Posts Tagged ‘home decor’

@Home This Weekend: DIY Shelves

This weekend, make your own set of shelves using cardboard and newpaper. In her post, edelC gives step by step instructions on how to make this unique shelf unit. This technique can be used to make shelves of any shape or size, making it perfect for collectibles! Save

@Home This Weekend: TP Caddy

This weekend, foil both cats and kids who insist on unspooling your toilet paper for sport. vegbee made this clever caddy to protect the roll, while still having it convenient for the folks who need it. Smart mama! Her tutorial will show you how to make your own. Save Save

@Home This Weekend: Honeyduke’s Candy Cabinet

This weekend, make your home magical with Honeyduke’s candy cabinet, inspired by the Harry Potter series. Using an old cabinet desk, patty_o_furniture reconfigured the inside and painted it in bright colors. The cabinet even lights up when you open the doors to reveal all the treats inside. The jars are full of candies, and the […]

@Home This Weekend: Paint a Music Box!

This weekend, get out your paints and embellish a plain wooden box. patty_o_furniture got extra creative and painted a Hogwarts scene reminiscent of Van Gogh’s masterpiece “Starry Night”, and then added workings that play Hedwig’s theme. I think you’ll agree that this was a truly magical transformation.

A Key Component

What is the key to unique art? Using things in interesting ways. Here are a few projects where people used actual keys in art, with beautiful results. bookstorebabe made key pendants to fantasy locations like Camelot, the Tardis, and the castle of Emerald City. These necklaces definitely unlock your imagination. Embellished keys are pretty in their […]

@Home This Weekend: Thermos Lamps

This weekend, make a unique lamp for your home! TheMistressT used vintage thermoses to make these fun bedside lamps for her guest room. Craftsters have used all sorts of creative things to build lamps with; click on the “lamp” tag to see other great lamp ideas! Save

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: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=382993.0 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 […]