Category Archives: Recycle Crafts

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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The Summertime Snowman Series finale: A DIY, Sweater Pumpkin Snowman!

I’m wrapping up the Summertime Snowman Series today with a Sweater Pumpkin Snowman – the perfect decoration for fall! Honestly, I’m glad this too hot and too dry summer is almost over, and I’m looking forward to celebrating fall with … Continue reading

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DIY a Repurposed Soda Can Owl

What can you make with old soda cans? Just ask Kathleen George! You won’t believe what she made from two soda cans, old scissors, a ball of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam, and a few other supplies. Using her crafty magic, Kathleen whipped … Continue reading

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No-Sew Woodland Critters: DIY a dapper, Sock Fox

Today, I do not have a Fox in Socks, but I do have a fox made with socks. (Remember the Dr. Suess book Fox in Socks?) This DIY, no-sew Sock Fox sports a classic, tweed-style tail and jaunty, burlap scarf, making … Continue reading

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