Beautiful Fall Living Rooms

The space you relax in deserves the full fall treatment. No living room corner goes overlooked -- from window ledge to mantel top -- in this collection of pretty fall looks and inspirations.

View Slideshow

4 Incredibly Cool Halloween Ideas

These must-see ideas are super fun accessories for your Halloween party. From a vampire place setting to a fresh spin on caramel apples, you'll be inspired to start creating.

View Video

Pumpkin Recipes

Dazzle your holiday guests with our best pumpkin recipes, including pumpkin entrees and pumpkin desserts. Choose from savory -- pumpkin soups and pumpkin pastas -- or sweets, like pumpkin bars and cookies. Regardless, there's a showstopping pumpkin recipe for you.

View Slideshow

Easy No-Carve Pumpkins

Create quick no-carve Halloween pumpkins with a creative eye and some decorative tape. We share our technique!

View Video

Halloween Drink & Punch Recipes

No goblin or ghoul will go thirsty at your Halloween party with these delightful party drinks and punch recipes. Concoct a kid-friendly beverage, or experiment with adults-only cocktail creations.

View Slideshow

Long-Lasting Halloween Wreath

This easy-to-make Halloween wreath can be used year after year. A few cheap supplies and some creativity result in a pretty fall wreath that's ready to display on your front door all season long. See how to make it!

View Video

Pretty Front Entry Decorating Ideas for Fall

Use these pretty fall decorating ideas to add pizzazz to your porch this autumn. Whether it's a gourd, wreath, or full porch display, you're sure to find beautiful fall inspiration for your front entry.

View Slideshow
Popular in Holidays

Hanging Kinara

Lighting the candles on the kinara is an especially joyous time. Our holiday wall hanging makes it easy, and safe, for even the youngest child to participate.

On the first night of Kwanzaa, your child will "light" the black center candle, which stands for unity. Each day, another candle is lit, alternating from left to right.

What You Need:

The 3 green candles symbolize freedom and the 3 red candles represent the struggle for freedom.
  • Scissors
  • White glue
  • Yellow, green, red, and white felt
  • Hole punch
  • Velcro
  • 2-foot piece of cord
  • Pattern for kinara stair step


1. Download the free pattern for this project. (Downloading requires free Adobe Acrobat software.)

Kinara base pattern

Download Adobe Acrobat

2. Make candles. Cut three 3-1/4 x 1-1/4-inch candles from red felt. Cut three 3-1/4 x 1-1/4-inch candles from green felt. Cut one 3-1/4 x 1-1/4-inch candle from black felt.

3. Make flames. Cut nine flames from the yellow felt.

4. Using downloaded pattern, cut base. From the yellow felt, cut out stair-step pattern to create your kinara shape.

5. Assemble kinara. Take the flat white banner and place on a flat surface. Glue the kinara yellow felt in the middle of the white banner.

6. Attach candles. Glue the three red candles to left three stairs. Glue the black candle next to the red candles. Glue the three green candles next to the black candle.

7. Add Velcro. Cut seven small Velcro strips and glue one side above each candle. Glue the matching Velcro strip to the back of each flame.

8. Make hanging cord. Punch two holes at the top of the banner for the cord to hang the banner. Tie the ends of the cord and then the kinara is ready to hang.


Loading... Please wait...