Posts Tagged ‘home’

@Home This Weekend: Light Fixture Update

This weekend, update your home by refurbishing your light fixtures. appledainty stripped paint off the glass globes of two fixtures, and then painted the metal parts a beautiful aged copper color with gold highlights, giving them a fresh new look. You can do it too!

@Home This Weekend: Painted Candle Holders

This weekend, take plain wooden candle holders and jazz them up with paint! alwaysinmyroom painted each holder white and then added whimsical flowers and polka dots to make a set of one of a kind  candle holders that will brighten up anyone’s day. Save Save

Tute Tuesday: Ceramic Planter from Money Bank

Is the cold weather getting you down? Brighten up winter with a few indoor plants. Succulents are the easiest plants to take care of and they will look fabulous in a fun planter. Craftster member teaandcraft shares her tutorial for taking an everyday money bank and turn it into a Ceramic Planter. This tutorial is […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Home Organizers

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make adorable home organizers from objects you probably already have in your home. 🙂 It’s that time of year. The time where we want to simply, declutter and organize our homes and offices. These organizers will help you get right on track! Happy Crafting!

@Home This Weekend: Homemade Candles

This weekend, make some lovely scented candles. These, pictured here, are Kentucky Bourbon and Gin and Tonic scented, perfect for the holidays! Mistress Jennie used a 20 pound bag of wax to make all these. Her post is chock-full of photos and information on making your own. Light ’em up! Save Save Save

Tute Tuesday: Pinecone Wreath

There is nothing more welcoming on a front door than a beautiful wreath. Celebrate the winter season in style with A Bit Crafty’s tutorial for a Pinecone Wreath. The mashup of natural elements with vibrant colors will be a pleasant sight on those grey days. If red and silver aren’t your favorite, you can spray […]

@Home This Weekend: Clipboard Photo Display

This weekend, cut some plywood, add some clips, and make a mini clipboard photo display. These can be propped up, hung with wire, or, as in this case, displayed in a vintage wire rack. TheMistressT added neutral scrapbook papers to the back of each board, so they look great from any angle. Clip it up! […]

Party with a Pumpkin Challenge Winner: Floral Pumpkin Centerpiece

The Craft Challenge for the Occasions Board was Party with a Pumpkin! The challenge was to take a decorate a pumpkin. You can carve it, create a monster or make a mad diorama. The only requirement is that the pumpkin can not be fake. No foam or plastic pumpkins! Our winning entry was created by […]

@Home This Weekend: Wastebasket Liner

This weekend, reduce your use of plastic by making wastebasket liners out of newspaper flyers. craftADDchick was intrigued by the idea of using newspaper to line her trash cans, but was concerned that the trash would fall out. She came up with the clever idea of using her sewing machine to stitch up the sides […]

@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 Sweet Home

Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home. Houses come in all different shapes and sizes, and there are so many ways to celebrate home. Here are a few great house-related crafts I found on Craftster this week. Phizzychick proves the adage “good things come in small packages” with these delightful inchie houses. […]

Tute Tuesday: How to Make a Quick and Easy Lavender Sachet

This week for Tute Tuesday we have a quick and easy lavender sachet project from Jungrrl. These make lovely gifts or a simple project to keep your home fresh. Wondering how to use a lavender sachet? Here are a few places to place them: in dresser drawers, closets, luggage, doorknobs, with stationery or paper goods, […]

Manic Monday: Garbage Garbage Can

A garbage can made of garbage? That’s… poetic. It also looks like it took a very long time! All the cutting and gluing! My god. lovething says she got the idea from Mark Montano’s The Big-Ass Book of Crafts. She cut tons of strips out of magazines, made them into circles, and attached them together. […]

Creature Feature: Anglerfish!

So we can’t keep blogging about all the awesome things on Craftster and not showcase our animal friends! This is the first in a new feature called, well “Creature Feature.” We’ll bring you projects made for animals or about animals! Now this isn’t just dogs and cats, here. Our first featured creature is something I […]

Home Sweet Home: Make or Revamp Your Own Chandelier

Welcome to the shiny and new Home Sweet Home feature! Every Monday, I’ll bring you some fabulous ideas from our Home Sweet Home boards. From gardening to interior decorating, the Home Sweet Home boards are pretty expansive, so expect quite a bit of variety for your home on Mondays. This week’s Home Sweet Home feature […]