Archive for the ‘Craftster Community Spotlight’ Category

@Home This Weekend: Plastic Bottle Lanterns

This weekend, light up your nights with these lanterns made of plastic bottles and duct tape. In her post, cold.dinner includes a full tutorial with helpful photos. What a great way to upcycle!

October 17, 2018 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! Frida’s Flowers by bethntim Plastic Canvas Castle by […]

Halloween Houses (Haunted, of course!)

While I absolutely hate going to see haunted houses at Halloween (too scary for me!), I love a miniature haunted house. They are adorably spooky and they’re really fun to make. Here are some ultra eerie abodes that pack a lot of creepy into small packages. Here’s a tiny spooky party in a tiny spooky […]

@Home This Weekend: Woodburning

This weekend, try your hand at woodburning! With a little practice, maybe you can make an awesome decoration for Halloween, like this vintage-look wooden plaque by redpopsicles. Isn’t it just fabulous?

Ghoulies and Ghosties

Oooo, spooky things are happening today; I believe the blog is haunted! Beware of the ghosts! This spector is haunting the mantle of MariFlame. Don’t worry; it’s not a real ghost- it’s made of stiffened cheesecloth. This rollicking trio of ghosties looks like they’re having way too much fun. They’re still haunting, though: “boo” to […]

@Home This Weekend: Spooky Yardbirds

This weekend, haunt your yard with some spooky flamingos. These yardbirds are not of the Florida variety; patty_o_furniture transformed them into zombies, skeletons, mummies, and vultures. BEWARE!!

October 3, 2018 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! PSLC (Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcake) by redheadedblonde Life […]

Challenge #124 Craftster Rocks Winner: Mandala Stone

This month’s Craft Challenge was Craftster Rocks! The challenge was about spreading random acts of kindness by painting rocks and hiding them for others to find. It was about bringing a smile to someone’s face with abandoned art. Our winning entry was created by stonesoft! Their entry titled, “Mandala Stone” started as a way to […]

Faux Pumpkins for All Season’s Fun

It’s not too early to decorate for Halloween, and you can even carve a pumpkin now if you choose to purchase a fake one somewhere. Traditional jack o’lanterns are always great for Halloween, but there are lots of other ways to decorate with purchased pumpkins. Best part, you can use them year after year! FruityLoops enhanced […]

Craft Challenge #125 Announced – DIY Halloween Costumes!

Craft Challenge #125 – DIY Halloween Costumes 2018, has been announced! Your challenge this month is to show off your handmade Halloween costume!! Entries are due November 1 – 8, 2018. Read all of the challenge details here. 😀

@Home This Weekend: Tile Coasters

This weekend, grab your colored Sharpies and make some lovely coasters out of loose tiles. In her post, craftADDchick shows how it’s done, using isopropyl alcohol and some contact paper to create a resist. What fun!

Witch, Please!

With Halloween rapidly approaching, you know I can’t help but post tons of Halloween themed articles. What’s up today? Witch, please; it’s all witches. pottermouth created the perfect little witch and set her on an altered block of wood. Best part? Her pet beetle on a leash. Here’s a sweet witch doll, all dressed up for […]

Happy Hobbit Day!

Tomorrow is Hobbit Day! Craftster moderator Mistress Jennie is helping celebrate with this article full of fun Hobbit-related crafts! “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” So said J.R.R. Tolkien in a little book called the Hobbit, first published in 1937. Ever since […]

@Home This Weekend: Garden Painting

This weekend, decorate your home with a garden-inspired painting. gigglygirl found a rustic wooden fence plaque and painted it with bright and happy flowers. What a great accent for a protected porch area, or even inside. Love it!

September 19, 2018 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! Vintage altered Halloween clock by KarenLouiseM Cardamom-Zucchini Cupcakes […]