Turn boxwood clippings into DIY holiday topiaries to flank a fireplace mantel, bring some life to a holiday tablescape or add height to a buffet table.
Transform a modern mirror into a spooky, antiqued looking glass with this simple technique. In a Gothic black frame, it's perfect for Halloween, but this look can work year round if you use a warm wood, silver leaf or gilt frame.
Make this pretty tray for fall with air-dry clay and paint. It's an easy and inexpensive craft project for adults and kids alike.
Spruce up plastic or foam pumpkins with the warmth and texture of chunky wool yarn. This easy project is a great way to craft fashion-forward Halloween or Thanksgiving decorations.
A handmade tulle tutu, basic red sweatshirt and felt are all you need to craft this cute ladybug costume complete with a personalized leafy trick-or-treat tote bag.
Pedestal sinks are ideal for tight spaces but often show exposed plumbing and offer little storage. An easy-to-sew sink skirt will solve both problems, providing style and function to a bathroom.
This no-carve pumpkin is a playful, untraditional take on a painted pumpkin. Get the kids involved, let loose and have fun creating your own folky design.
Instead of making a wreath with bulky plastic gourds, try using putka pods, which are natural dried seed pods that look exactly like tiny pumpkins. This wreath makes an elegant fall statement that can be displayed year after year.
Old furniture has a warmth and charming patina created by years of use. Our designer tricks will help you recreate this lovely timeworn look on a new unfinished piece of furniture.
Scarves are a great small holiday gift for friends and family. Make a storebought scarf extra special by personalizing it with a playful message spelled out with buttons. This is a quick handmade gift that will keep the recipient cozy for many winters to come.
Use old book pages, flash cards, scrapbook paper or even sheet music to make these sweet pinwheels that can bring a festive, playful touch to parties and holidays. They're a snap to make so you can whip up an entire bouquet of them to display in flowerpots, baskets, buckets or pitchers.
Give inexpensive white dinner plates a creepy Halloween makeover with black ceramic paint and easy-to-create bug silhouettes.
A no-sew tutu, pointy craft-foam hat, DIY broom and striped tights are paired with a black T-shirt for a wee witch's costume that's cute enough to cast a spell on even the biggest Halloween humbugs.
Inexpensive plastic figures and papier mache houses can become sparkling Christmas decorations with just some basic glue and German glass glitter. This glitter sparkles like no other glitter and will make these simple objects look high-end.
Use winter's frosty temps to your advantage when decorating your home's outdoors for the holidays. These ice lanterns are pretty, festive and just require water, plastic containers and a chill in the air.