Fall: Apple candles are another fun, but simple project. I’ve seen them done in red and green, and I’m thinking it might be cute with a yellower apple, like a Jonagold or a Golden Delicious. Apparently they float, which could be fun!
Halloween countdown pumpkin painted w/chalkboard paint. I like the idea of this with black paint, too, rather than chalkboard paint. Do one of those nice artificial pumpkins so could use if year after year. I like the black and white theme.
Display all types of winter squash under glass cloches. You may have a jack-o'-lantern on the porch, but these beauties take the cucurbita to new heights — especially when elevated on cake stands, a nod to their eventual conversion to a holiday treat.
Fashionable Stripes Choose a smooth, flat-skinned pumpkin and begin by coating with a base of black acrylic paint. Then using the lines of the pumpkin as your guide dress it up with gold painted stripes.