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@Home This Weekend: Remote Caddy

This weekend, check out this tutorial by HorrorCraft and make your favorite binge watcher a remote caddy for their preferred chair. So easy to personalize with special fabrics. What a perfect gift for the holiday season!

Creative Elves on Your Christmas Shelves

By now just about everyone knows about the elf on the shelf, who visits during December and reports on boys and girls daily to Santa. You can purchase one of these little spies if you wish, but wouldn’t it be more fun to make the perfect elf for your particular household? FoxyBlue made this awesome […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Bibs from Old Shirts

Let’s face it, babies are messy little bundles of joy. Give that new parent a helping hand with craftylittlemonkey’s tutorial for a Bib from an Old Shirt. Using worn out t-shirts, she constructs a whimsical bib that is easy to sew. If you want to add a personal touch, embroider a name or other image […]

Meatless Monday: Dairy-Free Chocolate Cake with Vegan Strawberry Buttercream Frosting

Chocolate cake…is there anything more decadent? Show off your incredible baking skills with elliott_anne’s recipe for Dairy-Free Chocolate Cake with Vegan Strawberry Buttercream Frosting. Yes, this cake is missing butter, but it is not missing flavor. It is rich and has the right amount of sweetness. If strawberries are out of season in your area, […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Tea Wallet

There is nothing better on a cold winter’s day than a warm cup of tea. It makes the body and soul happy. A Tea Wallet from Natalex is the perfect gift for those coworkers and friends who love to have a little cuppa during the day. Fill the wallet with different types of teas from […]

@Home This Weekend: Hanging Shoe Caddy

This weekend, whip up a shoe caddy and get those shoes off the floor! chocolatebutton used a fun zebra print for hers. Sure, you could purchase one of these at the store, but they’ll never look as good as if you make your own.

Challenge #125 Halloween Costume Winner: Little Aviator

This month’s Craft Challenge was our annual DIY Halloween Costume Challenge! The challenge was to create a handmade costume that was spectacular. There were so many participants with amazing costumes. The costume could be for yourself or someone else. Our winning entry was created by Summer6061! Her entry titled, “Little Aviator” is brilliant. She created […]

Craft Challenge #126 Announced – Gingerbread House Contest

Craft Challenge #126 – Gingerbread House Contest, has been announced! Your challenge this month is to bust out those mixing bowls and create an epic gingerbread house! 🙂 Entries are due January 1 – 8, 2019. Read all of the challenge details here. 😀

@Home This Weekend: Pretty Hanger Covers

This weekend, protect your favorite clothing with hanger covers. Using vintage embroidered pillowcases, TheMistressT made some lovely covers that will add some class to any closet. So clever!

November 28, 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! Dairy-Free Chocolate Cake with Vegan Strawberry Buttercream Frosting […]

Into the Woods

My morning walk today had “autumn” written all over it. It was chilly and windy, and leaves were falling the entire time. We crunched through those that had already fallen, and my silly dog Stella was sad that she was unable to chase the many squirrels that were running around everywhere. So when I saw […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Teacher Toolbox

Teachers are the most amazing people in the world. Treat them to something different the holiday season with Sweets4ever’s tutorial for a Teacher Toolbox. Using a a little glue and clip art she transforms a drab utility box into a beautiful one a kind storage space that is full of everything a teacher may need […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Scratch Cards

Collecting and crafting stocking stuffers is so much fun! Of course you will give socks, a comb and maybe some undies. How about taking it up a notch or two with Handmade Scratch Cards. Craftster member Patty_o_furniture shares her tutorial for these fun cards that will delight everyone on Santa’s lists. The scratch-offs can include […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Pen Holder for a Journal

The holiday season is upon us and it is time again for the Craftster Handmade Holiday Gift Guide. This year we kick on gift giving with a smart craft from one of our favorite members, craftylittlemonkey. Her tutorial for a Pen Holder for a Journal is not only functional, but also a great way to […]

@Home This Weekend: Hot Dish Towels

This weekend, applique some burly fellas to your dish towels, and heat up your kitchen without even using your stove. TheMistressT seems to have a way with men; she simply machine stitched these hotties onto purchased dish towels. Whew, they’re almost too hot to handle!