Syfestivalen is Swedish and means “Festival of Sewing”. These days it is actually called Sewing and Craft Festival, but I think I’ll just keep calling it the short and sweet Syfestivalen for ever. It’s arranged twice each year in Älvsjö, … Continue reading ? The post Inspiration from Syfestivalen in Stockholm appeared first on iHanna's Blog written by Hanna Andersson.
You have the perfect outfit. The only thing missing are the shoes. You just can’t seem to find a style that fits. Don’t spend your day at the mall, instead spend it making Ballet Flats! Crafting shoes is much easier than you thought thanks to a tutorial from Craftster member iheartohmy. Using a few simple […]
“Paisley” is the term for a design using the buta or boteh, a droplet-shaped vegetable motif originating from Persia. It’s been popular in the west since the 18th century, and it looks like it’s not going anywhere anytime soon! Let’s check out some fun paisley designs using a variety of media. ThéaOz presents this intricate […]
I am looking out my window at a very wet, cold, grey day. Why does winter have to be so mean? This kind of day makes me want to stay inside, curl up, do a little crafting and make a big pot of homemade Vegan Chili. Craftster member white_lilyblossom shares her recipe for a quick […]
If you’re feeling stale and uninspired, in body or soul, you need to start with some warm up exercises, to get you going. I think this is one of the stumbling blocks when making art (or trying to restart it … Continue reading ? The post Before you Start, create a Warm Up Collage appeared first on iHanna's Blog written by Hanna Andersson.
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. […]
You just realized that it is Valentine’s Day. EEEK! How could you have spaced out the love fest? Instead of spending a ton of money on flowers that might last a week, why not shower your sweetie with Coffee Filter Roses. Craftster member SarahJSaturday shares her tutorial for these easy and inexpensive flowers that not […]
This adorable stuffed otter by pottermouth practically wears its heart on its sleeve. What a perfect little valentine for her lucky kid. Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be just about roses and boxed chocolates; there are other fun ways to show you care. Here’s a fun valentine idea: a delicious pound cake with a […]
Looking for a new twist for your zucchini noodles? Tired of the same marinara sauce? Take those noodles to a new level with Craftster member Mantis’ recipe for Zucchini Fettuccine with Spinach Sauce. This dish is not only tasty but also good for you! You can serve it hot or cold and takes no time […]
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! Floral Wars Glittery Star Wars Ballet Flats by […]
This weekend, make your best friend happy with a new tug toy that you can make yourself! In her post, Smeddley provides instructions with lots of photos. Your dog is gonna love you for this one. Save
Want to tell a large group that you think they rock this Valentine’s Day? Skip the store and make Valentine’s Mini Heart Piñatas. Craftster member LovelyMiss shares her clever tutorial for these little gems. You can stuff them with treats of your choosing; candy, tattoos or little toys. This project is also fun for wedding […]
It’s almost Valentine’s day- have you made anything for the ones you love? Nothing is sweeter than a handmade gift. Here are several that you’ll love. craftylittlemonkey used a stumpwork technique to make this unique cut out heart. It’s presented in a pink-wrapped embroidery hoop. It would be easy to wear your heart on your […]
These eggs must have done something really bad to end up in purgatory! I don’t even want to think of the crimes against humanity they committed. Craftster member MareMare shares her recipe for this delicious and spicy dish, Shakshuka aka Eggs in Purgatory. They are easy to make and go great with a nice bread […]
Today is my pooch’s Adoptiversary, and I’ve spent the last few days making dogs toys for her. And I’m not alone in pampering my puppy, there are a ton of crafters that make a ton of fun pet-related projects on the pet crafts board. One I really need to make some of is this awesome […]
This month, our Craftster Crush is PerfectlyBohemian! She’s been a Craftster member for nine years. That’s nine years of whimsical projects, swaps and fiber projects, oh my!. Here are some random facts about PerfectlyBohemian! She loves photography. She’s completed 40 Craftster swaps. One can dream to be one of her lucky recipients! PerfectlyBohemian is the […]
In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make heart-shaped bath bars. Bath bars are perfect for Valentine’s Day or just for a random Thursday to pamper yourself! ????
It is time to sharpen your pencils, my dears. It is time I show up, and bring my sharp pencil to do some writing on this here blog. Don’t you agree? But first two things I’ve already accomplished this … Continue reading ? The post New Year | Time to sharpen your pencils appeared first on iHanna's Blog written by Hanna Andersson.
This weekend, create a beautiful wreath out of china teacups! gigglygirl purchased the cups and background plate for this wreath at Goodwill, and added greenery to soften the edges. What she ended up with is a lovely wreath that will go great in a kitchen or breakfast room. You can do it, too!
Looking for a way to spruce up that tired sweatshirt? Why not add a little flair with a Faux Cross Stitch. You do not need to be a master cross stitcher to get the look of those tiny x’s and o’s. Craftster member P.kok shows you how to get that needlework effect with fabric paint […]