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A sweet, sparkling summertime watermelon craft

I bet you thought I’d have a patriotic craft today, right? Nope, I do not. Today is all about a summertime favorite – watermelon! Watermelon tastes like summer, don’t you think? I have an easy watermelon craft today that will … Continue reading

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Summertime Snowman Series: DIY a Glistening Snow Angel

There’s a first for everything and this is the first time I’ve written a tutorial that calls for “angel wings”! You have to love a sparkling snowman wearing angel wings, which of course, makes him a Snow Angel. This glistening, … Continue reading

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Summertime Snowman: DIY A Sweet Sock Snowman

This Sweet, Sock Snowman is the first in the new, Summertime Snowman Series. (How about that for alliteration?) I can always count on designer Debra Quartermain to create irresistible snowmen, and this DIY Sock Snowman is no exception. With a … 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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How to make a Baby Bouquet (it’s so cute!)

Today we’re making a big, bouncing Baby Bouquet! This Baby Bouquet is packed with little goodies every baby needs – bibs, washcloths, socks and onesies. Designer Dina even added two soft rattles. Is there a mom-to-be who wouldn’t love this … Continue reading

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DIY a pretty, Paper Ribbon Topiary for a baby shower

This is a first on Crafts ‘n Coffee! We’re celebrating babies, bibs and booties this week with crafts and décor that make a baby shower special. I’ll start with a baby shower centerpiece that’s both easy and easily customized with … Continue reading

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DIY a pretty, Polka Dot, Crepe Paper Flower Topiary

I have more pretty, crepe paper flowers today from my photographer friend Dina. Last week, she shared her rosy, Crepe Paper Flower Wreath. Today’s tutorial is for a Polka Dot, Crepe Paper Flower Topiary. Check out those button centers! This … Continue reading

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An instant favorite – how to make a Deco Mesh Bunny Topiary!

From his pink tipped ears to his carrot pot, this Deco Mesh, Bunny Pouf Topiary is cute as can be! Patty Schaffer, who made everyone’s favorite Deco Mesh Ghost, also conjured up this springtime, Deco Mesh Bunny. Isn’t he fun? … Continue reading

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Homework Helper: How to build a 3-D Animal Cell Model

Is there a science project in your future? Not to worry! Earlier this week, I shared how to make a 3-D Plant Cell Model, and today I have a tutorial for making a 3-D Model of an Animal Cell. I … Continue reading

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Hey cupcake – Here’s how to DIY a Cupcake Bouquet!

We’re talking cupcakes today and I’m not going to lie – this might be my all-time favorite tutorial! Who wouldn’t love a DIY Cupcake Bouquet? I saw my first Cupcake Bouquet at a school bake sale several years ago, and … Continue reading

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