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Fall

Explore 1965 recipes, 314 projects, 198 articles, 159 galleries, 158 videos, and more

Pumpkin Vase with Flowers

Steps:3
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Chile-Pepper Wreath

Steps:6
Materials
  • Bunches of fresh Thai chile peppers
  • Micro-tip scissors
  • Newspaper
  • Soft annealed Steel Binding wire
  • Dark annealed steel wire in three sizes: 1.0 mm/19 gauge, 0.58 mm/24 gauge, 0.41mm/28 gauge
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Protective goggles that prevent touching the eye area
  • Rubber gloves
  • Dishwashing liquid
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Pinecone Napkin Holder

Steps:4
A napkin is ornamented with a bloom. Attach finished blossom with ribbon and tie around individual napkins.
Materials
  • Pinecone scales
  • Cardboard box (at least 4 inch square) with hinged lid
  • Floral wire
  • Card stock
  • Scissors
  • Tacky glue
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Gourd Luminaries

Steps:5
Decorate your home for fall with a lovely luminary made from seasonal gourds.
Materials
  • Large dried gourd
  • Painter's tape
  • Pencil
  • Jigsaw
  • Home computer with word-processing software
  • Home printer with paper
  • Scissors
  • Carbon paper
  • Drill with 1/8-inch, 1/4-inch, and 3/8-inch bits
  • Pencil eraser
  • Colored CFL (compact fluorescent) bulb
  • Freestanding wired bulb fixture with plug
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Frightfully Fun Scarecrow

Steps:11
Materials
  • 2 one-by-twos (for mother or son) or 2 one-by-fours (for father), cut to size
  • Drill
  • Old clothes
  • 1 wood screw (for mother or son) or 2 wood screws (for father)
  • Bale of hay needle and thread
  • Mallet
  • Foam pumpkin, carved as desired
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Boot Rack

Steps:6
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Wreath Hanger

Steps:5
Wreaths add flair to virtually any room, but hanging them on doors or armoires with nails or tacks can ruin the wood. Using decorative copper hangers that hook over your doors is one way to solve this problem.
Materials
  • 16-ounce 18-by-1-inch strip of copper, or 16-ounce copper sheet
  • Metal ruler (optional)
  • Utility knife (optional)
  • Brayer (optional)
  • Silicon-carbide sandpaper
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Hand-Bleached Place Mats

Steps:4
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