Archive for the ‘General Projects’ Category

How Does Your Garden Grow?

I don’t know about you, but this time of year, I can’t help but get outside and work in my garden. I’ve already planted in the herb garden, and freshened up all my pots. I love watching the yard fill in with color! Take a look at some great garden ideas, and maybe you’ll be […]

Arrrghhh… braaaaains

I’ve been on (another) zombie kick lately. My latest foray into zombiedom is the book “Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?”, which is two neuroscientists discussing the actual (well, theoretical) anatomy of a zombie brain. It’s quite good so far, and full of pop culture references. No undead sheep yet, though. I guess I’ll just […]

@Home This Weekend: WELCOME!

This weekend, delight your guests with a welcome sign made from an old Scrabble board. blupaisan spelled out her welcome with game pieces, and then treated the board so it will be more weather-safe behind the screen door. Welcome! Let’s play! Save Save

Making Mushrooms

In the spring, mushrooms sometimes pop up overnight. These mushrooms popped up on Craftster, and they have me wanting more. Let’s make mushrooms! craftylittlemonkey wrote up a tutorial for these cute little felt mushrooms, and made them look easy enough to try! How cool are these paper mushrooms by loukr? These would be a great […]

@Home This Weekend: Terrific Tuffet

This weekend, put your feet up. Mistress Jennie made the perfect tuffet in just one day! While this may be intimidating to some, even re-covering a simple square footstool will give your tooties a place to rest. Relax, you can do it! Save Save

Hopping Down The Bunny Trail

Hippity hoppity, Easter’s on its way! You’ll have a happy Easter indeed if one of these adorable bunnies stops at your house this weekend. I swear, I’m in love with this little rabbit by evangelione. It has the sweetest face! Don’t you just want to give it a big hug? How cute is this teeny […]

@Home This Weekend: Whimsical Pom Pom Planter

This weekend, put some spring in your planters with colorful ribbons and pom poms, like classy broad did! “Before”, this was just a plain plastic planter. “After”- look at it now! Plant yours with bright flowers, and your house will be whimsical and fun and full of spring color. What a great way to celebrate […]

Getting Your Just Desserts

You’ve been extra sweet lately, right? If yes, then you probably deserve a sweet treat as a reward. I pulled up five delicious looking desserts from the cooking board that will satisfy any sweet tooth. Give them a try! Do you like peanut butter? Oh boy, then check out the size of this giant Reese’s […]

Circus Fun For Everyone!

Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages! Behold some marvelous circus-inspired crafts.  Witness the color, the pageantry, and the excitement! Here is a fun collection of crafts that embody the wonder that is the circus.  I have fallen in love with this altered sideshow book by pottermouth. Although it’s tiny (only 2.5″ by 3.5″), it’s […]

Circus Side Show Mini Art Quilt

The Strong Man at the circus knows that there is more to life than just flexin’ for the ladies. He uses those muscles to lift up his fellow circus performers. He has a strong shoulder to lean on. CraftyMamaBee created this whimsical Circus Mini Art Quilt using vintage pictures of circus performers from the 1900’s […]

@Home This Weekend: Rainbow Ribbon Hair Clip Holder

This weekend, store your hairclips in a beautiful way with a rainbow cloud like this one, by dfabbric. All your accessories will be within reach when you attach them to the colorful ribbon rainbow. This is creative storage at its finest! Save Save

Triptychs: Art in Three Pieces

Sometimes your art is so awesome it takes three canvases to contain it all. Enter the triptych, where three separate but equal parts combine to make one great work of art. You know how much madness is contained in the story of Alice in Wonderland. One canvas was simply not enough, so Diver filled three […]

@Home This Weekend: Hot Hot Pads

This weekend, heat up your kitchen with some hot hot pads. No, that extra “hot” is not a typo; these hot pads are literally steaming with hot men. Who has the hottest kitchen in town? TheMistressT! What’s cooking at your house?

Mad Cats in Fun Hats

I’m not going to lie; every photo in this article makes me laugh. It seems like Craftsters like to make hats for their cats, and correct me if I’m wrong, but it seems like those cats aren’t too crazy about the idea. This year, pottermouth has made several holiday themed hats for her long-suffering puss, […]

@Home This Weekend: Welcoming Wreath

This weekend, bring a little spring to your front door with a beautiful floral wreath. This one, by SunnyDawn, is made from fake flowers from the Dollar Store, so not only will it last for years, it didn’t break the bank. What a lovely way to welcome everyone to your home! Save