Archive for the ‘Craftster Community Spotlight’ Category

They Only Love You For Your Brain

The undead. They don’t care about anything but brains. They’re hungry and they are out there. You’d better be ready! I’m not sure I’d feel comfortable if I looked out the window and saw this almost life-sized zombie sheep on my lawn. PerfectlyBohemian felted this little beast complete with exposed bones, entrails, and an eyeball […]

@Home This Weekend: Hamper Revamp

This weekend, give your hamper the wow factor with a little paint. blupaisan took an old black hamper, painted it a bright turquoise, and then hand painted a bird amongst some branches on the front. It’s a joy to put your dirty clothing up when your hamper is so pretty! Save Save

Witchy Women

Now that it’s October, there’s an abundance of witchy women showing up around town, and rightly so. With Halloween on its way, witches are popping up all over the place, especially here on Craftster. This witch wears a wonderful stripey skirt, and carries a black cat named “Soot”. MissingWillow included all sorts of great details in […]

@Home This Weekend: Halloween Pillows

This weekend, add some spooky fun with a couple of Halloween pillows. StaceFace101 made easy to remove pillow covers, so she can change these pillows out for any season. What a scary good idea! Save Save

October 4, 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! Simplicity 8414 – Star Wars Floral Wars Bomber […]

It’s Pumpkin Time!

It’s October! That means it is officially time to PUMPKIN ALL THE THINGS! I’m excited, and am searching through Craftster to find as many pumpkin crafts as I can – starting with things I can only dream of doing! These amazing glass pumpkins by rackycoo are adorable, and take some skill and bravery to make […]

Signs of Halloween

If you look around this month, you’ll see all kinds of signs of Halloween. Whether banners or buntings or tags, it’s obvious that Halloween season is full on! A lacy skull embellishes this “Wicked” sign. Watch out, trick or treaters, Mistress Jennie has served up a warning. The Raging Sloth made this adorable jack-o-lantern garland. […]

Craft Challenge #121 Announced: DIY Halloween Costume Contest!

Craft Challenge #121 – DIY Halloween Costumes 2017, has been announced! Your challenge this month is to show off your handmade Halloween costume!! Entries are due November 1 – 8, 2017. Read all of the challenge details here. 😀

@Home This Weekend: Adventurous Key Holder

This weekend, get ready for some adventure! If you need a place to park your keys when you get home, bunny1kenobi has the perfect solution. She painted a distressed a wooden plaque, and then added hooks and vinyl lettering to make this fun key holder. Grab your keys and let’s go. Adventure awaits! Save Save

Dressing for Fall

September is wrapping up and we’re heading into fall. Time to bring out your cool weather wardrobe: all the beautiful yellows and oranges…let’s put together an outfit for the changing season! Let’s start with this beautiful hand knit sweater by mamaedgar. Not only is the burnt orange the perfect fall color, but the asymmetrical closure […]

@Home This Weekend: Give The Dog A Bone

This weekend, give your dog a bone. Onyxnox made some great denim chew toys that any dog will love to play (or cuddle!) with. This is a great way to upcycle old jeans. Put a squeaker in the ends of the bone, and you’ve got an instant hit. Woof! Save Save

September 20, 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! Westworld – Dolores Abernathy and Dr Robert Ford […]

Tute Tuesday: Suit Jacket Purse

Do you have an old suit jacket that is too small or maybe so out of style that it will never be back in fashion again? Don’t throw that it away. Kokoleo will show you how to take that old tweed jacket and make a funky and functional Suit Jacket Purse. This purse can be […]

Best Friends

You gotta love a dog. They’re so loyal and sweet, and are definitely man’s (and woman’s!) best friend. I love these dog-related projects I found on Craftster today. Here’s a good dog; Nodsu created this needle felted pet portrait for her sister. It’s so realistic! I bow down to her needle felting skills. Is this […]

Whale what do we have here?

So, I was thinking today, what should I Crafster Blog about? And the answer came crashing down on me, oddly, along with a pot of petunias (bonus point if you get that references). Whales! So I scoured Craftster for the finest whalecraft I could find (okay, fine, I used the handy-dandy search function) and here […]