Category Archives: Fabric Craft

The perfect wreath for summer – it’s bright, colorful and super easy

This sunny, summer wreath is appropriately named Extravaganza Wreath. With an explosion of bright colors and textures, it looks like a summer party in a wreath. It’s summer easy to make, too. You’ll wrap up this wreath in an evening, … Continue reading

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20 Star-spangled, red, white and blue, patriotic crafts

How do you like the new, star-spangled photo above? Thanks to our recent photo shoot, I’m having fun dressing up Crafts ‘n Coffee for the seasons and holidays. Summer starts early this year, and can you believe that we’re heading … Continue reading

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The perfect Mother’s Day craft: A Mason Jar Chalkboard

Chalkboard paint + mason jars = two huge, craft trends, right? Add STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam to the mix and you get a DIY Mason Jar Chalkboard! I was so excited when designer Kathleen George discovered this amazing chalkboard fabric – … Continue reading

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Easter Eggstravaganza: Fabric Eggs, served up your way

I adore the vintage prints designer Rebekah Meier used to create these fabric eggs. I have some fabrics in my stash that would be perfect for these Sunny, Springtime Fabric Eggs. And that’s one of the reasons why I like … Continue reading

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More than two dozen creative ways to decorate Easter eggs

It’s Easter Eggstravaganza time! Every year, I have a blast pulling together tutorials for beautifully decorated Easter eggs made with STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam and a sometimes surprising collection of supplies. Through the years, I’ve featured eggs decorated with feathers, buttons, old … Continue reading

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Ten Carrot Crafts to DIY

Spring is all about the bunnies, which means you need to have a few carrot crafts, too. Today I’m sharing ten carrot crafts from several favorite bloggers (or should I say ten, ten-carat carrot crafts?). We all know carrots are … Continue reading

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Hundreds of free craft tutorials? Yes, please!

You can never have enough craft ideas, right? That’s the idea behind StyrofoamCrafts.com, the mother lode of more than 800, crafty DIYs to inspire your next project. Dow has been working hard behind the scenes to make StyrofoamCrafts.com easier to … Continue reading

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More mad for plaid: DIY no-sew Madras Tie Easter Eggs

Today I have another way to repurpose men’s neckties. If you went shopping for second-hand ties after yesterday’s Madras Tie Topiary, I hope you picked up a few extra to DIY these Madras Tie Easter Eggs. I think you’re familiar … Continue reading

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Mad for Plaid: Repurpose old ties for your spring décor

We all love a good recycle craft, right? There’s something so satisfying about repurposing old or discarded items and making them beautiful again. That’s what designer Kathleen George did when she picked up a handful of madras ties at the … Continue reading

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We’re wearing more green today: A Shamrock Topiary Cone

After I posted yesterday’s St. Patrick’s Day Topiary, several readers commented that it was nice to see some green. For everyone who is snowbound today, I’m sharing more green with another easy decorating idea for St. Patrick’s Day. These quick, … Continue reading

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