This clever autumn centerpiece sparkles with the season's brilliance.
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What You Need:Give your kids a safety quiz about lighting matches and using candles.
- Variety of apples
- Sharp knife
- Hydrogen peroxide
- Short taper candles
- Metallic-color chenille stems
- Colored beads
1. Choose a variety of apples with fairly symmetrical shapes. Wash and dry the apples.
2. Using a knife, cut a hole in center of apple to remove core. Pour hydrogen peroxide into the hole to prevent the apple from turning brown; drain. Insert a candle into the hole.
3. Cut several chenille stems to lengths ranging from 6 to 10 inches long. String different colored beads and sequins onto the chenille stems. Curl the ends of the stems if desired. Insert the embellished stems into the apples around candles.