Category Archives: Wintertime Crafts

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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Make a Sparkling, Winter Snowflake Wreath with dollar store snowflakes

After a weather delay in Chicago last night, I am happy to be home from the CHA Show. It’s been a mild winter around here and it’s easy to forget the hazards of wintertime travel. We’ve had too few of … Continue reading

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DIY Needle Felted Song Birds, singing on a musical spool

Don’t you love a craft that’s packed with charming details? Like these little song birds, perched on wooden spools wrapped up in sheet music and tinsel. It’s this attention to detail that makes Rebekah Meier’s Needle-Felted Song Birds so delightful. … 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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A must-have snowman craft: Sweet, Felted Snowmen

No one can resist these Sweet, Felted Snowmen! I’ve found that DIY snowman crafts are popular on Crafts ‘n Coffee, like this roundup of five favorite snowman crafts. Why do we love snowmen so much? Is it the sweet faces? … Continue reading

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DIY a trio of rustic, Shabby Chic Christmas Tree Cones

Are you a fan of burlap, twine, buttons, and other rustic or vintage accents? If you’re wondering how to add rustic touches to your Christmas decorating, then take a peek at these DIY, Shabby Chic Christmas Trees. Burlap? Check! Twine? Yep. Buttons? Of … Continue reading

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You’ll love this Frosty, Blue Christmas Snowball and Ribbon Wreath

With frosty blue ribbons in luscious textures and finishes, I could call this the Frozen Christmas Wreath, after the popular Disney movie Frozen. However, I think I’ll call it the Christmas Snowball Wreath, or maybe the Blue Christmas, Snowball & … Continue reading

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Chill chaser craft idea: DIY a Cozy Sweater Cone

It snowed this past weekend – twice. Not a lot, but enough to make you reach for the gloves and turn on the furnace. In honor of that first snow, I’m featuring the first Christmas craft of the season – … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: DIY this Faux Pallet Wood Snowman

Name that tune: Do you want to build a snowman . . . We’re crafting a snowman today, but it’s not Olaf. It’s another magical snowman in which a sheet of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam is transformed to look like pallet wood, … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: How to make a Snowman Candle Pedestal

Today’s Tinsel Tuesday tutorial (how’s that for alliteration?) is a special, DIY gift idea – a Snowman Candle Pedestal. In a clever “hat trick”, a 3” pedestal candle finishes off his top hat. Like Frosty, the top hat really brings … Continue reading

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