Staff Blogger: Ellen Venema, Rhein Center Assistant Coordinator
Halloween trick or treating is just around the corner. If you haven’t decorated your front porch and want to dress it up for the occasion, try adding autumn leaf luminaries. Use the atmospheric glow to guide little monsters and superheroes alike up the path to your door. When the angels and ghouls have had their fill of candy, you can bring the luminaries inside to warm up your Thanksgiving table.
This project is great for all ages. Here’s what you’ll need:
Leaves: Fake or real. If you choose to use real leaves, look for ones that are not dried yet and can still bend without cracking. You can find a range of colors from golden yellow to burgundy red to achieve the look you want.
Mason Jars: Choose all the same size or mix and match. (Clear vases with wide mouths will work, too.)
Mod Podge (or another glue that will dry clear and clean-up easily)
Foam Brush (or any brush big enough and soft enough to not tear your leaves)
Decorative Raffia or Ribbon
Small Candles or Battery-Operated Tea Lights
The process is simple:
How are you decorating your home this autumn?