Author Archives: Sharon

Halloween greetings! Or, how to make a handmade Halloween card

Get ready to pick your perfect pumpkin craft this week, as I’m sharing pumpkin crafts all week long. I worried about rushing the season with the BOO Marquee Lights I featured on Friday, but now that it’s after Labor Day, … Continue reading

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BOO! DIY faux easy Halloween Marquee Sign

The prices I saw on Halloween marquee lights at HomeGoods were scary! So, why not do what Kathleen George did and DIY your own Halloween Marquee Sign? It’s really not scary at all. In fact, because she cut her “BOO” … Continue reading

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DIY a fall topiary for your rustic, fall décor

Do you add a few rustic touches to your fall décor? Crates, pallets, rusty tin, and natural elements seem so perfect for fall decorating. To carry through the rustic fall theme, DIY this Rustic, Corrugated Cardboard Topiary. Who knew corrugated … Continue reading

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Pretty paper + washi tape = gorgeous, DIY Vintage Deco Cubes

I know I always say “you can just change this up for your décor”, and I believe it’s true. Just like new paint or countertops (whoever thought mauve was a good idea?) can change the whole look of a room, … Continue reading

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Whip up a Burlap & Ruffles Topiary for your fall décor

It was love at first sight when I spotted this fall fabric – the orange is the color of bittersweet and the pops of turquoise add a little sass. It’s the perfect fabric for fall decorating. And then I mixed … Continue reading

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Fall, Faux Bois Candle Centerpiece sets a stylish table

Have you noticed scrapbook papers, fabrics, and even gift wrap with a faux bois, or fake wood grain, pattern? I kind of like it, do you? It fits right in with the woodland trend we noted back at the 2012 … Continue reading

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At last – coffee bean crafts you can make (and a giveaway)

With a blog named Crafts ‘n Coffee, you’d think I’d have featured coffee bean crafts a long time ago, yes? How have I not shared a craft or two made with coffee beans? I’m on it now with several coffee … Continue reading

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This DIY, Back-to-School Pencil Wreath is a fashion design star

I’m sure you’re seeing lots of back-to-school crafts right now, like school bus yellow, DIY Pencil Wreaths. I’ve featured a more traditional Back-to-School Wreath, too, but today’s sleek, back-to-school Pencil Wreath knows that basic black is the key to high … Continue reading

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An all-star cast of movie star crafts

It occurred to me recently that we have quite a few movie stars on Crafts ‘n Coffee. From a tutorial to make Olaf the Snowman from Frozen, to the Minions, I thought I’d stage a little revue of the stars … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: DIY Wall Art decks your walls for Christmas

Here’s a cute idea for DIY wall art that’s an easy Christmas gift idea, too. Make the DIY Ornament Wall Art in your favorite colors, and then use the other set of half balls to make one for gift giving. … Continue reading

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