Category Archives: Fall Crafts

A fresh look for fall mantels, made with burlap and jute rope

Here are two fast and easy fall decorating ideas that you can make tonight. The colors and textures in these Fall Topiaries are seasonally beautiful, and the burlap and jute rope are super inexpensive, too. In just an hour or … Continue reading

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DIY a lovely fall wreath with a woodland theme

I’ve been following the comments you’ve left in the The Inspiration Giveaway, and thank you for your suggestions. It sounds like several readers are looking for new wreath ideas, so let me introduce the beautiful Velvet Mushroom Wreath. Cozy fabric, jewel … Continue reading

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Lots of crafty inspiration today, and an inspiring giveaway

I often say it’s all about the inspiration. We craft and create because we’re inspired. We see something we like, our creativity flows, our hands move and voilà, we’ve created something beautiful. In my mind, September starts the most inspiring … Continue reading

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Natural décor for fall: Four textured, tabletop trees

My favorite season is right around the corner, so I’m excited to share a few DIY decorating ideas for fall. These four fall crafts are made with natural materials, from pine cones to pumpkins seeds, so they’re perfect for fall … Continue reading

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Hang this Patchwork Sweater Wreath on your front door

Most crafters I know love to repurpose, turning discards into something beautiful. Kathleen George is a master at repurposing and today she shares another sweater craft, transforming a few old sweaters into a beautiful Patchwork Sweater Wreath.  (By the way, my … Continue reading

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The perfect summer-to-fall wreath: DIY a Cork & Burlap Flower Wreath

Have you seen the pads of textured papers in the scrapbook aisles of your local craft store? The textures are fabulous, and the pads include cork, burlap and corrugated cardboard. Mix and match a few of these papers (well, they’re … Continue reading

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A Kwanzaa craft for kids: How to DIY an ear of corn from felt & yarn

A few years ago, the magazine Kids Crafts 1-2-3 (no longer published, sadly) asked us to make a craft for Kwanzaa. What is Kwanzaa? It’s a seven-day festival that starts on December 26 and celebrates African and African American culture. … Continue reading

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Fall harvest décor: Six crafts made with pinecones, acorns, and other nuts

Today’s tutorials are classics – how to make crafts with pinecones, acorns, and other fall finds. The Acorn & Pinecone Deco Spheres are beautiful au naturel, of course, but we went for glam with a metallic gold finish. I’m also … Continue reading

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Presto-change-o: A Thanksgiving Turkey Wreath transformed into a seasonal Deco Mesh Harvest Wreath

Do you remember the Thanksgiving Turkey Deco Mesh Wreath Patty Schaffer made? The colors of the Deco Mesh were beautiful, and I wanted to adapt it and make a season-spanning Deco Mesh wreath for fall. So, I got to work … Continue reading

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A corrugated cardboard craft, and the winners announced

It’s the first day of fall, and the perfect day to share these pretty, paper pinecones. These DIY paper pinecones will be a beautiful, understated addition to your fall décor, and will make elegant Christmas ornaments, too. Humble, everyday corrugated … Continue reading

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