10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats

Some our favorite activities at my house during the holidays are creating DIY Christmas treats. We love getting together in the kitchen and seeing what we come up with. It’s always fun to do and a great way to flex our creative muscles!

I’m always excited to see what new ideas for DIY Christmas treats other people are coming up with each year. It’s amazing just how much creativity is out there. These recipes are perfect whether you’re hosting a party, need to bring a dessert to a party, or simply want to have some fun creating something cute and delicious for you and your family.

Here are 10 of some of my favorite ideas for DIY Christmas treats to inspire you that your family or your guests are sure to love.

DIY Christmas Treats

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comMake your hot cocoa extra special and sweet with this darling snowman marshmallows.
Tutorial: I Am a Food Blog

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comMelted snowman chocolate bark is an adorable, tasty treat your kids are sure to love.
Tutorial: Princess Pinky Girl

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comHow adorable are these melted snowman Oreo balls?
Tutorial: The Girl Who Ate Everything

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comThe only thing better than chocolate cookies are chocolate cookies that look like reindeer. (Make sure one has a red nose to play Rudolph!)
Tutorial: One Little Project at a Time

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comCompliment your hot cocoa with these little cookie versions of the mugs. So cute and creative!
Tutorial: Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comPut a spin on your Rice Krispie treats by turning them into reindeer with just a few little extra touches.
Tutorial: Thirty Handmade Days

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comThese colorful mini cupcakes are the perfect little Christmas dessert.
Tutorial: Baked Bree

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comThese snowman cookies are super easy and look very chic for a holiday party.
Tutorial: One Little Project at a Time

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comHere’s a creative way to use peanut butter cups and pretzels to create fun little characters.
Tutorial: Chelsea’s Messy Apron

10 Adorable DIY Christmas Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comWhip up these adorable little Christmas tree meringues as a party treat your guests are sure to love.
Tutorial: Bargain Mums

What ones are you going to try?

Warm regards,
Megan

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas

There is something special about gathering around the table with family and friends for the holidays. It gives you a chance to relax, unplug, and catch up with the people you love but don’t necessarily get to see on a regular basis.

Since the dining room table is where this wonderful occasion takes place, I love to make it look as special as the experience itself.

There are so many inspiring elements to pull ideas from to create a truly magical Christmas tablescape. It doesn’t take a lot to transform your table into a stylish and festive space. A good place to start is with one idea, whether it’s a centerpiece, color palette, or style (rustic, modern, traditional, glamorous, a mix of two or three). Then, build your tablescape around it.

Here are 10 Christmas tablescape ideas to inspire you and get the ideas flowing:

Christmas Tablescape Ideas

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comRed and white striped napkins mimic the look of candy canes on this simple but charming dining room table.
Source: Nora Murphy Country House Holiday

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comAdorable little gift boxes, ornaments and candles create a whimsical centerpiece for this pastel tablescape.
Source: Good Housekeeping

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comA black and white polka dot runner brings a chic, charming touch to this simple Christmas tablescape that is accented with pops of red and gold.
Source: Coco Kelly

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comA long, rustic strip of garland accents a plaid runner to create depth on this charming tablescape.
Source: Little Peanut

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comA tartan runner scrunched up around wood bases and greenery looks super cozy and stylish.
Source: Cherished Bliss

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comThis Christmas tablescape is the perfect balance of rustic and modern style.
Source: The White Buffalo Styling Co.

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comA white tablecloth and plates ensure that the gorgeous garland, candles and napkins pop on the table.
Source: Create/Enjoy

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comSimplicity is wonderfully chic on this all-white table that allows the incredible garland to steal the show.
Source: Rue Magazine

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comA small Christmas tree looks darling as the centerpiece to this black and white table.
Source: Shades of Blue Interiors

10 Stylish & Merry Christmas Tablescape Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comWhite and gold is stunning on this super chic Christmas tablescape full of glamorous touches.
Source: Inspired by This

Hope you have a wonderful holiday!

