Tag Archives: Styrofoam ball

How to make a Sock Penguin

It’s Penguin Awareness Day and to celebrate, Debra Quartermain is sharing an adorable, DIY Sock Penguin. This little penguin got the memo about casual Friday and instead of a fancy tux, Debra’s little penguin sports a casual, polka-dot turtleneck sweater. … Continue reading

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It’s darling! Here’s how to DIY a Valentine’s Day Snowman

How about a Valentine’s Day Snowman that will melt the coldest of hearts? Making this DIY, Valentine’s Day Snowman is as easy as wrapping soft, chenille yarn around balls of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam – no boots, no mittens and no … Continue reading

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DIY classic Starburst Ornaments made with toothpicks

These Starburst Ornaments are a favorite DIY ornament. They’re easy enough for kids to make, and cool enough that adults love them, too. The retro, sputnik style glistens with a lavish sprinkling of glitter, and humble toothpicks never looked so … Continue reading

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A Needle-Felted Cupcake Ornament, perfect for beginners

Another sweet, DIY ornament today! A few readers told me they love the look of needle felting, but they’re afraid to try it. This DIY, Needle-Felted Cupcake Ornament is the perfect place to start. The “frosting” is felted right onto … Continue reading

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DIY cute-as-can-be Cupcake Ornaments

If you’ve followed Crafts ‘n Coffee this year, you may have noticed a few yummy, cupcake crafts, like those mouthwatering Cupcake Bouquets. Mmmmm! Today’s Cute-as-can-be Cupcake Ornament may not be as tasty, but it’s still sweet as can be. Wouldn’t … Continue reading

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DIY merry & bright Christmas ornaments with fabric & Mod Podge

Your tree will be more merry and bright when you decorate with these Mod Podge & Fabric Ornaments. I’m a big fan of red and white at Christmas, but if you’re not, you can easily make these ornaments your own. … Continue reading

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More reindeer fun & games: DIY Reindeer Ornament

If you’re still in a turkey coma and taking it easy today, you’ll love this super-cute DIY Reindeer Ornament. There’s nothing too strenuous about it, and it’s an ornament the kids can DIY, too. The supply list is easy, and … Continue reading

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Melt-your-heart Handmade Christmas gift idea: DIY an adorable Panda Bear Ornament

If Tuesday’s Teddy Bear Ornaments didn’t melt your heart, then surely this DIY Panda Bear Ornament will! I don’t know which one is cuter, and there’s no reason to pick – make the Teddy Bear and the Panda Bear Ornaments! … 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 new favorite for Thanksgiving dessert – DIY a Cupcake Bouquet!

Silly question here – can ever have too much dessert on Thanksgiving? Nope, I didn’t think so. In the spirit of more dessert is always the answer, how about adding a Thanksgiving Cupcake Bouquet to the Thanksgiving buffet? If you’ve … Continue reading

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