Posts Tagged ‘DIY’

May 31, 2017 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by kittykill. We hope you enjoy them! Granny Stripey Rainbow Bedspreadby KismetFyrechyl Dog Hair Yarn […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make DIY JUMBO Lawn Dice

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make these spectacular JUMBO lawn dice! Whip up all sorts of jumbo lawn games for summer BBQs, graduation parties and for dad for Father’s Day!

@Home This Weekend: DIY Curtain Rods

This weekend, make some extraordinary curtain rods out of ordinary materials. The awesome rustic curtain rod pictured here was made by TheMistressT using PVC rods and purchased wooden finials. She gave it a beautiful faux bois finish, and now all that’s left to do is hang the drapes!

May 17, 2017 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by kittykill. We hope you enjoy them! Felt Hair Clips for a Baby Shower Gift […]

@Home This Weekend: Mosaic Plant Tray

This weekend, group your potted plants on a decorative mosaic tray. Brightly colored tiles will add an extra pop of color to your garden. rockingbearranch added small wheels to her tray so she can move the plants in and out of the sun as needed. Smart and beautiful!  

@Home This Weekend: An Orb For Your Yard

  This weekend, adorn your garden with a unique cement orb that you create yourself. Balatong included a complete tutorial in her post. I definitely want one (or more!) of these in my yard.  

Making Mushrooms

In the spring, mushrooms sometimes pop up overnight. These mushrooms popped up on Craftster, and they have me wanting more. Let’s make mushrooms! craftylittlemonkey wrote up a tutorial for these cute little felt mushrooms, and made them look easy enough to try! How cool are these paper mushrooms by loukr? These would be a great […]

@Home This Weekend: Whimsical Pom Pom Planter

This weekend, put some spring in your planters with colorful ribbons and pom poms, like classy broad did! “Before”, this was just a plain plastic planter. “After”- look at it now! Plant yours with bright flowers, and your house will be whimsical and fun and full of spring color. What a great way to celebrate […]

@Home This Weekend: DIY Organizer

This weekend, store your socks where you can find them with an organizer made from reused cardboard. rockingbearranch made this one the exact size of her drawer, so she’ll never have to paw through a jumble of socks again. She covered her organizer with scrapbook paper, so it’s not only functional; it’s pretty as well. […]

@Home This Weekend: Braided Tug Toy

This weekend, make your best friend happy with a new tug toy that you can make yourself! In her post, Smeddley provides instructions with lots of photos. Your dog is gonna love you for this one. Save

@Home This Weekend: DIY Mercury Glass

This weekend, decorate your house with diy mercury glass. You can make these beautiful silver vases with just a few inexpensive supplies. In her post, kittykill details all the steps, so what are you waiting for? Even glass pickle jars look fab with this fun technique!

Life’s a Beach

I’ve heard it said that “life’s a beach”, and you know that’s not a bad thing! Summer is here and lots of folks will be hitting the shore this season. These beach-themed crafts are right on topic for summer. Although it looks like a photo of an idyllic beach scene, what you’re seeing on the […]

@Home This Weekend: Light Up Your Life

This weekend, replace your old builder’s light fixture,  or “boob light”, as PromisedHeartbrk calls it, and create a new look for your bedroom. Using acrylic chandelier crystal strings and cheap plastic crystal ribbons, she made this luxurious chandelier for around $10. Simply inspired!

@Home This Weekend: Star Chandelier

This weekend, create a beautiful accent piece for your home or patio. Mistress Jennie found a wire basket at a thrift store, and using beads and crystals, transformed it into this beautiful star chandelier. Simply inspired!

Love Your Mother

Don’t forget that Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 8th! Let your mom know you love her with a homemade gift. Make your mom a pretty Tussie Mussie with flowers from your garden. CubanMother used the upper part of a plastic wine glass to help hold the bouquet. So clever! Pamper your mother with some […]