Archive for the ‘Craftster Project Ideas and Tutorials’ Category

Meatless Monday: Homemade Sauerkraut

The process of fermenting foods is super trendy now. There are classes, books and videos about how to ferment any type of food you can imagine. Craftster member RaeRaggs shares her incredibly simple recipe and technique for making a classic Homemade Sauerkraut. While the entire process does take a bit of time, once you taste […]

Tute Tuesday: Box of Chocolates Wreath

Did you just do a double take when looking at the fabulous Box of Chocolates Wreath? Don’t be fooled! It is one hundred percent fake! Craftster member patty-o-furniture created this easy tutorial for a Valentine’s wreath that looks sweet enough to eat. The candy pieces of this project are made with styrofoam which allows it […]

Meatless Monday: Spicy BBQ Mock Duck (aka BBQ canned seitan)

What’s for dinner tonight? Need a meal that is filling but also easy to make? Why not take a timeless classic and add your own veggie twist to it with Craftster member Kala’s recipe for Spicy BBQ Mock Duck. What is Mock Duck? It’s sounds a little scary! Don’t worry, it is just canned seitan. […]

Tute Tuesday: Polymer Clay Marbled Ring Dish

Looking for an inexpensive way to stay organized and have stylish decor at the same time? Why not check out hillcitybride’s tutorial for a Polymer Clay Marbled Ring Dish. Does blending polymer clay make you nervous? Are you afraid it is going to end up as one weird colored clump of clay? Don’t stress about […]

Meatless Monday: Vegetarian Ramen Broth

There is nothing better for a cold than a nice bowl of soup. It warms you up and fuels your body to fight off that nasty cough. Acadian Driftwood shares her recipe for a delicious Vegetarian Ramen Broth that makes an incredible meal. This broth is a great base to add other ingredients like tofu […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Lip Balm

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make homemade lip balm in adorable, decorated tins! Whip up a batch of these for yourself or for gifts. They are SO cute, functional, and you can even flavor them! 🙂 Happy Crafting!

Tute Tuesday: Party Animal Pet Portrait

Pets are the best. They love us unconditionally. They are always happy to see us and never judge our taste in music. Isn’t it about time that you showed your favorite fuzzy buddy how much you love them with their very own portrait? Rackycoo shares her tutorial for a Party Animal Pet Portrait that will […]

Meatless Monday: Edible Bouquets

You would think that life slows down during January and February but, nope, it doesn’t! Parties for award shows, sporting events and holidays that involve smooching show up throughout the months. You could serve the same old boring faux chicken wings, but you want to impress your guest. Craftster member Fingerprick has you covered with […]

Tute Tuesday: Art Doll

Are you looking for a new way to show off your artistic side? Craftster member WingsofClay shares her tutorial for Art Dolls that will allow you to take your talents to the next level. These beauties are perfect for showing off art in a whimsical way. Create dolls in any form you wish. They do […]

Meatless Monday: Kid Friendly Fruit Snacks

It’s difficult cooking snacks that your child will enjoy and you feel good about feeding them. Store bought treats taste great, but have ingredients in them that make you shudder. Craftster member Redheadedblonde feels your pain and has created a recipe that both moms and kids will enjoy. Kid Friendly Fruit Snacks are made from […]

Tute Tuesday: Altered Journal Page

It seems that everywhere you look you will see ways to “improve” your art journal. Improve? You don’t need improvement! You need inspiration! Craftster member Nooo has created this fun Altered Journal Page meant to remind you to relax and inspire your inner creative monster just waiting to jump out. This tutorial will show you […]

Meatless Monday: Vegetarian Pasta Sauce

Old man winter is kicking our butts! Who invited him to the party? Are you trapped inside, waiting for the snow and ice to melt? If you are, you might as well have a good meal. Craftster member prettyfred’s recipe for Vegetarian Pasta Sauce will warm you up. You can use it on a variety […]

Tute Tuesday: Singlet Style Shopping Bag

It’s time to say goodbye to the paper or plastic bag debate. Instead of bringing those bags home, why not take a one of a kind tote with you. Whether you are grocery shopping on a Tuesday or thrifting on a Saturday, the Singlet Style Shopping Bag is perfect for all of your needs. Craftster […]

Meatless Monday: Egg Free Pasta

It’s a new year and that means new cooking challenges. What are you dying to whip up? Soups? Cakes? Pastas? Making homemade pasta just got a bit easier with Julibooli’s recipe for Egg Free Pasta. This recipe is so easy to follow and requires very little ingredients. It is a great way to start your […]

Tute Tuesday: Ceramic Planter from Money Bank

Is the cold weather getting you down? Brighten up winter with a few indoor plants. Succulents are the easiest plants to take care of and they will look fabulous in a fun planter. Craftster member teaandcraft shares her tutorial for taking an everyday money bank and turn it into a Ceramic Planter. This tutorial is […]