Category Archives: Giveaways

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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A DIY Patriotic Topiary & a mysterious giveaway . . .

Do you like a good whodunit? I recently saw this pretty, DIY Patriotic Topiary on Pinterest, and I wondered “whodunit”? So, I clicked through and started to unravel the mystery. This Patriotic, Fabric Topiary was first shared by Anastasia Pollack, … Continue reading

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Road Trip Recap: A return to SNAP, the creative bloggers’ conference

Last month, I traveled to Salt Lake City to attend SNAP, the conference for craft, DIY and other creative bloggers. This year was as exciting, invigorating and exhausting as my first trip to SNAP. Have you read other bloggers’ recaps … Continue reading

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DIY Vintage Fabric Rag Balls showcase your favorite fabrics (And I have a giveaway to get you started)

Every crafter is a hoarder of some sort, don’t you think? Is your passion buttons, yarn, glitter, or . . .? For me, it’s fabric, which is one reason why I adore Fabric Rag Balls. Rag Balls are a great … Continue reading

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“Grow” your own yarn flowers for this Spring Yarn Wreath

When I read how easy it was to make these sweet yarn flowers, I was surprised. No special tools, looms, etc., are needed – just a few fingers and pretty yarn. Wrapping up the yarn wreath isn’t hard, either, and … Continue reading

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Two dozen more ways to decorate Easter Eggs (& a winner & a surprise)

I had so much fun with this year’s Eggstravaganza that I’m already hatching plans for next year’s Eggstravaganza! If you’ve not yet found the perfect Easter egg craft, I’ve shared links below to many more creative ways to decorate Easter … Continue reading

Posted in Easter Crafts, Fabric Craft, Giveaways, Kid's Crafts, Mixed Media, Mosaics, Needle Felting, Paper Crafts, Recycle Crafts, Spring Crafts, Vintage Crafts | 20 Comments

Easter Eggstravaganza: Springtime, needlefelted Easter eggs

Before I share the tutorial for these Needlefelted Easter Eggs, I thought I’d share a little ancient history. (I find it fascinating and I hope you do, too.) Long before people were spinning, weaving and knitting fibers together, people were … Continue reading

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Easter Eggstravaganza: Craft a beautiful, button-covered egg

I think this DIY Button Egg is one of my favorites in this year’s Easter Eggstravaganza. I love the bright button “polka dots” and the punches of color from the pearl head pins. Making a button egg is pretty straightforward, … Continue reading

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Easter Eggstravaganza: Lions and Leopards and Zebras, oh my!

Can you believe that these high-style eggs started out with a package of tissue paper from a dollar store? Chicks and bunnies might be more typical Easter fare, but these animal-print Jungle Eggs are certainly more sophisticated. For more traditional … Continue reading

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Easter Eggstravaganza: DIY natural Butterfly Eggs

If you’re looking to make spring eggs that don’t scream “Easter” in bright, vivid colors, take a look at Rebekah Meier’s Butterfly Eggs. These butterfly beauties are soft and subtle, and you could easily display Nature’s Butterfly Eggs year-round. Thank … Continue reading

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