5 Easy Fall DIY Projects to Welcome the Season

fall DIY projects

The apple cider is stocked and the cozy sweaters are front-and-center in your closet. You’re ready for fall, but is your home? Never fear! Hm Etc. is here! We’ve got the best projects around to welcome guests and the beginning of the holiday season into your home, from welcome baskets to home fragrances and everything in between.


Thanksgiving DIY: How to Make Colorful Leaf Mason Jars

Thanksgiving DIY

Create a glowing focal point in your home with this colorful, DIY Thanksgiving craft. It works perfectly as a fireplace mantel accent, porch décor or a Thanksgiving table decoration. Plus, you can fill these Mason jars with tea lights, fairy lights or even use them as silverware holders when guests come over for the holiday feast.


How to Make Magical Halloween Floating Candles

Halloween floating candles

Create a whimsical focal point for your window, porch or mantel with this these magical Halloween floating candles. They’ll have all your trick-or-treaters asking for a page from your spell book. Luckily, there’s no real wizardry involved in the making of this levitating décor. Any regular human can fashion them with just a few recyclable materials and supplies.


Easy Holiday Decor: DIY Thanksgiving Place Card Holders

Thanksgiving place card holder

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner is no small undertaking. Between navigating family politics and figuring out kitchen logistics (not to mention trying to compete with memories of Nana’s famous fruit salad), it’s a ton of work.

If you’ve volunteered to take on hosting duties this year, we salute you. We know even holiday heroes like you need to take a break from all the arrangements, so we’ve put together a few quick, easy craft ideas to help you de-stress.

These DIY place cards are the perfect way to deck out your dining table. You likely already have all the necessary supplies, and, since place cards are part of your Thanksgiving preparations, you’re still technically being productive. It’s a win-win!