Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

Goodbye, Elf!

Now that Christmas is over, kids are saying goodbye to their “Elf on the Shelf”, who has been with them since the beginning of December. Not to worry, though, there are plenty of friendly elves hanging around on Craftster! suenhosblanditos crocheted this wistful amigurumi elf. You can tell by his outfit he is one of […]

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 […]

Trim the Tree: Crafty Ornaments for the Holiday Season

Decorating the Christmas tree just got a little bit better with inspiration from our Craftster members. Ranging from whimsical to traditional; there is a ornament out there for everyone’s style. Onyxnox created these absolutely stunning Beaded Stars that would love amazing on a beach themed tree. Decorating the tree can be hard work. You need […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Tabletop Holiday Trees

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make beautiful holiday trees for your tabletop or mantle. The possibilities are endless! Mix and match fabrics, attach baubles & pom pom garland or create a cluster of trees for your dining table.

@Home This Weekend: Santa!

This weekend, enjoy your holiday. Ho ho ho, I hope Santa came to your house last night if you hung your stocking. I love this ceramic Santa; it’s one of my favorite things I ever received in a swap. Thanks, cinnamon teal!

Not a Creature Was Stirring…

….not even chocolate mice! Are you ready for Christmas? Don’t these little fellows look delicious? What a fun Christmas treat. McJulie-O’s post has complete instructions on how to make these adorable edible mice. Deck the halls! YennaMuffin has a gorgeous wreath for her front door, made with an assortment of sparkly Christmas ornaments. Make sure […]

Oh, Deer!

This is the time of year when one might be more likely to spot frolicking reindeer! If you keep your eyes out tomorrow night, you just might see eight of them (or nine, if Rudolph’s there!) pulling Santa’s sleigh. But if you’re not lucky enough to see Santa’s reindeer, at least you can enjoy looking […]

A Very Merry (Harry) Christmas

Christmas is a magical time, and who knows more about magic than Harry Potter and the gang at Hogwarts? Whether you want a full Harry Potter themed tree or just a little touch of magical enchantment, here are a few very merry Harry themed decorations. This Teesha Moore-inspired patchwork tree skirt is all things Harry! […]

Santa Claus Is Coming Tonight!

Happy Christmas eve! I hope you’ve been good all year, because Santa’s on his way tonight. Everyone loves Santa, and everyone will love these awesome Santas that I have found on Craftster.  This knit Santa by Murphy88 looks just like the Santa in the holiday classic “Rudolf the Red-nosed Reindeer”. cinnamon teal calls her creation […]

The Night Before Christmas, Craftster Style

A quick version of the Christmas classic by Clement Clarke Moore, illustrated by Craftster members:   ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; *Sweet felted mouse by Knickertwist The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,  * quilted stocking by loritab10   […]

As Seen on TV: Bumble Undies

One of my favorite things this time of year is the old Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer special. Hopefully I can sneak a watch in this year! All of the characters are incredibly adorable but who doesn’t love Bumble the Abominable Snowman! CraftADDchick made this awesome undies set for a swap. You can find it here: […]

Fiber Thursday: The Nightmare Before Christmas

This week on Fiber Thursday we have this fun flat felted wall hanging of The Nightmare Before Christmas, made by the awesomely talented krissykat. It would be a great gift for a Burton fanatic, or a holiday decoration from Halloween right through New Year! Thanks for sharing, krissykat! To see the full project click here.

How to Make Fun Christmas Ornaments

Christmas tree ornaments are fun to make and fun to give. This year, why not make your tree unique with some fun and festive handmade ornaments? You can give your tree a theme, or use a variety to represent the many things you and your loved ones enjoy. Ornaments can be simple or elaborate, quirky […]

Craft Challenge #34 – Thrifty & Stylish Gift Wrapping

This month, our challenge was Thrifty & Stylish Gift Wrapping! This challenge gave members the opportunity to come up with inexpensive wrapping techniques and/or a wrapping solution that could be reused in the future. There were many creative entries this month, but only one winner! Member _Blackbird_ created this wrapping extravaganza for Christmas morning! Yes, […]

Holiday Inspiration!

Need some last minute holiday inspiration? Take a look at these great projects that will definitely put you in the holiday spirit! If Christmas is your thing, let these ideas inspire you.