Category Archives: Topiaries

Celebrate Mardi Gras and DIY Mardi Gras Coin Topiaries

Mardi Gras is right around the corner, and today I have DIY Mardi Gras Coin Topiaries for your Mardi Gras party. Every year I like to feature at least one easy, Mardi Gras decoration, and keeping it easy is important … Continue reading

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Wrap up super-easy, Valentine’s Day Yarn Cones

Today I have a super-easy, DIY Valentine’s Day decoration for you. It all started when I spied a “Sweet Roll” of yarn at Jo-Ann Stores. Have you seen Sweet Rolls, or Yarn Cakes? I can walk by a Cinnabon at the … 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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A punch-needle knock off: DIY Chunky Yarn Trees

I love a crafty shortcut, especially when the end result is as stunning as this trio of prim, DIY Chunky Yarn Trees. They may look like punch-needle embroidery, but Kathleen George shares her shortcut technique that will have you making this … 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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DIY Halloween décor & party fun: Black Roses & Eyeball Lollipop Bouquet and Topiary

Eyeball this Black Roses & Lollipop Bouquet for a sweet & easy Halloween decoration. It all started when I found these eyeball lollipops, and decided to pair them with black roses to make a Halloween Lollipop Bouquet. I made both … Continue reading

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Another Fall Topiary to DIY, and other cozy crafts

Sometimes when I look at pretty yarn, I wish I could knit or crochet (I’ve tried, but that’s another story for another day). Other times, I think of something else I could make with the yarn, like these Fall Yarn … Continue reading

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Wrap up your fall décor with a Twine Topiary, plus the Fall Craft Giveaway winners, and a Country Living giveaway!

Twine, burlap and book pages – nothing special, right? Well, when Patty Schaffer works her magic, these basic supplies become a beautiful, DIY Twine Cone for fall. Pair this Twine Cone with the Fall, Burlap Wreath Patty shared last year, … Continue reading

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Birthday Bash: DIY special occasion décor with Crepe Paper Flower Cones

I cannot imagine a more beautiful way to make a party special than with a pair (or more) of these gorgeous, Crepe Paper Flower Cones. The creamy, flower topiary with the glistening, golden button accents would be lovely for DIY … Continue reading

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Birthday Bash: Fancy Food Cones dress up the buffet

Yesterday, the Birthday Balloon Wreath welcomed you to the 75th birthday bash for STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam. Today’s two-in-one Edible Centerpieces are both an impressive, festive decoration, and a key part of the party menu. I have collected favorite tips and … Continue reading

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