Tag Archives: yarn

More yarn crafts: DIY a Bright Yarn Snowman

After I made my Snowman Yarn Wreath with the miniature snowman scene, I pictured it in a larger, bright and happy vignette. I reached out to Debra Quartermain, and yay, she agreed to DIY a delightful, Bright Yarn Snowman to … Continue reading

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DIY a sweet and simple, Snowman Yarn Wreath

Here’s how my DIY Snowman Yarn Wreath came to be. I had an idea to create a miniature scene nestled in a wreath, and settled on a mini snowman in a snowy forest. I’ve been crafting a lot with yarn, … Continue reading

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Craft a creamy, dreamy Pom Pom Wreath (and there are oodles of ways to make pom poms!)

Pom poms make me happy! They’re soft, playful and fun to make. Yes, I made 80+ pom poms to DIY my Pom Pom Wreath, but it didn’t feel like a chore. I worked on making the pom poms over a … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesday: How to DIY a Yarn Ball Christmas Wreath (and use up leftover yarn)

My daughter is a knitter, and we have lots of leftover yarn bits around the house. Now I know what to do with the leftover yarn – DIY a Yarn Ball Christmas Wreath! This Yarn Ball Wreath doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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Wrap up super-easy, Valentine’s Day Yarn Cones

Today I have a super-easy, DIY Valentine’s Day decoration for you. It all started when I spied a “Sweet Roll” of yarn at Jo-Ann Stores. Have you seen Sweet Rolls, or Yarn Cakes? I can walk by a Cinnabon at the … 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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Another Fall Topiary to DIY, and other cozy crafts

Sometimes when I look at pretty yarn, I wish I could knit or crochet (I’ve tried, but that’s another story for another day). Other times, I think of something else I could make with the yarn, like these Fall Yarn … Continue reading

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Pumpkins, acorns, pretty leaves and more: 20+ favorite ideas for fall crafts & décor, and we have a winner!

I like things organized, so I love how the new tab Craft & Décor Tutorials has all of the tutorials on Crafts ‘n Coffee sorted by holidays and seasons. When I can’t keep track of it all, this directory is … Continue reading

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Ten Carrot Crafts to DIY

Spring is all about the bunnies, which means you need to have a few carrot crafts, too. Today I’m sharing ten carrot crafts from several favorite bloggers (or should I say ten, ten-carat carrot crafts?). We all know carrots are … Continue reading

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A Kwanzaa craft for kids: How to DIY an ear of corn from felt & yarn

A few years ago, the magazine Kids Crafts 1-2-3 (no longer published, sadly) asked us to make a craft for Kwanzaa. What is Kwanzaa? It’s a seven-day festival that starts on December 26 and celebrates African and African American culture. … Continue reading

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