Hometalk, Inc. Trends Report - November 2023
As we approach the cozy and festive month of November, it's time to explore the latest trends that are taking the DIY blogging world by storm. We've got the inside scoop on what's hot and what your readers will love. Let's dive right in!
Trending on the Hometalk Family of Sites
Handmade Christmas Ornaments
'Tis the season for crafting unique and beautiful Christmas ornaments! Share your DIY ornament creations and inspire your readers to add a personal touch to their holiday decor. Check out Claire's stunning Wooden Spool and Christmas Song Ornament for inspiration.
Dollar Store Christmas
Embrace the joy of budget-friendly Christmas decor by exploring Dollar Store DIYs. Create festive and stunning decorations without breaking the bank. See how Shelly transformed dollar store items into a fun Christmas sign.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, everyone is looking for standout side dishes to complement the turkey. Share your delicious recipes and tips for preparing the perfect Thanksgiving sides. Take a look at Amy's mouthwatering Green Bean Casserole for fresh ideas.
One Pot Dinner Ideas
Busy schedules call for quick and easy dinner solutions. One-pot meals are a hit this November. Share your favorite recipes that can be whipped up in a single pot, saving both time and dishes. Explore Lynn's hearty and flavorful one-pot Sausage and Peppers for a culinary boost.
Help your readers rock the holiday season in style with trendy Christmas outfit ideas. Share tips on how to put together the perfect festive look, from cozy sweaters to elegant party attire. Get inspired by Edens chic Christmas party outfits.
DIY Christmas Headbands
As the holiday season approaches, DIY Christmas headbands are becoming a hot trend. Encourage your readers to embrace the festive spirit by creating their unique headbands for holiday gatherings. Whether it's jingle bell-adorned designs or Santa-inspired styles, your readers will appreciate crafting their head-turning accessories. Check out these adorable ornament and Christmas tree headbands here for some creative sparks!
Wows from the Web
We’re bringing inspiration from all corners of the web. Here’s what we’re seeing trending online.
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Pinkmas (AKA Barbie Christmas)
Add a unique twist to your holiday content by exploring "Pinkmas," a.k.a. Barbie Christmas. Dive into the world of pink-themed holiday decor and crafts. Whether it's pink Christmas trees or Barbie-inspired ornaments, your readers will love this festive and fun trend. Here is a beautiful example of a dreamy Barbie inspired Christmas tree.
3D Wall Designs
Elevate your home decor game with 3D wall designs. Guide your readers on how to revamp their living spaces with eye-catching and textured wall art. How fun is this giant lizard made out of pool noodles?
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Pies are a staple of the holiday season. Encourage your readers to try their hand at baking homemade pies, from classic pumpkin to inventive flavors. Provide pie crust hacks and creative filling ideas. Explore Jamie Oliver’s mouthwatering pie recipes for delicious ideas.
Pasta is a versatile ingredient that can be the star of any meal. Share pasta hacks and creative recipes that make weeknight dinners a breeze. Whether it's innovative sauces, inventive fillings, or unique pasta shapes, your readers will appreciate these time-saving and delicious tips. Get inspired by Nadia's creative pasta ideas here!
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November is synonymous with snug and
cozy vibes. Highlight the allure of DIY knitted chunky sweaters - they're the stars of this season. Offer knitting insights and style recommendations to help your readers achieve a warm yet fashionable appearance. To see a great example and gain inspiration, check out this YouTube tutorial on knitting your very own chunky sweater: DIY Chunky Sweater Tutorial.
Creative Denim Upcycles
Denim is a timeless fashion staple. Encourage your readers to get creative with denim upcycling projects. Share ideas for turning old jeans into fashionable and unique clothing pieces. Here are 25 ideas for reusing old jeans to kindle your innovative ideas.
Materials Worth Mentioning
Here's a quick list of items and materials our audience is loving when it comes to DIY projects & recipes. Challenge yourself to create something new using one of the materials listed below.
Plain Christmas ornaments