Delicious brown sugar, crushed pecans, and coffee combine to make this delectable, sticky-sweet, and nutty latte. Below are three equally delicious takes on the queen's praline latte -- trust me, anyone you choose will be worth the calories! What you will need A double shot of espresso or 1 cup of strongly brewed coffee A... Continue Reading →
Crafting with burlap part 4: Flowers
In this entry, we up-cycle Queen Bean coffee burlap into beautiful flowers. Throw in a little glue, paint, and crafting materials to add your own unique signature to these easy-to-follow instructions. The finished products may be used as gift decorations, ornaments on a wreath, or even a lovely broach. Make your own burlap daisy This... Continue Reading →
Even more crafting with burlap!
Wondering what to do with your used wine corks? Combine them with coffee burlap sacks and an unused picture frame to create a trendy, up-cycled, shabby-chic style corkboard. This is an easy project, which I completed using items I already owned. The result: a beautiful and functional object, both ready to use and
Making the most of your at home coffee bar!
Now that you have created the perfect home coffee bar it is a great time to review how to prepare those amazing barista worthy drinks! The beginning of most coffee house drinks is a good espresso – but don’t worry, you don’t necessarily need a fancy and often confusing multi-levered gadget to prepare one. You can brew a great espresso at home using other proven methods...
Crafting with burlap – part 2
Here are instructions for even more fun and easy crafts you can make at home using our favorite, functional, and beautiful material - burlap. Enjoy!
Crafting with burlap
At TheQueenBean we love to reuse and upcycle the burlap sacks that our coffee arrives in. From our packaging to the beautifully crafted tote bags available on our site, there is no end to the wonderful and innovative uses for burlap! Today I am highlighting some easy projects that can be made with items that, if you don't already have, are easily found online or at your local craft store.
Candy Corn coffee
The debate over whether candy corn is the best or worst of the Halloween treats has been raging for decades. Whether pro or con, one must admit that nothing evokes the Halloween spirit quite like that yellow, orange, and white candy. Here I have deconstructed those flavors and incorporated them into a sweet coffee treat.
DIY coffee stencils
Latte art is both impressive and beautiful. With a little ingenuity, patience, and some common household items you can create beautiful, impressive, and original designs right from your own kitchen. This simple method is an easy way to add some panache to your home brewed latte. What's more, you can tailor your latte art for personal taste or holiday themes and involve the whole family in stencil design and creation.
DIY coffee bean coasters
There is nothing worse than cup rings on a beautifully polished table. Am I right? Here is a fun and easy method to either create new coasters, or upcycle an existing set. Not only is the finished product useful, it smells amazing and will have any houseguests asking, where did you get that? What you... Continue Reading →
Artisan coffee bag DIY luminarias!
I find the paper bags that artisan coffees are packaged in quite charming. I spend most summer and autumn nights in my garden and I love to decorate with found or upcycled items. With that in mind, I decided to transform some of my Queen Bean Coffee Company bags into paper lanterns. Whether hung from... Continue Reading →
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