Pro floral arrangements might look like complex, intricately crafted works of art, but if you know the right techniques they're much easier than you’d think. Carly Cylinder from The Flower Kitchen is here to give us some pointers just in time for party season.
A memorable place card is the ultimate way to tell your guests how much they matter — especially when you make it yourself. Go sweet and delicate like the ones pictured here, or bring in a pop of bright color to complement your other party decor. Super easy, totally original and so pretty.
You gotta love this: DIY wine tags that combine your love of wine with your love of crafting. This project adds a personal, seasonal touch to any bottle of wine, whether it be a gift for a fall b-day or your contribution to the Thanksgiving table.
You don't have to be a celebrity to surround yourself with beautiful blooms! In this Bluprint original series, floral artist Carly Cylinder demonstrates easy, approachable methods to building breathtaking bouquets in your own kitchen. You'll learn how to visualize arrangements, pick the perfect blooms and expertly style them.
We love a good mashup, and this fall wreath/chalkboard is no exception. It's easy to make from a repurposed picture frame, and it brings that cozy vibe we're all craving hard right now. Think of it as a pumpkin spice latte for your walls.
Orange pumpkins will always hold a special place in our hearts, but we're ready for something a little more original. These faux-marbled pumpkins totally do the job, and they're incredibly fun to make. Get in there and play around with your color scheme to make a Halloween palette that's 100 percent fresh.
Stitch together precut charm squares to give your dinner table a stunning accent! This runner by Christine Stainbrook is perfect for quilters of all levels. Your kit includes all of the fabrics you’ll need to finish the runner top, backing, and binding.
Flying geese and half-square triangle units is all it takes to create this gorgeous, bursting Variable Star table runner. Full color instructions walk you through construction of each basic unit. Pull it together with simple borders and gentle quilting, and you'll proudly display this runner on your table in no time at all. This kit features fabrics from Boundless Cour De Fleur and comes with all the fabrics you'll need for the quilt top, binding, and backing.
Enjoy turning your 10" squares into this charming table runner! The Mountain Morning Table Runner kit comes with all of the fabrics that you'll need to complete the top, backing, and binding. Easy block construction makes this a fun weekend project. Experience the wonder of hand-dyed Boundless Batiks, every piece is unique to create a work of art.
Nothing brings a beautiful dinner spread to life like a quilted table runner. Bon Appetit features scrappy fabrics from Boundless Collage Cafe Spice collection with a deep accent fabric that pulls it all together. With this kit, you'll have all of the fabrics you'll need to make the runner top, binding, and backing.
Gravy is to turkey as frosting is to cake. As coffee is to donuts. As leggings and knit hats are to autumn days. Neither is really complete without the other. Get the picture? Although the turkey is often thought of as the Thanksgiving centerpiece, a good gravy is actually your secret weapon.
Take note: this isn't your typical "cook the mashed potatoes, then keep them warm in a slow cooker" method. Rather, it's the perfect one-bowl way to cook mashed potatoes from start to finish. Over the span of a few hours, cubes of seasoned potato are cooked until tender, mashed right in the same slow cooker bowl and mixed with creamy additives. It couldn't be more simple!
A dinner roll done right is a thing of beauty, especially for a special-occasion meal when you're busting out the pretty dishes. And don't get us started on the aroma that fills your house when fresh bread's in the oven. They should bottle that stuff.
It's official: fall is here. I know because I just roasted a squash. And of all the many rituals that mark the change of seasons, this one seals the deal for me. Once you roast a squash, there's no going back.
There are salads and there are great salads. Martha walks you through the bounty of lettuces and herbs you can combine for a refreshing variety of tastes and textures. Learn the principles of making your own delicious vinaigrette and you'll never need to buy another bottle. Martha also shows how easy it is to make your own crispy croutons from leftover bread.
Three ingredients. Three steps. Cranberry sauce doesn't get any simpler, or more delicious. We'd say it goes great on leftover turkey sandwiches, but we have a feeling there won't actually be any leftovers.
So you're hosting Thanksgiving this year. Between decking out your space in fall-themed decor and making sure you have the perfect quilted table runner, there's a lot on your plate before even thinking about the meal. But don't sweat the main event — now you have a complete list of go-to recipes to help you crush Turkey Day.
Real talk: it's not really fall until you bake a pumpkin pie. The earthy, spice-infused dessert is a universal comfort food, perfect for chilly autumn nights or family get-togethers. But did you know that one ingredient can totally change the flavor and texture of your pie?
Cake rolls and cool weather go hand-in-hand. And when you throw some pumpkin spice into the mix, you're on autumnal overload in the best possible way! This recipe (from our class Beyond Grandma's Cake Roll: One Pan, Six New Cakes with Abby Dodge) checks every box for fall festivities.
Don't mess with tradition. That's the rule behind this old-fashioned cake, and one bite will tell you why. It's got all the fall flavors you crave (think cinnamon, brown sugar, ginger and cloves), and you can mix the whole thing up in just one bowl, literally in minutes.
Have you heard the news? Moist, yummy carrot cake and gobs of cream cheese buttercream are now officially finger food. This recipe makes a whole bunch of whoopies, so you can easily serve 'em up at your Mother's Day or Easter brunch.