Tag Archives: Styrofoam balls

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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Kid’s craft idea: Make a Read & Grow Bookworm

I remember reading for hours & hours during the summer when I was a kid (that is, when I wasn’t making something). My daughter spent her summer hours the same way, and visits to the library were a highlight of … Continue reading

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Summertime Snowman: DIY a Needle-Felted Snowman Ornament

July 4th has come and gone, and summer is in full swing. It’s going to be in the 90s this week and it’s definitely too hot for wool — unless you’re talking about needle felting. With a little wool roving, … Continue reading

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Easy, Succulent Moss Balls to DIY and display

I am not tired of the succulent trend, not one bit. I love how easy care they are and every summer I add a few more to my garden. Today’s DIY Succulent Moss Balls use faux succulents, and it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Craft your way to summertime cool with the Summertime Snowman Series!

Here’s what I’ve been planning behind the scenes – a summertime series of Snowman Crafts! Crafting a summertime snowman is a sure way to keep your cool as temperatures climb. The last few years, I’ve featured Christmas crafts in the … Continue reading

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An Angry Birds craft: How to DIY those colorful, Angry Birds

Do you have Angry Birds fans at home? If so, I bet they’re excited about The Angry Birds movie that debuts today. To commemorate the movie opening, designer Linda Valentino is sharing an Angry Bird craft today. The supplies needed … Continue reading

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An easy home décor idea: DIY Leather Deco Spheres

Sometimes, when I make something, it’s really to challenge myself. I get an idea, and I think “can I do that? Let’s try it and see how it turns out . . .” And that’s how these Decorative, Leather Balls came … Continue reading

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Another use for old silk ties: DIY Silk Tie Deco Spheres

Today I have another elegant yet easy DIY project to add a little spark to your winter decor – Silk Tie Deco Spheres. If raiding your closets doesn’t turn up any old ties, you’ll find them in second-hand store. These … Continue reading

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Extravagant and irresistible Ribbon & Bead Deco Spheres

If you saw a bowl full of these exquisite Ribbon & Bead Deco Spheres, could you resist picking them up and admiring them more closely? Nope, I didn’t think so! Each Ribbon & Bead Deco Sphere is like a miniature … Continue reading

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One dozen penguin crafts celebrate Penguin Awareness Day

In honor of Penguin Awareness Day tomorrow, I’ve rounded up one dozen of the cutest penguin crafts you can make. These penguin DIYs have all appeared on Crafts ‘n Coffee before, but never all in one place. With so many … Continue reading

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