Friday, September 14, 2018

7 DIY Hacks to Get Your Apartment Ready For Fall

1. Fall Spice Candles

The best part of fall is the crisp air coming through an open window and the smell of cinnamon and pumpkin wafting through the house. You can make your room smell like pumpkin pie with this DIY pumpkin pie spice candle!

 What You’ll Need:

-Mason jar, candlewick, beeswax, coconut oil, pumpkin pie spice
1 spice_candlesvia littlehouseliving

2. Pine Cone Centerpiece

Scented pine cones smell DELICIOUS, and add a cute decorative touch to any space. Fill a bowl of them on your coffee table, and add a candle (in a vase, let’s be fire safe) for a relaxed vibe. This is a great centerpiece for a dinner party or to enjoy every day!

You’ll Need:

-Wooden bowl, pine cones (scented or unscented), glass vase, candle
2 pineconevia countryliving

3. Fall Banner

Your mantle wants to feel the fall lovin’ too, so make this DIY banner to celebrate all things fall.

You’ll Need:

-String, triangle stencil, letter stencils, paint, fabric or card stock, ribbon in fall colors
3 fall_bannervia creationsbyKara

4. Fall Wreath

If you love having a wreath on your door to welcome visitors, you can custom make one to add your unique flair! Customize with initials, your surname, or lots and lots of jack-o-lanterns. Get the kids involved making paper leaves and pumpkins for an activity the family will love (and admire) throughout the season.

You’ll Need:

-Pre-made grapevine wreath, burlap ribbon, scissors and hot glue gun, pine cones, mini chalkboard, wired vine, baker’s twine
4 door_wreathvia craftsunleashed

5. Canning Jar Pumpkin

If you’re a mason jar lover and have lots of extra lids around, consider making them into a pumpkin. All you have to do is string the lids together and add some cinnamon sticks for the stem.

You’ll Need:

-Canning jar lids (same size), twine, cinnamon sticks, burlap (for the leaves)
5 jar ring pumpkinvia yellowblissroad

6. Fall Mug

In the season of Pumpkin Spice Lattes, hot chocolate, and tea, you definitely need to have a great mug. Personalize yours by painting it with fall leaves in fall colors to get even more into the fall spirit!

You’ll need:

-White mug, metallic glass paint in fall colors, sticky leaf stencils, paint brush and dauber
6 leaf_mugvia handsoccupied

7. DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte

Sometimes you don’t feel like a daily Starbucks trip, or you want to have your PSL available to you at all hours. This is a totally understandable feeling, because PSLs are, well, there are no words. To make your own swoon worthy cup, you only need a few ingredients, and you can make a huge batch of syrup and store it in a cute canning jar.

You’ll need:

-Your favorite, coziest mug, espresso, steamed milk, DIY PSL Syrup (brown sugar, pumpkin puree, water, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla extract), whipped cream
7 PSLvia gimmesomeoven

Also check out…

This bomb pumpkin bread recipe. If you’re craving moist, yummy pumpkin bread, look no further. Make this and your house will smell incredible. Not to mention, you’ll be full on pumpkiny goodness.
8 pumpkin_breadvia sallysbakingaddiction

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