Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category

22 DIY Ideas for Father’s Day Gifts!

Still stumped what to make Dad for Father’s Day? Here are 22 ideas to inspire you! Painted Plates & Tiles Solar Light Jars Solar Chandeliers Chalkboard Paint Mini Palette Coasters Monogram Succulents & Cork Vases Heart Pound Cake Recipe Recycled Art Summer Treats Marquee Lights Faux Taxidermy Subway Art Seed Bombs Hardcover Journal T-Shirt Rug […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Holiday Wrapping

It’s crunch time! Tonight is the night! Time to start celebrating. There is just one thing left to do…wrap the presents! OH NO! What are you going to do? Don’t sweat it, baby! Check out mouseatethekitty’s tutorial for Holiday Wrapping. You do not need a lot of paper or fancy embellishments to make your gifts […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Plastic Dome Ornaments

The clock is ticking, but you still have time to craft something sweet and meaningful for that special someone. Craftster member Jenxx share’s her tutorial for Plastic Dome Ornaments that can be crafted in an afternoon. You don’t have to limit the inhabitants of the dome to the holiday season. They can be personalized to […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Easy Paper Ornaments

The countdown has begun and you are still stumped for handmade gift ideas. You need something quick and easy for last minute gift giving. CMarion3 shares her tutorial for Easy Paper Ornaments that can be displayed all year round. Paper ornaments can be customized to anyone’s style and decor. Hang these little baubles in a […]

Tute Tuesday: Pine Cone Wreath

Welcome friends and family to your house this winter with a beautiful Pine Cone Wreath. A Bit Crafty share their tutorial for a quick and easy wreath that you can make with pine cones collected from a nature walk or found at a craft store. You can paint your door decor any color and add […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Simple House Stamps

Hand carved stamps are a great way to give two gifts in one. You can create a personalized stamp and a one of a kind piece of art. Craftster member Limeriot shows you how to take a simple eraser and turn it into a Hand Carved Stamp that you can use for just about anything. […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Zipper Critters

Kids of all ages will love giving these adorable Zipper Critters a new home for the holidays. CMarion3 shares her tutorial for these fun creations that make a great gift and wrapping all in one! If you need to stash bust, this craft is for you! Zipper Critters can hold small presents and gift cards. […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Protective Lip Balm

You care about the people around you, don’t you? Of course you do! You want to make sure they have kissable lips when you decide to plant one on them this holiday season (remember to ask first!). Craftster member DaBunny shares her tutorial for Protective Lip Balm that will give those close to you perfect […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Animal Cracker Box Frame

Do you have a wild child in your life? Why not show off their crazy animal style with an Animal Cracker Box Frame by Craftster member buglake. This is a fun tongue and cheek craft to show off your favorite four legged or two legged animal. The best thing about this gift? It doesn’t cost […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Crochet Sugar Skulls

Looking for something a bit outside of the normal holiday scene? Why not crochet Sugar Skulls! Craftster member bethntim shares their pattern for Crochet Sugar Skulls that can be turned into just about anything. Crochet several at one time to make scarves, coasters, pins and hats. You can even make ornaments for a tree. Don’t […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Reusable Notebook Cover

Looking for a small last minute gift for that special coworker or friend? Why not stitch them up a Reusable Notebook Cover. Staying organized never looked so happy. Craftster member Leslieshappyheart shows you how to make a cover for a journal or day planner that can be used not only now, but for many years […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Rust Dye Scarf

Looking for a unique gift to give this holiday season? Why not try something new with Abbeeroad’s tutorial for a Rust Dye Scarf. This technique creates a vintage pattern look to the scarf. It is perfect for the steampunk or cosplay person in your life. Embroider images or a monogram for an even more personal […]

HO HO HO! Here’s Santa!

Santa! Everyone is waiting to the jolly old elf in the fab red suit. The big day is almost here. He is making a list and checking it twice. Have you been naughty or nice? Craftster member FoxyBlue is excited for the big day. She has created this Countdown to Santa that will bring a […]

Tute Tuesday: Beach Ball Snowman

I love Christmas decorations. Every year we put up lights and our favorite blow mold Santa Claus. Thanks to Craftster member Beeker, I now can have a snowman to add to the holiday decor. Her tutorial for a Beach Ball Snowman is so clever and doesn’t cost a fortune. You can have this jolly gent […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Crafty Badges

Let’s hear it for crafty peeps! They can take anything and bend it, shape it, knit it, stitch it into something beautiful and breathtaking. Of course, those who create the magic know that it comes at a price. Burnt finger from glue guns, staying up way past bed time, thread that gets bunched up in […]