Posts Tagged ‘Thanksgiving’

Thankful DIY

It’s time to count our blessings. The holiday season is approaching, and soon it will be time to welcome family and friends to celebrate. Let’s decorate! In her post, appropriately titled “Fall Obsessed”, ysmeine included many projects perfect for fall and Thanksgiving, including this quick and easy cloche, made from a candlestick and stemless wine […]


If you live here in the U.S., you’re probably making plans now to celebrate Thanksgiving. Whether you’re gathering with family or friends, it’s nice to take a day off and be thankful. Here are some fun ways to enjoy your day. Set a beautiful table. kittykill made lovely napkin holders/placecards from picture frames. There’s a […]

Tute Tuesday: Edible Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Does anyone really want to sit at the kid’s table? It’s sticky! Let Craftster member StevenJames show you how to turn the table that no one wants to go near, to the spot where everyone will want to hang out, with their tutorial for an Edible Thanksgiving Centerpiece. This super easy centerpiece is fun for […]

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. […]

Tute Tuesday: Thanksgiving Leaf Garland

We say goodbye to Halloween and a cozy hello to Thanksgiving. Crafty peeps like to plan ahead. We know we have a few weeks until the actual day, but crafting now will take the stress out of holiday decorating and let us concentrate on what is most important…turkey! I mean, family! Craftster member paperella shows […]

Let’s Talk Turkey

As holiday season rolls around, it’s appropriate that we discuss one of our favorite holiday birds: the turkey. You know you will be having some between now and New Years! Not all your turkey needs to be edible, though. Look at these other fine birds I found this week on Craftster. banana731 knit this adorable […]

Falling for Autumn Crafts

Autumn is here, and it’s time to warm up your home with the beautiful oranges and browns of fall. Here in the US, it’s almost Thanksgiving, so let’s look at some fall and Thanksgiving diy ideas to help celebrate the season. Turkey gobblers decorate these fun Thanksgiving “gobblets”, made from inexpensive wine glasses from The […]

Meatless Monday: Fruit Gobbler

There is no better way to decorate your Thanksgiving table and give your guests a little pre-dinner nosh than with this fantastic Fruit Gobbler created by Sweets4ever. I can’t decide which I am more giddy about, the fruit “feathers” or the Goldfish “corn.” Both are so clever! Whether you are entertaining a party of two […]

Thanksgiving on Craftster’s Pinterest Board

Let’s talk turkey! Have you seen Craftster’s Pinterest boards lately? We’ve been busy pinning all kinds of diy holiday ideas. One board that’s been getting a lot of attention lately is our “Thanksgiving 101” board. There you’ll find everything from turkey to pie, Thanksgiving and harvest recipes, DIY decor and more! Here’s a sampling of […]

Be Thankful – DIY Thanksgiving and Fall

Family gatherings. Harvest dinners. Thanksgiving meal planning. Crisp evening walks through the colorful, crunchy leaves. Ahh, November is here! These are a few of my favorite things. 🙂 What are some of your favorite things about this month? Scrap Fabric Leaf Wreath PookyKat created this colorful fabric wreath reminiscent of this gorgeous season. Felt Place […]

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!

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving Entertaining, Homemade Bagels, and More

The Week in DIY: Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving Entertaining, Homemade Bagels, 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. Entertain the Eco-Friendly Way on Thanksgiving, Beyond the Food You’ve already ordered your free-range, local, organic turkey; here’s how to keep […]

November 10th, 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 jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! My baby food jar light fixture by alphabits […]

Thanksgiving and Autumn Decorations (Plus Some Crazy Hats!)

Thanksgiving is coming up quickly, and we have some fun decor ideas to make your home look extra festive. We even have some fun hats to wear to the feast! It doesn’t take a lot of money to have a fabulous feast table. Let Craftster inspire your holiday! If you don’t celebrate Thanksgiving where you […]

Handmade Table Runners for a Festive Holiday Table

A new table runner can give new life to your holiday table. With a little creativity and effort you can change your seasonal look for a small budget. Table runners can be sewn, embroidered, reconned, knit, crocheted, quilted, laminated, or anything else you can come up with! If you don’t want to make a runner, […]