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@Home This Weekend: Bowl Cozies

This weekend, make a few bowl cozies and remove your hot bowl from the microwave without burning your hands. craftADDchick used such fun colors for her cozies; it makes me want to go heat up some soup!

Sassy Shawls

Sometimes you just need a little extra warmth, and isn’t it true that a shawl is just like a yarny hug? There are so many beautiful shawls posted on Craftster, that it was hard for me to pick just five to feature. Here’s a little taste of what’s out there, though… Padester shared a post with […]

@Home This Weekend: PLAY

This weekend, create a fun sign with and for your kids. Eliea used crayons, art supplies, puzzle pieces and toy cars to create this fun wall art. Go ahead, PLAY!

Putting Your Stamp On It

Rubber stamps are so much fun to craft with. There are tons of designs out there, but what do you do when the perfect stamp can’t be found? Carve your own! pinkfrizz is a carving master; her post contains several adorable stamps, including this “handmade” stamp. It’s amazing how fine her lines are. She definitely has some […]

@Home: Tea Cozies!

This weekend, make an awesome tea cozy like this warm little owl. craftylittlemonkey hosted a “Crafternoon” group of friends, and everyone made the cutest cozies! craftylittlemonkey was nice enough to include a tutorial in her post. It’s so easy to customize them to suit your style.

In with the New

Happy new year! Out with the old, in with the new; let’s welcome the start of a fresh new year. Old man 2018 is gone, so here’s to 2019. Get ready for a cuteness overload, because I’m featuring babies this week. How cute is this little sweetie in her lovely knit dress by htisme!?! Aww, […]

Tute Tuesday: Tassels

Do you have bits of ribbon and fabric from last year’s projects? Why not try your hand at crafting a Tassels. There is so many ways you can make them. Craftylitlemonkey shares a few of her favorite tutorials to construct these whimsical accessories. She adds beads and other charms to create a more personal touch […]

@Home This Weekend: Cork Board

This weekend, make good use of all those wine corks you have left over from the holiday season and make a fun cork board. yzzilnoaj attached her corks standing upright, and filled the gaps with colorful beads for a fun new look. A bright turquoise frame sets everything off. Pin it up!  

Tute Tuesday: Tree Ornaments from Scraps

So many people only think of ornaments at Christmas time. The truth is that they can be used all year round. You can have a Valentine’s Day, Easter or summer solstice tree. To celebrate the each season create these festive Tree Ornaments from Scraps. ImaHoundDog share their tutorial for baubles that can be used any […]

A Visit from Saint Nicholas

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house (Tiny Christmas house by AlwaysInspired) Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Cork mouse ornament by Krafty_Karasu) The stockings were hung by the chimney with care (Rustic woodsy stockings by TheMistressT) In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there (Cloth Santa doll by pilarfarmer) […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Envelopes from Calendars

Are you one of those last minute crafters? You waited until December 24th to start making presents for everyone and now you are stressing out. Stay calm! Craftster member PaisleyPanther has you covered with their tutorial for Envelopes From Calendars. Don’t throw that 2018 calendar away, use it to make envelopes to hold cash, gift […]

Meatless Monday: Bourbon Spiked Cranberry Orange & Oatmeal Bread

Share the love and celebrate the season with Bourbon Spiked Cranberry Orange & Oatmeal Bread from Mistress Jennie. This delicious treat will lift any spirit with its combination of tart and sweet. This bread is a mouth watering alternative to the traditional fruit cake. The bourbon gives it a nice smooth taste while the orange […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Magic Wands

Are you wizard friendly? Do you know someone who can’t get enough of the enchanted side of life? Show them that you possess the power to bring a smile to their face with a Magical Wand. Craftster member CMarion3 shares her tutorial for this toy that is perfect for any age. You can customize each […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2018: No Sew Blankets

It may be the last minute but there is still time to craft the perfect gift for that someone special. The gang at Craftster will show you how to make a No Sew Blanket with their Craftster Quickies video. Assembling the blankets is so easy and quick that you can produce several in just a […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Christmas Cookies

Only a few more days until Christmas. Where did the time go? Just yesterday it was Thanksgiving. Don’t spend the last minutes before the holiday in a jam-packed store, instead spend them with your family baking Christmas Cookies. Bethntim shares her recipes for delicious sweets that are sure to be a hit. Wrap these gems […]