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Cranberries and oranges may scream holiday baking, but these awesome flavors deserve to make an appearance on your cocktail cart, too. Whip up a batch of my Homemade Orange-Cranberry Vodka, then play mix master with these oh-so-festive cocktails. Bonus: This infused vodka also makes a great gift.
by Nicole Weston
This year, why not trade the standard bottle of bubbly for a spirited gift you crafted yourself? Infused vodka is incredibly easy to make, plus it lasts for ages. Which means the party can live on long after the decorations come down.
by Nicole Weston
Hot Buttered Rum sounds like a cocktail straight out of a period drama — and that's exactly why we love it. Bring on the brrrrr. We're ready!
by Ashley Rodriguez
This DIY from Five Course Photo's Brooke Lark is a simple way to create a cute, fun focal point for your holiday party. String it up behind your buffet, or let it stand alone as an awesome backdrop for photos. Let the selfie-fest begin!
by Bluprint
Everything tastes better in a fancy glass. So this holiday season, do yourself a favor and whip up a batch of these painted stunners. They're super simple to make, so you can even make a set for yourself, and give 'em as gifts to everyone you know!
by Bluprint
Forget about run-of-the-mill bows; tassels are WAY more crafty. We love 'em on gifts, but they're super cute hanging on a wreath, tree or garland too!
by Bluprint
We've long been fans of putting a pom pom on pretty much everything, so no surprise that we LOVE this easy technique. We like it best if you wrap in simple paper, then pom it up and — poof! — it's the best-looking present under the tree.
by Bluprint
If you've been wanting to get in on the weaving trend, this could be your moment: This yarn design is a cute and unique way to personalize any gift wrap — and you don’t need to be a well-versed weaver to pull it together.
by Bluprint
Make your wineglasses a conversation piece at your next holiday party! Tripp Derrick Barnes of shares a super simple technique that combines controlled and free-flowing paint for a funky take on custom stemware. Tripp shows how to protect the rim of your wine glass while dripping, splattering, and even pouring acrylic paint over your wine glass to create a totally unique look.
Put a modern spin on your holiday decor by making a boho-chic wall hanging! All you need is some rope, a copper pipe, hot glue gun, and faux plants. Artist Rachel Metz helps you put it all together for a show-stopping piece that you can display year round.
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