Archive for the ‘Craftster Project Ideas and Tutorials’ Category

Meatless Monday: Hearty Veg and Bean Soup

  How did your March start? Did it come in like a lion? For some of us the winter is still going strong. Craftylittlemonkey has a tasty remedy for the freezing cold days. Her recipe for Hearty Veg and Bean Soup will warm you up and keep your belly full. This soup uses what you […]

Craftster Quickies: Craft Hacks & How to Make Decoupage Bottles

Spring is right around the corner (I promise!)! Does your home decor need a little pick me up? Need a little color in your life? Check out kittykill’s video tutorial which not only teaches us how to make [gorgeous!] decoupage bottles, but she snuck in a few craft hacks as well!

@Home This Weekend: Furniture Facelift

This weekend, give your studio some new life with color! steiconi gave her wicker chest a sexy new color, and added fabrics and tassels around the room to compliment it. Visit her post to see all the great new look!

Tute Tuesday: Easy Handmade Napkins

Isn’t it time you said goodbye to paper napkins? Why not try a new craft and use up those pieces of scrap fabric at the same time . Craftster member Chimes shares her tutorial for Easy Handmade Napkins that you can sew in one afternoon. This project is perfect for beginners and because of its […]

Meatless Monday: Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies

I am sitting in my office watching the snow fall. Do you want to know what goes great with snow? Cookies. Raining_Dreams share their recipe for Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies that are rich in flavor. They pair well with a nice cup of tea or coffee. These cookies contain no animal products. While the cookies […]

@Home This Weekend: Wooden Spoons

This weekend, try a new hobby and carve a unique wooden spoon. You may have never carved anything before, but like pinokeeo claims, “You cannot master what you will not try”. Go for it!

Tute Tuesday: Mini Book Jewelry

Do you have a bibliophile in your life? Why not create a one of a kind piece of jewelry using their favorite books? My_Ruby Slippers shares her tutorial for Mini Book Jewelry that is not only easy to make, but is a fun conversation piece. You can write little notes in the books for that […]

Meatless Monday: Spinach and Cheese Gnocchi Bake

It seems as if Mother Nature isn’t quite done with winter. She wants the frigid temps to stick around a little bit longer. Cold weather calls for comfort food! Midgetflynn share their recipe for Spinach and Cheese Gnocchi Bake that is to die for. It is so cheesy that you will want to dive head […]

@Home This Weekend: Fabric Boxes

This weekend, make good on your 2019 resolution to organize. You can start by making some great fabric boxes using a tutorial by whatzudoin. What a beautiful method of storage!

Tute Tuesday: Reusable Shopping Bag

I think we can safely say that reusable bags are no long a trend but definitely an idea that is here to stay. Did you know that it started during World War II as part of saving paper for the war effort? Crafting your own Reusable Shopping Bag is easy with Destined To Fail’s tutorial. […]

Meatless Monday: Coconut Macaroons

Are you looking for a sweet treat this Valentine’s Day? Just in time for the smoochfest Patty-o-funiture shares her recipe for Coconut Macaroons that will surely bring the kisses. These little gems may look hard to make but they are very easy and quick. Less time in the kitchen and more time hand holding? Yes, […]

@Home This Weekend: Quick and Pretty Curtains

Tute Tuesday: Heart Shaped Crayons

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Candy is dandy, but it doesn’t last. Instead of sugary sweets, why not give Heart Shaped Crayons. Sweets4ever shares her easy to follow tutorial for these fun party favors. Don’t stop with crayons, add a journal or coloring book to spark imagination. This project is great for classroom […]

Meatless Monday: Carrot Pulp Fritters

This is the year you kick the store bought juice habit and make your own. The juicer has been sitting in the pantry just begging to be used. The only problem is all of the leftover pulp. Take a page out of blupaisan’s book and turn that pulp into a tasty treat with her recipe […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make No Sew Felt Envelopes

Need an envelope for a special little gift or note? How about a Valentine’s Day advent calendar? A cute message board for your home or office? This month’s DIY craft tutorial will teach you how to make adorable NO SEW felt envelopes. Add flowers, buttons or vinyl to customize the envelopes!