Posts Tagged ‘coasters’

@Home This Weekend: Tile Coasters

This weekend, grab your colored Sharpies and make some lovely coasters out of loose tiles. In her post, craftADDchick shows how it’s done, using isopropyl alcohol and some contact paper to create a resist. What fun!

@Home This Weekend: Easy Tile Coasters

This weekend, protect your furniture with a set of beautiful tile coasters. Moderator meleriffic used spray glue to adhere lace to tile coasters, and then hit them with some bright red spray paint. Remove the lace, adhere some cork to the back of the tile, and voila! You’ve got coasters!

Are You Ready For Some Football?

My favorite thing about the fall, besides the cooler weather, is college football. I love wearing my team colors and watching a good game on Saturdays with friends. I’m not the only Craftster who gets into the game; take a look! Zelda.Suicide made a set of vinyl coasters featuring my favorite team, the Georgia Bulldogs. […]

All Kinds of Octopi!

You may already know that the octopus inhabits many diverse regions of the ocean, but did you also know they can be found on many different boards on Craftster? Here are five unique octopi, each made with a different technique. On the Toys, Dolls, and Playthings board, you’ll find this beautiful hand-stitched stuffed octopus with […]

Ghostly Entertaining, Halloween Style

Whether you’re planning on having a Halloween party or just want a fun dinner with the family, here are some great ideas to make your Halloween meal extra spook-tacular!  Have Halloween party favors for all your guests. frecklesinoureyes painted cardboard toilet paper rolls in in Halloween themes and filled them with candy. These are adorable! […]

Great Uses for Old Maps

With the advent of Mapquest and cars equipped with navigational systems, road maps are practically becoming a thing of the past. If you’ve got some unused maps around, here are some great project ideas to inspire you. Send some love to your friends in wonderful map envelopes. A simple white label will provide a place […]

Free Cross-Stitch Coaster Pattern!

We’ve been seeing a lot of cross-stitch popping up in fresh, new patterns (the latest Martha Stewart anyone?). So we decided to put together this special Cross-Stitch for the Holidays book, with over 40 easy-to-stitch patterns. We even have a guide to get you started if you’re new to the craft. Enjoy our free pattern […]

Craftster Quickies: Fuse Bead Coasters

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill shows you how to make fuse bead coasters. Fuse beads are also commonly known as Perler beads or Hama beads. You can use them to make eye-catching pixelated designs and 8-bit works of art.

Tute Tuesday: Bottle Cap Coasters

I dug up this fabulous recycling project from Phizzychick. It’s not only a great use for old bottle caps, but it will finally use some of those random bits of scrap fabric you have in your stash. Check out her idea for an embroidery brooch in the same thread, too! To see this project on […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make DVD Coasters

Here’s a creative idea for making coasters: make them out of used DVDs! littlebiskit made these out of DVDs she picked up from the dollar store. She covered the bottom with cork and used some non-skid plastic on the tops. These would be a great gift for the movie buff in your life. Click here […]

Home Sweet Home: Tile Coasters

With a few ceramic tiles, some interesting fabric or paper and a little adhesive, you can have a fabulous coaster set in no time at all. WildeHeart2105 shared her beautiful damask tile coasters with us. Tie them with a simple bow and you have a housewarming gift ready to go! To see this project on […]

Crafting Entertainment: Super Mario Brothers and Nintendo

Next in our blog series “Crafting Entertainment” is the one that sometimes seems to have started it all. I don’t think there has ever been a time when you couldn’t come to Craftster and see loads of truly fantastic crafts based off of 8-bit Nintendo and especially off of Super Mario Brothers! I’m a huge […]