A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | 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: 307,602
Currently Running With Scissors:
545 Guests and 15 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 ... 417 418 [419] 420 421 ... 434
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: 50 Projects 2012--Join here and post your lists !  (Read 912750 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Kookaloo_Starr
Offline Offline

Posts: 7376
Joined: 28-Jul-2006

the best things in life aren't things!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4180 on: December 18, 2012 03:09:17 AM »

All of the festive crafts I'm seeing are wonderful. Love the peppermint lip balm wrapped up like candy,adore the gingerbread house that is more wildlife friendly, and the gazpacho - SOUPER!  (said in my best Dave Lister voice) Wink THREE of those ruffle yarn scarves = bonus daughter points I'm sure  Cheesy

My doll is giving me problems. I wanted brown fuzzy yarn to make her hair and can't get it locally so I'll have to compromise with non-fuzzy brown yarn or white fuzzy yarn. My original plan was to use crochet thread on a wig cap but it is taking waaaaay too long and isn't any fun and if I'm not having fun then I'm not doing it!  Roll Eyes
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Use what talent you possess - the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best
50 in '14
50 in '15
mellybelly81
my handmade dream
Offline Offline

Posts: 459
Joined: 06-Aug-2009

I'll have that... I might be able to use it!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4181 on: December 18, 2012 05:17:19 AM »

those little lip balms are so cute!

Here's my in-progress gift crafting, three out of 11 mug rugs to go with some cookies for aunties, uncles, cousins.




please excuse the bad phone pics, I don't have terribly good lighting for picture taking and I can't find my camera cord so I can't charge my camera and its flat Sad
THIS ROCKS   Logged

50 projects in 2013 - 6/50
13 quilts in 2013 - 0/13
Destash-along

http://pinterest.com/myhandmadedream/

Looking for teal/turquoise/aqua, grey and white (or a combo) fabric for a quilt.

My son loves Peppa Pig's brother George and Raa Raa the noisy lion.
alwaysinmyroom
Craftalongs Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Make All Things, especially from stash
Offline Offline

Posts: 34456
Joined: 12-Feb-2006

Need Pink Floyd stamps for hubby! Will Swap!!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4182 on: December 18, 2012 07:27:29 AM »

Your mug rugs are so cute! 

AlishaMisha--I love the your packaging of your lip balms!  Such a cute idea!  And the card is so cute...I like projects that use little bits of paper!

QNM--your tradition with your son is just wonderful!  I bet he looks forward to that each year!  I bet the squirrels look forward to it as well! Cheesy

Trina!!!!  Your yummy goodies are making my jeans too tight! Cheesy  I just called hubby to see if we had sour cream at home...this will be for dinner tomorrow night! It will go good with the salad... Cheesy

Mio--is that yarn hard to work with?  Your mom is going to love them...ruffled scarves are so pretty...is that the yarn they call sashay?

oh SilverMoon--you are indeed speedy with your crochet!  And, I so admire your nice tight stitching in all of your projects!

K-star--I am glad to see that you are still making your dolls...they are so creative!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

fantasticmio
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Yarn Hacker
Offline Offline

Posts: 3028
Joined: 01-Nov-2006

Smells like chicken!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4183 on: December 18, 2012 09:49:10 AM »

The red one is Starbella and the other two are Frill Seeker. I find the yarn to be a huge pain to knit with - each stitch seems to take forever. The scarves work up quickly only because not mny stitches are needed, which means, ironically,  if you're a somewhat slow knitter, you'd probably love this stuff!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

jillybeans
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 3257
Joined: 12-Apr-2011


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4184 on: December 18, 2012 10:43:37 AM »

cute ruffle scarves, fantasticmio!  Your mom is gonna be so happy!

QueenNinjaMonkey, cute squirrel gingerbread house!  What a great family activity!

AlishaMisha, those lip balms are packaged so cutely!  And I LOVE that card!

mellybelly81, cute mug rugs!  I love the fabrics you chose!

Ok, got some projects to share!  I've been a busy bee!


Black boot cuffs made from a sweater I got at the thrift store for my mom for christmas.  This part is made from the bottom of the sweater.  The buttons are decorative, and don't actually work.  I'm not that cool.  ^_^  I need to learn how to make buttons holes.  I'm just happy that I managed to sew majority of this on the sewing machine.


More black boot cuffs made from the sleeves of the same sweater for my sister.  No buttons on this one.  And it only required the ends to be sewed up, and that's it!

Oh, and here is how they look with boots.  I had a hell of a time trying to photograph my own legs in boots, but here is the most passable of the pictures.

I love the little buttons poking out!  I only had black boots available, but my mom's boots are brown, so they should look good.


A crown for my niece's dress up box, made from crocheted lace and stiffener, and then painted with gold paint and added a vintage clip on earring and button.


