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@Home This Weekend: Fabric Boxes

This weekend, make good on your 2019 resolution to organize. You can start by making some great fabric boxes using a tutorial by whatzudoin. What a beautiful method of storage!

February 13, 2019 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by rackycoo. We hope you enjoy them! Stumpwork Dark Woods Owl Hooplah by The Raging […]

Tute Tuesday: Reusable Shopping Bag

I think we can safely say that reusable bags are no long a trend but definitely an idea that is here to stay. Did you know that it started during World War II as part of saving paper for the war effort? Crafting your own Reusable Shopping Bag is easy with Destined To Fail’s tutorial. […]

Wearing Your Heart…

  …wherever you want. It’s said that some people wear their heart on their sleeve, but why restrict it to just your sleeve? Wear them everywhere; it’s almost Valentine’s Day! It can be said that pottermouth wears her heart on her feet, now that she’s crocheted these lovely red and white heart slippers. This beaded felt […]

Meatless Monday: Coconut Macaroons

Are you looking for a sweet treat this Valentine’s Day? Just in time for the smoochfest Patty-o-funiture shares her recipe for Coconut Macaroons that will surely bring the kisses. These little gems may look hard to make but they are very easy and quick. Less time in the kitchen and more time hand holding? Yes, […]

@Home This Weekend: Quick and Pretty Curtains

Tute Tuesday: Heart Shaped Crayons

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Candy is dandy, but it doesn’t last. Instead of sugary sweets, why not give Heart Shaped Crayons. Sweets4ever shares her easy to follow tutorial for these fun party favors. Don’t stop with crayons, add a journal or coloring book to spark imagination. This project is great for classroom […]

Octopus, Octopuses, Octopi

Q: What is a gathering of octopuses called? A: An Octoposse. Ha! Sorry for the Dad joke, but it’s the perfect intro into this posse of octopi we’re featuring today. (For the record, either version of the plural is acceptable, so I used them both for variety.) maxxev presented her octoposse in a lovely set of […]

Meatless Monday: Carrot Pulp Fritters

This is the year you kick the store bought juice habit and make your own. The juicer has been sitting in the pantry just begging to be used. The only problem is all of the leftover pulp. Take a page out of blupaisan’s book and turn that pulp into a tasty treat with her recipe […]

@Home This Weekend: Sign of the Times

This weekend, make some fun signs for your house. NH822 used fun sayings to make a sign for each of her kids. It’s so easy to personalize these signs for any one or any occasion. Chalkboard pens are fun and forgiving, as you can erase your mistakes.

January 30, 2019 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by kittykill. We hope you enjoy them! Layered Light box paper cut by PaperPetal Stamped […]

Unconventional Valentines

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and it’s time to make cards for those you love. But how about we spread it out and make cards for those you wouldn’t normally send cards to? Here are some Valentines for those others on the list that might not count as your true love. pottermouth made a Mediocre […]

@Home This Weekend, DIY Kitchen Island

This weekend, create a kitchen island out of an old cabinet. appledainty painted and papered this cabinet, and then used some clever ideas to maximize storage. Check it out!

Let it Snow!

2 Brrrr. It’s so cold where I am that all I can think of is snow. One thing I love about these projects, though; they’re not cold at all. Each has all the beauty of a snowflake, without the threat of frostbite. Smeddley embroidered this beautiful single snowflake in whites and cool blues. Framed, it makes […]

@Home This Weekend: Bowl Cozies

This weekend, make a few bowl cozies and remove your hot bowl from the microwave without burning your hands. craftADDchick used such fun colors for her cozies; it makes me want to go heat up some soup!