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Seasonal Crafts Articles
Classic holiday craft ideas for children and adults!
Homemade Gifts From the Kitchen
Put your hands and handiwork into your gifts. Here are 15 homemade gifts from the kitchen—including...
How to Make Cinnamon Ornaments
These homemade cinnamon ornaments are super-easy, with only three ingredients! They’re a lovely...
How to Make a Cranberry Wreath
Our gardening editor just made this Cranberry Wreath. A fun project using raw cranberries, this DIY...
How to Make Paper Snowflakes
Turn your home into a winter wonderland with paper snowflakes! Perfect for a snow day, this easy...
How to Make a Christmas Wreath
Make a Christmas wreath from scratch! Plus, enjoy a good forage in your own yard or garden for...
Natural Decorating for Christmas
Have you decked the halls? Go natural this Christmas! It’s time for nature’s green to make a...
The Story Behind Your Christmas Wreath
This time of year, there are Christmas wreaths adorning everywhere imaginable—from doors and fences...
Homemade Flavored Vinegars | Gifts From the Kitchen
Vinegars flavored with fruits, sprigs of herbs, or fiery peppers are so beautiful—and add great...
How to Make Pomander Balls
Here’s how to make pomander balls, which are simply oranges pierced by cloves. As the fruit dries,...
How to Make a Fall Nut Wreath
It’s nut season so we created this natural nut wreath for our front door. Use any hard-shelled nuts...
5 Traditional Halloween Crafts
Enjoy these fun, traditional Halloween crafts—from apple heads to cornhusk dolls to pumpkin-seed...
How to Carve a Pumpkin
How do you carve a pumpkin? Whether you are a beginner or an expert, “Farmer Mike” Valladao has...
How to Press Flowers and Leaves
Pressing flowers and preserving foliage are not only enjoyable activities but also let you capture...
Pumpkin Spice Mix Recipe
This homemade pumpkin spice recipe takes just minutes to mix up—with several ingredients that you...
Learn How to Crochet: Easy Scarf for Beginners
Crocheting is more than just a craft. It’s also a great stress reliever, an excellent way to pass...
How to Make a Hollyhock Flower Doll
See how to make hollyhock dolls out of flowers in 5 steps! This is an old-fashioned craft that’s...
How to Make Homemade Lavender Rose Potpourri
See how to make a simple, classic flower potpourri recipe. We especially like roses and lavender ...
Painting Pots: The Sponge Technique
Sponge painting (yes, you just use a sponge) allows any gardener to transform simple orange terra-...
How to Make Old-Fashioned Ice Cream at Home
Learn how to make homemade old-fashioned ice cream by making it yourself in a hand-crank freezer,...
4 Last-Minute Halloween Decorations for Gardeners
Halloween is almost here! You’ve got the candy for trick-or-treaters ready to go. But, as you...
How to Make Luminarias
Brighten the night! Here’s how to make luminarias in 3 steps. Luminarias are twinkling paper...
DIY Halloween Makeup Ideas Using Common Pantry Items
Need last-minute Halloween makeup to greet trick-or-treaters? Here are simple recipes for face...
Seasonal Crafts: Apple Heads
The art of making apple heads is both easy and fun. Follow these easy instructions for a creative...
Seasonal Crafts: Cornhusk Doll
In the Colonial Era, people painted faces on cornhusk dolls and made them into toys. Here’s how to...
Make a Decorative Chili Pepper Strand (Ristra)
Create a colorful strand of red and green chili peppers—called a ristra—to hang outdoors for a...
Gift Jar Ideas for Christmas
Try making your own gift jars this year, because one of the nicest presents you can give is a gift...
How to Make a Pumpkin Seed Necklace
This year, when you hollow out that Halloween pumpkin, save the seeds to make a cool and colorful...
How to Make Lavender Sachets
Create a sweet-smelling lavender sachet with herbs. Give the sachet as a gift, or tuck it into a...
Seasonal Crafts: Homemade Note Cards
Here’s how to make DIY note cards using that humble spud! Potato printing is easy and fun. You can...
Seasonal Crafts: Make Your Own Fire Starters
Make your own decorative fire starters with these simple instructions. All you need are some dry...
Seasonal Crafts: Make a Holiday Candle Decoration
Transform a soda can into a holiday candle decoration. Here’s how: Very carefully cut off the top...
Easy To Make Catnip, Cat Toys
Reward your cat with a special treat! At a small cost, you can grow your own catnip, with enough to...
Classic Crafts for Kids: Sand Jar
Ever made your own sand jars? Now that school is out for most, you may be looking for a way to keep...
Garden Party Ideas
Let’s have a garden party! Set tables and chairs near the flowers or on the lawn and gather some...
Seasonal Crafts: Make a Glove Turkey (Thanksgiving Table Decoration)
Make a glove turkey, a cute decoration for a Thanksgiving table centerpiece. Here’s how. Use three...
How to Make a Bird Seed Wreath
Learn how to make a bird seed wreath with these simple instructions, and create something very...