Tag Archives: vintage

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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Tinsel Tuesdays: How to make Hot Air Balloon Ornaments

It feels like fall today, and I dug out my slippers from the back of the closet this morning. Summer is almost over, which means this is the last Tinsel Tuesday. I’ve saved an old, favorite Christmas craft for today … Continue reading

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Easter Eggstravaganza: DIY Twine Easter Eggs

You can wrap up these Twine Easter Eggs in two steps – I like that! And then add your own flair with the embellishments. Rebekah Meier adds a vintage twist with lace, ribbon and paper flowers. In a past Eggstravaganza, designer … Continue reading

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How to make a Springtime, Paper Clay Bunny

My apologies to today’s Springtime, Paper Clay Bunny. He’s part of the new blog header, over on the left-hand side, but an unfortunate crop cut off his cute little head (fortunately, he didn’t suffer the same slight over on Facebook, where … Continue reading

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How to make a spring chick from paper clay

As promised, I have another spring craft idea today – a spring chick made from paper clay. Paper clay is a flexible, air-dry clay that you can easily roll and mold to create endless designs. Once it dries, it’s very … Continue reading

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A Paper Loop Christmas Cone two ways – which is your favorite?

If the Christmas season is making you a little loopy, de-stress tonight with this easy Christmas craft – a Paper Loop Christmas Cone. I know I talk a lot about changing up colors to suit your style, and this Christmas … 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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Step-by-step, you can make this Pastel Paper Clay Snowman

It’s no surprise that artist and designer Rebekah Meier can create this Pastel Paper Clay Snowman. I mean, she has mad, crazy skills, right? But I assure you, you can make this Paper Clay Snowman, too. Rebekah shares easy-to-follow, step-by-step … 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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DIY Mother’s Day gift ideas made with a vintage flair

Today, I haven three Mother’s Day crafts, all designed by Rebekah Meier, and all made with Rebekah’s distinctive vintage style. The trio includes a Treasure Box & Pin Cushion, made with a paper mache box and fabric; bright, needlefelted Flower … Continue reading

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