Category Archives: Vintage Crafts

Christmas in July: DIY lavish, elegant, Bejeweled Christmas Topiaries

Ooh la la! I have such a treat for you today! Christie Troxell, designer, artist, event planner, and a member of the Expo International design team, is sharing with us her trio of vintage style, Bejeweled Christmas Topiaries. Enrobed in … Continue reading

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DIY a Rustic, Heart Memo Board pretty enough for year-round

This Rustic Heart Memo Board will add a vintage vibe to your Valentine’s Day décor. Kathleen George walks you through an amazing transformation with a faux rust finish made from nothing more than acrylic craft paint. If you’d rather use … Continue reading

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Vintage, Halloween décor: DIY a mixed media, needle-felted Halloween Jack-‘o-Lantern

We move so fast through life. A DIY dinner in ten minutes? Count me in! Quick & easy Halloween crafts, like the Candy Corn Eggs? Love it! But sometimes, like the slow food movement, it’s good to slow down and … Continue reading

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More rustic décor: DIY primitive, Folk Art Angels

Hark, it’s the first Christmas craft of the season. If you’re working on the Folk Art Foam Pumpkins from earlier this week, don’t put your supplies away. You’re going to need them to DIY this trio of Rustic, Folk Art … Continue reading

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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

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Please come to our 75th Birthday Bash!

Who: You! What: The 75th birthday for STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam When: Monday, May 30 – Friday, June 3, 2016 Where: Right here on Crafts ‘n Coffee Why: To celebrate 75 creative, crafty years! I hope you will join me here … Continue reading

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Introducing Mr. Stars & Stripes, a patriotic, paper clay bunny

We all love quick & easy, right? But sometimes, there are projects well worth a little more time. With that said, let me introduce you to Mr. Stars & Stripes, a charming, folk art rabbit by Rebekah Meier. This prim, … 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

Posted in Deco Spheres, Flower Designs, Garden Art, Gift Ideas, Home Decor, Kid's Crafts, Paper Crafts, Spring Crafts, Summer Crafts, Topiaries, Vintage Crafts, Wall Art, Wreaths | Tagged , , | 12 Comments

Don’t miss this Winter White, Nesting Snowman Pair – what an irresistible duo!

Nesting snowmen? Could these be more adorable? The tiny snowman nestled in the base of the larger one reminds me of Mother Ginger in The Nutcracker Suite. Of course, this sparkling, Winter White, Nesting Snowman Pair is by Rebekah Meier. She’s … Continue reading

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DIY a four-step, five-ingredient, Rustic Muslin Ornament

The “recipe” for these Rustic, Muslin & Ribbon Ornaments calls for just five ingredients, which you’ll mix together in four simple steps. If you need a last-minute handmade Christmas gift or Christmas decoration, I recommend these little gems. Changing up … Continue reading

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