Other Things You Can Do With Upcycled Coffee Sacks

Maybe it’s the caffeine, but I’m pretty revved up about all the possibilities of upcycling coffee sacks. There’s no mention of upcycling or repurposing coffee sacks on my to do list–and of course I’ll have to avoid it becoming “too much of a good thing”–but this could become yet another diversion. Here’s why: Hometalk reader Josephine Howland left a nice comment about […]

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Coffee Table Storage Ottoman…one last thing

I’ve been reviewing my ottoman project, which I’m generally pretty thrilled to have tackled.  I greatly enjoyed learning about and trying tufting, and am looking forward to taking on a headboard project after the holidays have concluded. (I don’t think that was on my original to do list, but it is now, lol.) I have a thought about the tufted top, […]

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How Do YOU Display Christmas Cards?

Christmas card displays and traditions…I’ve enjoyed reading people’s posts on how they decorate for Christmas. So many lovely traditions and crafts! One thing I haven’t seen much of this year, is how folks display the Christmas cards they’ve received. My mom used to tape each one around a doorway, (then get exasperated when we would walk (or run) past and […]

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My Favorite Christmas Tree: Dear Teachers

Last July, I spent a minute or two thinking ahead to how I might decorate our trees for Christmas (Didn’t see it? Find it here).  I wrote about a few of them and noted that I would share my favorite Christmas tree as soon as I finished it. There is no decoration that brings me as much joy as our […]

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storage ottoman with coffee bean sacks

DIY Tufted Top Storage Ottoman with Repurposed Coffee Sacks

I ended up building my DIY Tufted Top Storage Ottoman using repurposed coffee bean bags.   LOL, now it really is a “coffee table”! Done! Finished! Completed! You might remember that my plan was to make something like this storage ottoman from Ballard Designs.   But while driving around the southern tier of Western New York, we happened upon a […]

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