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How to decorate with pressed leaves.

How to decorate with pressed leaves.

In certain parts of the world, the earth is being blanketed by fallen leaves. Leaves so beautiful, they deserve framing. Country Living gives us some ideas on how this might look. If you'd like to create some art using leaves as a medium, here are a few things that will make your project a success: 

  • fall leaves, of course
  • newspaper
  • paper towels
  • books
  • wax paper
  • hot iron
  • towel
  • glycerine, optional
  • silica gel, for preserving the leaves
  • frame(s)
  • mat(s)
  • craft glue or glue gun
  • if you'd like to make your very own leaf press, check out this tute

To read how it all goes together, follow this link. 

 

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