Archive for the ‘Craftster Community Spotlight’ Category

Stars In Your Eyes

Twinkle, twinkle! It’s easy to have stars in your eyes when you have a variety of crafty star-themed projects to inspire you. Who wouldn’t love snuggling up at night with a bright and cheery star quilt? Amazon_warrior dug into her supply of batik fabrics to create this gift for her sister’s new baby. It’s hard […]

@Home This Weekend: Transformed Masterpiece

This weekend, revive an old piece of art. MissingWillow had a print of a sleepy farm scene that had been in her family, but it really wasn’t her style. She added a cutout image of a dragon, and voila! It’s definitely a one of a kind piece now. The best thing is that the dragon is […]

June 14, 2017 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! Cropped Bomber Jacket by oohmybees Nerdly the Fox […]

Something’s Fishy Here

  Let’s cast out a wide net on Craftster and see what we can catch. Whoa, look at all the fish! Who knew there were so many fishy projects floating around on the boards? thisbirdsabsurd didn’t actually catch this string of mackerel; she made them out of canvas and painted them. This string of fish […]

@Home This Weekend: Hexie Rug

This weekend, you probably won’t have time to make a hexie rug as big and beautiful as this one, but you sure can get started! noodle-bug actually spent a couple of years making and sorting the hexagons for this rainbow rug. I think you’ll agree it was well worth the effort; this is destined to […]

What’s Your Number?

It’s important to have visible house numbers. You might as well make them stylish and unique while you’re at it. Need some ideas? Everyone will love finding your house if you have an intricate mosaic set of numbers, like this one by HSG. The round disks represent each member of the family, and there’s even […]

Meatless Monday: Refrigerator Pickled Veggies

Do you have a garden? What kind of veggies do you like to plant? Growing your own food is so much fun for kids of all ages. There is one question that always comes up when having a garden; what do you do with all the vegetables you grow. Why you pickle them, of course! […]

Craft Challenge #119 Announced – Flip Flop Fusion!

Craft Challenge #119 – Flip Flop Fusion, has been announced! Your challenge this month is to revamp, upcycle and/or improve the… FLIP FLOP! Entries are due July 3 – 10, 2017. Read all of the challenge details here. 😀

@Home This Weekend: Beware!

This weekend, show your sense of humor. patty_o_furniture  recently began raising chickens, and noticed that they ate like vicious dinosaurs. She then got the brilliant idea to make this “Beware the tiny raptors” sign to adorn the chicken coop. Love it!

May 31, 2017 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! Granny Stripey Rainbow Bedspreadby KismetFyrechyl Dog Hair Yarn […]

Everything is just duckie!

I just finished putting up my rubber duckie shelf (spoiler alert, it’s not big enough!) and am all over everything duck right now. I love ducks. And I might have to crochet myself this duck, because, while I don’t get the reference (I’ve never seen the show), the duck is brilliant! There’s a link to […]

@Home This Weekend: DIY Curtain Rods

This weekend, make some extraordinary curtain rods out of ordinary materials. The awesome rustic curtain rod pictured here was made by TheMistressT using PVC rods and purchased wooden finials. She gave it a beautiful faux bois finish, and now all that’s left to do is hang the drapes!

I’m Meltingggg!

Let’s heat up the craft room and melt some stuff! It’s amazing what you can do with plastic and a heat gun or oven. sweets4ever loves making bowls, and when they turn out this well, I don’t blame her. Colorful plastic dinosaurs are the basis for this unique piece. If you click on the link, […]

@Home This Weekend: DIY Side Table

This weekend, make an attached side table for your dining room or entry way using this tutorial post by miep, who created this piece using purchased table legs, some wood, and pvc pipe. You’ll want to check out the entire article, as it’s full of photos and other great ideas, including a side table made […]

May 17, 2017 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! Felt Hair Clips for a Baby Shower Gift […]