A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, it's easier for people to discover it if you choose a great title for your thread.
Total Members: 298,711
Currently Running With Scissors:
660 Guests and 21 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Images
Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 16
1  Halloween Chunky House (plus three) in Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General by cackle on: November 04, 2014 12:58:01 PM
Just a final curtain call for Halloween! Three of the houses I made for the Chunky House Swap and one I made for my sister....
Hope everyone had a great Halloween!
(sorry about this first pic being so crooked)

Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
2  Re: Make A Friend 10 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by cackle on: November 01, 2014 01:01:13 PM
Package number 2 from my awesome partner, PerfectlyBohemian!

Here is what everything was wrapped in. Love the twine and the brightly patterned tape.

Next is a fantastic collection of vintage reproduction Halloween cards! I love these cards.

She sent me a sweet little mermaid...PB loves mermaids and I'm not sure if she knows how much I love them too!
A beautiful Thanksgiving card (her fav holiday) and a really fun game called Story Cubes, which MacGyver and I played last night in between trick-or-treaters.
We had fun!

And last but in no way least, PB sent me this wonderful trio of witches and cauldron. I can't tell you how much I loves these!
PerfectlyBohemian hand felted each of them and the cauldron. The awesome witchy hair is mohair. They're truly too cute for words.
But I'll say a few more....

These ladies were inspired by a pin on my Pinterest, but I have to say, the first thing I thought of was the witches in Terry Pratchett's "Wyrd Sisters" a book I love and laugh out loud at
every time I read it. I think PB has mind reading super powers.......

Thank you so much PerfectlyBohemian!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
3  Re: Chunky Houses Halloween Edition Rnd 5 GALLERY in The Swap Gallery by cackle on: October 28, 2014 02:28:55 PM
Here are my wonderful houses from my spooky partners!

Here is the awesome boney hand that ir3d3cent hand cut.....

The super textured hand sewn house from SonjaBoo.....

And the hand made (paper clay?) hinged house from P_E_S_T inspired by a great poem.....

And a shot of them all together:

Thank you all so very much! It was fun swapping with you ladies!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
4  Re: Make A Friend 10 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by cackle on: October 05, 2014 08:14:01 AM
Oh, gosh, everyones packages are wonderful. It's like Christmas around here!  Cheesy

I received a wonderful package from PerfectlyBohemian on Thursday and was not able to post pictures until today. My apologies, PB!

Here is what met my eyes when I unloaded the box...
So many bright and colorful packages!

 An overall shot of what she sent and then some details....

Everything had a label and a great explanation of what each objects was about. She even sent something for MacGyver.
So very thoughtful and kind! (the Gardetto's and the bottle opener were addressed to him)
The bottle opener is the favor that was given at PB's wedding. Her hubby is a fab fan of home brew and so is mine, so it was perfect!

She hand painted lovely small pictures of her kitties and turned them into magnets. They are really adorable! PerfectlyBohemian
is a real renaissance woman...lots of skill in many areas!

She felted this absolutely gorgeous little sleeping bunny brooch complete with greenery and tiny little mushrooms.

Sewed and felted this beautiful sunflower brooch (her favorite flower)......

Transformed a sweet little doll into an enchanted forest being......

And burned this beautiful honey bee and comb on a truly lovely wooden spoon.

PerfectlyBohemian sent her favorite snacks, including some delish chocolate, crunchy seaweed wafers, Gardettos (for MacGyver) and some yummy coffee!
At lastly, some great books..she and I both share a love of books.

After opening the bounty PB sent, I learned that we have so many interests in common. So far, it's been really wonderful sharing with you!
Thank you so very much!

Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
5  Re: IYP 26: So you think you can craft! Gallery in The Swap Gallery by cackle on: September 22, 2014 09:46:09 AM
I just received the most amazing, enchanting piece of art from Killam Creative. It's gorgeous and I can't say how much I love it!
Pictures speak louder than words, so here they are:

A beautiful Fairy Forest shadow box. All the little details are wonderful....


