Posts Tagged ‘repurpose’

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: Art Caddy

This weekend, repurpose an old dishwasher silverwear basket and make a handy art caddy. It’s perfect for holding supplies for little ones. CvilleCraftyGirl glued some cardboard to the bottom to keep the smaller items like pencils from falling through the holes. How wonderful for art on the go!

@Home This Weekend: Custom Lamp

This weekend, make a custom lamp for your home. TheMistressTmade a beautiful floorlamp, repurposing a beautiful wooden tripod. What a great accent for any room!

@Home This Weekend: Creative Planter

This weekend, give your yard a creative edge by repurposing items to make yard art and decor. violentjayne made a lovely planter from an old wrought iron fish tank stand. This one of a piece looks great in the yard, especially when filled with colorful flowers.

Craft Challenge #59 Announced – Super Ugly to Super Awesome

Craft Challenge #59, Super Ugly to Super Awesome, has been announced! Your challenge this month is to hit the thrift stores and revamp something from ugly to awesome! Entries are due February 1 through February 8, 2010. Read all of the challenge details here and get crafting on your awesome project. 😀

Craft Challenge #52 Announced – Bed Sheet Getup

Craft Challenge #52 has been announced! “Bed Sheet Getup” entries are due Jul 1 – Jul 7. Your challenge is to create an item of clothing from one or more bed sheets! Read all of the nitty gritty details here.

Keepin’ it Green: The Week in DIY: Chic Accessories, Repurposed Clothes, and More

The Week in DIY: Chic Accessories, Repurposed Clothes, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite DIY projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner crafter. Turn a Designer Handbag into a Solar Powered Fashion Statement An easy-to-install solar panel turns your favorite tote, purse, or backpack […]

Happy Earth Day to You!

Earth Day is a worldwide celebration of life and the environment of our beautiful planet Earth. It’s a time to be extra aware of our impact on the planet, and to think about ways we can preserve it throughout the year. As Craftsters, many of us love the creative challenge posed by the maxim “Reduce, […]