Archive for the ‘Craftster Project Ideas and Tutorials’ Category

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Horrible Halloween Urns

These spooktacular Halloween urns and vases are sure to give your home a frightful touch this month! Round up your favorite bugs and skulls, and get to crafting! Be sure to take caution with Kittykill’s safety note! 🙂

Craftster Quickies: How to DIY Notepads

Handmade notepads are great for jotting down notes, and they also make THE sweetest gift idea! Create a custom notepad for a friend, coworker, or special teacher in your life!

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Ceramic Tile Planters

Learn how to make these beautiful ceramic tile planters. They are perfect for housewarming gifts and summer patio decor — and you only need three supplies to make them! Create some of these tile planters as end-of-year teacher appreciation gifts!

@Home This Weekend: Dollar Store Bath Decor

This weekend, head to the dollar store and transform your bathroom with these great ideas from steiconi. She took a bright tablecloth and used it to highlight niches in her master bath. She also covered a couple of trashcans for a complete look. Beautiful!

Tute Tuesday: Cement Orb

Is your backyard ready for summer? Does it need a good weeding and some lawn art? Of course it does! Balatong share their tutorial for a Cement Orb that will take any yard from drab to fab. Using a simple ball for a template, you can create a lawn ornament that is also functional. Add […]

Meatless Monday: Blueberry Peach Pie

It’s picnic time! Grab a basket, throw on your favorite cut off shorts and head to the lake for some fun in the sun. You are in charge of dessert so why not blow everyone’s mind with this insanely tasty Blueberry Peach Pie from kawaiimaru. Using fruit that is in season she creates a fabulous […]

@Home This Weekend: Slick Coat Rack

This weekend, brighten up a room with a coat rack made from a skate board! yzzilnoaj used lots of stickers to make this one of a kind accessory for her nephew. Hopefully it’ll make hanging up clothes fun.

Tute Tuesday: Stumpwork

Are you itching to try a new craft? Why not dive into the stunning world of Stumpwork. This type of needlework allows your project to leap off the fabric. There are different ways to achieve this effect, but the tutorial by Sheepblue is one of the easiest to follow. You will create 3-D art with […]

Meatless Monday: Risotto

It is asparagus season in my neck of the woods. Nothing goes better with the veggie than a big pot of Risotto. Craftster member MissingWillow shares her recipe for this tasty rice dish that can be adjusted for one or one hundred. Risotto is an excellent base for broccoli, mushroom or a faux meat. Quorn […]

@Home This Weekend: Quick Wall Art

This weekend, use some vintage sewing patterns to make fantastic art. endymion layered the pattern envelopes on top of vintage fabric and framed them. It’s a quick, easy project that’s perfect for adding a bright pop of color in any room!

Tute Tuesday: Heirloom Cowgirl Pillow

I will tell you a secret. I am a little terrified of sewing. I want to sew everything but the thought of actually doing it is a little scary. A few years ago I took the plunge and tried my hand at crafting this Heirloom Cowgirl Pillow. Guess what? It wasn’t that bad! The MistressT […]

Meatless Monday: Bok Choy and Rutabaga Hummus

Are you looking for a snack that you can feel good about eating but also packs a flavor punch? Blupaisan shares her recipe for Bok Choy Ribs with Rutabaga Hummus that is not only delicious, but easy to make. The hummus is a nice base for you to add a variety of flavors and spices. […]

Tute Tuesday: Ice Pack Pouch

Let’s face it. We are a bunch of klutzes. We don’t have time to watch where we are walking! We are much too focused on our next craft project to worry about the sides of tables or doors or even curbs. It’s time to put that crafty brain to work and help heal those wounds […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Monogram Yarn Pins

Try making these adorable yarn-wrapped monogram letters! This is a quick and easy project you can whip up for Mother’s Day, a package decoration, or even just to spruce up your own accessory wardrobe. They make great wreath decorations, ornaments and party favors, too. Give one to your teacher as an appreciation gift!

Meatless Monday: Belgian Waffles

Did you know today is National Waffle Day in Sweden? It is! I think every day should be waffle day. Treat yourself to a tasty little snack with momma2many’s recipe for Belgian Waffles. You don’t need a special iron to cook these up. You can make them in your every day waffle iron and freeze […]