A warm scarf is a seasonal staple, and you can easily add a unique flair to its functionality with just a few basic embellishments. This simple technique requires little more than scraps of wool felt, embroidery thread, and a blanket stitch.
There's something magical about fire dancing on water. Reflected in the liquid's shimmering surface, the flickers of a candle's flame appear doubly radiant and twice as beautiful. Floating candles add instant atmosphere to a casual summer table, and with our technique, you can create lots of them in only a couple of hours.
Muffin tins or other molds
Petroleum jelly or nonstick cooking spray
Paraffin or beeswax candles, or wax bricks and color chips
Craft sticks, for stirring1 1/4-inch metal-tabbed tea-light wicks
A raffia cornucopia lined with a bed of dried wheat stalks holds an abundance of golden squashes, apples, and pears. Set on a wide sideboard or chest, it's a natural Thanksgiving decorations that radiates good fortune.
2-foot-long wicker cornucopia (available at craft stores or floral shops)