This little project is super easy to do and it smells amazing! Wrap a rubber band around a faux candle then insert cinnamon sticks in the rubber band until they've completely surrounded the candle. Use a bit of twine to wrap around the rubber band and tie a pretty bow. The twine serves as a little accent but also hides the rubber band. You can also use ribbon instead of twine. I don't recommend using real candles for this project as they could easily burn the cinnamon.
Remove the faux stem from the pumpkin. You may want to consider keeping the stems for future projects. I used one of the faux candles to create an indent on the pumpkin so I knew how large the hole would have to be but you can also use a pencil to mark the size of the hole. Using the utility knife, carefully cut out the hole removing the styrofoam from the inside until there's enough space for the candle to fit. If you don't like the original color of the pumpkin, you can paint it any other color. I don't recommend using real candles unless you flatten out the bottom of the pumpkins. Otherwise, they may tip over. You can also make tea light versions by cutting out a wider hole.
And that's it! I absolutely love quick and easy DIYs and these did not disappoint. I did all of them in less than an hour so it would be fun to do during an afternoon with friends or family or for some nice relaxing alone time at home. They're all super customizable so feel free to play around with them and if you try any of these diys for yourself, tag me on instagram. I'd love to see what you all create!