Posts Tagged ‘sponsored content’

Media Mixáge, from Spellbinders

Sponsored Content Recently, Spellbinders came out with a new line called Media Mixáge. As someone who really enjoys working with mixed media, I was so excited to see what they offered. Spellbinders sent me the Artisan X-plorer Machine, which is a compact roller press. It’s perfect for cutting, embossing and pressing with a multitude of [...]

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 [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Bubble Wrap Necklace

Who knew bubble wrap could look so fancy!? If you have some extra packaging lying around from some of your online purchases why not turn it into a gorgeous necklace? This tutorial from the book Jewelry Upcycled by Sherri and Michelle Haab was shared by our friends at Potter Craft. You can find the full [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Lace Bowl

Have a more traditional household on your list? Why not try your hand at this gorgeous crocheted lace bowl? This pattern is from the book Crochet Adorned by Linda Permann and was shared with us by our friends at Potter Craft. It’s made flat like a doily and then starched into shape. You can find [...]

Introducing: Tophatter

Sponsored Content INTRODUCING TOPHATTER AND A FREE $10 GIFT “Live auctions for Craft Enthusiasts & Fashionistas!” We’ve just come across a fun (and free!) auction site called Tophatter. It’s basically a live auction house where sellers from all over the world auction off items in real time in a fun, interactive environment! There are live [...]

Love to Read? Love to Craft? Finding it Hard to Do Both? You Need Audio Books!

Many Craftsters love to read, sometimes as much as they love to craft. The problem with loving both of these rewarding activities is that it’s almost impossible to do them both at the same time. Many of us have to budget our time nearly as carefully as our money. Luckily there is a solution to [...]

Book Introduction: A Rainbow of Stitches

A Rainbow of Stitches features over 1,000 patterns for embroidery and cross stitch, arranged in color themes. Each color corresponds to a style (Green: bright, fresh, lively. Pink: sweet yet chic. Blue: timeless delights. White: a touch of elegance.). This provides for a variety of styles and themes, making this a great book for holiday [...]

Book Introduction: The Polymer Clay Cookbook

Do you love those miniature foods made from polymer clay that you see posted here on Craftster? Would you like to make your own tiny food charms? What’s not to like about tiny, fancy food with no calories? It’s all sweet and no regrets! With this book you can easily follow the step by step [...]