Archive for the ‘Craftster Project Ideas and Tutorials’ Category

Tute Tuesday: Recon Sweater into Socks

There are two parts of my body that are always freezing; my hands and feet. I swear, I could be on the equator and my feet would be ice cold. Instead of sticking them on my husband and hearing him scream, I decided to try making my own socks with Sedrasmom’s tutorial for a Recon […]

Meatless Monday: Crockpot Granola

No matter what modern kitchen gadget comes around, I will never get rid of my old crockpot. It allows me to throw everything in a pot and do what I love most…craft. Is it too much to say that I love you crockpot? I think not. Jungrrl shares my adoration of this ceramic dish with […]

Meatless Monday: Veggie Burgers!

Are you ready to try something different this year? Why not a month of Meatless Mondays. Veggie Burgers from Oyhana are a tasty way to enjoy a vegetarian dinner. Even the pickiest eaters will gobble these little gems. You can dress these burgers up with extra spice. While they do freeze well, they taste best […]

Craftster Quickie: How to Make Felt Wine Coasters

Every party needs a little pizazz and these DIY felt wine glass coasters are just the ticket. This month’s DIY craft tutorial is SUPER quick & easy. Using just a few basic craft supplies, Kittykill shows you how to make unique, adorable, and functional wine glass coasters. Be sure to check out the little bow […]

Tute Tuesday: Tassels

Do you have bits of ribbon and fabric from last year’s projects? Why not try your hand at crafting a Tassels. There is so many ways you can make them. Craftylitlemonkey shares a few of her favorite tutorials to construct these whimsical accessories. She adds beads and other charms to create a more personal touch […]

Meatless Monday: Cafe Style Broccoli and Feta Pasta Salad

Did you overindulge a bit during the holiday season? You need a salad, but you are not ready to commit to all those veggies. Mix it up with Margaret van Velthuyzen’s recipe for Cafe Style Broccoli and Feta Pasta Salad. You can spice it up with your favorite salad dressing. There are a wide variety […]

Tute Tuesday: Tree Ornaments from Scraps

So many people only think of ornaments at Christmas time. The truth is that they can be used all year round. You can have a Valentine’s Day, Easter or summer solstice tree. To celebrate the each season create these festive Tree Ornaments from Scraps. ImaHoundDog share their tutorial for baubles that can be used any […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Envelopes from Calendars

Are you one of those last minute crafters? You waited until December 24th to start making presents for everyone and now you are stressing out. Stay calm! Craftster member PaisleyPanther has you covered with their tutorial for Envelopes From Calendars. Don’t throw that 2018 calendar away, use it to make envelopes to hold cash, gift […]

Meatless Monday: Bourbon Spiked Cranberry Orange & Oatmeal Bread

Share the love and celebrate the season with Bourbon Spiked Cranberry Orange & Oatmeal Bread from Mistress Jennie. This delicious treat will lift any spirit with its combination of tart and sweet. This bread is a mouth watering alternative to the traditional fruit cake. The bourbon gives it a nice smooth taste while the orange […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Magic Wands

Are you wizard friendly? Do you know someone who can’t get enough of the enchanted side of life? Show them that you possess the power to bring a smile to their face with a Magical Wand. Craftster member CMarion3 shares her tutorial for this toy that is perfect for any age. You can customize each […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2018: No Sew Blankets

It may be the last minute but there is still time to craft the perfect gift for that someone special. The gang at Craftster will show you how to make a No Sew Blanket with their Craftster Quickies video. Assembling the blankets is so easy and quick that you can produce several in just a […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Christmas Cookies

Only a few more days until Christmas. Where did the time go? Just yesterday it was Thanksgiving. Don’t spend the last minutes before the holiday in a jam-packed store, instead spend them with your family baking Christmas Cookies. Bethntim shares her recipes for delicious sweets that are sure to be a hit. Wrap these gems […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Scrappy Journal

Writers, artists and list makers will love to receive a beautiful Scrappy Journal this holiday season. Craftylittlemonkey shares her tips for creating a whimsical one-of-a-kind diary using scraps of fabric, ribbon and paper bags. This tutorial can also be used to craft a small calendar. To make the journal even more meaningful; add a monogram […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Knitted Mug Cozy

There are some people who love the morning. They jump out of bed and are ready to face the world. There are others that refuse to acknowledge mornings exists unless they have a cup of coffee or tea. Show those caffeine fanatics that you care about their cup of fuel with a Knitted Mug Cozy. […]

Tute Tuesday: Freezer Paper Stencil

Christmas vacation has begun for many households. Million of kids are sitting around with “nothing to do.” Stop the winter boredom with a Freezer Paper Stencil project. Craftylittlemonkey shares her easy tutorial that is perfect for any age group. You can have so much fun creating family t-shirts for photos or last minute gifts for […]