DIY Fall Banner

      The other day I walked outside and the temperature was a cool sixty degrees.  The air was crisp
      and smelled like fresh rainfall. This to me can only meet one thing, fall is basically here! Fall is
      my all-time favorite season and I just can't help but get excited. So I decided to start decorating
      my house for the season. The first thing I went looking for is a fall banner to put on my fire place.
      Target usually comes out with seasonal banners but I went to two different stores and I couldn't
      find one. This may also be because I am just jumping the gun and started looking too early.  In
      any case I thought it would be really fun to make my own and share it with all of you!  It is really
      easy and doesn't require a lot of steps.  Don't worry if you don't have everything you need, while
      you are out picking up supplies you can stop and get yourself a pumpkin spice latte!
     You deserve it!

      The next steps are super simple. All you need to do is take a pot and heat the wax on a low setting 
      until it is completely melted and smooth. I know it make seem scary sticking a leaf into hot wax 
      but I promise it works and it's so much easier than using glue! Once you have completely 
      saturated the leaf in wax you will want to cover the surface with glitter. You may need to work 
      fast here because depending on the consistency of you wax it kind dry rather quickly. Once all of 
      your leaves have sat out and dried for a few minutes you can pin them to your banner and you're
      all done! 

      I forgot to mention that I already had this banner from Target that I just added leaves to. If you 
      don't already have a banner like mine you can just take some twine and pin the leaves to it and it 
      will look just as good! 

      Well that's all from me today.  I really hope this helped you get into the fall spirit! Now I am off        
      to bake some cookies! 

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