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1  CRAFTSTER CRAFT CHALLENGES / Craftster Craft Challenges / Craft Challenge #112 - One Tiny Thing 3 - Entries Due Mar 1 - Mar 8 on: February 01, 2016 07:24:32 AM
Craft Challenge #112 - One Tiny Thing 3 - Entries Due Mar 1 - Mar 8

In honor of the amazing One Tiny Thing Swaps, be bring you the One Tiny Thing challenge part 3!

Your mission is to make one tiny craft project.  It should be physically small (miniatures are encouraged!) and should demonstrate your awesome craft skills.  Even if your project is easy for you to create, embellish or perfect it, so it best represents your skills!  For example, if you make a coin purse, we encourage you to embroider, add beading, or take other steps to make it a really special piece.

You can use any methods and materials of your choice to create your project.  Your entry must be 4"x4" or smaller.  It must be just one item and it must be tiny. Smiley  

Rules:

  • Craft your project during this challenge period (Feb 1 2016 - Mar 8 2016) only.  Projects created before this timeframe will be excluded from the voting poll.
  • Each participant can enter ONE project (Although your entry can have multiple components to it).
  • Post your craft during the period of Mar 1 - Mar 8 2016. No sooner.  No later.  On Mar 1, there will be a special folder created for entries.  We will reply with the folder/board link here on this thread.
  • Voting will happen from Mar 9 - Mar 16 2016.
  • The winner will be officially announced on our first business Monday of the next month -- in our April newsletter, on this thread and on the Craftster blog.  We will contact you via Private Message, after the announcement, to get your prize package information.
  • If cheating of any sort is discovered, the applicable entry and votes will be disqualified.

Originality:

It's probably impossible to know whether your project is 100% original, has never been posted on Craftster or made by anyone else in the past.  But if your project was definitely inspired by something you've seen before, please give credit to that project.

Prizes:

At the end, we'll set up a poll right here and the first place winner will get...

(1) their project in the Featured Projects area
(2) their project in the Craftster Blog
(3) and this Craftster prize (winner can receive prize in U.S. or non-U.S.):
Their choice of any one item from one of Craftster's online shops OR a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

2  CRAFTSTER CRAFT CHALLENGES / CHALLENGE 111 ENTRIES / HOW TO POST YOUR ENTRY on: January 05, 2016 10:41:04 PM
This folder is for entries in Gingerbread Houses!  Enter now through January 12, 2016!  For a reminder of this month's challenge theme and the rules, click here.


To post your entry, please start a new topic for it here on this board.  Click NEW TOPIC on this board to post your entry! Smiley

Entries must be posted by January 12, 11:59:59 PDT 2016.

If you are a new member, and cannot post images yet, please just post a direct link to your image(s) in your post.  A friendly neighborhood Moderator will come along and update your post to embed the image(s) for you.
3  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Personal/Private Swap Gallery, 2016 on: January 04, 2016 07:51:11 AM
Smiley  Cheesy  Grin This swap gallery is intended as a way to recognize all the wonderful personal swaps that are done in this community! Grin  Cheesy  Smiley

Personal swaps are not encouraged or supported by Craftster.  This is only a thread to post pictures from your personal experiences.  Personal swaps are not and cannot be tracked in Swap Feedback on profiles and should not be linked to Craftster's Organized Swaps in any way.

Folks who have participated in a personal swap and wish to share pictures of the items they have sent and received may do so by posting in this gallery.

Please note that this gallery is meant for those who have had a good experience with their personal swaps!  This is not the place to air your grievances about being "flaked" on...please keep it positive and give love to those awesome personal swappers! Wink

Each year a new gallery will be started.  If you have received from a personal/private swap, this year, feel free to post pictures here!  Grin

Or browse previous galleries...
2015 Personal/Private Swap Gallery
2014 Personal/Private Swap Gallery
2013 Personal/Private Swap Gallery
2012 Personal/Private Swap Gallery
2011 Personal/Private Swap Gallery
2010 Personal/Private Swap Gallery
Second Half 2009
Second Quarter 2009
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4  CRAFTSTER CRAFT CHALLENGES / Craftster Craft Challenges / Craft Challenge #111 - Gingerbread House Contest 7 - Entries Due Jan 1 - Jan 12 on: December 08, 2015 02:47:34 PM
Craft Challenge #111 - Gingerbread House Contest 7 - Entries Due Jan 1 - Jan 12

It's time to vote!

Vote now through January 24!  Scroll up to see the voting poll.  Only one vote per person.



Let's bring in the New Year with our annual gingerbread house contest!  Each year, we've had so much fun seeing your gingerbread creations.  If this is your first year on Craftster, be sure to check out our previous years:

It's time to get out those mixing bowls and get crafting!  Your challenge this month is to make and decorate a gingerbread house.  Any type of house is permitted (cottage, castle, etc.) as long as it has walls and a roof of gingerbread.  Your entry must be made of edible parts, but it's not limited to sweets only.  The only non-edible parts allowed are a base, lighting and/or electrical components.  No gingerbread house kits for this challenge.  No size restraints -- miniature to life-size houses are tasty and welcome for this challenge.

Rules:

  • Craft your project during this challenge period (Dec 8 2015 - Jan 12 2016) only.  Projects created before this timeframe will be excluded from the voting poll.
  • Each participant can enter ONE project (Although your entry can have multiple components to it).
  • Post your craft during the period of Dec 8 2015 - Jan 12 2016. No sooner.  No later.  On Jan 1, there will be a special folder created for entries.  We will reply with the folder/board link here on this thread.
  • Voting will happen from Jan 18 - Jan 24 2016.
  • The winner will be officially announced on our first business Monday of the next month -- in our February newsletter, on this thread and on the Craftster blog.  We will contact you via Private Message, after the announcement, to get your prize package information.
  • If cheating of any sort is discovered, the applicable entry and votes will be disqualified.

