Posts Tagged ‘monster’

@Home This Weekend: Monster Pillow

This weekend, delight your favorite kid (or kid at heart!). Make them an oh-so-scary monster pillow, like this one, designed by jillybeans. It’s so much fun, it’s frightening!

Spotlight on: Art Dolls

Lately I’ve been stalking swaps on Craftster that are for art dolls. Now keep in mind I am not a doll type person, though I appreciate the reason some collect dolls. With that said…art dolls are right up my alley. Art dolls are one of a kind pieces of art, not at all intended to […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Monster Messenger Bag

Put the fun into functional gifts with this monster messenger bag! Sure, you could use this tutorial by ikillbarbies to make a plain bag for anyone on your list, but why not just go all the way and make it a monster! You can find the full tutorial here: For more great gift ideas […]

Craftster Crush: suereal

This month, our Craftster Crush is suereal! Suereal somehow consistently makes monsters that are both completely weird and completely adorable and endearing, a very difficult mix to get right! And I can’t tell you how many comments I’ve seen talking about how awesome suereal is. That she’s nice, sweet, funny, a great crafter… She really […]

Gamer Wednesday: SkiFree Quilt

Ok, I’ll admit it. I squeed when I saw this Skifree Abominable Snowman quilt by Yojetak! I vividly remember being completely unable to get away from this guy but continuing to play SkiFree for ungodly amounts of time. (You’d think I would’ve improved with all that playing, huh?) There are just so few SkiFree Abominable […]

Happy Birthday, Cookie Monster! Me Eat Cookie!

Craftsters are huge fans of cookies and monsters, so it’s no surprise that we’ve got plenty of Cookie Monster projects to go around. And what better day for a Cookie Monster tribute than today, Cookie Monster’s birthday? Om nom nom nom to each of you, and happy birthday, Cookie Monster! Stop by @SesameStreet on Twitter […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: A Blemish-Free Butt, Tips from the Farmer’s Market Pros, and More

The Week in DIY: The Week in DIY: A Blemish-Free Butt, Tips from the Farmer’s Market Pros, 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. The City Girl’s Guide to Country Gardening, Lesson 5: Lazy Composting Not […]

Rock Paper Scissors: Cut it out!

You can do beautiful things with paper, and the best thing is, the supplies you need don’t have to break the bank. Urban Threads proved this with her adorable paper cutout that she made for her fiance. All she used is a simple piece of paper, an exacto knife, and an inexpensive frame, but look […]

Introducing Craftster Videos!

Craftster has gone video crazy! We are introducing our new series of crafty how-to videos as only Craftster can make them! Our hostess with the mostest, Kittykill, demonstrates quick and easy crafts in this series of 5 minute videos. They are currently appearing on and will soon be available on youtube and directly from […]

Handmade Halloween Costumes: Mr. and Mrs. Monsterface Costumes

Don’t be scared! They may look beastly, but Mr. and Mrs. Monsterface are friendly monsters. anasbubbalu started with a simple hood to make these great monster heads. PREVIOUS POSTS Muppet Costume, October 1 Ball o’Yarn Costume, October 2 Gnome riding a Snail Costume, October 3 Grumpy Care Bear Costume, October 4 Ghoul Scout Costume, October […]

OwwwOooooo! Werewolf Crafts!

Are werewolves the new vampires? OK, they are usually just sidekicks of their vampire friends (or enemies) but werewolves are tired of being wingmen – it’s time they have their moment! Werewolves have a lot going for them. True, they have more potentially embarrassing body hair than vampires, and may be less darkly romantic, but […]

The Wild Things are Here!

So the Spike Jonze live action movie version of Maurice Sendak’s “Where the Wild Things Are” opens soon!! Who’s excited?!?! Everyone seems to love this story and of course, when Craftsters love something, they craft it! Check out all the Max & Monster goodies lurking around the forum! Click on the pics below to see […]

Grrrrr!! Monsters Galore!

What do October and Craftster have in common? Monsters Galore! With Halloween slinking its wicked way in our direction, it’s time to let our monsters have their moment. Monster hoodies, purses, jewelry and apparel on our bodies. Monster needlework, knitting, crochet, pillows, stuffies, and more decorate our homes. Even monster wreaths hang on our doors! […]

May 28 2009 Featured Projects – Monsters monsters everywhere.

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 featured 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 sweets4ever. We hope you enjoy them! Monster Purse – monster pictures by shout4joy […]