5 Ways With Coffee Filters

We’ve assembled five unique projects that highlight working with coffee filters in hopes of getting those creative coffee beans going! Gather inspiration and a fresh way to reuse and repurpose filters into your next project from these five charming samples. Have you ever recycled coffee filters in a new and interesting way in your artwork? Send your creative projects that include coffee filters to marketing@stampington.com for a chance to get your ideas featured in an upcoming post!

1) Altered Coffee Filters

Laurel Gibson is a coffee lover that realized coffee filters could have a life beyond sifting coffee grounds; they also proved to be an innovative art medium! Laurel makes impressions, draws, paints, and even sews on coffee filters to breathe new life into them. Read more inside the Summer 2007 Issue of Somerset Studio.

Artwork by Laurel Gibson

2) Coffee Filter Garland

With something as simple as coffee filters and string, Pam Garrison added beauty and softness to a corner of her home. A great way to use up paper scraps, antique book pages — and of course coffee filters, is by turning them into a garland for your interior design. Read more inside Greencraft, Volume 1.

Artwork by Pam Garrison

3) Coffee Filter Treat Bags

Mayumi Schuster loves to use coffee filters because they offer both a green option and attractive packaging for small items and gift-ideal amounts of candy. To top it off these treat bags are easy to create and can be adorned in so many ways, from rubber stamping to cork paper — your options for embellishments are endless! Read more inside the Spring 2014 Issue of GreenCraft.

Artwork by Mayumi Schuster

4) Coffee Filter Gowns

These special dolls are a mechanism for bioregeneration by Bury Me Baubles. The garments of these dolls are made from coffee filters and other biodegradable materials that are infused with seeds. So not only are these dolls aesthetically pleasing they are eco-friendly in more than one way, and are a great way to repurpose coffee filters! Read more inside the Spring 2014 Issue of Art Doll Quarterly.

Artwork by Bury Me Baubles

5) Wrap Gifts in Coffee Filters

These peppermint soap patties are wrapped in stained coffee filters. However, any small appreciation, birthday, or holiday gift can be wrapped in coffee filters along with some twine and a customized tag to make for an adorable present! View project here.

We hope you’ve enjoyed this roundup of projects that showcase a variety of projects that repurpose coffee filters.

If you’re looking for even more upcycling inspiration, tips, and techniques, we think you’ll love GreenCraft and Somerset Studio

Have you ever repurposed coffee filters in an interesting way? Share your project in the comments below!


Posted: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 @ 9:23 am
Categories: Mixed-Media Art, Uncategorized.
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One Response to “5 Ways With Coffee Filters”

  1. Naomi Shelton says:

    I love the billowing coffee filter dress on the stylish mannequin doll. What a good idea to use the filters for more than just coffee!

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We’ve assembled five unique projects that highlight working with coffee filters in hopes of getting those creative coffee beans going! Gather inspiration and a fresh way to reuse and repurpose filters into your next project from these five charming samples. Have you ever recycled coffee filters in a new and interesting way in your artwork? Send your creative projects that include coffee filters to marketing@stampington.com for a chance to get your ideas featured in an upcoming post!

1) Altered Coffee Filters

Laurel Gibson is a coffee lover that realized coffee filters could have a life beyond sifting coffee grounds; they also proved to be an innovative art medium! Laurel makes impressions, draws, paints, and even sews on coffee filters to breathe new life into them. Read more inside the Summer 2007 Issue of Somerset Studio.

Artwork by Laurel Gibson

2) Coffee Filter Garland

With something as simple as coffee filters and string, Pam Garrison added beauty and softness to a corner of her home. A great way to use up paper scraps, antique book pages — and of course coffee filters, is by turning them into a garland for your interior design. Read more inside Greencraft, Volume 1.

Artwork by Pam Garrison

3) Coffee Filter Treat Bags

Mayumi Schuster loves to use coffee filters because they offer both a green option and attractive packaging for small items and gift-ideal amounts of candy. To top it off these treat bags are easy to create and can be adorned in so many ways, from rubber stamping to cork paper — your options for embellishments are endless! Read more inside the Spring 2014 Issue of GreenCraft.

Artwork by Mayumi Schuster

4) Coffee Filter Gowns

These special dolls are a mechanism for bioregeneration by Bury Me Baubles. The garments of these dolls are made from coffee filters and other biodegradable materials that are infused with seeds. So not only are these dolls aesthetically pleasing they are eco-friendly in more than one way, and are a great way to repurpose coffee filters! Read more inside the Spring 2014 Issue of Art Doll Quarterly.

Artwork by Bury Me Baubles

5) Wrap Gifts in Coffee Filters

These peppermint soap patties are wrapped in stained coffee filters. However, any small appreciation, birthday, or holiday gift can be wrapped in coffee filters along with some twine and a customized tag to make for an adorable present! View project here.

We hope you’ve enjoyed this roundup of projects that showcase a variety of projects that repurpose coffee filters.

If you’re looking for even more upcycling inspiration, tips, and techniques, we think you’ll love GreenCraft and Somerset Studio

Have you ever repurposed coffee filters in an interesting way? Share your project in the comments below!