This has been the year of the “Paint Night”, and for good reason—painting is relaxing, super fun, and a great creative outlet that anyone can try. You don’t have to consider yourself an artist to enjoy painting, but even beginners can step up their game with a few professional painting tips and tricks. These painting tips can elevate your artwork and give your decor projects a little extra polish!
Now that it’s October, it’s the perfect time to schedule THE quintessential fall date: a trip to the pumpkin patch. Who doesn’t want to galavant around in their coziest flannel, sipping hot chocolate and picking out the perfect pumpkins to bring home? Of course, it’s easy to get carried away and suddenly find yourself with a miniature pumpkin patch of your own. So, what can you do with all those pumpkins?
Let’s get real—who really has time to carve more than one pumpkin, other than that one neighbor who started decorating for Halloween on September 1st? Lucky for you, we put together this fun collection of ultra-creative, super-easy, and absolutely gorgeous pumpkin crafts to try this year.
Now that fall is in full swing in the Finger Lakes, pastel-hued flowers are officially out of season as jewel-tones and harvest themes take over. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t re-purpose blooms from your treasured bouquets or garden beds! Dried flowers make stunning home decor with a little craftiness and a bit of time. If you missed out on our sold-out Dried Flower Wreath event, you can still make some fabulous dried flower crafts at home! Here are some of our favorite creative ideas for dried flowers.
Succulents. It’s hard not to know what they are in this day and age. Everywhere you look, they seem to be there—from Instagram to cookie decorations to Bobby Berk’s latest Queer Eye home makeover. And it’s easy to see why these little succas have stolen our hearts, especially coming in so many unique and interesting shapes, sizes, styles, and colors. PLUS, they’re pretty hard to kill, making them a #1 choice for arrangements and plant crafting for both green and black thumbs alike. But, even the hardest to kill need some TLC to stay alive!