Colorful Pasta-and-Leaf Leis
Give "aloha!" an autumnal twist: Embellish string necklaces with paper leaves (cut out a big pile with a craft punch) and colorful organic pasta.
Photography: Alpha Smoot
Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 2018
Leaf-shape paper punches (Pictured: Punch Bunch Mega Giant punches, in Maple Leaf and Oak Leaf, $24 each, amazon.com.)
Dried pasta shapes, in rainbow colors
Cut leaves out of butcher paper with punches. Show kids how to sandwich twine between two leaves with glue, and thread twine through pasta or secure it with knots to create necklaces.