Category Archives: Recycle Crafts

Stitch up beautiful, Embroidered Sweater Eggs

Every Christmas, Kathleen George’s Sweater Ornaments are one of the most popular tutorials on Crafts ‘n Coffee, so I am excited that Kathleen is sharing her DIY, Embroidered Sweater Eggs today. Now, these would be pretty enough made with soft, pastel sweaters, … Continue reading

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DIY a too-cute Water Bottle Chick (look at that hair-do!)

Here’s a fun spring craft idea for the kids – repurpose a plastic water bottle and make this Water Bottle Chick. From his crazy hair to his wiggle eyes and bright orange feet, he’s goofy fun that kids will love! … 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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How to make a Sock Penguin

It’s Penguin Awareness Day and to celebrate, Debra Quartermain is sharing an adorable, DIY Sock Penguin. This little penguin got the memo about casual Friday and instead of a fancy tux, Debra’s little penguin sports a casual, polka-dot turtleneck sweater. … Continue reading

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Three times the fun: DIY Snowman Wall Art

Brrrr! We’re coming out of a cold snap, and I like that I can admire this darling, DIY Snowman Wall Art while sitting inside by the fire. And there’s no better time than a snowy day to DIY these cuties. … Continue reading

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Welcome back! A year in review; a big “thank you”; and a craft emergency!

Happy New Year! I hope your holidays were wonderful, and packed with family, friends and fun! Today I have the “best of” Crafts ‘n Coffee from 2016, but first, I want to say a heartfelt “thank you” to both the … 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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How to DIY Teddy Bear Ornaments from fuzzy socks

Who doesn’t love a pair of cozy, fuzzy socks, right? You are going to love them even more after Kathleen George works her magic today and turns fuzzy socks into the sweetest, DIY, Teddy Bear Sock Ornaments. Guys, these are … Continue reading

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Repurpose silk ties and DIY a gorgeous, Silk Tie Wreath

As promised, today I have the DIY on how to repurpose old neckties and make a Silk Tie Wreath. I recommend you scout second-hand stores for ties, and when you do, be sure to pick up extras so you can … Continue reading

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DIY beautiful fall and winter décor made with men’s neckties

The rich colors in men’s silk neckties are perfect for decorating this time of year – vibrant red, burgundy, navy blue, and splashes of gold. Designer Kathleen George turned a pile of cast-off silk ties into a beautiful topiary and … Continue reading

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