Category Archives: Wintertime Crafts

How to make the cutest, Candy Cane Snowman

What do you get when you add Christmas + a Snowman? A Candy Cane Snowman! You are going to love the DIY, snowman craft Debra Quartermain shares with us today. From the tip of his candy cane skis to the … Continue reading

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DIY Christmas folk art you’ll treasure: Mixed media, Paperclay Christmas Dove (and the Crafts ‘n Cocoa winners!)

Today, I’m sharing an exquisite Christmas Dove by Rebekah Meier. I’m a fan of quick and easy crafts, but sometimes, I like to share special projects that take a little more time, and are sure to become heirlooms. Rebekah’s mixed media, Paperclay … 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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How to DIY a super-cozy, candle-lit, Plaid Flannel Wreath

I’ve made a lot of wreaths, and shared even more, but I’ve never seen a Christmas wreath like the one Debi Schmitz shares with us today. After wrapping her Cozy, Plaid Christmas Wreath in a warm & welcoming plaid flannel, … Continue reading

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Repurpose silk ties and DIY a gorgeous, Silk Tie Wreath

As promised, today I have the DIY on how to repurpose old neckties and make a Silk Tie Wreath. I recommend you scout second-hand stores for ties, and when you do, be sure to pick up extras so you can … 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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Summertime Snowman: Wrap up a rustic, Twine Snowman

Today’s Summertime Snowman is as charming as the others, but his ruggedly handsome good looks make him a real standout! He’s a one-of-a-kind, rustic snowman all wrapped up in twine. Real stick arms and a pine garland complete his woodland … Continue reading

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Summertime Snowman: A fresh, frosty & fleecy Snow Family

What’s more refreshing than a snowman in frosty, creamsicle colors? How about an entire frosty family clad in pastel accessories? This Frosty Snowman Family is another creation by Debra Quartermain, and the happy group is made with fleece and Debra’s … Continue reading

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Summertime Snowman Series: Chillin’ with a Ski Bum Snowman

This is my kind of skiing – shussing through a flurry of craft supplies! I don’t ski, and I can’t appreciate a fine powder, but I do appreciate craft supplies – and a cute, DIY Ski Bum Snowman. Debi Schmitz … Continue reading

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A snowman craft for the kids – DIY a Glittering Snowman Ornament

This week’s Summertime Snowman craft is for all of the kids who are “too hot” and “so bored”. Everyone will chill out when making this Glittering Snowman Ornament. His scarf and hat are made with chenille stems – so easy! … Continue reading

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