It's truly an enchanting little jewel of a thing. The pictures don't convey how delicate it is and it smells really good!
So much sensory stuff going on. KC, thank you so much....I truly love it and will treasure it. ((Hugs))
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
6  Miniature Christmas Tree Kit in Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General by cackle on: September 20, 2014 03:33:58 PM
My sister and I were partners for the IYP swap and she mentioned that she like my Christmas tree ornaments, so I decided to make her a kit in miniature-
A dozen 1 inch by 1 inch ornaments (plus two 1/2 inch ones).

I had an old cigar box that I covered with some nice red and green papers. I left some of the wood
showing as it was so pretty.

I made dividers out of book board and covered them with the same papers, glued them in and used some gold ink on the edges.

I used lots of different papers for the ornaments (which are 1"x 1" blocks) and a lot of Stickles sparkles and
metal findings and beads. I drilled holes top and bottom in each ornament (after I covered them with paper) and used E6000 to glue the beaded head pins in place.

I made a Merry Christmas banner and covered an oblong piece of book board in green paper to wrap the banner on to keep it tidy.
I found some tiny red and gold garland, tied them up with ribbon and added those as well.

A fun and very rewarding project!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
7  Re: The Snarky Housewives Swap GALLERY in The Swap Gallery by cackle on: September 17, 2014 01:23:14 PM
I just received some true snark from the lovely Mistress Jennie!

Behold! The snakiest refrigerator magnets this side of the Mason-Dixon line......

A little closer shot so you can see the wee barbed comments.

Jennie knows how much I love to alter things, so she sent along a few extras:

She used these cute labels on the back of each magnet, but I neglected to take pics of the back.
(been up since 3 am...my mind is not at it's best.  Tongue)

Thank you, Jennie! I love them and they are on my frig right this minute.  Kiss
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
8  'Jennie's Favorite' Plaque in Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General by cackle on: September 11, 2014 04:36:06 PM
I made this plaque for the fabulous Mistress Jennie as we're partners in the Snarky Housewife Swap.
It's a 6 x 6 canvas board with a big cut out of her favorite gin. I shrunk some tarot cups cards to fit the lady's hand. I love the one on the bottom left with the ice cubes and her legs in the air!

In the original image, she was being handed a tall glass of Budweiser. Yuck! perfect switcheroo.  Grin

I tried to get a picture of the thumb as it's a bit three dimensional, but it's not showing up very well.

It was fun making this for you, Jennie dear!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
9  Bird Shrine in Completed Projects by cackle on: August 14, 2014 05:56:22 AM
I made this shrine for PerfectlyBohemian in the Whimsical Shrine swap.
I found this little cupboard thingy at Goodwill. Here is what it looked like after I took the doors off and gave it a bit of primer.

Here it is finished:

The twigs are dead fall from my dogwood trees. The flowers are raw brass stampings enameled with nail polish, the little eggs are felted, papers are G45.

I also made little bird cards that I tucked into the drawer, but because 'out of sight is out of mind' I forgot to take pictures of them. Ah, well!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
10  Re: Whimsical Shrine Gallery in The Swap Gallery by cackle on: August 12, 2014 11:45:50 AM
PerfecltyBohemian and I exchanged our shrines in person late this morning/early afternoon and boy oh boy, did she outdo herself!
I am so delighted and happy to have PB as my partner!
Here is the wonderful Shrine she made for me:
 It's a solar powered lantern!

I adore it. She hand made everything in there, from the polymer clay sprite, the beautifully done shrine behind her head and the stunning moth at her feet!
The background forest scene is all hand painted as well.

Every detail is so well thought out and crafted. The tiny mushrooms, the eggs, her wee hat. (Sorry about the reflection of my fingers in the glass)

Her hair is made of mohair and her nest sits on a spool! Lovely!

PerfectlyBohemian even painted some beautiful birds she sees in her back garden on the back of the lantern.

A charming, lovely thing to have in my home! PB, thank you so much for all your care and thoughtfulness! I love what you made me and it has been a privilege to be your partner.  Kiss

Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 16

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Brown Sugar and Pepper Glazed Bacon Recipe
Cheeseburger and Fries Casserole Recipe
Italian Sausage Hoagies Recipe
Sweet and Spicy Cocktail Wieners Recipe
Company Coleslaw Recipe
Latest Blog Articles
Challenge #104 Halloween Costume Winner
@Home This Weekend: Painted Countertops
Tute Tuesday: Paper Lantern/Ball Ornament

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.