Posts Tagged ‘pumpkin’

Fresh Faces of Halloween

When you think about Halloween, what do you think of? Cats, bats, and jack o’lanterns always come to mind, as well as witches and ghosties. Presented here are some beautiful faces of the Halloween season. This roly poly Halloween “love cat” by Ludi has the perfect vintage look. I love that cheesy grin. cmarion3 used a […]

@Home This Weekend: Stylish Jacket For Your Pooch

This weekend, keep your pup warm in the snow with a brightly colored doggie jacket. This orange jacket by TheMistressT makes her dog Delia look a little like a pumpkin. It just seems right, then, that there’s a nice pumpkin leaf at the neck. Stylish and toasty warm! Save

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 […]

Setting The Table For Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving coming up next week, let’s set the table. There are several ways you can personalize your table with your crafts. bethntim crocheted a festive “Give Thanks” table runner, complete with autumn leaves. What a lovely reminder for the day. It’s nice to have candles on the table, especially when they double as placeholders. […]

Starry Starry Night

I love Van Gogh’s Starry Night painting, and evidently many Craftsters do as well. I found several wonderful projects inspired by the painting; so many that I even included a bonus project in this week’s article. (You’re welcome.) Wow, this window is simply fabulous! CrazyEyeGlass glued millions of tiny seed beads to the glass, and […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Upcycled Halloween Decor

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make spooktacular Halloween decor! Light up your Halloween with these upcycled pumpkin decorations! When you make yours, be sure to post them on the Halloween board, so we can feature you! 🙂

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Fabric Pumpkins

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make fabulous fabric pumpkins! Glam? Rustic? Halloween? What’s your fabric pumpkin style? When you make some, be sure to post them, so we can feature you! 🙂

Meatless Monday: Your Best Pumpkin Recipes

Do you have a pumpkin lover in your house (wow, that might be a loaded question)? You know the type, the person who can not get enough pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie or pumpkin soup. As soon as autumn hits, they go pumpkin crazy. Lucky for you, and them, our Cooking Board has a great thread […]

Tute Tuesday: Rustic Fabric Pumpkins

It’s September 1st and you know what that means? ALL THINGS PUMPKIN! It is like the world goes from beachy sunshine to fall pumpkin power when the clock strikes midnight. Of course, I see absolutely nothing wrong with that. I love anything pumpkin! I am ready to put away summer and begin decorating for fall […]

Tute Tuesday: Rustic Fabric Pumpkins

Fall is here! I am so excited! Leaves falling, sweaters, and pumpkins! I love everything pumpkin and these Rustic Fabric Pumpkins by Phizzychick are no exception. This tutorial is easy to follow and would be a great project to do with kids. These little pumpkins are a perfect treat for school, church or Halloween parties. […]

October 12th is Cookbook Launch Day

October 12th is Cookbook Launch Day! Why? No idea. Maybe it’s just about the perfect time for people to put together a community cookbook for the holidays? For whatever reason, it’s the perfect time for sharing recipes on Craftster’s cooking board! Whether it’s an old family recipe, something you made up, or an internet recipe […]

Halloween Pumpkins That Last for Years

This October, why not make a pumpkin or jack o’lantern that will never rot? Here are several, made from a variety of materials. They’ll bring you Halloween cheer year after year.  Make several pumpkins and  start up your own pumpkin patch using this fabric pumpkin tutorial by Phizzychick. This creepy little paper maché fellow was […]

How to Make Faux Pumpkin Crafts and Centerpieces

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill shows you how to take the foam pumpkins you used for Halloween and make them the star of your fall table! With just some paint, napkins, and maybe even some glitter, you can give new life to those faux pumpkins!

Winners of the Friends of Craftster Pumpkin Challenge!

Last month we announced our very first Friends of Craftster only challenge! In the spirit of the season we asked Friends to decorate a pumpkin the best way they saw fit. There were tons of great entries decorated in all sorts of ways; from carved to chopped and painted to… put in a pie! Our […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: The Real Cost of Food, Simple Fall Recipes, and More

The Week in DIY: The Real Cost of Food, Simple Fall Recipes, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. 5 Green Furniture Upholstery Fabric Alternatives Give faded furniture a new life with simple reupholstery tips — and […]