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, remember that you can always click the Modify button to edit the post and add additional information.
Total Members: 302,806
Currently Running With Scissors:
585 Guests and 11 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Images
Pages: [1]
1  Black and orange wreath in Halloween Decor and Parties by chrissiepriss on: October 26, 2008 09:43:43 PM
I made this wreath out of black roses for Halloween:



I ordered the roses off of e-bay b/c they were much cheaper there than at my local craft store.  Then I cut a wreath form out of several pieces of cardboard.  I cut the stems off of the roses and hot glued them to the cardboard wreath form.  Then I attached an orange ribbon to the top of the wreath and used another piece of orange ribbon to hang it on the door.         
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
2  decorative tray in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General by chrissiepriss on: October 26, 2008 07:13:28 PM
I found a frame/tray at a thrift store for $1.00.  I painted it black and put a page from a book of Georgia O'Keefe prints in it.  Now it is a decorative tray! 

Before:


After:


Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
3  Dennis Kucinich portrait in More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works by chrissiepriss on: July 27, 2008 12:06:58 AM
This is my first oil painting. (I was required to paint a portrait for a class.)   



His hair does not look gray on the real thing, it's just the flash on the camera...
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
4  Matisse print redone in blue in orange in More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works by chrissiepriss on: July 27, 2008 12:05:05 AM
I was assigned to create a painting using only one set of complementary colors in an art class that I took.  I chose to paint one of my favorite Matisse prints. 



I'm not sure if I can post a copy of the real Matisse print due to copyright stuff and craftster rules, but if you're curious, just google "harmony in red." 

I was kind of thinking that the stuff outside the window would be in brighter, more artificial colors b/c the woman in the picture doesn't really know the outside world, though the prospect of knowing it may be exciting to her.  It was kind of a stretch though, so I don't know...
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
5  candle holder in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General by chrissiepriss on: July 26, 2008 11:55:01 PM
I found this interesting looking cannister and decided to turn it into a candle holder.  I put sand in the bottom to hold the candle in place, and after it was lit for a few hours, the wax melted into a new shape. 

Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
6  Fine art bathroom wall plaques in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General by chrissiepriss on: July 26, 2008 11:50:37 PM
I am really interested in art history, so I frequently cut prints out of art history books and use them for craft projects.  I cut out several prints of famous nudes - particularly fitting for a bathroom - and glued them each onto a wooden plaque that I had painted white.  I think they make great decorations, and they were super cheap.  I bought the plaques at a craft store, and the art books at Half Price for a couple of dollars each. 

Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
7  Letter stand/monogrammed flower pot in Exterior Decorating / Yard Art / Gardening: Completed Projects by chrissiepriss on: July 26, 2008 11:46:03 PM
I'm new to craftster and this is my first post.  I don't really know what to call this craft, so if any of you have an idea, please let me know.  My boyfriend, dog, and I all have names beginning with the letter "C," so I made this letter plant stand to put next to the plants by our front door. First, I bought a wooden box, wooden stick, wooden plaque, and wooden "C" at a craft store.  Then I painted each of them and glued them together when they dried.  I mixed some raw umber in with the white paint so the plaque and box would be a little bit shabby looking, rather than really bright.  I drilled a couple of tiny holes in the bottom of the box for water to drain, put some gravel in it to weight it down, and then put soil and a small plant in the rest.  The whole project took about 3 hours, including going to the store.   


Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
Pages: [1]


only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Bulldog Pupcake Recipe
Maltese Pupcake Recipe
Pug Pupcake Recipe
Schnauzer Pupcake Recipe
Poodle Pupcake Recipe
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Fabric and Felt Bird Ornament
Cardboard Tube? Craft Supply!
Spotlight on: Art Dolls

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

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.