Posts Tagged ‘upcycle’

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!

Tute Tuesday: Holiday Lantern

It’s no illusion, by 4:00pm the sun has gone down. The days are getting shorter. Light up those long winter nights with Sweets4ever’s tutorial for Holiday Lanterns. Using recycled products like soup cans and old cards, you can create beautiful and unique luminaries. Light up a pathway for Santa to find his way to your […]

@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 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! 🙂

@Home This Weekend: Give The Dog A Bone

This weekend, give your dog a bone. Onyxnox made some great denim chew toys that any dog will love to play (or cuddle!) with. This is a great way to upcycle old jeans. Put a squeaker in the ends of the bone, and you’ve got an instant hit. Woof! Save Save

@Home This Weekend: Honeyduke’s Candy Cabinet

This weekend, make your home magical with Honeyduke’s candy cabinet, inspired by the Harry Potter series. Using an old cabinet desk, patty_o_furniture reconfigured the inside and painted it in bright colors. The cabinet even lights up when you open the doors to reveal all the treats inside. The jars are full of candies, and the […]

Tute Tuesday: Cons to Mary Janes

I have a pair of sneakers in my closet that are in desperate need of a makeover. Don’t get me wrong, I love them, but for some reason, they just don’t look cute on my feet. Craftster member Object001 has a solution to my shoe dilemma with her tutorial for Cons to Mary Janes. This […]

@Home This Weekend: Thermos Lamps

This weekend, make a unique lamp for your home! TheMistressT used vintage thermoses to make these fun bedside lamps for her guest room. Craftsters have used all sorts of creative things to build lamps with; click on the “lamp” tag to see other great lamp ideas! Save

Tute Tuesday: Toilet Paper Roll Totebag

Yahoo! School is out for summer! Time to head to the beach and enjoy some fun in the sun. Carry your summer essentials in style with Limeriot’s easy to follow Toilet Paper Printed Bag. This tutorial uses an everyday household item, a toilet paper roll, to create one of a kind designs. While this bag […]

@Home This Weekend: DIY Organizer

This weekend, store your socks where you can find them with an organizer made from reused cardboard. rockingbearranch made this one the exact size of her drawer, so she’ll never have to paw through a jumble of socks again. She covered her organizer with scrapbook paper, so it’s not only functional; it’s pretty as well. […]

Junk Journals

The following journals may be made of “junk”, but they are anything but! Recently, Craftster member geekgirl1000100 hosted a Mini Junk Journals swap, and the resulting journals were outstanding! Here are a few pictures of journals traded in that swap. You’re really going to want to see all the gorgeous photos, so make sure you check […]

Creative Craft Supplies

Have you ever just felt like making something, but you didn’t have craft supplies? Well, that didn’t stop these clever Craftsters: they made awesome projects with some pretty creative materials they had just lying around at the house. Can you guess what skullseamstress used to make this colorful rainbow chandelier? No? Can you believe it’s […]

@Home This Weekend: Dragonfly

This weekend, create a beautiful dragonfly to hang on your wall. You’ll never guess what Jenxx used to make this fabulous insect, so I’ll just go ahead and tell you: it’s four ceiling fan blades, a chair leg, a glass garden globe, a little paint, and a lot of talent. Click on the photo to […]

@Home This Weekend: Radio Birdfeeder

This weekend, make sure your feathered friends are well fed! Look at this amazing birdfeeder that blupaisan created out of an old 1940’s radio. Birds would be crazy not to stop by for a treat! (And maybe a song or two.) What do you have around your house that could be made into a unique […]

Resolutions: Recycle. Get Organized.

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? I did: recycle what I can, and get my house organized. You know what they say: “everything in its place, and a place for everything”. Here are some great organizers made from recycled materials. Win/win! It’s hard to believe this makeup organizer is made from a […]