Gorgeous leaves in an array of golds, reds and oranges are in abundance right now. Bring some of that warmth to your Thanksgiving or holiday table with gilded leaf place cards you can easily make in an afternoon — while you get some fresh air!
When throwing a party or potluck, it's really invaluable to have the dishes labeled. That way your time isn't spent glued to the food table, telling people what kind of casserole that is over and over again like a broken record.
I always associate Thanksgiving with cranberry glass — there's something about that deep reddish purple color that makes me think of sitting down to eat for the holidays. This DIY craft project is easy to do, and makes dinner more colorful and festive.
If you're unsure what you want for the holidays (and people keep asking) why not ask for one of these books and try a new craft? Each book is as gorgeous as it is inspirational — and each one will make great gift for the crafters on your list.
All this month, Apartment Therapy is featuring homemade gift ideas made and submitted by you, the readers. Check the main page every day for a new project, or click on any photo below for DIY gift project instructions and info.
If you're going to make a big mess crafting wreaths, you might as well make a big mess with your dear friends while feasting on wreath-shaped breads and sipping wintery pine-infused cocktails. Provide wreath forms and wire for your guests, and have everyone bring all the berries, branches, bells, bows, and bobbles they can get their hands on. Let the wreathing begin!
Coasters make for a great DIY crafts because they're practical and inexpensive. They don't require much of whatever material you use — be it fabric, ceramics, cork, cording, or yarn. Here are ten homemade projects, perfect for entertaining.