After being in lockdown for so long, it can be easy to run out of exciting ideas to pass the time. However, I have found it to be a wonderful time to work on home projects that I had been … Continue reading
Thanksgiving is a holiday all about family, friends, and expressing your gratitude over the blessings in your life. While love and gratitude are the most important parts of the special day, the food plays a large role, too. We all know what the staples are, but if you want to spice things up and add a little creativity to the day, a great way to do that is with some fun DIY treats.
My family and I love getting creative with food. There are so many ways to bring the spirit of the holiday alive and make the experience extra fun.
Your guests are sure to be delighted by the following Thanksgiving treat recipes that include both sweet and savory ideas for appetizers and desserts. They’re all cute to look at, easy to make, and delicious to eat.
DIY Thanksgiving Treats
These no-bake chocolate acorns are easy to make and even easier to eat.
You can feel less guilty about indulging in pumpkin pie with these small bite-sized versions.
Tutorial: Sugar Apron
How adorable are these Oreo cookie balls decorated like turkeys?
Tutorial: Snack Works
Here is another adorable acorn-shaped treat, this time made with Oreos!
Tutorial: The First Year
Your kids will love these teepee dirt cups that mix several tasty treats.
Tutorial: I Can Teach My Child
It looks like pumpkin pie, but it’s actually a giant Rice Krispie treat.
Tutorial: Just a Taste
These pumpkin dinner rolls are sure to be a hit at Thanksgiving.
Tutorial: Carlsbad Cravings
Bring a whimsical touch to the holiday with these Oreo pumpkin pops.
Tutorial: Suburban Simplicity
Rice Krispie treats take on the form of turkey legs for a sweet twist on the Thanksgiving staple.
Tutorial: The Bearfoot Baker
These little almond cookie Turkeys are almost too cute to eat! (Almost.)
Tutorial: The Happier Homemaker
Which ones are you going to try?
Holidays offer some of the best inspiration for DIY projects. Halloween is one of my and my family’s favorite holidays to celebrate because of all the opportunities it gives you to express your creativity. Every year, we come up with new ideas and are inspired by other people’s creativity. There is never a shortage of ideas.
I love going through Pinterest to see what new ideas I can find. They keep getting better and better every year. This year, some of my favorites are monster table legs, skeleton awards, and “punny” pumpkins. They’re included below with several other great ideas that I’m sure you’re going to be as inspired by as I am. Enjoy!
DIY Halloween Ideas
These adorable ghost tassels can add a fun Halloween flair to a number of spots in the home or even gift bags.
Tutorial: My Name is Snickerdoodle
Give your Halloween decor a chic twist with black and white pumpkins emblazoned with fun phrases.
Tutorial: Treehouse Threads
These creepy (but adorable) gold trophies are perfect to give out as awards at your Halloween party.
Tutorial: Mom Luck
Create your own spellbooks with this easy and fun tutorial.
How adorable are these fanged pumpkins? File them under “scary cute.”
Tutorial: Martha Stewart
Is there a monster hiding under your table? There can be with this fun, creative DIY project.
Decorate your yard with this easy tutorial for creating your very own dungeon.
Tutorial: The Navage Patch
Transform leaves into adorable ghosts that you can gather in a vase or use as confetti on a table.
Tutorial: Mother Natured
These crystal ball candlesticks are as sophisticated as they are eerie.
Tutorial: Flamingo Toes
These fabulous skull candlesticks were made from items from the Dollar Store. So creative!
Tutorial: 17 Turtles
Which one of these DIY Halloween decor ideas is your favorite?
My favorite part of Halloween is all the creativity that goes into it. From decorating your house to have a festive, spooky flair to designing your costume, it’s all about using your imagination. You can even use it in the kitchen.
No Halloween party is complete without delicious treats. Even if you don’t plan on throwing a party, expressing your creativity in the kitchen with some themed desserts and snacks is a fun way to get into the spirit of the holiday. If you have kids, they’re sure to have a lot of fun pitching in, too.
There are so many great ideas out there for DIY Halloween treats that it’s hard to narrow it down to just a few. Every year, I pick some of my favorites, so here are 10 more of my favorite DIY Halloween treats that I think would be a blast to try.
DIY Halloween Treats
Follow this easy tutorial to create some adorable mummy brownies.
Tutorial: Pretty Providence
How decadent and delicious does this chocolate spider trifle look?
Tutorial: Lil’ Luna
If you love the Nightmare Before Christmas, then you’ve got to try making these Jack Skellington Oreo pops.
Tutorial: Big Bear’s Wife
Halloween muddy buddies are the perfect treat for a scary movie night.
Tutorial: A Pumpkin and a Princess
These mummy pumpkin cookies are almost too adorable to eat.
Tutoria: OMG Chocolate Desserts
Dress up some Nutter Butters for Halloween by turning them into little ghosts.
Tutorial: Home Made Interest
Love how unique and fun these red velvet skull cakes are.
Tutorial: Shore Society
“I’m melting, I’m melting!” … into delicious melted witch bark!
Tutorial: Lil’ Luna
These Rice Krispie treat monsters are perfect for a not-so-scary kids’ Halloween party.
Tutorial: One Little Project
How about a little brain food?
Tutorial: Bren Did
So many fun ideas to try this year!
Fall is one of my favorite seasons. The air starts to feel cooler and a cozy aesthetic starts to take hold. To start transitioning from summer to fall, you can gradually incorporate fall decor into your home. A fun way to do that is to create some of your own DIY decor. Not only do you bring a fall flair to your home, but you also get to have some fun making things and personalizing them. It makes getting into the season all the more fun.
There are a lot of amazing fall DIY projects out there. I’ve gathered ten of my favorites that are simple and chic. Some have a farmhouse flair, some are a bit glamorous, and they are all creative and stylish. From mantel decor to cozy textiles, you’re sure to be inspired by them.
Here are 10 fall DIY ideas to help you kick off the new season.
Fall DIY Ideas
These cute flannel coasters are easy to make and provide the perfect transition into fall.
Tutorial: View from the Fridge
How adorable is this fall chalkboard sign made from wood? Love how you can personalize it with your own message.
Tutorial: I Heart Naptime
Here’s a really cool DIY project: a vintage-style pumpkin made from mason jar lids and book pages. Brilliant!
Tutorial: Pen + Paper Flowers
Add some fall flair to your mantel with this simple fall banner made from leaves and book pages.
Tutorial: Sondra Lyn at Home
Make your home smell like fall with this DIY pumpkin spice soy candle.
Tutorial: A Cultivated Nest
This DIY flannel throw can add a cozy fall touch to your sofa, armchair or even your bed.
Tutorial: It’s Always Autumn
Welcome the fall season with a charming DIY throw pillow.
Tutorial: Artsy Chicks Rule
For a fall farmhouse touch, you can create this darling antler wreath for your front door.
Tutorial: Twelve on Main
Give the fall season a touch of glam with these sequin polka dot pumpkins.
Tutorial: Sugar and Cloth
Create your own fall napkins for special occasions by stamping them with gold leafs.
Tutorial: Place of My Taste
Who else is excited for the fall season?