Perhaps it's because Hawaii does not have an autumn in the traditional sense, I feel the need to gather together fall items and colors in my home. Thank goodness Ben Franklin Crafts has an ample supply of lovely autumnal decorations to use as is or build upon. This year I chose a metal plaque with the word, 'Welcome' printed on it. It was rather plain so in 10 minutes, using Fabri-Tac glue, I added some autumn leaves, acorns, raffia (there was already a small raffia bow but I wanted a thicker one) and a scarecrow head. The packages of decorations have enough to make several door welcome signs so you can hang one on your house and give away the extras.
The second decorative item is one that happened because of a purchase of an overly powerful hand sanitizer from Bath and Body Shop. I didn't like going around smelling like something edible so I decided to apply some of the sanitizer to the scarecrow doll I purchased at Ben Franklin Crafts. Now the scarecrow is a room or car freshener and I didn't waste the sanitizer. Hope you always think of ways to turn your lemons into lemonade or maybe lemon curd! Happy Autumn Blessings!