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Get Spooky: DIY Halloween Party Treats!

We love getting into the Halloween spirit over at Zola HQ! Perhaps it’s the increase in candy consumption around the office that gets everyone excited – Either way, there’s no shortage of fun surrounding this spooky event. We decided to whip up our favorite DIY drink + snack combo for the occasion. Whether you’re hosting or attending a Halloween party this weekend, here are two quick & easy DIY treats to woo (and boo) your guests! Creepy Crawly Cocktails Featuring OXO’s Good Grips Spirits Ice Cube Tray  What You’ll Need: Fresh H2O Ice Cube Tray – We recommend using a silicon tray like the above for easy removal. Plastic Toy Spiders Clear drinking glasses (so you can see the crawlers!) Your favorite cocktail, soda or punch filled to the brim How to Make: 1. First, wash the plastic spiders with soap and water. 2. Place one toy spider into each cube, and then fill ice trays with fresh filtered water. Freeze overnight. Featuring Kate Spade’s Darling Point Double Old Fashioned Glass Set 3. Once the cubes are ready, we recommend bringing the ice trays directly to the …

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A DIY Holiday With Styling Star Candice Lorraine Beaty

Here at Zola, we’re constantly looking for new ways to elevate everyday objects to new heights for photo shoots, editorials, or simply our own dinner table. So with the holidays upon us, we’re beyond excited to pick the brain of Candice Lorraine Beaty, event planner and styling wiz whose DIY holiday ideas are out-of-the-box, whimsical, and simply stunning. Read on to steal some major style inspiration, tips and tricks for a holiday that won’t break the bank.  How to bring the outdoors in?                                                                                               When we go to pick out our Christmas tree, I scavenge at Home Depot! There is that section with all of the trees where they cut off the end of the tree (for some amazing scientific reason that I don’t understand, something about trees needing …