Category Archives: Thanksgiving Crafts

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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A classic, Christmas Cranberry Tree (made the easy way)

I have a classic Christmas topiary today – a tutorial for making a Christmas Cranberry Tree. Perhaps you’ve admired Cranberry Topiaries in magazines and wondered “who has the time to glue on all those tiny berries??” I know I don’t … Continue reading

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Fall harvest décor: Six crafts made with pinecones, acorns, and other nuts

Today’s tutorials are classics – how to make crafts with pinecones, acorns, and other fall finds. The Acorn & Pinecone Deco Spheres are beautiful au naturel, of course, but we went for glam with a metallic gold finish. I’m also … Continue reading

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