The cooler months are getting closer and the evenings are drawing in, which not only means it’s time to get out the cosy jumpers and enjoy the crisp autumn air, but pumpkin spice mania is all around! Whether you love or hate it, you can’t help but embrace the changing seasons when this beloved spice mix is seasoning drinks in Starbucks, scenting candles and added to almost any recipe. To celebrate this wonderful time of year, we’ve compiled our favourite autumnal and pumpkin spice makes, along with a sprinkling of inspiration so you can get extra creative with new ideas.
Combining the perfect shades for this season, making this cute set is great for gifts or lovely to keep for yourself
Revamp your winter accessories with a handmade copper necklace and brooch this year whilst trying your hand at a new craft.
It’s not autumn without an abundance of pumpkins – design your own and use your stash to create a whole collection.
Spruce up your home and add a pop of colour when you create this papercraft wreath. Make it your own by swapping to your favourite shades or by using interesting papers.
For party perfect cakes, be sure to give this recipe a try. Finished with a sprinkle of glitter, we can’t resist the delicious autumnal flavours.
A classic recipe for this seasonal fruit, head on down to your local pumpkin patch to get the star ingredient to whip up a yummy dessert.
Whilst the kids are creating their Halloween lanterns with funky designs, we’ve got a super simple idea for the adults. Make a statement with this heart carving for statement decor.
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For everlasting seasonal decorations, this crochet project is for you. Add to a length of string for bunting, or sew different faces onto each one for unique characters.
It’s that time of year where plentiful amounts of tea are made, so be sure to keep your teapot warm with this knitted cosy.
If you’re hosting a Halloween party this year, this simple set of candle holders is exactly what you need to set the scene.
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Have you got old mugs lying around that could be repurposed? Perhaps an extra Starbucks travel mug? Using natural oils and soya wax, this project is super simple with great results
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Avoid dry and cracked lips with this lovely lip balm recipe, which uses natural ingredients. Be sure to reuse old lipstick containers to reduce waste.
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For a longer project to get stuck into this autumn, why not crochet your own blanket? Great for those who want a make they can pick up in a spare ten minutes, you’ll have it completed in no time at all!
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Keep your skin soft and squeaky clean with this easy-to-make sugar scrub. Using only a few ingredients, this is also a great budget-friendly gift idea.
We couldn’t dedicate a whole blog post to pumpkin spice without a recipe for the infamous latte! Using store cupboard ingredients, this will quickly become your new favourite winter drink.