Aren't these colorful autumn leaves spectacular? Every year I spend these weeks utterly enchanted by the crimson, ocher, pumpkin, and amber shades all around me. And I always wish I could hold on to those colors just a little bit longer -- or at least find a way to get them indoors. But do you really need a pile of crumbling leaves sitting on your living room coffee table? Do something fun with those leaves. Here are seven charming autumn leaf crafting ideas that will bring the best of fall colors inside.
Martha Stewart has directions for making decoupage "flaming foliage" candle holders. You could apply it here with this idea for a mason jar votive, and with the lid, it makes a lovely gift.