Summer may be winding down, but don’t think you’re out of the mosquito woods yet. Mosquitos love standing water, and since fall is the season of birdbath-emptying, swimming pool-draining, and puddle-hopping, they may stick around until the first frost of winter.
With that in mind, we thought we’d pass along this clever, homemade mosquito trap that is sure to draw any unwanted insects near. This trick uses some simple household materials and ingredients to create an easy yet elegant contraption that will turn a mosquito’s instincts against itself.

Best of all, it only takes a couple of seconds to make! Check out the video below for instructions on how to complete this three-step process.