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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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Inch by inch, here’s how to make a Wiggly Worm Marionette

Who isn’t fascinated by the antics of an inchworm? This Wiggly Worm Marionette mimics an inchworm, gliding along on easy-to-maneuver marionette strings. This DIY inchworm puppet is a perfect rainy day craft project for kids – the bright colors, fun … Continue reading

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Then & Now: A vintage, Thanksgiving turkey craft updated

I have a small collection of vintage craft books, and sometime I’ll post a photo from the books on the Crafts ‘n Coffee Facebook page. After I posted the picture of this handsome Chenille Turkey from the 1975 book Foam … Continue reading

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Christmas in July: A Springy Snowman Ornament for your tree

How cute (and easy) is this Springy Snowman Ornament? Today’s snowman ornament is fun to customize, too. Maybe your snowman prefers red boots, or a plaid scarf, or?? Have fun with him, and make a few extras for last-minute gifts. … Continue reading

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