Posts Tagged ‘journal’

Book It! Great DIY Journals

People use journals for all sorts of reasons, like keeping lists, creating art, or as a diary. No matter what you decide to do with your journal, it’s extra special if it’s handmade. Here are five really great handmade journals that are sure to inspire you. tendstowardschaos used UV-reactive acrylic paint on wood to create the […]

Back To School Fun

Tomorrow is the first day of school where I live. It seems so early! Maybe school’s in session where you are, too, or maybe you’ve got a while before summer’s end. Either way, how about some fun school supplies to help ease that sting of early back to school? Upgrade last year’s backpack for a […]

July 26, 2018 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by rackycoo. We hope you enjoy them! Upsizing Recons by gala_apples Viking chair by schizo319 […]

Tute Tuesday: Envelope Book

The holidays are winding down and it’s time to get back on budget. You can make staying on track a bit easier with A2JC4life‘s tutorial for an Envelope Book. You can customize the book with stickers for each budget category. It also makes an excellent coupon organizer. You can make a bigger book for monthly […]

Bee Crafty

What’s the buzz today? Bees! Bees are so important in pollinating the many plants that feed us. Bonus: crafts made with the images of bees are as sweet as honey. For example, there’s this beautiful fused glass dish by fancybutch. The yellow background makes this bee silhouette pop! Ludi stitched up this charming applique bee […]

August 9, 2017 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by kittykill. We hope you enjoy them! Tale as Old as Time by Supermutts Black […]

July 26, 2017 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by rackycoo. We hope you enjoy them! Geeky bags by Kaoticat Harry Potter Starry Night […]

Junk Journals

The following journals may be made of “junk”, but they are anything but! Recently, Craftster member geekgirl1000100 hosted a Mini Junk Journals swap, and the resulting journals were outstanding! Here are a few pictures of journals traded in that swap. You’re really going to want to see all the gorgeous photos, so make sure you check […]

Hedgies!

Fact: hedgehogs are just adorable. And hedgehog crafts are adorable too! Here’s a sampling of sweet hedgies that have been posted on Craftster. This precious little hedgehog is also the perfect pincushion, and would be a welcome addition to any sewing room. maker*land shares the link to a tutorial in her post. Doesn’t this felted […]

Tute Tuesday: Creating a Travel Journal

Boy, do I ever need to escape! I am ready to pack my bags and head out for an adventure. I think I will grab the dogs and the husband and hit the open road, maybe even join the circus. I will definitely need to document my travels with a Travel Journal. Lucky for me, […]

Spotlight on: Book Making & Binding

Once upon a time there was a Craftsterer named HSG. She wanted to create her own art journal, but had no clue where to begin. What to do she thought? I know! The Craftster tutorial portal! If you can dream it, we can show you how to make it. Everything from cooking to woodworking, there […]

Craftster Quickies: Book Journals

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to take and old hardback book and turn it into a journal! If your new year’s resolution is to keep a journal or write, this personalized journal will be a perfect way to make your resolution even more fun!

Rock Paper Scissors: Handmade Journal

Let’s mix a bit of leather in with our paper this week! trickygirlb used the leather from an old scrapbook that was falling apart to make this beautiful journal for her father. Won’t he be so happy to see this under the tree! This journal was made using only part of the cover; click here […]