Posts Tagged ‘shrine’

What The World Needs Now…

…is love, sweet love. Love your neighbor. Be kind. We’re all in this together. Let’s all keep peace in our hearts. This beautiful embroidered hoopla by kittykill shows a heart in hand. I love the bright red heart contrasting with the blackwork of the hand.   Here’s a detail from a shrine posted by craftylittlemonkey, […]

Finding Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo (1907-1654) was a Mexican painter whose folk art paintings, often self portraits, mixed realism with fantasy. Because she painted so many self-portraits, her image has become iconic, so leave it to Craftsters to portray her image in many ways. This doll by pilarfarmer is a beautiful tribute to Frida, with her brightly colored […]

Spotlight on: Art Shrines

Most of us are probably familiar with what a shrine is, but what about an art shrine? Art shrines are art tributes to a person, place, theme or idea. They’re usually three dimensional, but can also be flat. If you look in the Craftster tag cloud you’ll find shrine is pretty popular in these parts! […]

July 3, 2013 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! Kitschy Mexican Saints Quilt by humboldtcherry My second […]

Craftster Crush: amaryllisroze

This month, our Craftster Crush is the inspiring and amazing amaryllisroze! Amaryllisroze has been inspiring Craftsters since 2004, when she joined our community. Since that time, we have had the pleasure of seeing a jaw-dropping number of altered art projects, shrines and paper crafts shared by her. What is even better than someone that posts […]

March 03, 2010 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 sweets4ever. We hope you enjoy them! Self-sorting (sorta) bin by Wulf Hey! I can […]