Originality:

It's probably impossible to know whether your project is 100% original, has never been posted on Craftster or made by anyone else in the past.  But if your project was definitely inspired by something you've seen before, please give credit to that project.

Prizes:

At the end, we'll set up a poll right here and the first place winner will get...

(1) their project in the Featured Projects area
(2) their project in the Craftster Blog
(3) and this Craftster prize (winner can receive prize in U.S. or non-U.S.):
Their choice of any one item from one of Craftster's online shops OR a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

5  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Gallery of Winter Wreaths! on: December 08, 2015 10:17:05 AM
WOW, wreaths galore!



Click each photo to access the project thread for each wreath.

Thanks to meleriffic for arranging this spectacular collection!! Kiss


6  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Christmas Stocking Round-Up! on: December 07, 2015 02:10:59 PM
Check all of these amazing Craftster stockings! Shocked  Special thanks to meleriffic for create this amazing round-up! Kiss



Click a photo to access its project thread:

7  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 110 ENTRIES / HOW TO POST YOUR ENTRY on: November 02, 2015 06:08:44 AM
This folder is for entries in DIY Halloween Costumes 2015!  Enter now through November 8, 2015!  For a reminder of this month's challenge theme and the rules, click here.


To post your entry, please start a new topic for it here on this board.  Click NEW TOPIC on this board to post your entry! Smiley

Entries must be posted by November 8, 11:59:59 PDT 2015.

If you are a new member, and cannot post images yet, please just post a direct link to your image(s) in your post.  A friendly neighborhood Moderator will come along and update your post to embed the image(s) for you.
8  CRAFTSTER CRAFT CHALLENGES / Craftster Craft Challenges / [FINISHED] Craft Challenge #110 - Halloween Costumes 2015, Due Nov 2 - 8 2015 on: October 07, 2015 07:09:58 AM
Craft Challenge #110 - DIY Halloween Costumes 2015, Due Nov 2 - 8 2015

Winner Announced!

Congrats to our winning entry by alohamom2threeGROOT!



Check out her full project thread for this amazing project, and the challenge blog as well!




EEP! Shocked  October is here and we're ready to see all of the crafty costumes!  Time to showcase all of those amazingly creative DIY Halloween costumes of this season.  Each year, we've had the pleasure of viewing absolutely spectacular handcrafted costumes.  And now we want to see yours!

Once the challenge is completed, we'll move all of the entries to the Halloween board, so they can be easily accessed for years to come!

Here are a few specifics for this challenge:
  • The costume you enter must have some handmade components.
  • It must be a costume you are making for this year (Halloween 2015), and not photos of a costume from past years.
  • If you are making a costume for someone else, and not for yourself to wear, it's okay enter it, but just remember that you can only have one entry in this contest.
  • If you are making a set of costumes for multiple people that all go together via a common theme, you can enter them together as one entry.

Rules:

  • Enter costumes crafted for Halloween 2015 only.  Projects created before this timeframe will not be removed from the entry board, but they will be excluded from the voting poll.
  • Each participant can enter ONE project (Although your entry can have multiple components to it).
  • Post your craft during the period of Nov 2 - Nov 8 2015. No sooner.  No later.  On Nov 2, there will be a special folder created for entries.  We will reply with the folder/board link here on this thread.
  • Voting will happen from Nov 9 - Nov 16 2015.
  • The winner will be officially announced on our first business Monday of the next month -- in our December newsletter, on this thread and on the Craftster blog.  We will contact you via Private Message, after the announcement, to get your prize package information.
  • If cheating of any sort is discovered, the applicable entry and votes will be disqualified.

Originality:

It's probably impossible to know whether your project is 100% original, has never been posted on Craftster or made by anyone else in the past.  But if your project was definitely inspired by something you've seen before, please give credit to that project.

Prizes:

At the end, we'll set up a poll right here and the first place winner will get...

(1) their project in the Featured Projects area
(2) their project in the Craftster Blog
(3) and this Craftster prize (winner can receive prize in U.S. or non-U.S.):
Their choice of any one item from one of Craftster's online shops OR a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

9  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Wall Facade on: September 08, 2015 11:14:34 AM
Bragging on my rockstar husband, mr.sweets4ever, today. ✮

We've had this wire-cluttered ugly wall in our downstairs family room for yearrrrrs (since 2002, oops). Our home is a split level, so this room is partially underground and does not allow for wires to be routed into the walls. He got a wild hair this weekend and whipped up this facade!

He ran furring strips horizontally and attached interlocking floor laminate to them.  You can't tell, but they are applied in panels, so he still has access points in case he needs to access/adjust any of the wiring over time.

So pretty. Me love. He rocks.

10  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 109 ENTRIES / HOW TO POST YOUR ENTRY on: August 10, 2015 07:29:41 AM
This folder is for entries in Swap & Share!  Enter now through August 17, 2015!  For a reminder of this month's challenge theme and the rules, click here.


To post your entry, please start a new topic for it here on this board.  Click NEW TOPIC on this board to post your entry! Smiley

Entries must be posted by August 17, 11:59:59 PDT 2015.

If you are a new member, and cannot post images yet, please just post a direct link to your image(s) in your post.  A friendly neighborhood Moderator will come along and update your post to embed the image(s) for you.
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