Category Archives: Vintage Crafts

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

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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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DIY a trio of rustic, Shabby Chic Christmas Tree Cones

Are you a fan of burlap, twine, buttons, and other rustic or vintage accents? If you’re wondering how to add rustic touches to your Christmas decorating, then take a peek at these DIY, Shabby Chic Christmas Trees. Burlap? Check! Twine? Yep. Buttons? Of … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: A Mixed Media Snowman Collage

After last winter, I am so done with snow, at least for a while. But, I adore this Mixed Media Snowman Collage by uber talented collage artist Rebekah Meier. Rebekah created a scene within a scene, crafting a tree shaped … Continue reading

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DIY a succulent container garden in a vintage book planter

Earlier this week, the Altered Book by Becca Malone inspired me to try something new – a DIY succulent container garden in a vintage book planter. The first time I saw a vintage book planter was at Maker Faire last … Continue reading

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Mixed media book art: The easy way to DIY an altered book

No more pencils, no more books . . . It’s the end of the school year, and I’m making an exception to “no more books” to show you how to DIY an Altered Book the easy way. You can use … 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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