Archive for the ‘General Projects’ Category

@Home This Weekend: DIY Earthbox

This weekend, grow your own veggies in this diy earthbox, made with plastic storage containers. Although AeonGoddess lives in an apartment with no actual yard, look at these lush plants she is able to grow in her small space. Make sure you read her tutorial on how you can make one of these for your […]

Cats of Summer

What are some of the things you think of when you think of summer? Did “cats in hats” come to mind? NO? Well it should! For example: Who doesn’t love a nice slice of watermelon on a hot summer day? pottermouth is forever adorning her tolerant kitty, Chaircat Mao, with crazy hats. This one says […]

@Home This Weekend: Beaded Hanging Planters

This weekend, spiff up your plants with beads! Yaqulek used a variety of beads to make these hanging planters. Make sure you click on the image to see other designs! And then, get beading!

Fun For the Fourth

Hooray for the red, white, and blue! No matter how you celebrate the Fourth of July, it’s always better with some handmade treasures thrown in! Here are a few things you could have ready by tomorrow, if you get started now. Make a custom t-shirt for your holiday party. sometimeshomemade made a vinyl stencil and […]

@Home This Weekend: Accent Pillow

This weekend, add some pizzazz to any room with a new pillow! Wishing to add some color to a mostly brown room, TheMistressT was able to use fabric, trim and even stuffing from her stash to make this accessory. You can do it! Save

Happy Hedgies

I think I want a hedgehog. I mean, look at them, is there anything cuter? (I think not.) In absence of a real hedgehog, I’ll have to settle for a reasonable facsimile. Lucky for me, Craftster has t0ns of little cuties for me to ogle. Just look at this cutie, with its little hands and […]

@Home This Weekend: Cool Pupcicles for Hot Dogs

This weekend, treat your hot dog to a cool treat! TheMistressT shared her recipe for yummy PBnBanana “pupcicles”. These contain just three simple ingredients: bananas, peanut butter, and yogurt. So tasty, you might even want to eat one. Woof!

Tiny House

I love looking at tiny houses, both online and on tv (Tiny House Hunters and Tiny Luxury). It’s fun to imagine living in one. Would it be comfortable? Would all my stuff fit? And most importantly of all: where would all my craft suppies go?!? Well, if you love tiny, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet; […]

@Home This Weekend: Sun Catcher

This weekend, bring the sparkle inside with a beautiful beaded suncatcher. A mix of clear and colored beads will make the light dance within your home. kittykill added a beautiful glass starfish as an accent piece to her suncatcher. Doesn’t this remind you of a summer day at the beach?

Let’s Go Camping!

When I was growing up, my family used to travel every summer. There were five of us, so we always went camping instead of staying in hotels. All those nights of sitting around a campfire and eating dinners outside were so special to us all. We loved going on those trips. That’s why this travel […]

Boy, do I feel sheepish!

It’s been an amazing weekend, I got to hold (and was peed on by, but let’s gloss over that) a two week old lamb. He was with a rescue group, and if the city didn’t ban farm animals, I might have wanted to take him home. I already have the Border Collie, might as well […]

@Home This Weekend: One Fish, Two Fish…

This weekend, grab some airdry clay and make a fanciful fish! Even better, make an entire school of fish. yzzilnoaj made 10 unique fish, painted them in vibrant patterns, and set them free to swim across her living room wall. What fun! Save Save

Beach, Please

Time for some hot fun in the summertime; let’s all hit the beach! I absolutely love this embellished straw tote. It’s a little bit naughty and a whole lot of nice. classy broad used black letters and some fun trim from Michaels to create this go-to summer tote bag. Beach, please!   What to do […]

@Home This Weekend: Toolbox Goes Glam!

  This weekend, use some paint and paper to really glam up a purchased drawered toolbox. Wanting a unique teacher gift, sweets4ever transformed this once drab cabinet into a work of art, and then filled it with all kinds of things teachers need. This would also make a great home organizer, jewelry box, or holder of […]

Fun with Gelli!

I recently got a Gelli plate, and to look for some idea I turned, of course, to the countless projects posted on Craftster. And I found more than I thought I would – there were, of course, the pretty and fun prints themselves, which are an art project as they are – like this set […]