Author Archives: Sharon

Another fall craft! How to make a Leaf Pumpkin

Fall leaves + pumpkins are a few of my favorite things! And this DIY Leaf Pumpkin combines both. I was intrigued by Kathleen George’s tutorial to DIY this Leaf Pumpkin and her use of adhesive sheets to adhere the leaves … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: How to make a Santa with paper prairie points

Debi Schmitz is back today with a Prairie Point Santa. (Don’t miss the Prairie Point Pumpkin she shared last week.) This favorite, folding technique works with paper and fabric, and there is a lot you can do with these folded, … Continue reading

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How to make a Folded Fabric, Prairie Point Pumpkin

It’s the first fall craft of the year, and it’s a pumpkin craft at that! You all know I love fall and pumpkin crafts, right? We have DIY pumpkin crafts of all kinds here on Crafts ‘n Coffee, and today … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesday: Recycled Christmas crafts made with soda cans and milk cartons

I’m talking trash today! 🙂 I have two Christmas crafts for you, and both DIY Christmas Tree Cones are made with supplies you might regularly toss in the trash – soda cans and milk cartons. Thank you to designers Debi … Continue reading

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Seeds and peas and moss, oh my! Stunning Deco Spheres or Ornaments au naturel! (Winner announcement, too)

Kathleen George has turned everyday seeds, peas, moss and a few more natural materials into stunning Deco Spheres or Ornaments. The subtle beauty of each natural element really shines in Kathleen’s DIY Deco Spheres. Kathleen added hanging ribbons to make … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesday: Ballard Designs knock off – DIY Ornament Topiary

This Ballard Design knock off is going to save you some holiday cash, and bonus, it’s a really easy DIY. When I saw the Ornament Topiary in the Ballard catalog, I knew I could make a prettier one for a … Continue reading

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Christmas in July: DIY Felt & Pom Pom Tabletop Christmas Trees

Today wraps up Christmas in July, and designer Beth Watson shares her colorful, tabletop Christmas trees made with felt and pom pom trim. These trees are classics, and I love that the supplies are readily available. Why not pair these … Continue reading

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Christmas in July: It’s a festive & fun Felt Wreath with fanciful pom pom trim

It’s day four of Christmas in July, and designer Debra Quartermain is sharing a bright and happy Holiday Pom Pom Wreath. Just like the bejeweled Christmas Topiaries Christie shared with us yesterday, Debra’s wreath is in non-traditional Christmas colors – … Continue reading

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Christmas in July: DIY lavish, elegant, Bejeweled Christmas Topiaries

Ooh la la! I have such a treat for you today! Christie Troxell, designer, artist, event planner, and a member of the Expo International design team, is sharing with us her trio of vintage style, Bejeweled Christmas Topiaries. Enrobed in … Continue reading

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Christmas in July: DIY a Party Hat Snowman

Thanks to Expo International, we’re celebrating Christmas in July this week. Donna Budzynski is back today with her adorable Snowman in a fancy party hat! (Did you see Donna’s Rustic Christmas Trees yesterday?) I’m a little intimidated by painting, but … Continue reading

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