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It’s the tasty time of year again, when hosts and hostesses all over are looking for the perfect dishes and decor ideas for their Thanksgiving feasts. Make your Thanksgiving table stand out with these creative and crafty ideas we’ve collected for you:

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Want to create warm welcome? We’ve found you a free printable banner that will do the trick!

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We love this layered tablecloth look! It’s easy to recreate with fabric, and the rustic feel means no hemming is needed!

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Butcher paper and crayons make the dining experience fun for little ones. But if we’re being totally honest, it looks great, and would be a perfectly acceptable last minute solution for the grown up table, too!

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Here’s another fun way to make your table interactive — more free printables!

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For easy seasonal decorations, paint some empty cans (we know you’ll have some after you’re done baking that pie!) and fill them with feathers!

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You can also create a beautiful centerpiece using some rosy red apples. The white candles and greenery give it such a cozy, inviting feel.

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You can also keep your table looking and smelling great by making some simple bouquets from fresh herbs! Talk about appetizing!

The weather has been amazing here in San Francisco, and Memorial Day weekend is upon us, which can only mean one thing — it’s time to plan for the perfect picnic! Here are some of our favorite ideas from around the web:

 

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Start off with a cute basket

 

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Or a repurposed suitcase, perhaps?

 

Perfect Picnic Ideas via Abbey Carpet SF
Get your utensils ready with a cute DIY pocket.

 

Perfect Picnic Ideas via Abbey Carpet SF
Or, try these printable lunch bags and close them with easy handy utensil clips!

 

Perfect Picnic Ideas via Abbey Carpet SF
You can get these cute picnic printables here.

 

Perfect Picnic Ideas via Abbey Carpet SF
Make tasty portable meals in mason jars, like this spring orzo pasta salad!

 

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Or a yummy cheesecake in a jar!

 

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Or serve tasty fresh fruit in waffle cones.

Looking for some fun seasonal crafts? Here are a few darling ideas we found around the web!

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Celebrate spring greenery by displaying your plants in this cute DIY hanging plant shelf!

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Immortalize natural beauty by making clay leaf bowls!

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This spring coaster DIY is perfect for entertaining!

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Up your Easter egg game with this adorable pressed flower Easter egg tutorial!

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Or impress guests with this delectable speckled egg cake!

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Mardi Gras is a fun filled and colorful celebration! Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite Mardi Gras inspired decor, DIY and deliciousness!

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Mardi Gras Madness via Abbey Carpet of SF

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It’s a little early, but getting a head start on New Years Eve festivities gives you more time to make sure everything is perfect. Throwing a NYE party? Here are some fun ways to make it shine!

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1. This New Years Eve in a box is absolutely adorable! It would make a great elaborate invite/party favor combo, or even a great gift for distant friends and family.

14 Fun New Years Finds via Abbey Carpet of SF
2. Want to really wow your guests? Put together this sequin photo booth DIY from Oh Happy Day!

14 Fun New Years Finds via Abbey Carpet of SF
3. These printable photo booth props would be a great addition.

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4. Simple details go a long way; gold star cups or plates make snacking feel festive.

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5. As do these cute New Years themed eco friendly forks!

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6. You can also disperse treats in these adorable DIY countdown piñatas.

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7. Spruce up your glasses with easy tinsel drink markers!

14 Fun New Years Finds via Abbey Carpet of SF
8. Add some sparkle to your champagne with this quick DIY.

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9. Or try rimming your champagne flutes with some edible gold glitter!

14 Fun New Years Finds via Abbey Carpet of SF
10. We love this bubbly drink table!

14 Fun New Years Finds via Abbey Carpet of SF
11. And these adorable clock themed decorations.

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12. These champagne jello shots add a great splash of tasty color.

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13. You can also serve savory treats like these garnished french fries in cute little cone cups.

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14. And don’t forget to get a little festive yourself! Here’s a quick way to make a cute little mini hat!

Halloween is only 10 days away, but there’s still time to add a little seasonal flair to your house and have some fun with a few creative projects! Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite Halloween DIYS:

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1. Halloween means PUMPKINS, but you don’t always have to carve them! These mini ribbon pumpkins make an adorable addition to any Autumn decor.

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2. Here’s another chic no-carve project — glitter dipped pumpkins!

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3. Check out these black and white southwest inspired pumpkins! They’re sure to stand out as a unique and modern decoration.

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4. White, gold, and black are all fun colors to play with to create unique painted pumpkins.

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5. Looking for an easy way to dress up your decor before a party? Check out these free printables!

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6. Or, create a simple, spooky effect by taping bat cut-outs to a paper lamp.

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7. Welcome guests into your haunted mansion with this DIY pennant banner.

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8. This yarn web DIY is an easy way to add some Halloween spirited spook to your windows.

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9. For a fun Autumnal party favor, check out these sweet pumpkin candy pouches!

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10. And finally, take the Halloween spirit with you on this go with this cute and creepy clutch DIY!

Happy Halloween!