Our staff highlights RealSimple.com’s best ideas of 2012. Here, Senior Editor Kristin Appenbrink shares her picks.
1. Gold Bow Wreath
I’m obsessed with all things gold and DIY, and this is the perfect combo. Now, all I need to do is find a bag of gold-only adhesive bows.
Photo: Nicole Hill Gerulat; Styling: Vanessa Boer
From pinecones and bells to seashells and feathers, the holiday wreath has displayed it all. This season is all about the bows. Start with a foam board and attach bows all around with hot glue. If gold isn't your thing, mix in silver or multi-colored bows for flair that meets your style.