Even though it’s a little bit sad to take down those rad Halloween decorations, fall is one of the best times to go DIY crazy. With Friendsgiving coming up in a few weeks, it’s time to get excited about all those hosting crafts — especially with these bright and beautiful DIYs. Whether you’re looking for some chic ways to update your bar cart for fall or you want an easy way to show that hostess with the mostess some L-O-V-E, here are 10 colorful projects to make before Monday’s return.


1. DIY Donut Coasters: It’s officially entertaining season, which means you’re going to need some coasters on hand to protect your coffee table, i.e. show your mom how good you are at #adulting. These are super easy to put together and would make amazing hostess gifts for Friendsgiving and holiday parties. (via Brit + Co)


2. DIY Candy Apples: Caramel is great, but add some chocolate and candy to the mix and you’ve got a hit on your hands. Try to pick between pop tarts, brownies and funfetti flavors… well, who are we kidding, you’re totally going to make them all. (via Aww, Sam)


3. DIY Copper Leaf Drink Stirrers: Copper and pops of color? Obviously, you *need* these drink stirrers in your life. Dress up your fall-themed bar cart with this simple DIY that’ll take your cocktails to the next level. (via A Kailo Chic Life)


4. DIY Rainbow and Gold Lustre Bath Bombs: These gorgeous little bath bombs would make great holiday gifts for your BFFs, but make sure you DIY a few extra and treat yourself to a personal spa night. Mix up the colors and essential oils for the perfect combo of relaxation and sparkle. (via A Beautiful Mess)


5. DIY Good Reminder Notebook: With Thanksgiving dishes to plan, gift lists to check twice and holiday DIYs to try making, you might need an extra notebook — or two! — on hand to keep everything organized. Follow this easy DIY to give an old notebook a stylish makeover that doubles as a cool Instagram prop. (via Sugar & Cloth)


6. DIY Pantone Patch: Wear your favorite color on your sleeve… literally. These cute patches are a breeze to make, so the hardest part will be picking out your favorite Pantone shade. (via Brit + Co)


7. DIY Copper Wood Hooks: How’s your entryway looking? Could it use a little extra organization? DIY a set of these chic wood and copper hooks to handle all the extra coats and umbrellas your guests will be bringing in over the holidays. (via A Bubbly Life)


8. DIY Rainbow Accent Wall: With clouds and rain taking over your weather app, it’s time to bring some serious color indoors. Pull out the paint and give your creative space, home office or even guest room a cheery makeover with a rainbow wall this weekend. (via A Beautiful Mess)


9. DIY Color-Dipped Silverware: Add flair to your disposable wood cutlery with this super easy hack. Dip the handles in food coloring and water for a chic color-dipped look that’s totally food safe. (via Brit + Co)


10. DIY Cacti Wine Glasses: Looking for an easy way to upgrade your glasses? Grab a gold Sharpie pen and get ready to get your cacti on. Once again, these make for a genius hostess gift that’s totally customizable for all the wine-lovers in your life. (via Brit + Co)

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