Posts Tagged ‘gift’

Congrats! You’ve Won A Major Award!

There’s nothing better than winning a trophy or ribbon for a job well done. Celebrate your win, and display your trophies proudly. Do you know someone who deserves a medal? Make them one! TheMistressT used an “Expert Typist” pin and some ribbon and a charm to create this military style medal for her husband, a writer. Needing […]

@Home This Weekend: Hurricane Fish

This weekend, make the best of a bad situation. After Hurricane Irma, yzzilnoaj collected up pieces of destroyed fence posts, and with the help of her hubby, who cut them out, made whimsical fish for friends and loved ones who survived the hurricane with them. Each fish has a unique personality. What fun! Save Save

Craft Challenge #120 Announced – What the World Needs Now!

Craft Challenge #120 – What the World Needs Now, has been announced! Your challenge this month is to craft something to gift or donate! Entries are due October 2 – 8, 2017. Read all of the challenge details here. 😀

What’s Up Girlfriend?

Special thanks to Craftster moderator Mistress Jennie for compiling these projects and writing this fun article. August 1st is National Girlfriend’s Day!  Whether we have a single bestie, or a gaggle of gal pals, National Girlfriend’s Day celebrates the special bond of friendship between women.  It’s a great reason to invite friends over for a […]

How to Make Confetti Glass

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make sparkling confetti glass. Confetti glass can be used to spruce up your place settings or to give as gifts for housewarming parties, birthdays and holidays, too.

How to Make Lace Crowns

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make lace crowns to make mom feel like the queen of her castle.

Handmade Gift Ideas: Wrap it up! Great gift wrap ideas.

Time to wrap it up!! Craftster is full of ideas for creative wrapping. My personal favorite is to use pieces of fabric to wrap gifts (otherwise known as furoshiki). For a broader selection of wrapping, including spruced up brown paper, fun custom tape, and beautiful bows you can peruse the “gift_wrap” tag. Have a strangely […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Herringbone Poncho

Handknit gifts are impressive! This gorgeous poncho pattern by starlings is actually quite a simple knit that gives stunning results. Just a few increases and decreases in a couple of rectangles and you’ve got it! No one has to know it isn’t as difficult as they might think. You can see the full pattern here: […]

Shaving Cream Cards – Oldies but Goodies

Creative thoughts from Craftster Guest Blogger MareMare… I love this project from 2004! candycanechild shares this technique for making marbled paper using shaving cream and food coloring. I think this would be a fun (possibly messy) project to try with kids! In fact, it may be a great way to make thank you cards with […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make A Photo Pillow

If you have a great photo, do what SpunK did and make a pillow using the image! Use photos of someone’s children or pets, or if you’re making this for a family member, old family photos would be ideal. To view the post on Craftster, click here. PREVIOUS GIFT IDEAS Patchwork Scarf Photo Bookmark Felt […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make An iPod Cozy

Sometimes it’s hard to think of something for the men in your life. This faux bois cozy by Alli_Lucy would be perfect. It protects the iPod, but it’s not too “girly”. Stitch this one up for your favorite guy. To read about how to make this cozy on Craftster, click here. PREVIOUS GIFT IDEAS Patchwork […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make A Candle With A Globe

Candles are always a great gift, and in this post, Bighalofro shares how she made not only some beautiful candles, but also decorative wax globes for them to sit in. Click here to visit Craftster to see the candles, the globe, and the detailed instructions on how to make this great gift that’s sure to […]

Tute Tuesday: How to Make Chainmaile and Beaded Celtic Stars and Snowflakes

These gorgeous stars and snowflakes by Onyxnox make beautiful holiday decorations or gifts. Onyxnox made a gorgeous tutorial so that anyone can make their own. The clear instructions and beautiful photos are easy to follow, so your results are practically guaranteed. Check it out here. Thanks so much for the awesome tute, Onyxnox! Members like […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make A Personalized Coffee Mug

Often it seems it’s hard to think of something to make for the men in your life. How about a personalized coffee mug? You can find coffee mugs for next to nothing at your local thrift store! This one, by KasmiraGypsy, now features a character from her husband’s favorite video game. Click here to see […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make A Felt Board

For the special child on your list, how about making an awesome felt board? Craft The World made this cute felt board into an underwater scene with mermaids, but you could make your felt board with any theme: fairies, dinosaurs, zoo animals…whatever interests the lucky child you’re making it for. Click here to visit Craftster […]