Category Archives: Gift Ideas

A precious, Paper Clay Easter Chick

It’s always a treat to share one of the “heirloom” paper clay crafts from Rebekah Meier. It’s amazing how Rebekah breaks down each step, so that anyone can make one of her delightful characters. While you may not make this … Continue reading

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Another Sock Bunny tutorial and DIY Sock Eggs, too

Two DIY Sock Bunny tutorials in one week? I think you’ll excuse the overlap when you see how different each bunny is. How do I describe today’s Sock Bunny? She’s almost ethereal, or a sweet confection, or maybe pastel perfection? And … Continue reading

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DIY a fluffle of Sweet Sock Bunnies!

Can you ever have enough bunny crafts? No, I didn’t think so! This Sweet Sock Bunny by Linda Valentino is cute as can be, and while kids will have a blast making these sock bunnies, I think it’s a pretty … Continue reading

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DIY classic Starburst Ornaments made with toothpicks

These Starburst Ornaments are a favorite DIY ornament. They’re easy enough for kids to make, and cool enough that adults love them, too. The retro, sputnik style glistens with a lavish sprinkling of glitter, and humble toothpicks never looked so … Continue reading

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A Needle-Felted Cupcake Ornament, perfect for beginners

Another sweet, DIY ornament today! A few readers told me they love the look of needle felting, but they’re afraid to try it. This DIY, Needle-Felted Cupcake Ornament is the perfect place to start. The “frosting” is felted right onto … Continue reading

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DIY cute-as-can-be Cupcake Ornaments

If you’ve followed Crafts ‘n Coffee this year, you may have noticed a few yummy, cupcake crafts, like those mouthwatering Cupcake Bouquets. Mmmmm! Today’s Cute-as-can-be Cupcake Ornament may not be as tasty, but it’s still sweet as can be. Wouldn’t … Continue reading

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DIY merry & bright Christmas ornaments with fabric & Mod Podge

Your tree will be more merry and bright when you decorate with these Mod Podge & Fabric Ornaments. I’m a big fan of red and white at Christmas, but if you’re not, you can easily make these ornaments your own. … Continue reading

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Melt-your-heart Handmade Christmas gift idea: DIY an adorable Panda Bear Ornament

If Tuesday’s Teddy Bear Ornaments didn’t melt your heart, then surely this DIY Panda Bear Ornament will! I don’t know which one is cuter, and there’s no reason to pick – make the Teddy Bear and the Panda Bear Ornaments! … Continue reading

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DIY Christmas folk art you’ll treasure: Mixed media, Paperclay Christmas Dove (and the Crafts ‘n Cocoa winners!)

Today, I’m sharing an exquisite Christmas Dove by Rebekah Meier. I’m a fan of quick and easy crafts, but sometimes, I like to share special projects that take a little more time, and are sure to become heirlooms. Rebekah’s mixed media, Paperclay … Continue reading

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Display this Faux Pallet Wood Pumpkin all season long

Some of you said that you love decorating with pumpkins because you can display them from September all the way to Thanksgiving. And that’s the idea behind this easy, Faux Pallet Wood Pumpkin designed by Debi Schmitz. Using foam instead … Continue reading

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