Posts Tagged ‘flower’

@Home This Weekend: Garden Painting

This weekend, decorate your home with a garden-inspired painting. gigglygirl found a rustic wooden fence plaque and painted it with bright and happy flowers. What a great accent for a protected porch area, or even inside. Love it!

Everything’s Coming Up Roses!

Happy 2018! As a UGA football fan, everything’s coming up roses today for me today, and the year has started out right. For those of you not in the know, the Georgia Bulldogs won the Rose Bowl last night and are now headed to the national championship next week. Go Dawgs! Now we’re seeing roses […]

Poinsettia Day!

Many thanks to Craftster Moderator Mistress Jennie for being our Guest Blogger today! December 12th was officially declared Poinsettia Day by an Act of Congress. It honors Joel Roberts Poinsett, who was the first US Ambassador to Mexico.  Poinsett brought this colorful plant back to his plantation in Greenville, SC. where he grew them them […]

Flowers In Your Hair

Remember the old song: “If you’re going to San Francisco, Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair”. If fresh flowers aren’t available, you can still adorn yourself with blooms. Miss Ireen made a lovely embroidered headband. Vibrant orange flowers and bright green and white accents make a lovely accessory. Origami blooms make a […]

@Home This Weekend: Floral Pens

This weekend, take your pens from glum to GLAM. WonderlandsFinest adorned plain pens with Dollar Store flowers and floral tape. Not only are they beautiful, they’re hard to lose and fun to write with. Make writing fun again! Save

@Home This Weekend: Frugal Floral Wreath

This weekend, make a bright floral wreath and decorate your front door. brightshadows purchased the faux flowers from a Dollar Store, so this project is economical as well as beautiful! Save Save

Spotlight On: Crafty Weddings

As little girls we all dream of how we would like our weddings to be. Whether it be a princess wedding, rockabilly wedding, beach wedding, zombie wedding, Vegas wedding, etc. The type of wedding that can be dreamed can also be created. It is only limited by the imagination. Many of us learn new crafts […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Felt Flower Keychain

Need just a little extra thing to add to a gift? Why not try these cute felt flower keychains? BeaG gives a rundown of how to make these adorable handsewn items. You can find the full tutorial here: For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of […]

Craftster Crush: cackle

This month, our Craftster Crush is cackle! Cackle has been a Craftster member for less than a year but already has plenty of admirers! Her amazing polymer clay creations and her willingness to share and help others have made her a much-loved member! Here are some random crafty facts about cackle! She has an art […]

Wear It This Weekend – Flower Hair Pins

I just think barbolot is great. I can’t help it. She’s very nice and helpful and she makes the coolest stuff out of reclaimed fabric! She’s created a tutorial for how to make those cute little flowers that you’ve been seeing around but didn’t know how to make (or maybe that you hadn’t seen yet […]

Book Introduction: Kanzashi in Bloom

OK, I admit it. I have been admiring those gorgeous kanzashi flowers around for a few years now, and I have been afraid to try them. I have swapped and bought a few, and looked up tutorials, but I have been afraid to try. There, I said it. Can you still respect me? Well, I […]

Free to Be Crafty: How to Crochet a Flower Brooch

This week on Free to Be Crafty we have a free pattern for a really pretty flower brooch, brought to you by warheart. These adorable brooches could be worn on a sweater, coat or tshirt, usd to embellish a bag, belt, or hairclip – the possibilities are endless! Thanks, warheart!!