Add a sweet and colorful touch to any holiday mantel with a festive mitten advent calendar garland. Layla Palmer used a variety of toddler-sized mittens in traditional Christmas hues and printed out 24 numbers small enough to tuck into each mitten. To add extra holiday cheer, she added a sweet sentiment below each number. String the mittens on a long strand of twine and start counting down.
Black food coloring and branches from your garden in lieu of lollipop or popsicle sticks creates a spooky twist on this classic fall treat. You'll have just as much fun making them as you will eating them!
When your succulents are complete fill a few empty planters with crumpled paper. Cover the paper with loose roving and arrange your succulents on top. You can hot glue them into place if you want them to be permanent, or just let them sit and rearrange them whenever you like.
Create warmth by spray-painting inexpensive, wood mirror frames with metallic spray paint. Hang in a grid pattern behind pumpkins and fall leaves for a contemporary-meets-traditional look. Design by Lani Ariani
Place five Peeps of the same color, one tablespoon coconut oil and one cup flour in a microwaveable bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds, and mix the melted ingredients together with a spoon. Knead until it's firm.
Bake coffee-flavored cupcakes in paper to-go cups then top with rich homemade frosting and dash of nutmeg, cinnamon or sprinkles for a morning pick-me-up lookalike that is sure to hit the spot any time of the day. Dress them up with a ribbon to spread some holiday cheer.