenn, so this lovely wren is perfect. Add to that the […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make A Watercolor Portrait

Look at this beautiful watercolor portrait! You can make one of these using a stencil and some masking fluid; you don’t have to be a great fine artist to do so. weighanchor posted a great tutorial for this project. Anyone would be thrilled to receive a portrait of their loved one (or themselves!). Click here […]