Tag Archives: vintage

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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Easter Eggstravaganza: Vintage, glittered eggs have peek-a-boo paper scenes

It’s Day #8 in the Easter Eggstravaganza, a week that’s had Easter eggs decorated in so many creative ways, from mosaics to tie-dye. I feel sort of like a mom for this brood, and I really can’t pick a favorite. … Continue reading

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Baby, it’s cold out there . . . and it’s the perfect day to make snowman crafts

Brrrr . . . it’s in the single digits here, and schools are closed due to the cold and the snow. It’s too cold outside, so we’ll stay inside and make a snowman. Just like people, the four Snowman Crafts … Continue reading

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How to make vintage, Valentine’s Day Snowmen (so adorable!)

Look at all of the sweet details on these darling, vintage, Valentine’s Day Snowmen. Designer Beth Watson uses glitter, dictionary pages, silver tinsel stems, buttons, and baker’s twine to make this mixed media, snowman craft. You’ll even recycle jars to … Continue reading

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