Posts Tagged ‘flowers’

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 for Spring

I live in the south, and spring has come! Everything is greening up and the flowers are beginning to bloom. Beautiful color is everywhere. If it’s not spring where you are, here are some lovely flowers just for you. I hope they brighten your day. We’ll start with this beautiful needlefelted garland by Harlan. If […]

May Flowers

I sure am enjoying my garden this time of year. Everything’s in bloom, and I can’t help but be happy while viewing all the May flowers. I found a ton of brightly colored May flowers on Craftster, too, and these can be enjoyed no matter what time of the year it is!  I’m in love […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Seed Bombs

Its guerrilla gardening time! In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make seed bombs to place in your own garden or to use as and easy way to add flowers in any open, unloved space near you! She also shares how to package them to make great gifts!

Green Thumb Thursday: Seed Bombs

Want to inject some color into that empty field or abandoned lot you pass by every day? With some newspaper, water, and wildflower seeds you can make these awesome seed bombs and go guerilla gardening! You can see the full thread here: You can see more great crafts by browsing Exterior Decorating / Yard […]

Craftster Quickies: Coffee Filter Flowers

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make flowers for Mother’s Day! These flowers are crafted from coffee filters and cupcake liners, so Mom can enjoy them for years to come! Kittykill will also show you how to use the flowers to make bouquets, corsages and even wreaths!

Home Sweet Home: Flower Bouquet

There is no need to buy fresh flowers every few days when you can craft your own to last a lifetime. eternallyeve shows us how to make an everlasting colorful bouquet of fabric. Make some as a spontaneous gift for someone, a gift decoration or just to add some fun to your home! To see […]

Tute Tuesday: How to Make Coffee Filter Paper Roses

Can you believe this gorgeous bouquet began its life as a package of ordinary coffee filters? Neither could we! Then we checked out this fantastic tute from rubidiumdawn and realized it’s true! Now with this awesome tute, you can make your own sweet bunch of roses. These pretty paper flowers can be made in a […]

Wedding Crafts

Whoever said, “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue,” obviously forgot to mention something crafted. Our Craftsters sure haven’t forgotten, though. A quick glance through the Weddings and Bridal Showers board will generate everything from Save the Date cards to cake. I do have to admit that I’m a weddingaholic. There. I said it. […]

Art, Craft, and Inspiration

Even the most creative and talented people sometimes go through periods of feeling uninspired. Sometimes it’s just getting stuck on a project, and sometimes it feels like you’ve lost your crafty mojo. Either way, it’s just part of living a creative life, but it can be very frustrating.