Posts Tagged ‘paint’

@Home This Weekend: Pine Cone Succulents

This weekend, gather up the pine cones in your yard and create a fabulous faux succulent garden. Succulents are all the rage right now, and with this lovely garden, there’s no need to worry about proper light or over-watering. yzzilnoaj used reclaimed wood to frame her succulents, creating this unique wall accent. Simply inspired!

@Home This Weekend: Hurricane Fish

This weekend, make the best of a bad situation. After Hurricane Irma, yzzilnoaj collected up pieces of destroyed fence posts, and with the help of her hubby, who cut them out, made whimsical fish for friends and loved ones who survived the hurricane with them. Each fish has a unique personality. What fun! Save Save

December 27, 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! Mickey Mouse toddler jacket by RedheadWithThread Chocolate Frogs […]

@Home This Weekend: Hamper Revamp

This weekend, give your hamper the wow factor with a little paint. blupaisan took an old black hamper, painted it a bright turquoise, and then hand painted a bird amongst some branches on the front. It’s a joy to put your dirty clothing up when your hamper is so pretty! Save Save

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!

Spotlight on: Painting with Bonus Tutorials

One of the crafts that truly eludes me is painting. Room painting I can do, but can never seem to do well with art painting look like more than a child’s finger painting. And that would actually be an insult to a child finger painting. Here on Craftster though we have many talented people who […]

CrafTATstic: Crafty Tattoos – Paint Stroke Tattoo

Breegy’s beautiful tattoo of paint strokes was inspired by the amazing tattoo artist Amanda Wachob. Sometimes it’s hard to translate painting to a tattoo but this one does it wonderfully! Do you have a crafty tattoo? Share it here at the following link and you may be featured on the blog!

Handmade Gift Ideas: Hand Painted Glasses

We’re starting to get down to the wire here for holiday gift making! How about making some hand painted glasses for someone on your list? This tutorial from toriaa is simple but makes for an awesome, completely customizable gift. Pick their favorite tv show, favorite band, their initials… anything meaningful to them! You can find […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Pea Shooter Targets

Do you like giving the kids on your list gifts that could be slightly messy? Or maybe you have a grown-up on your list who doesn’t want to admit they’re grown? Knickertwist will show you how to make these adorable (and super easy!) pea shooter targets with just some cork sheets and Elmer’s Painters pens! […]

How to Make Cake Stands

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make a quick cake stand or serving tray to show off your holiday treats. Using some spray paint, glue, and old plates and candlesticks you can make great new additions to your holiday table.

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Subway Art

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make subway style art for Mother’s Day! With just some stickers, wood, and paint, you can make simple, meaningful statements and great pieces of art, too!

Green Thumb Thursday: Zetti Inspired Raised Garden Bed

lvl0rg4n and her mom have a amazing landlord. They don’t mind that they added raised garden beds, not even brighty colored, zetti-inspired ones! I already love going out to my own garden but I think this fun paint would make me love it even more. You can see the full thread here: You can […]

Green Thumb Thursday: Ceramic Plant Markers

I love this idea! Selenium as created plant markers out of painted ceramic tiles! They’ll last for years and will be easy to clean off for winter storage. You can see the full thread here: You can also view our own Craftster Quickies video for a full tutorial on how to make your own! […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Homemade Watercolor Paints

Encourage your kid’s creativity with a home made watercolor paint set! Just a few simple ingredients and you’re on your way! Pair with a few brushes and a pad of paper for a wonderful gift set. You can see the full tutorial here: For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides […]

As Seen On TV: Venture Brothers Dr. Girlfriend

I don’t get enough Venture Brothers in my life. I always seem to miss them when they’re on! I’ll have to get my fix with this awesome Dr. Girlfriend dot painting until I can get myself back on the Brothers bandwagon. Giddygirlie made this awesome artwork with acrylic paint, the back of a paintbrush, and […]