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@Home This Weekend: Intoxication Station

This weekend, create a fun beverage area in your home. appledainty used an antique chest, some artwork, some handmade items, and some garage sale finds to create this fabulous “intoxication station“. Cheers!

Tute Tuesday: Little Bunny Rabbit Toy

Everyone needs a little friend to hang out with. Someone that will lift them up when times are rough. This spring make a new buddy with Nico-tiro’s tutorial for a Little Bunny Rabbit Toy. This sweet bunny will brighten anyone’s day. It makes an excellent addition to an Easter basket. It is the ideal project […]

Hanging Around

If you’re looking to the animal kingdom to find a laid back creature, you know to look no further than the sloth. They’re slow moving and often sleeping, and they have the most content look on their sweet faces. This sloth finds it’s hard not to be happy when you’re not only right where you […]

Meatless Monday: Cinnamon Pecan Scones

Are you planning an Easter brunch this Sunday? Why not add something different to the menu with Blackstitches’ Cinnamon Pecan Scones. These tasty treats are filling and go perfect with a strong cup of coffee or tea. The scones also go fabulously with a peach mimosa. Take this pastry up a notch by adding fruits […]

@Home This Weekend: Rope Basket

This weekend, grab a cotton clothesline, pull out your sewing machine, and make a rope basket. tendstowardschaos used several shades of pink thread to give hers some subtle color. Beautiful and useful!

April 10, 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! Mini Basketball and Hoop by Smeddley handmade Sorceress […]

Tute Tuesday: Rubbery Bound Recipe Card Notepads

Sometimes you need a little gift to have on hand for those unexpected special occasions. It could be anything from a hostess thank you, welcome to the neighborhood, to a birthday present. Maybe you want to shower your coworkers with a little love? Craftster’s founder, and all around amazing woman,

Marvelous Mushrooms

I don’t care for the taste of mushrooms, but I do love the way they look, especially the red ones with white polka dots. There are some really great mushroom projects to be found on Craftster, and here are a few of my favorites. mrraawwr painted this beautiful water color mushroom postcard for a lucky swap partner. […]

Meatless Monday: Matzah Lasagna

Looking for a light alternative to a heavy lasagna? Why not try HSG’s recipe for Matzah Lasagna. This dish is full of possibilities not only for Passover, but any time you are craving pasta. Using cottage cheese will make this dish even more low cal, so you won’t feel bad not sharing and eating the […]

@Home This Weekend: Sheets and Valances

This weekend, dress up your curtains and make some pretty valances for your bedroom. EriChanHime used extra bedsheets to make the one shown here. She shares her process in her post, including how to make covered buttons. Lovely!

Tute Tuesday: Chickie Nuggets

Do you need a little pocket pet that is easy to take care of and won’t destroy your house? A Chickie Nugget is the perfect addition to your menagerie. The Cute Octopus share their tutorial for this adorable little fuzzball that is an excellent filler for Easter baskets. They also make a fun accessory for […]

Throwback Crafting

It’s always fun to check in on Craftster and see what’s trending. For a while it was Steampunk, then cupcakes, and even mustaches took a trendy turn. Yesterday, it was evident that, for now anyway, prehistoric crafts are IN! “alteredsabertooth” discovered a unique way to carry a reminder of her loved ones with her wherever […]

Meatless Monday: Granola Bars

What do you do when you are craving a snack but need that something good for you? You make Granola Bars, of course! Blackstitches share their recipe for this delicious treat that you can have any time of the day. While it may seem heavy, it is packed full of ingredients that are good for […]

Craftster Quickies: Pressed Flower Frames and Coasters

Flowers are a simple way to bring color, personality, and happiness to any space. Check out these easy, step-by-step directions to make adorable and affordable pressed flower coasters and sun catchers. Along with decor for your own home, these make great housewarming and teacher appreciation gifts. They are an awesome way to preserve special petals […]

@Home This Weekend: Start Your Garden!

This weekend, enjoy the warmer weather and get a jump on your garden. carinbrat posted a great tutorial on how to use eggshells to help germinate tiny seeds. She also talks about transplanting your plants once they’ve grown. Mmmm, fresh herbs from the garden!