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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

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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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Easter Eggstravaganza: DIY a Vintage, Tissue Tape Egg

It’s time for an annual tradition on Crafts ‘n Coffee – the Easter Eggstravaganza! Over the next week, I’ll be sharing fun and crafty ways to decorate eggs of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam. There’s another tradition that’s part of the Eggstravaganza, … Continue reading

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Kids will love these candy-free Valentine’s Day crafts

The love bugs are biting today! As much as kids love candy, I think they’ll also love these two, candy-free Valentine’s Day crafts. The colorful Love Bugs are designed by Kathleen George, and the instructions are on StyrofoamCrafts.com. The materials … Continue reading

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Three’s the charm: Three ways to make a Solar System model (and a giveaway)

Tutorials for making a Solar System model are always popular on Crafts ‘n Coffee. I think it’s a universal school project, and at some point, almost everyone makes a model of the Solar System. I already have instructions for a … Continue reading

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Five favorite snowman crafts (and a giveaway!)

I am in a snowman frame of mind this week. Perhaps it’s because we went to see the new Disney movie Frozen last weekend. Have you seen it? We loved it. To finish out a week of snowman craft tutorials, … Continue reading

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