5 Bright Kitchen DIYs to Add to Your Fall To-Do List

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There's already lots of DIYing happening in your kitchen — it's called cooking! Once you've baked your first fall pumpkin dessert, step away from the stove and focus on projects that have more to do with your design taste than your taste buds. Here are 5 DIY projects to help get your kitchen ready for fall. 

DIY Tea Towel

DIY Tea Towel

Photo by: Cover: Jonny Valiant (styled by Karin Olsen), Towel: Lara Robby/Studio D

Cover: Jonny Valiant (styled by Karin Olsen), Towel: Lara Robby/Studio D

Ogee Pattern Tea Towel

Get the first look at a brand new kitchen DIY from the November issue of HGTV Magazine, on newsstands now! Our instructions include an online-exclusive template to make sure that ogee pattern is just right. The project even makes an appearance on the cover. Pick up your copy now for even more fun DIY ideas. Plus, this tea towel is just as fun as it is easy.

Gold-Painted Letter Magnets

Gold-Painted Letter Magnets

Photo by: Alison Gootee/Studio D

Alison Gootee/Studio D

Glitzy Magnets

Even grocery lists look a little more glamorous pinned to the fridge with these gold-letter magnets. It's as simple as adding a coat of gold spray paint.

"Stitch" a Runner From Cloth Napkins

"Stitch" a Runner From Cloth Napkins

Photo by: Philip Friedman/Studio D

Philip Friedman/Studio D

Napkin Table Runner

In a resourceful move, we turned one kitchen item into another. Just connect four pretty fabric napkins to make this patterned table runner — voila!

Color-Blocked Canisters

Color-Blocked Canisters

Photo by: David A. Land (Styled by Matthew Gleason)

David A. Land (Styled by Matthew Gleason)

Color-Blocked Canisters

We're big on color in the kitchen, so it’s no surprise we decided to color-block basic counter canisters. Choose two complimentary colors (one lighter, one darker), seal, paint and let dry.

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RX-HGMAG023_DIY-Kitchen-Art-113-a-4x3

Photo by: Philip Friedman

Philip Friedman

Painted Spoons Art

Your kitchen's walls need some love, too. Make this DIY shadow-box art using one of the most common kitchen staples — wooden spoons. Painted on one-half and lined up just so, these cooking essentials are elevated to a work of art.

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Bold Breakfast Nook

Banquette

Photo By: Susan Pittard

Fabric

Pendant

Napkin

Photo By: Emily Kate Roemer

Vase

Photo By: Irina Barilo

Chair Revamp

Vibrant Patio

Photo By: Jonny Valiant; Styling by Christopher White

Sofa

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Rug

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Pillow

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Pillow

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Umbrella

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Bowl

Photo By: Emily Kate Roemer/Studio D

Chair

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Tray

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Stool

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Colorful Entryway

Photo By: Erika LaPresto/Studio D

Cabinet

Photo By: Stuart Tyson/Studio D

Cabinet Paint

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Knob

Photo By: Stuart Tyson/Studio D

Rug

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Lamp

Photo By: Stuart Tyson/Studio D

Mirror

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Chair

Photo By: Stuart Tyson/Studio D

Wall Paint

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Colorful Reading Corner

Photo By: David A. Land; Styled By: Karin Olsen

Chair

©Courtesy of the manufacturer

Pillow

Photo By: Stuart Tyson/Studio D

Rug

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Bookcase

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Side Table

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Lamp

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Welcoming Blue Bedroom

Photo By: Kim Cornelison; Styled By: Courtney De Wet

Lumbar Pillow

Photo By: Philip Friedman/Studio D

Euro Sham

Photo By: Lara Robby/Studio D

Lumbar Pillow

Photo By: Philip Friedman/Studio D

Standard Sham

Photo By: Philip Friedman/Studio D

Framed Art

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

DIY Nightstand

Photo By: Philip Friedman/Studio D

Lively Living Area

Photo By: David A. Land (styled by Karin Olsen)

Sofette

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Rug

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

DIY Table

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Pillows

Photo By: Stuart Tyson/Studio D

Mug

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Bold Blue Entryway

Photo By: David Prince (styled by Courtney De Wet)

Cabinets

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturers

Knobs

Rug

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Vases

Photo By: Top left: Courtesy of the manufacturer; Top middle and right: Lara Robby/Studio D; Bottom left and right: Marko Metzinger/Studio D

X-Bench

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Wallpapers

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturers

A Happy Holiday Mantel

Photo By: Jonny Valiant (Matthew Gleason)

DIY Felt Garland

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Ornaments

Candlesticks

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturers (middle candlestick, J.Muckle/Studio D)

Birds

DIY Felt Stockings

Photo By: J. Muckle/Studio D (crafting by Kylie Fife and Ashley Page Norton)

A Kitchen With Open Shelves

Photo By: Jonny Valiant (Styled by Karin Olsen)

Platter and Bowl

Photo By: J Muckle/Studio D

Cutting Board

Photo By: Marko Metzinger/Studio D

Cookie Jar

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

DIY Tea Towel

Photo By: Lara Robby/Studio D

Canisters

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Bowl

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Glass

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Serving Bowl

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Mug and Bowl

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

A Fall Dining Area With Warm Colors

Photo By: Jonny Valiant (Styled by Christopher White)

Napkins

Photo By: Marko Metzinger/Studio D

Flatware

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Wallpaper

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Paint

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Vase

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Drawer Pull

Photo By: Marko Metzinger/Studio D

Tray

Photo By: Marko Metzinger/Studio D

DIY Gold Pumpkins

Photo By: Marko Metzinger/Studio D

Fun and Functional Home Office

Photo By: Jonny Valiant (styled by Karin Olsen)

File Drawers

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Bookends

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Easy Little Makeover

Photo By: Marko Metzinger/Studio D

Bowl

©Courtesy of the manufacturer

Vase

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Art

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Lamp

Photo By: Philip Friedman/Studio D

A Shady But Bright Porch

Photo By: Christopher Shane (Styled by Elizabeth Demos)

Try a Porch Swing

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Garden Stool

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Outdoor Rug

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Or Try a Bench

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Outdoor Pillows

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Outdoor Pillows

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