Category Archives: Craft Tutorial

Another use for old silk ties: DIY Silk Tie Deco Spheres

Today I have another elegant yet easy DIY project to add a little spark to your winter decor – Silk Tie Deco Spheres. If raiding your closets doesn’t turn up any old ties, you’ll find them in second-hand store. These … Continue reading

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Extravagant and irresistible Ribbon & Bead Deco Spheres

If you saw a bowl full of these exquisite Ribbon & Bead Deco Spheres, could you resist picking them up and admiring them more closely? Nope, I didn’t think so! Each Ribbon & Bead Deco Sphere is like a miniature … Continue reading

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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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