Decorating your house for the fall season has a variety of options. However since the autumn season is the season for apples, many people try to decorate with apples. Since crafting has grown in popularity over the past couple of years through the economies struggle, there are many different crafts your can do yourself to help decorate your home or help to decorate your families or friends homes. If you are wanting accents throughout your house with the use of apples here are some crafts to consider.
- Apple candle holder
- Strawberry apple fruit kabob
- Green apple center piece
If you want to create the apple candle holder, you will need a large apple, lemon juice, tea light, ribbon, upside down candle holder, plate, and any little fall decorations you choose, such as acorns, etc. Begin by tracing a circle around the largest part of the candle on the top of the apple. Make sure to scoop out some of the apple, making sure to squirt lemon juice inside to help keep the apple from browning. You can use a variety of objects for the candle stand. You may even want to try using the top of a wine glass for the holder. Place the apple on the holder of your choice and surround the plate below with your small fall decorations. Tie the ribbon around your candle holder for the finishing and touch.
If you would like a centerpiece that is more edible you will want to try the strawberry apple fruit kabob center piece. You will need a plate, one long wooden skewer, two apples, lemon juice place in a bowl, two strawberries, two gum drops, or you can choose another kind of fruit instead, one raspberry for the topper. You will begin creating your kabob by poking a hole through the whole apple with a sharp instrument. This will allow you stick the skewer through the apple. You can then begin stacking your fruits on the stick. You can use a slice of apple, cut from the second apple that you have. Make sure that you place the slice in some lemon juice to eliminate browning. Then place on a gumdrop or another kind of fruit you have chosen. Follow that with a strawberry, and then continue to stack accordingly. Remember to try and keep the heavier fruits on the bottom so that your center piece does not tip over. Remember to save your raspberry for the topper. You can arrange candies in a dish below if you prefer a little more accent to your center piece. With it being the fall season you may want to use Halloween candy or any other autumn colored treats.
If you are in a bind and need a simple easy centerpiece for an event, you will want creative the green apple center piece. This apple craft will only take a few minutes and minimal supplies. Your supplies will include, apples green preferably, cinnamon sticks, walnuts, acorns, and any other brown decoration you desire. You will also need a large hurricane vase or something equally wide enough to hold a few apples. Then you will place the apples into the large vase, and fill around the apples with the cinnamon sticks, acorns, and walnuts. That is all there is to it. Once it is complete you will be able to place it anywhere you desire. In a matter of minutes you can create one or a few of the green apple center pieces. Some of these crafts will take more time and others will be quick and easy. Either way you’re guaranteed a beautiful fall center piece with the use of apples