Fall Crafts

Fall Crafts

Hannah Darby

pumpkin candles

materials:

  • Small pumpkins or decorative goods
  • Kitchen knife
  • Candle

instructions: 

  1. Prepare your workspace: Line the countertop or a work table with plastic wrap and set out all of your supplies.
  2. Cut the top off the pumpkin: Use the kitchen knife to slice off the top of the pumpkin and its stem.
  3. Carefully make an incision in the top of the pumpkin, cutting a circle with a knife. Use the knife to remove the top and hollow out the pumpkin.
  4. Place the candle inside the hollowed pumpkin. If the hole is not wide enough, use the knife to shave around the edges to make it wider.

leaf bowl

materials:

  • Modge podge
  • Foam paintbrush
  • Leaves
  • 1 Balloon
  • Scissors
  • Mixing bowl

instructions:

  1. Collect a variety of leaves from outside or around your neighborhood.
  2. Cut off the stems of the leaves using scissors.
  3. Fill up a balloon and place it in a mixing bowl to keep it in place.
  4. Apply a thin layer of modge podge to your balloon.
  5. Place leaves on the balloon, adding another layer of modge podge on top of the leaves.
  6. Continue this process until the base of the balloon is covered in leaves. The father down you place the balloons , the taller the bowl.