Category Archives: Mosaics

Road Trip Recap: A Beach Glass Festival (and favorite Beach Glass Crafts)

Who could resist a festival celebrating beach glass? Especially when it’s a beautiful Saturday morning and the festival is in a charming, waterfront town. A few weeks ago, I took a short drive east, along Lake Erie, to attend the … Continue reading

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Pumpkins, acorns, pretty leaves and more: 20+ favorite ideas for fall crafts & décor, and we have a winner!

I like things organized, so I love how the new tab Craft & Décor Tutorials has all of the tutorials on Crafts ‘n Coffee sorted by holidays and seasons. When I can’t keep track of it all, this directory is … Continue reading

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Tile Mosaic Crafts: DIY mosaics for the garden and indoors, too

I love mosaics, but I’ve not yet tried to make my own. And I have no excuse – making a 3-D mosaic is as easy as this five-step tutorial. How pretty would these mosaic eggs, cone or even a tile … Continue reading

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More than two dozen creative ways to decorate Easter eggs

It’s Easter Eggstravaganza time! Every year, I have a blast pulling together tutorials for beautifully decorated Easter eggs made with STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam and a sometimes surprising collection of supplies. Through the years, I’ve featured eggs decorated with feathers, buttons, old … Continue reading

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Fall harvest décor: Six crafts made with pinecones, acorns, and other nuts

Today’s tutorials are classics – how to make crafts with pinecones, acorns, and other fall finds. The Acorn & Pinecone Deco Spheres are beautiful au naturel, of course, but we went for glam with a metallic gold finish. I’m also … Continue reading

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More coastal Christmas ideas: DIY a Driftwood Wreath

It’s not Tinsel Tuesday, but after sharing the Driftwood Christmas Cone on Tuesday, I decided to share this pretty Driftwood Christmas Wreath today. I’m also sharing a few more coastal decorating ideas that would be beautiful for a coastal Christmas … Continue reading

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Two dozen more ways to decorate Easter Eggs (& a winner & a surprise)

I had so much fun with this year’s Eggstravaganza that I’m already hatching plans for next year’s Eggstravaganza! If you’ve not yet found the perfect Easter egg craft, I’ve shared links below to many more creative ways to decorate Easter … Continue reading

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Summer Soirée: Make this beautiful, Sea Glass Mosaic Wreath

I’ve never had much luck finding sea glass, have you? Imagine my surprise when my daughter came home from a week at summer camp on the lake with a pocketful of sea glass! Perhaps I’ve been looking in all the … Continue reading

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Summer Soirée: Let’s rock this Polished River Rock Mosaic Wreath

As part of this week’s Summer Soirée celebrating beach crafts and coastal home décor, I have the second installment in our mini-series of summer wreaths. When I travel, I often pocket a few rocks as mementos, so I really appreciate … Continue reading

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Tick, tock, take a look at this clock – it’s easy to make

Take a look at this clock – looks like real tile, doesn’t it? But of course, it’s made from STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam. Designer Kathleen George explains exactly how to make your own Tuscan Tile Clock, right down to creating the … Continue reading

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