Let leaves soak in Arm and Hammer Washing Soda for a few days, then take a brush and lightly brush off the..leaf coat ... and you have translucent leaves! Lightly spray with gold spraypaint and mount behind floating glass for an elegant touch!
Just in case you didn't know this exists at Walmart for less than $4 per roll. another pinner says "I'm about to glitter everything! Votives, notebooks (already got my iPhone charger.) No more Modge Podge and glitter nightmares!"