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Make Leaf Skeletons

Make Leaf Skeletons

This is one of the most interesting techniques I've come across in a very long time. Heather figured out a way to turn leaves into skeletons of their former selves. Perfect for display in floating frames or making candle holders! Here's what she says we'll need to make them:

  •  washing soda, NOT baking soda
  • leaves, waxy--like gardenia, magnolia and hydrangea--work best
  • a large pot
  • water
  • a small, blunt brush
  • paper towels
  • a spatula

To see how it's done, follow this jump to The Idea Room.

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