Warm regards,
Megan

10 Creative & Stylish DIY Christmas Decor Ideas

Christmas is a great time for DIY projects. There are so many sources of inspiration and fantastic elements to use to bring the spirit of the holiday into your home. DIY projects are a wonderful way to get your family together for a fun activity and it’s great to look around your home and see things that you and your family made with your own hands for the holidays.

Nowadays, DIY decor doesn’t have to look “crafty” or handmade if you don’t want it to. In fact, sometimes it’s hard to tell DIY decor from store-bought items because the ideas have become so much more stylish and polished.

If you’re looking for some chic, budget-friendly Christmas decor ideas, here are 10 of my favorite DIY Christmas decor tutorials from some very talented bloggers to inspire your own projects for the holidays.

DIY Christmas Decor

10 Creative & Stylish DIY Christmas Decor Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comPop this adorable “merry” sequin pillow on your sofa, bed, or an accent chair for a lovely little accent.
Tutorial: The Proper Blog

10 Creative & Stylish DIY Christmas Decor Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comGet glamorous with a furry sign that is perfect for the winter months.
Tutorial: Place of My Taste

10 Creative & Stylish DIY Christmas Decor Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comCreate your own chic, gold snowflakes out of some of the least expensive materials in the world: popsicle sticks!
Tutorial: Making Home Base

10 Creative & Stylish DIY Christmas Decor Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comThis adorable lighted Christmas wall art would look fantastic on a mantle or console table.
Tutorial: A Pumpkin and a Princess

10 Creative & Stylish DIY Christmas Decor Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comIf you love a more minimalist, abstract look for Christmas, these adorable wood trees are perfect for your decor.
Tutorial: Sugar & Cloth

10 Creative & Stylish DIY Christmas Decor Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comThis great tutorial shows you how to create your own pinecone wreath that will transition seamlessly from fall to winter.
Tutorial: Remodelaholic

10 Creative & Stylish DIY Christmas Decor Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comHere’s another beautiful Christmas wreath idea, this time with lovely succulents.
Tutorial: Nordstrom

10 Creative & Stylish DIY Christmas Decor Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comThis reindeer pillow is sure to charm anyone who sees it.
Tutorial: The Craft Patch

10 Creative & Stylish DIY Christmas Decor Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comThis adorable salt dough garland is perfect for a coastal or country chic home.
Tutorial: Twelve On Main

10 Creative & Stylish DIY Christmas Decor Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comGive Rudolph a glamorous makeover with gold glitter and a striped canvas for some chic wall art.
Tutorial: Hey Lauren Rene

Have fun!

Warm regards,
Megan

10 Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas to be Thankful For

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays of the year. It’s a great opportunity to get everyone together and spend time with your dearest family and friends. One of my favorite parts is decorating the table since the holiday is focused around the meal. Creating a beautiful tablescape is a nice way to make everything feel more festive, delight your guests, and have some fun decorating.

The centerpiece is the most important part of any tablescape. It’s the focal point of the whole table. In fact, if you have an eye-catching centerpiece, the rest of your table settings can be very simple and subtle. There are a lot of fun ideas to play with for the fall season because of all the great rustic elements from nature, but you can make it your own by getting a little creative. It can be as sophisticated and modern or rustic and casual as you’d like.

Here are 10 Thanksgiving centerpiece ideas to inspire you this season.

Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas

10 Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas to be Thankful For | HomeandEventStyling.comBlue is a fun, fresh color to bring to a Thanksgiving tablescape that is unexpected. Pair it with copper or orange for some beautiful contrast.
Source: Casa de Perrin

10 Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas to be Thankful For | HomeandEventStyling.comA grassy table runner creates a fairytale-like setting for your centerpiece. Accent it with touches of gold, pumpkins, and gourds to bring it to life.
Source: Domino

10 Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas to be Thankful For | HomeandEventStyling.comIf you need a quick but charming fall tablescape, this simple DIY project is a great option. All you need are some leaves, pumpkins, and sunflowers to brighten up your table.
Tutorial: Ebay

