Author Archives: Sharon

DIY a fast, fun and festive Mardi Gras Wreath

Believe it or not, Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is next Tuesday! Today’s DIY Mardi Gras wreath is easy and colorful, just like Mardi Gras. Fringed tissue paper always reminds me of piñatas and parties, and I decided that a … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day craft for kids: Origami Heart Wreath

I have a special guest today sharing a fun, Valentine’s Day craft for kids of all ages – an Origami Heart Wreath.  My daughter is an origami ninja and when she heard I was looking for a new idea for … Continue reading

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Hey cupcake – Here’s how to DIY a Cupcake Bouquet!

We’re talking cupcakes today and I’m not going to lie – this might be my all-time favorite tutorial! Who wouldn’t love a DIY Cupcake Bouquet? I saw my first Cupcake Bouquet at a school bake sale several years ago, and … Continue reading

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How to DIY a sweet & easy, Valentine’s Day Paper Flower & Buttons Tree

Do you know someone who deserves a pretty flower bouquet this Valentine’s Day? Patty Schaffer’s Paper Flower & Buttons Tree is like a sweet little nosegay for someone special – your mom, a friend, a neighbor, or maybe your child’s … Continue reading

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An easy Valentine’s Day craft: DIY Tissue Paper Fringe Topiaries

I have a fun and easy Valentine’s Day craft today – DIY Tissue Paper Fringe Topiaries. These Fringed, Tissue Paper Trees are a fast and inexpensive way to dress up your Valentine’s Day décor (the sequin tissue paper was less … Continue reading

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One dozen penguin crafts celebrate Penguin Awareness Day

In honor of Penguin Awareness Day tomorrow, I’ve rounded up one dozen of the cutest penguin crafts you can make. These penguin DIYs have all appeared on Crafts ‘n Coffee before, but never all in one place. With so many … Continue reading

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Don’t miss this Winter White, Nesting Snowman Pair – what an irresistible duo!

Nesting snowmen? Could these be more adorable? The tiny snowman nestled in the base of the larger one reminds me of Mother Ginger in The Nutcracker Suite. Of course, this sparkling, Winter White, Nesting Snowman Pair is by Rebekah Meier. She’s … Continue reading

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Make a Sparkling, Winter Snowflake Wreath with dollar store snowflakes

After a weather delay in Chicago last night, I am happy to be home from the CHA Show. It’s been a mild winter around here and it’s easy to forget the hazards of wintertime travel. We’ve had too few of … Continue reading

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DIY Needle Felted Song Birds, singing on a musical spool

Don’t you love a craft that’s packed with charming details? Like these little song birds, perched on wooden spools wrapped up in sheet music and tinsel. It’s this attention to detail that makes Rebekah Meier’s Needle-Felted Song Birds so delightful. … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2016, the best crafts of 2015, and thank you!

Happy, happy New Year! We have a beautiful, blue sky today and I couldn’t ask for a better start to the year. I’m not one for New Year resolutions, but I do like to take a look back at the … Continue reading

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