12 of Our Favorite Fall Crafts

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I knew you could paint mason jars to make them oh-so-cute but I had no idea you could create such a beautiful set of fall mason jar vases for your mantle. Those mason jars along with the 11 other fall crafts we've rounded up for you should keep your crafty hands busy for the next few weeks. ... ... 12 of Our Favorite Fall Crafts ... Harvest mantel banner from Snap ... DIY falling leaves garland from 6th Street Design School ... Twine & berry fall wreath from Simply Kierste ... Thanksgiving gold leaf sign from The Polkadot Chair ... Thankful tree with chalk from … [Read more...]

Spooky Graveyard Pudding Cups

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Hi, everyone! My name is Jamie and I blog over at Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom. I'm so happy to be a new contributor here at Snap! On weekdays, you can usually find me working in my office until the moment the school bus arrives with my two elementary-aged kids. (I'm very fortunate the bus stop is right at our driveway.) Almost always, the first thing out of their mouths is, "What's for snack?" I rarely have special after-school snacks prepared for them. I usually I give them fruit, yogurt or granola bars. Occasionally, I'll stop work early and if my son's daily (online) behavior … [Read more...]

10 Beautiful Thanksgiving Tablescapes

10 Absolutely Beautiful Thanksgiving Tablescapes

I know we're not even to Halloween yet, but have you started thinking about your Thanksgiving tablescape yet? These 10 absolutely beautiful Thanksgiving tablescapes will surely inspire you to create a memorable Thanksgiving gathering with friends and family to celebrate the many things you're grateful for.   Loving this cream, black and gold Thanksgiving tablescape from Just Destiny. Gold Thanksgiving table from A Pumpkin and a Princess. Pretty Thanksgiving tablescape with touches of plum from Lia Griffith. Thanksgiving table with natural elements from Apartment … [Read more...]

15 Pumpkin Crafts We’d Love to Make

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No matter how much pumpkin you throw around from October to December, it's never enough. From the delicious pumpkin recipes we posted last week to the fabulous fall pumpkin crafts below, we're giving you a healthy dose of the orange stuff. ... ... 15 Pumpkin Crafts ... Bias tape pumpkin pillow from The Craft Patch ... Paper strip pumpkin from Two Paper Divas ... Thrift shop junk pumpkins from Organized Clutter ... Yarn pumpkin garland from Honest to Nod ... Black and white glam pumpkin from A Pumpkin and a Princess ... Easy rolled paper pumpkin craft from One … [Read more...]

20 Tantalizing Pumpkin Recipes

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I may not be a huge fan of colder weather (brrrrr) but I am a huge fan of any dessert or baked good that calls for pumpkin. Though we should enjoy pumpkin year round, it seems the bulk of pumpkin recipes start hitting virtual recipe boxes around September. Here are the ones making me drool. ... ... 20 Tantalizing Pumpkin Recipes ... Pumpkin pie spice coconut oil granola from Lovely Little Kitchen ... Pumpkin French toast muffins with cinnamon streusel topping from Cooking Classy ... Pumpkin olive oil cake with brown butter glaze from Oh Sweet Basil ... Pumpkin empanadas … [Read more...]

15 Candy Corn Halloween Treats

15 Candy Corn Halloween Treats

I'm pretty sure everything candy corn should be available—and eaten—year round. I doubt there's a more traditional Halloween candy than the humble candy corn...and I doubt there's one with more sugar. In fact, I don't dare look at the ingredients list; I much prefer inhaling them oblivious to sugar content. In honor of this seasonal treat, I've rounded up 15 candy corn Halloween treats. Good luck deciding which one to make! ... ... 15 Candy Corn Halloween Treats ... Love these candy corn cookies from The Crafting Chicks. ... These candy corn rice krispie treats from Chef in … [Read more...]

12 Festive Fall Wreaths

12 Festive Fall Wreaths

Though we've had 90-degree temps in Utah this week, the colors are changing on the mountains and autumn is in the air. It's finally time to take down summer and put up fall. If last year's wreath is looking a bit tired, try dressing up your front door with one of these festive fall wreaths. I'm loving all the burlap and felt! ... ... 12 Festive Fall Wreaths ... Coffee filter wreath from All Things Heart and Home ... DIY autumn wreath from Lacquer & Linen ... Wreath with felt rosettes from Crafting Mom ... Burlap bubble wreath from Craftaholics Anonymous ... Wood … [Read more...]

Fourth of July Paper Firecrackers

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School has been out for three weeks 'round here and already we've a chorus of "I'm bored." These pronouncements typically come after I'm in the midst of a project. It's not enough that we have more than 100 ideas in our jar of summer fun and so, I try to come up with companion projects when I can. We've been working toward a fun patriotic celebration recently and I've had a little help with the centerpieces - Fourth of July Paper Firecrackers. What kid boy doesn't love firecrackers? There are two reasons that the boys love projects like this one. First, it's easy. So, so easy. Second? It … [Read more...]

Show + Tell: Fourth of July Celebration Ideas

Fabulous Fourth of July Ideas via @snapconf #fourthofjuly #patriotic

Seriously. I used to look forward to Show + Tell Wednesdays. Perusing your amazing posts was an amazing opportunity to get to know you... Then the allergy diet of 2014 happened... Now I just find myself staring at the page, mouth-watering and completely zoned out! Seriously. The trials I endure.... Just kidding. I still love Show + Tell Wednesdays and I have a file full of amazing recipes to try! Today I have picked out a few of my favorite Fourth of July celebration ideas. Show + Tell Highlights Let's start with this one...because this one nearly had me in tears. Forget … [Read more...]

DIY Patriotic Ribbon Bunting

DIY Patriotic Ribbon Bunting

Hi friends! Kimberly from A Night Owl here, and I'm so excited to be back with you today sharing another fun holiday craft! Last month I took a break from crafts and shared a yummy Caramel Macchiato Popsicle recipe with you because ohhhh how I love popsicles and Summertime! But equally during this time of year I adore Patriotic projects! And this one is no exception. I got together with some of my favorite blog friends a few weeks ago for a fun Patriotic Party. One of my favorite crafts for the setup was this DIY Patriotic Ribbon Bunting! It's the perfect {and easiest} DIY that will add some … [Read more...]