They're cute AND practical. It's a win-win situation.
What you'll need: set of mason jars ($16 and up, ), acrylic paint set ($7, ), brown spray paint ($4, )
Grab your favorite candy from this adorable DIY jar whenever you need a pick-me-up.
What you'll need: 6-inch clay pot ($2, ), clay saucer ($2, ), wooden knob ($5, ), black gloss spray paint ($4, )
How cute is this little guy?! Plus, he's so easy to make.
What you'll need: assorted clay pots ($16 for 12, ), burlap ($4, ), acrylic paint set ($7, ), twine ($6, ), raffia ($5, )
Make this craft even more unique by choosing acorns from your own neighborhood.
What you'll need: glitter glue ($3, ), picture frame ($14, )
Paint has the power to turn something ordinary into something unique — like this apple pencil holder your kids will love.
A bunch of felted balls or pom-poms makes for a wreath that's a little bit crafty, a little bit twee.
Hang fabric scraps in harvest hues, cleverly cut in the shape of leaves.
Grab some acrylic paint in three or four shades of similar colors, and carefully paint the tips of each pinecone from light to dark.
Teeny pumpkin patterns might just be the cutest crochet idea yet.
Print out leaf templates onto cardstock and dip them into a marblized shaving cream concoction to make this inventive craft.
Paint stray acorns fun colors (add even add glitter!). Display in a clear bowl.
Give the rustic look a contemporary twist by making pumpkins in a bevy of patterns.
In honor of the return of book clubs in front of the fire, give a vino-loving hostess a gift she can hold on to — a wine journal to note her favorites.
Typically found around doorways, these wood trim corner blocks get cute second job as rustic pumpkins.
Snipped from patterned plaids and fuzzy felt, this wreath's faux foliage will look fresh forever.
This mobile mimics fluttering foliage — minus the raking.
Offer a nod to Pilgrims this Thanksgiving with napkin rings crafted from inexpensive buckles, ribbon and fabric glue.
Make this fun, easy parent-and-kid project: a seasonal bookmark.
Wooden plaques from a craft store (cut to look like they came from a tree trunk) turn into plump pumpkins when you paint them orange.
Simple painted patterns give these angular pumpkins a bit of modern flair.
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When we look at a blank gourd, we see star potential. Jazz yours up with rhinestones for a sparkly take on fall.
Sure, a paper banner won't last in the rain, but it's an easy way to make your outdoor space party-ready when you entertain guests. And a metallic monogram will inject some family pride into your yard.
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To establish the palette for a fireplace display that can stay up until turkey time, drape a trio of pinked printed-fabric squares atop the mantel, and keep them in position with an assortment of colorful gourds and leaves.
Say cheese — graters, that is. Salvaged shredders make a lovely table display with the illumination of votive candles twinkling through.
Recreate the season's glow with a mason jar-turned-luminary (starring a maple leaf cutout, of course).
You don't have to petrify fallen leaves to preserve the best autumn colors; this wreath is actually made out of pliable aluminum cans.
Proving that a mason jar lid can be just as crafty, these glittery pumpkins are elegant when showcased on a chic, white plate.
Choose yellow-orange felt for a monochrome wreath that still has some lovely seasonal texture.
Mini pumpkins in pretty fall hues just might be the cutest form of origami we've ever seen.
The secret ingredient to these fun, patterned pumpkins? Toilet paper (yes, really).