Fall DIYs: air freshener, lip balm, placement cards


Ethan Howard

Welcome to Crafted!, a seasonal DIY blog. Throughout the school year, these posts will give you a step-by-step tutorial on how to make themed crafts that you can use for anything from home decor to functional use.
Cinnamon Orange Air Freshener
What you’ll need:
Mason jars, water absorbing polymer, cinnamon cassia essential oil, orange essential oil, tulle, twine, cinnamon sticksp1070180
Step 1: Fill jars 3/4 of the way with water. Put in 15 drops of each oil. Stir.p1070183a
Step 2: Put in the polymer.p1070184
Step 3: Add water color, if desired. Let set for four hour.p1070190
Step 4: Cut two small lengths of tulle. Place tulle over the opening of the jar. Put the jar lid ring on, but keep the cap off to expose the tulle.p1070191
Step 5: Glue twine around the lid. Cut a medium length of tulle, and wrap it around the jar. Tie it in a bow. Place glue on the middle of the bow, and hold a cinnamon stick on the glue until it sticks.p1070193
Peppermint Lip Balm
What you’ll need:
Shea butter, lip balm holder, peppermint essential oil, red oil-based dyep1070185
Step 1: Melt the shea butter at 30 second intervals in a microwave-safe container with a spout. p1070186
Step 2: Pour into mold.p1070187
Step 3: Let sit for 3 or more hours to harden.p1070194
Step 4: Decorate with the red dye.p1070196
Rosemary Wreath Placement Cards
What you’ll need:
Rosemary sprigs, floral wire, placement cardsp1070188
Step 1: Form rosemary sprig into a wreath. Wrap the ends in floral wire.p1070192
Step 2: Insert placement cards into the wreath.p1070217