Archive for the ‘Craftster Community Spotlight’ Category

February 21, 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! Fabric Scrap Memory Games by LovelyMiss Teapot and […]

The Birds and The Bees

Today, let’s talk about the birds and the bees. No, it’s not that kind of talk; we’re going to look at some of the birds and bees created by Craftster members! vkvhawk used watercolors to create a set of one of a kind greeting cards,  including an inquisitive little birdie. A mixed media canvas by Onyxnox […]

@Home This Weekend: Stained Chairs

This weekend, create some unique chairs for your dining table. Mistress Jennie found a lovely table inset with iridescent tiles, and just not any chair would do. She purchased some unfinished chairs and gave them a pop of purple color with stain. What a happy place to enjoy a meal!

Sweet Hearts

Who’s ready for Valentine’s day? Just for you, a collection of really sweet hearts of all types. You’re gonna love them! This frilly heart is actually pinata filled with yummy chocolates. This, of course, makes it sweet both inside and out. LovelyMiss provided a wonderful tutorial, so you, too, can make these at home. This […]

February 8, 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! Hand Dyed, Hand Spun, Woven Wall Art by […]

@Home This Weekend: Cheeseboard Markers

This weekend, use this great tutorial by hillcitybride to make some creative cheeseboard markers. Be the hostess with the mostest; no longer will your guests have to guess what you are offering on your charcuterie tray! Save

Colorful Quilts

Blustery winter weather just makes me want to curl up with a warm blanket. Or better yet, a colorful quilt. These bright quilts will warm not only your body, but your heart as well. This sweet baby quilt by cmarion3 has lots of patterned blocks in fun colors, with several panels including adorable little birds. sloth003 used […]

@Home This Weekend: Novelty Lamp

This weekend, give your decor a kick in the pants by making a novelty lamp out of a vintage thermos. TheMistressT used a fun plaid thermos as the base of this lamp, and even covered the shade with a fun faux bois fabric. What a bright idea!

Let’s Face It

Lots of time, when one thinks of portraits your typical methods of drawing or painting come to mind. Here at Craftster, though, we have several portrait artists who have created stunning portraiture in unexpected mediums. From a distance, this portrait of Horace Femm looks like a striking black and white photograph. However, artist Ludi created […]

@Home This Weekend: In Record Time

This weekend, take an old record album and make a fantastic fan clock. Using a clock kit, PromisedHeartbrk decoupaged a photo of David Bowie on this record, and added lightning bolts as clock hands. She also added chain dangles filled with Bowie-inspired charms. What time is it? Time for Bowie!

Simply Saints

Even though I’m not Catholic, I love religious icons and art, so I was excited to see a few saints mulling around the boards of Craftster. And not just any depictions of saints, but saints of all types. I can’t even tell you how much I love this bright and colorful kitschy quilt featuring many saints. […]

@Home This Weekend: Designated Cutting Boards

Have you ever cut something on a wooden cutting board, only to have it take on the unwanted flavor of previously cut garlic? This weekend, use this clever from craftylittlemonkey and do some woodburning to label your boards. Now, you’ll know whether it’s a “yes” or a “no” to use a particular board for cutting […]

Magic and Luck

Magic is everywhere, if you just take the time to look around you. Presented here are some magical, and often lucky, things found on the pages of the Craftster forum. Unicorns are definitely magical beasts, and this adorable crocheted unicorn by EmmaIrlamCrafts is just the cutest with its pastel rainbow main and sweet pink feet. Are […]

@Home This Weekend: Tea Towel Pillows

This weekend, make some brightly colored pillows out of souvenir tea towels. Using the tutorial from magsb80, one tea towel + one pillow form + a little sewing = one great accent pillow. What a fun way to add a pop of color! Save

January 10, 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! Not a Creature Was Stirring… altered Altoid tin […]