Category Archives: Thanksgiving Crafts

How to make cuddly, No-Sew Minky Fabric Pumpkins

Have you made anything with minky fabric? This soft and dimpled, fleece-like fabric is so cozy and perfect for baby blankets (my daughter would have adored it when she was little). I decided to try making no-sew pumpkins with minky … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Fabric Craft, Fall Crafts, Halloween Crafts, Thanksgiving Crafts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Rustic fall décor: DIY Rustic, Folk Art Foam Pumpkins (and announcing the Country Living winners)

These Rustic, Folk Art Foam Pumpkins are gorgeous! No one will guess that they’re totally faux and made from sheets of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam. And nobody will believe that this rustic, fall décor is all DIY and didn’t cost a … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Fall Crafts, Halloween Crafts, Home Decor, Thanksgiving Crafts, Vintage Crafts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Confessions from a craft blog: Craft fails and a front cover (And a giveaway!)

I’m sharing a few craft fails today, but first I’ll start with the big news – my Silk Sari Pumpkins are on the front cover of Craft Ideas magazine! If you page through the issue, you’ll also see my Cowhide … Continue reading

Posted in Fabric Craft, Fall Crafts, Giveaways, Thanksgiving Crafts | Tagged , , , , , , , | 56 Comments

DIY this textured Burlap & Cork Thanksgiving Turkey

It’s a holiday mash up on Crafts ‘n Coffee this week. Earlier, we made Paper Pine Cone or Pineapple Christmas Ornaments; tomorrow is Halloween; and today, Kathleen George shares a tutorial to make a Burlap & Cork Thanksgiving Turkey. I … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Entertaining, Fall Crafts, Paper Crafts, Thanksgiving Crafts | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

DIY these easy, No-Sew Patchwork Pumpkins tonight

Orange & aqua for Halloween? It’s a little unconventional, but I adore my orange & aqua No-Sew Patchwork Pumpkins. I was inspired to DIY my pumpkins after Patty Schaffer shared her Plaid Pumpkins. I used Patty’s no-sew pumpkin tutorial with … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Fabric Craft, Fall Crafts, Halloween Crafts, Home Decor, Thanksgiving Crafts | Tagged , , , , , , | 40 Comments

An idea for your fall décor: DIY pretty, no-sew Plaid Pumpkins

When designer Patty Schaffer came across two plaid shirts in the colors of a fall day at a thrift shop, she knew she could make something beautifully seasonal from them. The results are these Pretty Plaid Pumpkins. Patty found real … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Fabric Craft, Fall Crafts, Gift Ideas, Halloween Crafts, Home Decor, Recycle Crafts, Thanksgiving Crafts | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

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

Posted in Fabric Craft, Fall Crafts, Giveaways, Home Decor, Mosaics, Paper Crafts, Thanksgiving Crafts, Topiaries, Wreaths | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Natural décor for fall: Four textured, tabletop trees

My favorite season is right around the corner, so I’m excited to share a few DIY decorating ideas for fall. These four fall crafts are made with natural materials, from pine cones to pumpkins seeds, so they’re perfect for fall … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Fall Crafts, Home Decor, Thanksgiving Crafts, Topiaries | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

A Kwanzaa craft for kids: How to DIY an ear of corn from felt & yarn

A few years ago, the magazine Kids Crafts 1-2-3 (no longer published, sadly) asked us to make a craft for Kwanzaa. What is Kwanzaa? It’s a seven-day festival that starts on December 26 and celebrates African and African American culture. … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Fall Crafts, Kid's Crafts, Thanksgiving Crafts | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving!

I wish you, your family and friends a wonderful Thanksgiving Day! May you enjoy the bounty of the season. (Photo courtesy of DK Design Studio)   You are on my thankful list, and I thank you for reading Crafts ‘n … Continue reading

Posted in Thanksgiving Crafts | Tagged | 6 Comments