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How to make a Valentine’s Day Deco Mesh Topiary

Crafts ’n Coffee readers love crafts made with mesh ribbon. In fact, the Deco Mesh Christmas Topiary was one of the top crafts in 2014. Which got me thinking about how easy it would be to transform the Deco Mesh … Continue reading

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How to make a classic Christmas Ornament using fabric and foam balls

I promised a stash-busting Christmas ornament tutorial today, and here it is. I’ve called this week’s series of Christmas ornaments “classic crafts” for a reason. This is a favorite technique for making ornaments, yet it’s as fresh and new as … Continue reading

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A different way to DIY a Button Ornament

Have you seen our “5 Ornaments in 5 Minutes” video? In five fast minutes, you’ll learn how to make five classic Christmas ornaments, including a Button Ornament. Today I’m sharing a different tutorial to make a Button Ornament without pins. … Continue reading

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How to make a dazzling, beaded Christmas ornament

During the Christmas season, every day and everyone seems just a little more glamorous. This dazzling, Beaded Ornament is all that and more, layered with seed beads, pearls and twinkling rhinestones. Can I hear an “ooh” and an “ahh”? It’s … Continue reading

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Non-scary Halloween décor: Colorful, itsy bitsy Halloween spiders

Spiders that aren’t scary? And might even be pretty? Take a peek at these cute & colorful Halloween Spiders and I think you’ll agree that this is a non-scary Halloween craft. These little spider gems aren’t going to scare anyone. … Continue reading

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Button craft: DIY a Button Acorn for fall

I have one more easy fall decorating idea today, and it’s a fall craft the kids can help with, too. My daughter and I both worked on these Button Acorns, and we love how they turned out. Initially, I was … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Craft Week: DIY Sock & Ribbon Pumpkins

These DIY Sock Pumpkins are so cute! These are not everyday Sock Pumpkins – designer Kathleen George dresses up her Sock Pumpkins with a variety of ribbons and trims. Use Kathleen’s Sock Pumpkin tutorial to make a collection to display … Continue reading

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Folk art style: DIY Top Hat Jack with paper clay

Today’s Halloween pumpkin craft is made in a folk art style, and thanks to paper clay and a few simple, painted details, this is DIY folk art anyone can make. Designer Rebekah Meier’s Top Hat Jack is a treasure, and … Continue reading

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Halloween greetings! Or, how to make a handmade Halloween card

Get ready to pick your perfect pumpkin craft this week, as I’m sharing pumpkin crafts all week long. I worried about rushing the season with the BOO Marquee Lights I featured on Friday, but now that it’s after Labor Day, … 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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