Cheap, Easy DIY Decorating Idea: Craft with Painted Fall Leaves
Painted leaves is an ecofriendly and cheap craft for kids and adults. With your imagination and creativity you can turn ordinary fall leaves.
hand painted leaves- This would make a super fun art project!
Oak leaves last a very long time and would work wonderfully for this. I wonder if leaves preserved in glycerine would too. Maybe wax the leaves after painting to preserve them and keep them from shattering once dry.
hand painted leaves
Elena Nuez via la vie est belle. Using leaves as a pattern, recreate lasting leaves with autumn-colored papers.
Use beautiful fall leaves as canvases for doodle designs. Press colorful finds inside a heavy book for about 10 days, then draw on them with metallic paint markers. To add a bit more strength and shine, seal the finished leaves with Mod Podge.
Nature has always been my favorite canvas. I live in Southern California, and although there’s not an abundance of leaves to paint there are still options that don’t include palm fronds. If you live where there are no leaves, or they are currently covered in snow, keep in mind that you can use all of the following techniques on leaves that you cut out of paper!