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

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.

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 →

Guest post! 7 Storage hacks to extend coffee beans’ shelf life

From the way they smell to how they taste, there’s really nothing quite like a fresh batch of coffee beans. Unfortunately, coffee beans don’t stay fresh forever. They are, in fact, perishable and expire in about one to two weeks once exposed to air. Luckily, there are a number of things you can do to extend the life of your precious coffee beans. We’ve come up with a few storage hacks to help you out.

Do coffee bags work?

Coffee bags (or coffee tea bags as they are sometimes, confusingly referred to) are a topic of fierce, divided debate in the coffee world. Do they work or don't they? The answer is ... yes and no, depending on who you ask and what you expect from your coffee.

Crafting with coffee

Play dough, lanterns, treasure maps, and more... If you are seeking new ways to entertain your hands and imagination, look no further than your morning pot of coffee.

How to make a great cup of coffee

Ready to fool your guests into believing you have an at-home barista? It is much easier than you think! Regardless of the brew method or beans chosen, adhering to these coffee making musts will ensure you always have a great cup.

Putting together the perfect coffee gift

Today, we are sharing our tips for selecting the perfect coffee gift for your coffee lover, based on their personalty type, tastes, and sentimentality. We have the foodie, the adventurist, the perfectionist, the sentimentalist, and the sweet tooth.

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