Category Archives: Paper Crafts

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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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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DIY Christmas Decorations: Sparkling, Christmas Ornament Topiaries

December 1, already? How has Thanksgiving – and all those leftovers, already come and gone? Is your Christmas tree up? Are you ready for a few more, DIY Christmas decorations? I have a mantel decorating idea for you today that’s … Continue reading

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DIY a White, Christmas Flower Cone (and a new giveaway)

Every year, I seek out tutorials for the most beautiful, tabletop Christmas topiary trees for the annual Festival of Trees. It’s my goal to find all different styles of Christmas cones, so that every reader will find the perfect Christmas … Continue reading

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An easy, four-step Snowflake Christmas Ornament

Gather your paper, punch, pin, repeat. In a nutshell, that’s all you need to DIY a Paper Punch Snowflake Ornament. Making these Snowflake Ornaments isn’t hard, but it’s what I like to call a “TV craft.” Download a few Christmas … Continue reading

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DIY this textured Burlap & Cork Thanksgiving Turkey

It’s a holiday mash up on Crafts ‘n Coffee this week. Earlier, we made Paper Pine Cone or Pineapple Christmas Ornaments; tomorrow is Halloween; and today, Kathleen George shares a tutorial to make a Burlap & Cork Thanksgiving Turkey. I … Continue reading

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Make favorite, Paper Pine Cone Ornaments – in punchy pink papers!

Is there another holiday filled with more traditions and nostalgia than Christmas? I don’t think so. But sometimes, you have to change it up a bit and today’s Paper Pine Cone or Paper Pineapple Ornaments do just that. Folding paper … Continue reading

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Can bats be pretty? Take a look at this Halloween Topiary!

I don’t mind bats swooping around on a summer night, as long as they are outside. But when they’re inside, like the times I’ve had them in the bedroom, or the laundry room, or discovered that they liked to hibernate … Continue reading

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