Anyone who shops Queen Bean Coffee knows we love our burlap, and today, we are sharing some of our favorite ways to use burlap in the garden. A quick note before we start, we only recommend using natural burlap in the garden. Natural is burlap is made from jute, hemp, or flax. Synthetic burlap, which... Continue Reading →
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.
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 →
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nothing warms up the holiday season quite like a blazing fire. One environmentally conscious way to bring warmth to your home is by creating logs using upcycled coffee grounds. These coffee logs have been shown to burn hotter and longer than traditional wooden logs, do not require any felling of trees, and emit fewer greenhouse... Continue Reading →
Soaps for her, fire logs for him, and candles for everyone! These do-it-yourself (DIY) upcycled coffee gifts are a great way to indulge your crafty side while repurposing used coffee grounds and making memorable gifts for friends and family. Coffee, the gift that keeps on giving. For the body Coffee is packed with antioxidants. When... Continue Reading →