Category Archives: Summer Crafts

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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A sweet, sparkling summertime watermelon craft

I bet you thought I’d have a patriotic craft today, right? Nope, I do not. Today is all about a summertime favorite – watermelon! Watermelon tastes like summer, don’t you think? I have an easy watermelon craft today that will … Continue reading

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Easy, Succulent Moss Balls to DIY and display

I am not tired of the succulent trend, not one bit. I love how easy care they are and every summer I add a few more to my garden. Today’s DIY Succulent Moss Balls use faux succulents, and it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Another pretty, Crepe Paper Flower Wreath to DIY

I have a flower-ful lovely for you today. You may remember the pretty-in-pink Crepe Paper Flower Wreath from a few weeks ago. Designer and photographer Dina had so much fun making her Crepe Paper Flower Wreath that she made a … Continue reading

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35+ DIY gifts for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and there’s still time to DIY a handmade Mother’s Day gift. I’ve collected more than 35 favorite, Mother’s Day craft ideas, and many are super easy to make. I’ve linked up wreaths, topiaries, garden … Continue reading

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The perfect summer-to-fall wreath: DIY a Cork & Burlap Flower Wreath

Have you seen the pads of textured papers in the scrapbook aisles of your local craft store? The textures are fabulous, and the pads include cork, burlap and corrugated cardboard. Mix and match a few of these papers (well, they’re … Continue reading

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Psst – this succulent container garden isn’t really stone!

This DIY Succulent Planter looks like stone, but here’s the secret – it’s made from a ball of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam and stone-like paint. Brilliant and easy, and thank you to designer Kathleen George for sharing her tutorial to make … 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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The perfect wreath for summer – it’s bright, colorful and super easy

This sunny, summer wreath is appropriately named Extravaganza Wreath. With an explosion of bright colors and textures, it looks like a summer party in a wreath. It’s summer easy to make, too. You’ll wrap up this wreath in an evening, … Continue reading

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20 Star-spangled, red, white and blue, patriotic crafts

How do you like the new, star-spangled photo above? Thanks to our recent photo shoot, I’m having fun dressing up Crafts ‘n Coffee for the seasons and holidays. Summer starts early this year, and can you believe that we’re heading … Continue reading

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