Posts Tagged ‘ATC’

Tute Tuesday: ATC Album

Have you checked out the awesome ATC and Craftster Member Trading Cards that have been happening lately? They are beautiful! The trading cards are so much fun! They are like baseball cards of your favorite Craftster member. Noooitaremybirthday has a clever way to keep track of your favorite ATC and Trading Cards with her ATC […]

Tute Tuesday: Fold Out ATC

Turn old junkmail into a one of a kind Fold Out ATC with this awesome tutorial from one of Craftster’s newest members, xxmazenxx. You do not need to be a master at paper folding to following along and create fun and unique miniature pieces of art. It is a great way to reuse and recycle […]

Spotlight on: The Crafted Mandala

The Mandala (Sanskrit-‘circle’) is an ancient spiritual and ritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism, representing the Universe. In various spiritual traditions, mandalas may have been used for focusing attention of practitioners, as a spiritual guidance tool, for establishing a sacred space, or as an aid to meditation and trance induction. In common use, mandala has […]

June is National Aquarium Month!

Did you know June is National Aquarium Month? It’s also National Accordion Awareness Month, but there were a lot fewer accordion crafts… maybe we can change that, and by June of next year we can feature them! But for now, aquariums, and sea craftures… starting with a genius interactive (!) ATC by Mountains and Clouds. […]

Craftster Crush: jillybeans

This month, our Craftster Crush is jillybeans! She’s a former Master Craftster, a Tutorial Contributor and an all around fantastic crafter! Her crafts run the gamut from ATCs to stencils to quilts to ceramics, but they all have one thing in common. They’re great! Here are some random crafty facts about jillybeans! Her current craft […]

Craftster Crush: Knickertwist

This month, our Craftster Crush is Knickertwist! Not only does she swoon us with her unbelievable paper skills, she’s also a master of creating gorgeous shrines, repurposing items and wielding a good old-fashioned paint brush! If you’ve been lucky enough to be her partner in a Craftster Swap, you may have received an ornate chunky […]

Craftster Crush: amaryllisroze

This month, our Craftster Crush is the inspiring and amazing amaryllisroze! Amaryllisroze has been inspiring Craftsters since 2004, when she joined our community. Since that time, we have had the pleasure of seeing a jaw-dropping number of altered art projects, shrines and paper crafts shared by her. What is even better than someone that posts […]

Winner of Craft Challenge #45 – Super Ugly to Super Awesome Round 2

This month our challenge was Super Ugly to Super Awesome Round 2. You had to spend $20 or less at a thrift store on something super ugly and tacky, and revamp it into something totally awesome. OriginalYouth accepted our challenge and took first place in the challenge with her entry titled, “Atrocious Wooden Calendar becomes […]

Rock Paper Scissors: Haunted House ATC Holder

Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) are so much fun to trade and collect, but sometimes it’s hard to know the best way to store or display them. qazicat came up with a delightfully ghoulish way to keep her special Halloween ATCs together: she used foam core, tissue paper and sheet music to create this amazing Haunted […]

Craftster Crush: Phizzychick

If you’ve been around Craftster for a while, you’ve most certainly bumped into Phizzychick a time or two! Not only is she our current Craftster Crush, but she’s actually a Moderator on Craftster as well. You’ll often find her active on the Swap and Paper Crafts boards. After all, she’s amazingly talented when it comes […]