Category Archives: Summer Crafts

A sweet and colorful summertime Watermelon Wreath

It’s August 1, summer is in full swing, and nothing says “summer” like a sweet & colorful Watermelon Wreath. Patty Schaffer used a favorite and super-easy technique to make her Watermelon Wreath – inserting fabric squares into the wreath of … Continue reading

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Send summer greetings with a DIY Creamsicle Card

I was never a big fan of creamsicles – till I saw Patty Schaffer’s Creamsicle Greeting Card. It’s adorable and everything that summer should be – sweet, colorful and a lot of fun. Imagine making several of these as party … Continue reading

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More coastal Christmas ideas: DIY a Driftwood Wreath

It’s not Tinsel Tuesday, but after sharing the Driftwood Christmas Cone on Tuesday, I decided to share this pretty Driftwood Christmas Wreath today. I’m also sharing a few more coastal decorating ideas that would be beautiful for a coastal Christmas … Continue reading

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Make someone’s day with an Ice Cream Cone Greeting Card

It would be a special day if I received this handmade Ice Cream Cone Greeting Card in the mail! Sure, it’s pretty with those sparkly sprinkles and all, but I also love that it’s dimensional. It’s the perfect card to … Continue reading

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How to create mouthwatering, Ice Cream Cone Wall Art

Here’s the scoop on how to make the cutest Ice Cream Cone Wall Art for your kitchen, a kid’s room, or just about anywhere you’d like to add a little whimsy. It looks just like vanilla ice cream, doesn’t it? … Continue reading

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Serving up a picnic wreath made with plastic spoons and forks

It’s high season for picnics, so I’m dishing up a Plastic Spoon and Fork Wreath today. Honestly, I can’t decide if it’s kitschy, cute, or a little of both. I do know that plastic spoon crafts are “hot” right now, … Continue reading

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A six-flag salute to Flag Day: Six flag crafts you can make

Tomorrow is Flag Day and I’m sharing six DIY flag crafts from the past here on Crafts ‘n Coffee. Most of these are easy, and you can make one of these flags in a summer afternoon. So, get out your … Continue reading

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An easy, patriotic wreath kids – or anyone, can make

My Red, White & Blue Bandana Wreath is an easy summertime craft for kids – and adults. Keeping kids in mind, I chose a smaller, 10” wreath form so that you could make this patriotic wreath fairly quickly. Personally, I like … Continue reading

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Saluting summertime with a collection of 13 patriotic crafts

I cannot believe that Memorial Day, and the unofficial start of summer, is less than a week away. (Of course, if you’re Canadian, you’re a week ahead of us.) To celebrate, I’m sharing a collection of red, white and blue … Continue reading

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A cupcake crush and how to craft a super-cute, No-Cal Cupcake

I have a good news/bad news story to share today. The good news – my favorite cupcake shop is opening a store just one short mile from my house. The bad news – my favorite cupcake shop is opening up … Continue reading

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