Category Archives: Recycle Crafts

Tinsel Tuesdays: Repurpose T-shirts to DIY easy Christmas Tree Cones

Don’t you love making something special from nearly nothing? Like the t-shirt wall art I made using old t-shirts. Today, designer Patty Schaffer repurposes a few old t-shirts to make these Christmas Tree Cones. First, you’ll make t-shirt yarn from old … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: Repurpose cans and DIY a Soda Can Christmas Wreath

It’s a big week for entertaining, which makes it the perfect time to start collecting cans to make this Soda Can Christmas Wreath. This cool idea for a Christmas wreath gets kudos for ingenuity and repurposing. Depending on the cans … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: Recycled Robot Christmas Ornaments that kids can craft

You are going to love these, and so are the crafty kids in your life. Because it’s Tinsel Tuesday, today I have a Christmas craft for the kids – Recycled Robot Christmas Ornaments. You know all of the little trinkets … 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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A sweet, three-step Valentine’s Day Sweater Wreath

I loved this sweater when I saw it at the Goodwill Store last year, though I didn’t have plans for it at the time. I pulled it out a few weeks ago to make this super-fast, three-step Valentine’s Day Sweater … Continue reading

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Blast from the past: Six Pretty Valentine’s Day Wreaths to DIY

Back for a repeat performance is a collection of beautiful Valentine’s Day wreaths from last year. The wreaths are made with yarn, paper, buttons, and even old sweaters. I do have a new Valentine’s Day wreath to share this year, … Continue reading

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How to make a Chinese Dragon Puppet for the Chinese New Year (and announcing the Solar System winners)

If you’re at all familiar with the festivities surrounding the Chinese New Year, you’ve probably noted the celebrations often include a colorful, dancing dragon. The dragon symbolizes power and strength, and chases away evil spirits; it also brings good luck … Continue reading

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How would you design these Vintage Snowmen? And planning for 2014

As I was planning for 2014, I came across these sweet, Vintage Snowmen by Beth Watson. Last year, I featured a Valentine’s Day version of these snowmen, and thought you might like to see the original design, too. I know … Continue reading

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Recycle plastic shopping bags to make a Snowman Picture

I really debated about sharing another Snowman craft today, as I bet a lot of you have had enough snow already! But I also know that a lot of Crafts ‘n Coffee readers love Snowman crafts (four of the top … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Craft & Home Decor Projects from 2013

Happy New Year! I’m so glad you’re back! Are you ready for another year packed with brand, spanking new craft and home décor ideas? I hope so! But first, I’m going to revisit the top 10 crafts and home décor … Continue reading

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