Category Archives: Christmas Crafts

A frosty Friday finish: DIY a faux, Frosted Christmas House

I find Christmas villages enchanting, so this has been a fun week for me. So far, I’ve shared a Miniature Christmas Village and a Faux Gingerbread House. Today’s DIY Christmas Houses look like frosted confections, but believe it or not, … Continue reading

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DIY a Faux, Christmas Gingerbread House

It’s a tradition – every year my daughter decorates a gingerbread house. And every year it’s my post-holiday tradition to sneak it out of the house and into the trash while no one is looking. What a waste! Here’s a … Continue reading

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Make your own miniature Christmas village

Can you imagine the little Whos living in this village and singing “Fahoo Fores Dohoo Dores, Welcome Christmas Come this Way”? This whimsical, Miniature Christmas Village reminds me of Whoville. If you’ve always wanted a Christmas Village, but you don’t … Continue reading

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A Christmas craft for kids: Drinking Straw Christmas Tree

I saved the best for last during this week’s Festival of Trees. Today is a hands-on Christmas tree the kids can make with drinking straws and a cone of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam. How fun is that? I’m also linking up … Continue reading

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Hang up this sweet, Paper Mitten & Snowball Garland all season long

Isn’t this the sweetest garland? Patty Schaffer designed the Paper Mitten & Snowball Garland, and you know that she makes the prettiest paper crafts. (Her etsy shop always has something new, so take a peek when you have a minute.) … Continue reading

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Everyone’s favorite: A Penguin Ornament made from a glove

Just when you thought a penguin couldn’t get any cuter, how about a DIY Penguin Ornament sporting a colorful stocking cap (made from a sock, of course). These adorable Penguin Ornaments require no sewing and no stuffing, so you know … Continue reading

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Serving up a pasta Christmas craft for kids

It’s National Pasta Day today, the perfect day for this pasta craft for kids. You’ll use tube-shaped penne pasta to make this Pasta Christmas Tree Cone. The pasta is inserted at an angle right into the cone of STYROFOAM™ Brand … 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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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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Tinsel Tuesdays: Make a needle-felted, Ice Cream Cone Christmas Ornament

This cherry-topped, handmade Ice Cream Cone Ornament is sweet as can be! Look closely and you can see the special touches designer Rebekah Meier added to this DIY Ice Cream Cone Ornament, like a bright red “cherry” and a few … Continue reading

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