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Pumpkin crafts and new, no-sew Cowhide Pumpkins

I’ve rustled up a few Cowboy Pumpkins today! No-sew pumpkins are easy enough that I like to experiment with different looks, like the Minky Pumpkins I made last year. One of my experiments was a pretty big craft fail, but … Continue reading

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It’s a treat – no tricks! How to make a Papier Mache Pumpkin Snowman

Whenever Rebekah Meier stops in to share a design, it’s always a treat. Today, Rebekah shares her DIY, Paper Mache Pumpkin Snowman. He’s ready to go trick-or-treating with his little pumpkin bucket – how cute is that? Actually, there is … Continue reading

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Favorite DIY Science Fair and school project tutorials to help you through the year (and a giveaway!)

Labor Day is over, so here comes the school year and the school projects! I’ve updated the list of favorite, DIY tutorials for Science Fairs, book reports, and other school projects, and I’ve linked them up below. I’ve had several … Continue reading

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How to make elegant, No-Sew Silk Pumpkins

There’s a little back story to my DIY, No-Sew Silk Pumpkins. Originally, I wanted to make elegant, brocade pumpkins, but have you priced brocade fabric? Ouch! While searching for other options on etsy, I turned up a gorgeous selection of … Continue reading

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Another fall craft! How to make a Leaf Pumpkin

Fall leaves + pumpkins are a few of my favorite things! And this DIY Leaf Pumpkin combines both. I was intrigued by Kathleen George’s tutorial to DIY this Leaf Pumpkin and her use of adhesive sheets to adhere the leaves … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: How to make a Santa with paper prairie points

Debi Schmitz is back today with a Prairie Point Santa. (Don’t miss the Prairie Point Pumpkin she shared last week.) This favorite, folding technique works with paper and fabric, and there is a lot you can do with these folded, … Continue reading

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How to make a Folded Fabric, Prairie Point Pumpkin

It’s the first fall craft of the year, and it’s a pumpkin craft at that! You all know I love fall and pumpkin crafts, right? We have DIY pumpkin crafts of all kinds here on Crafts ‘n Coffee, and today … Continue reading

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Seeds and peas and moss, oh my! Stunning Deco Spheres or Ornaments au naturel! (Winner announcement, too)

Kathleen George has turned everyday seeds, peas, moss and a few more natural materials into stunning Deco Spheres or Ornaments. The subtle beauty of each natural element really shines in Kathleen’s DIY Deco Spheres. Kathleen added hanging ribbons to make … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesday: Ballard Designs knock off – DIY Ornament Topiary

This Ballard Design knock off is going to save you some holiday cash, and bonus, it’s a really easy DIY. When I saw the Ornament Topiary in the Ballard catalog, I knew I could make a prettier one for a … Continue reading

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Christmas in July: DIY a Party Hat Snowman

Thanks to Expo International, we’re celebrating Christmas in July this week. Donna Budzynski is back today with her adorable Snowman in a fancy party hat! (Did you see Donna’s Rustic Christmas Trees yesterday?) I’m a little intimidated by painting, but … Continue reading

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