Posts Tagged ‘home decor’

Tute Tuesday: Bolster Pillows

Do you dream of creating a warm and welcoming space for yourself, friends and family? Turn those dreams into reality with BeaG’s tutorial for Bolster Pillows. You can make any size to fit your style and decor. These pillows are an excellent way to stash bust. You can customize them even more by adding embroidery. […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Crackle Paint Pillows

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to create super fun crackle paint pillows. Try mixing paint colors to create an ombre or rainbow effect with your crackle!

Tute Tuesday: Fairy Crown Napkin Ring

Are you planning a New Year’s Eve dinner this year? Why not take the table decor up a notch with KnickerTwist’s tutorial for Fairy Crown Napkin Rings. You can customize them to fit any theme or color combo. They will make the perfect party favor for ringing in the new year. Your guests will feel […]

Tute Tuesday: Pine Cone Wreath

Welcome friends and family to your house this winter with a beautiful Pine Cone Wreath. A Bit Crafty share their tutorial for a quick and easy wreath that you can make with pine cones collected from a nature walk or found at a craft store. You can paint your door decor any color and add […]

@Home This Weekend: Etched Container

This weekend, give glass etching a try and make some fun storage containers. Onyxnox used a glass jar with a clip closure for her project. Labeled “magic beans”, this jar holds some of the most precious beans of all: coffee! Now these magic beans are right at hand and easy to find when needed. Save

@Home This Weekend: Stenciled Rugs

This weekend, enhance your outdoor living space with a custom stenciled rug. Does your deck or patio need some style? TheMistressT purchased a couple of inexpensive indoor/outdoor carpets, and then made them extra special by creating a stencil and applying a mix of UV safe craft paint and textile medium to create this great arrow […]

@Home This Weekend: Decoupaged Coffee Table

Here’s a simple way to add color and fun to a plain coffee table using decoupage! Emu painted the table top white, and then used panels from a Moomin comic to give this once-boring table a one of a kind look. The entire project took less than a day and looks fantastic. You can do […]

Upcycled Home Decor

It’s so rewarding to decorate using upcycled materials. It’s good for the earth, it’s economical, and you can create one of a kind pieces to enhance your home. Luna1375 transformed this bright and cheery cabinet using scrapbook papers. Click on the link to see the original piece. You’ll be amazed at the difference a little […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Needle Felted Rug

This awesome and unexpected gift would be a great way to inject a little art into someone’s daily routine. You can see the full tutorial here: For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas. Gifts for Children Gifts for Crafters Gifts for Men Gifts for […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: A Perfect Summer Garden, a DIY Home Makeover, and More

The Week in DIY: A Perfect Summer Garden, a DIY Home Makeover, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite craft projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. Is Your Sunscreen Giving You Cancer? With beach season officially underway, make sure your skin stays healthy […]

Pink Flamingo Chandelier

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… Can someone make this for me? Pretty please? I love it! The people behind Bindle Art & Design are selling these truly fab chandeliers in their Etsy. Don’t need a whole flock? They have a single bird as a wall sconce! via Apartment Therapy Chicago

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make A Covered Switchplate

Here’s a great quick project that will add some oomph to any room. This would be a fun one to do with your kids. Make a boring switchplate fun with this tutorial from HornSister. You could take this one step further and collage meaningful images or phrases on your switchplate. Make one that matches every […]

Pirates Ahoy! Pirate Costumes and Crafts on Craftster

Arrr, Matey! Pirates are one of the most popular themes on Craftster. We have seen everything from baby pirate costumes to both knit and crochet pirate beard and hat combos. If you are planning a Halloween Pirate Party or Pirate Costume, or want to decorate your kid’s (or your own!) room in a Pirate theme, […]

How to Choose Paint for Your Home Project -from Mother Earth News

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… Paint can be the most affordable way to make a big-impact change in any room of your house or apartment. Going from a neutral to a bold color or vice versa, or even a very subtle change in shade or tone can make a dramatic difference. Add in a […]

Book Introduction: Crochet Adorned

Crochet Adorned by Linda Permann just might change your life. OK, maybe not your life, but definitely your wardrobe and probably your appreciation of crochet. It is absolutely chock full of awesome ideas to revamp your clothes and your home with crochet embellishments. Linda includes easy instructions and plenty of background information, so even a […]