FALL DIY

By: Jenna S., Jenna M., and Amelia C.

Is your fall season looking a bit dull? Brighten it up with some DIY’s!

 

FALL FROSTED PRETZELS

Materials: pretzel rods, frosting, sprinkles, bowl, cooking tray, wax paper

  1. Melt a bowl of frosting in the microwave for about 20-30 seconds or until it melts.
  2. Lay wax paper over a cooking tray.
  3. Dip the pretzel rods in the melted frosting. Let it drip on the wax paper and pour sprinkles over it.
  4. Lay the decorated pretzels on the wax paper.
  5. Wait approximately 2 hours for it to dry.
  6. Enjoy your tasty treat!

 

FALL MASON JAR

Materials: Mason Jar, Matte Paint, Fake Flowers, Paint Brush, Twine, Old Newspaper or Magazines (optional)

  1. Place your Mason jar on an old newspaper or anything that you are okay with getting paint on.
  2. Paint the Mason jar completely, use about three to four coats of paint.
  3. Let it dry for at least one hour (time varies depending on how much paint you used.)
  4. Tie the twine around the rim of the jar.
  5. Trim your flowers to fit into the jar.
  6. Arrange your flowers.
  7. Sit back and admire your work.

 

PUMPKIN CANDLE

Have you ever made a jack o’lantern? Well here is a better one. You will need a pan, crayon, a pot, wax, a pumpkin, straw, a roll of wick, and essential oil for smell.

Step 1: Boil water in the pan

Step 2: Put the pot inside the water on the stove with the wax inside.

Step 3: While the wax is melting, cut out the top of the pumpkin and take out all the guts and seeds.

Step 4: Cut a wick a bit longer than the depth of the pumpkin, tie it to the straw and put the straw across the top of the pumpkin where the wick is centered.

Step 5: Put in the crayon color you want in with the wax. Remember two things: the more crayon you put into the wax, the darker color you get and when it is melted it is darker than when it dries.

Step 6: Pour the wax into the gutted pumpkin and then put in an essential oil for smell

Step 7: Wait for the wax to dry, and after a couple hours cut the excess wick and light your brand new candle.

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