10 Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas to be Thankful For | HomeandEventStyling.comFor a more contemporary look, a gray palette looks chic and understated with pops of orange.
Source: Design Sponge

10 Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas to be Thankful For | HomeandEventStyling.comWhite and gold make for a glamorous, sophisticated fall tablescape. Usually, we think of warm colors for fall, but this stunning tablescape is the perfect of example of how creative you can get with it.
Source: Craftberry Bush

10 Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas to be Thankful For | HomeandEventStyling.comHere’s a simple fall centerpiece that only requires a runner, candles, small pumpkins, and a wooden base that instantly brings some charm to the occasion.
Tutorial: Sophia’s Decor

10 Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas to be Thankful For | HomeandEventStyling.comTea lights or candles can bring a nice glow to your centerpiece if you nestle them into a pile of gourds. The black and white striped runner is a nice touch to bring a contemporary edge to the tablescape.
Source: Ciao! Newport Beach

10 Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas to be Thankful For | HomeandEventStyling.comThere is a wildness to this fall centerpiece that looks both rustic and elegant.
Source: Pottery Barn

10 Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas to be Thankful For | HomeandEventStyling.comPurple is a great color with which to accent a fall centerpiece. It’s unexpected, yet perfect for the season.
Source: The Lettered Cottage

10 Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas to be Thankful For | HomeandEventStyling.comHere is another example of using purple in a fall centerpiece for a modern, sophisticated touch.
Source: FTD & Apartment 34

Which one of these Thanksgiving centerpiece ideas is your favorite?

Warm regards,
Megan

10 Adorable DIY Halloween Treats

Some of the best parts of Halloween are the treats. Of course, there is candy for trick-or-treating, but you can also have a lot of fun creating special treats for Halloween parties or just for a fun night at home. It’s a great way to get the whole family involved and get into the spirit of the holiday.

There are tons of creative ideas out there for DIY Halloween treats, but some of my favorites are the ones that put a cute spin on “spooky” themes and characters. It’s a lot of fun to turn the scary into the adorable. For this post, I found 10 of my favorite DIY Halloween treat tutorials that embrace the cuter side of ghoulish characters by turning them into delicious snacks.

These kind of Halloween treats are perfect for kids, but adults will also enjoy how cute and clever these ideas truly are.

DIY Halloween Treats

10 Adorable DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comCarefully placed, stringy marshmallow creates the look of cobwebs atop these adorable Marshmallow Web Cupcakes.
Tutorial: Handmade Charlotte

10 Adorable DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comThese No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Truffle Mummies are easy to make and the perfect little bite-sized treats for a Halloween party.
Tutorial: Creme de la Crumb

10 Adorable DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comHow adorable are these Vampire Cake Pops?
Tutorial: Moms & Munchkins

10 Adorable DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comThese Fuzzy Monster Claw Cupcakes are monstrously fun, adorable, and delicious.
Tutorial: Bakingdom

10 Adorable DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comTurn strawberries into ghoulish monsters with this easy cupcake tutorial for Monster Strawberry Cupcakes.
Tutorial: Yummy Crumble

10 Adorable DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comEmbrace your devilish side with these cute Devilish Devil’s Food Cupcakes, complete with mini horns.
Tutorial: Ambrosia

10 Adorable DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comHere’s another take on Spider Web Cupcakes, this time with fluffy cotton candy serving as the web.
Tutorial: Pizzazzerie

10 Adorable DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comIf you love white chocolate, then you’ll love these adorable White Chocolate Mummy Pretzels.
Tutorial: Let’s Dish

10 Adorable DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comMix two of your favorite treats (Oreos and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups) to create these Mini Bat Treats.
Tutorial: Chelsea’s Messy Apron

10 Adorable DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comThese Pumpkin Rice Krispies are perfect for a fall or Halloween party. You could even get creative with the faces you draw on them.
Tutorial: Food, Family & Finds

Have fun!

Warm regards,
Megan