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

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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

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

Four napkins make one 80-inch runner. Napkins: Suzani Q Simple 20" x 20" napkins in peacoat, $46 for a set of 4, loomdecor.com

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

HGTV Magazines shows you how to color-block kitchen 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.



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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