Category Archives: Patriotic Crafts

Introducing Mr. Stars & Stripes, a patriotic, paper clay bunny

We all love quick & easy, right? But sometimes, there are projects well worth a little more time. With that said, let me introduce you to Mr. Stars & Stripes, a charming, folk art rabbit by Rebekah Meier. This prim, … Continue reading

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DIY an indoor-outdoor, Fringed Patriotic Wreath – from tablecloths!

I have a super-easy indoor-outdoor, Fringed Patriotic Wreath today. And YOU were my inspiration! When I posted my Fringed Mardi Gras Wreath, someone commented (on Facebook), that it could be made with plastic tablecloths for an indoor-outdoor wreath. Lightbulb moment! … Continue reading

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DIY a summer-easy Patriotic Lollipop Tree

I’ve shared how to make a Lollipop Tree before – I like making Lollipop Bouquets and dressing them up for different holidays. Lollipop Trees are a fun and easy craft, and they serve double duty as a dessert and centerpiece, and … 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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A DIY Patriotic Topiary & a mysterious giveaway . . .

Do you like a good whodunit? I recently saw this pretty, DIY Patriotic Topiary on Pinterest, and I wondered “whodunit”? So, I clicked through and started to unravel the mystery. This Patriotic, Fabric Topiary was first shared by Anastasia Pollack, … Continue reading

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Summertime salute: A mesh ribbon wreath in red, white and blue (and another giveaway!)

Are you a fan of Deco Mesh? I’ve shared some fun Deco Mesh crafts, like the Deco Mesh Topiary or Deco Mesh Halloween Ghost. Recently, I saw something new at Jo-Ann Stores – rolls of mesh ribbon only 6” wide. … Continue reading

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An easy, patriotic wreath kids – or anyone, can make

My Red, White & Blue Bandana Wreath is an easy summertime craft for kids – and adults. Keeping kids in mind, I chose a smaller, 10” wreath form so that you could make this patriotic wreath fairly quickly. Personally, I like … Continue reading

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Saluting summertime with a collection of 13 patriotic crafts

I cannot believe that Memorial Day, and the unofficial start of summer, is less than a week away. (Of course, if you’re Canadian, you’re a week ahead of us.) To celebrate, I’m sharing a collection of red, white and blue … Continue reading

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DIY Vintage Fabric Rag Balls showcase your favorite fabrics (And I have a giveaway to get you started)

Every crafter is a hoarder of some sort, don’t you think? Is your passion buttons, yarn, glitter, or . . .? For me, it’s fabric, which is one reason why I adore Fabric Rag Balls. Rag Balls are a great … Continue reading

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May I recommend a few sweet candy crafts for July 4th? (And we have a winner!)

No doubt you’ll be getting together with family and friends over the next few days, and these candy crafts would make a welcome hostess gift. Or, if you’re hosting, add one or two to the dessert table. I confess, I … Continue reading

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