Felt mustache bottle markers for my sister.  They have a circle of elastic sew onto the back of one side of the felt mustache, and then another layer of felt is applied on top to cover up the sewing with embroidery floss.


2 sets of cork wine markers for my mom and sister.  I think I used like 3 corks total for both sets.


And a commission from my hubby's friend who wanted a sweatshirt with the house crests from Game of Thrones, like my hubby's Star Wars achievement badge sweatshirt.  In exchange, she game me wine.  Yes, that's right, I will craft for booze.  I'm like a hobo in the crafting world. 

And I'm still working on a million things, so I will have more to show in the next few days!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Pinterest

I'm so crafty, I make babies!  Baby Bean 2.0 born 6/1/16
MissingWillow
Sewing in General Moderator
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 10651
Joined: 31-May-2010

'Best of 2014' Winner


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4185 on: December 18, 2012 11:19:40 AM »

Are those Game of Thrones crests done by hand??  I'm stealing that moustache idea!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

yofi
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 1168
Joined: 11-Sep-2006


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #4186 on: December 18, 2012 11:26:03 AM »

So many wonderful things! I love the ruffly scarves, the lip balm, the boot toppers -- and I'm definitely doing the squirrel house over the holidays at my parents.  My folks have a bird feeder that flips the squirrels off, so they've been reduced to eating seed off the ground. (The rodents, not my parents!)  It may assauge their squirrelly pride to have a little Christmas house of their own.

I'm knitting frantically to get things done in time; I'll probably be wrapping up christmas Eve -- again.  and is it wrong that I've already lined up all sorts of projects for January?

52. Chocolates!
To go into the Christmas plates I'll deliver Saturday; chocolate covered Oreos, milk chocolate truffles and mint/white chocolate truffles


Peppermint bark, peanut brittle, "movie bark" (raisins and peanuts in milk chocolate), tiny rice crispies in milk chocolate and toasted coconut in dark.


Not shown are the pine nut and pepper brittle, chai cookies, and dired cherry, walnut and dark chocolate bark that already went out.

53. Owl cowl
A bad picture, the owls show up much more clearly IRL.  A fun quick knit for a friend who loves owls.  From this pattern:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hidden-picture-cowl




I have a hat and several cat toys awaiting a trip to the laundramat for felting, and a ton of butter, sugar and eggs awaiting transformation into cookies -- I love this time of year!
 
« Last Edit: December 18, 2012 01:57:51 PM by yofi » THIS ROCKS   Logged
jillybeans
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 3257
Joined: 12-Apr-2011


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4187 on: December 18, 2012 11:28:45 AM »

Are those Game of Thrones crests done by hand??  I'm stealing that moustache idea!

Yup, they are done by hand!  Just felt and embroidery floss. 
Steal away!  They were quite fun and easy to make!

Oh wow, look at all those treats!  Looks delicious, yofi!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Pinterest

I'm so crafty, I make babies!  Baby Bean 2.0 born 6/1/16
alwaysinmyroom
Craftalongs Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Make All Things, especially from stash
Offline Offline

Posts: 34456
Joined: 12-Feb-2006

Need Pink Floyd stamps for hubby! Will Swap!!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4188 on: December 18, 2012 11:56:48 AM »

The Game of Thrones crests are awesome, jilly!

Yofi--oh yummy---when will my box arrive? Cheesy  Your scarf also looks lovely in those colors!
« Last Edit: December 18, 2012 11:58:19 AM by alwaysinmyroom » THIS ROCKS   Logged

DawnsTrees
« Reply #4189 on: December 18, 2012 11:57:46 AM »

cute ruffle scarves, fantasticmio!  Your mom is gonna be so happy!

QueenNinjaMonkey, Love, love, love the squirrel gingerbread house! Such a great idea!

AlishaMisha - I love lip balm! And, I love that card you made! I am super impressed that you even remember the paper that you used five years ago! (I have trouble remembering the paper I used yesterday)

mellybelly81 -  cute mug rugs!  What a fun present to make for all of those people!

jillybeans - Wow! I love those boot cuffs! And I wish I had seen those cork wine-glass markers before - they are going on my gift list for next year!

yofi - you are making me hungry! Those all look delicious!  And I adore that owl cowl (hehe... that is fun to say! owl cowl owl cowl owl cowl...)
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Wists: http://www.wists.com/TinasDawn
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dawnstrees

50 in 2011:My List. 50/50
50 in 2012:My List. 65/50
50 in 2013:My List. 21/50
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 ... 417 418 [419] 420 421 ... 434 Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: The Roaming Gnome
@Home This Weekend: Welcoming Door Decor
Trim the Tree: Crafty Ornaments for the Holiday Season

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 ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.