Category Archives: Kid’s Crafts

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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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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Welcome to 2016, the best crafts of 2015, and thank you!

Happy, happy New Year! We have a beautiful, blue sky today and I couldn’t ask for a better start to the year. I’m not one for New Year resolutions, but I do like to take a look back at the … Continue reading

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DIY a four-step, five-ingredient, Rustic Muslin Ornament

The “recipe” for these Rustic, Muslin & Ribbon Ornaments calls for just five ingredients, which you’ll mix together in four simple steps. If you need a last-minute handmade Christmas gift or Christmas decoration, I recommend these little gems. Changing up … Continue reading

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How to make Glittered Gumdrop Ornaments (and the winners!)

Who else pulls out the Christmas craft supplies when the family gathers for Thanksgiving? I’m in charge of our “Thanksgiving Craftermath” and it’s a lot of fun. If you’d like to plan a little Thanksgiving craft hour with your family, … Continue reading

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A Christmas craft for kids: Chenille Swirl Christmas Tree

Chenille stems + kids = a fun and easy Christmas craft that kids can make. The kids will have a blast shaping wired and fuzzy chenille stems into coils, and then decorating their very own tree with the coils. Patty … Continue reading

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An easy Halloween craft – DIY a Halloween Sock Bat

Have you heard this quip making the rounds online: “I’m absolutely convinced that the socks that go missing in the dryer turn into extra Tupperware lids”? I know this happens at my house, all the time! Well, here’s what you … Continue reading

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EEK! How to make a super-sized, Halloween Spider!

I have another Halloween craft for kids today, and these super-sized Halloween spiders are kind of cute, in a creepy way. Unless you have arachnophobia, in which case a foot-long spider might send you running for cover! The supplies are easy – … Continue reading

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A Halloween craft for kids: DIY Duct Tape Mummies

Today’s Duct Tape Mummies are a great Halloween craft for kids, but guess what, I had fun making them, too. If you’ve been around here for a while, you know I love a good, duct tape craft. And why not, … Continue reading

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Lots of crafty inspiration today, and an inspiring giveaway

I often say it’s all about the inspiration. We craft and create because we’re inspired. We see something we like, our creativity flows, our hands move and voilà, we’ve created something beautiful. In my mind, September starts the most inspiring … Continue reading

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