Author Archives: Sharon

How to make a Valentine’s Day Deco Mesh Topiary

Crafts ’n Coffee readers love crafts made with mesh ribbon. In fact, the Deco Mesh Christmas Topiary was one of the top crafts in 2014. Which got me thinking about how easy it would be to transform the Deco Mesh … Continue reading

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Three cheers for this Valentine’s Day Pompom Wreath

Patty Schaffer is back today with more Valentine’s Day décor – a Valentine’s Day Pompom Wreath. I’ve made pompoms before and they’re an easy DIY, plus, they’re so much prettier than the packaged pompoms in stores. There’s no comparison, really. … Continue reading

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Book page hearts + love letters = Valentine’s Day décor

Book page hearts, love letters and flashes of gold? How romantic is this Valentine’s Day Wall Hanging? Designer Patty Schaffer cut up old books to make the hearts, and then added touches of gold – beautiful! Here’s what else I … Continue reading

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Dreaming of penguin crafts? Here’s how to DIY your own

Did you know that today is Penguin Awareness Day? Which is all the reason I need to feature an adorable penguin craft. Not that I need a reason – just about any day is a good day to make a … Continue reading

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You’ll love this DIY Snowman – he’ll rope you in!

I’m wrapping up snowman week with a snowman all wrapped up in cotton cord. He’s designed by Kathleen George, who has created some of the most popular snowmen here on Crafts ‘n Coffee. Kathleen’s snowman faces always have a ton … Continue reading

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A sweet snowman craft made with paper, wool and foam

It’s a week of snowman crafts. Today, award-winning designer Rebekah Meier is sharing her Sweet, Mixed Media Snowman. Rebekah designs beautiful mixed media art, and just this week at the CHA Show, she won the hot new product award in … Continue reading

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DIY a square snowman? Why not!

Snowman crafts are popular on Crafts ‘n Coffee, so I’m sharing a few favorite, DIY snowmen this week. I’ve chosen snowmen of all shapes and sizes, and each one uses different materials and techniques. By the end of the week, … Continue reading

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Cheery, Felted Birds brighten a winter day

Cardinals are the state bird here in Ohio, and they’re such a pretty sight in the winter (this is a craft blog and not a sports blog, so all references to the state of Ohio have nothing to do with … Continue reading

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DIY Winter Wreath: Cozy & Creamy, Sweater & Snowflake Wreath

Brrrr – it’s cold this week, and Kathleen George’s DIY Winter Sweater Wreath looks so cozy. She shopped second-hand stores for assorted sweaters to create the subtle, patchwork design. I know you’re familiar with her technique – tucking fabric pieces … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, the top crafts of 2014, and “thank you” gifts

Happy New Year! I hope you finished 2014 with a flourish, and you’re refreshed and ready for a crafty & creative 2015. Today I’m sharing the top crafts from 2014 – if you missed these last year, be sure they’re … Continue reading

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