Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category

Craft Challenge #125 Announced – DIY Halloween Costumes!

Craft Challenge #125 – DIY Halloween Costumes 2018, has been announced! Your challenge this month is to show off your handmade Halloween costume!! Entries are due November 1 – 8, 2018. Read all of the challenge details here. 😀

Craftster Quickies: How to Make No Sew Blankets for Charity

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make killer… Halloween decor! These amazing man-eating plants can decorate your home and delight your trick or treaters! Check out the Halloween costumes, parties & decor board for even more spooktacular DIY Halloween ideas, too. Happy Crafting!

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 […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Bath Bombs

You did it! Everything is wrapped and under the tree. There is just one more person that you need to craft for…YOU! It’s time to relax and destress with Bath Bombs from Sweetmelange. You deserve to be pampered and these bath fizzies are just what Santa ordered. You can customize each one with your favorite […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

The yule log is roaring on the TV, you’re wrapped up in your favorite blanket and a text comes in. The hottie mchottie is at the downstairs neighbor’s party. Get your booty dressed, bring a gift and get to the party STAT! All of the stores are closed! What are you going to do? You […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Fairytale Cottage

Altered tins are taken to another level with Pottermouth’s tutorial for a Fairytale Cottage. While this tutorial is for a specific fairytale, you can make any little house your heart desires. It would be fun to recreate a place that holds a special memory for you and your sweetie. You can also craft a small […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Crochet Santa Boot Cuffs

Ho Ho Ho! Who’s that coming down the chimney? Nope, it’s not crazy Uncle Bruce! It’s Santa Claus! The jolly elf in the red suit is getting ready to make his way around the world spreading happiness to all the good girls and boys. Spread your own holiday cheer with these adorable Crochet Santa Boot […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Retro Block Elves

Looking for a last minute gift for a friend who has that vintage vibe? Let Pottermouth show you how to make festive Retro Block Elves to display during the holiday season. These little guys are too adorable. They can be made for any occasion throughout the year. You can customize them to spell out a […]

Tute Tuesday: Pinecone Wreath

There is nothing more welcoming on a front door than a beautiful wreath. Celebrate the winter season in style with A Bit Crafty’s tutorial for a Pinecone Wreath. The mashup of natural elements with vibrant colors will be a pleasant sight on those grey days. If red and silver aren’t your favorite, you can spray […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Molasses Candy

Everyone knows candy is dandy for gift giving during the holiday season. Calories do not count this time of year. Patty-o-Furniture shares her recipe for Molasses Candy that is perfect for large group gifts such as book clubs, coworkers or crafty caravans. Making sweets is an adventure, but even the “mistakes” taste great. So really, […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Elf on a Shelf Tutu

Has an Elf on a Shelf invaded your home this holiday season? If so, you are not alone. Pottermouth’s elf, Alton, has been causing mischief for years. This year he decided to class up the joint with a rendition of the Nutcracker ballet. Of course an Elf of the Shelf Tutu was necessary! This adorable […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Recycled Sweater Quilt

The snow is falling, the fire is roaring and you are ready to snuggle up with that special someone. While body heat is nice, it only gets you so far. Sew a Recycled Sweater Quilt for your sweetie and spend the winter nights toasty warm. EdelC shows you how to take those old sweaters and […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Mini Heart Pinata

The gifts are wrapped and under the tree. Now it is time to focus on stocking stuffers. Socks are great, but let’s step up your game a little bit with LovelyMiss‘ Mini Heart Pinata. These cute minis are a fun way to hide candies and tiny toys.Try your hand at making holiday themed pinatas like […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Crochet Knotted Head Wrap

Do you have a friend who has perfect hair? You could crochet them a hat, but then the hair will no longer have that beautiful look. Keep your friend’s noggin’ warm and save the style with Bethntim’s tutorial for a Crochet Knotted Head Wrap. In about an hour you can crochet a wrap for your […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Pipe Cleaner Mouse

What happens when you give a mouse a cookie? He plays you a song on his little itty bitty trumpet. At least that’s what happens in Pottermouth’s world. She has created these adorable Pipe Cleaner Mice that are perfect for gift toppers, stocking stuffers (think pencil toppers) or a holiday diorama. Be careful! These mice […]