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How to make Skeleton Leaves with Washing Soda. Washing Soda is made by baking regular Baking Soda in a 200'C oven for 30 minutes -- (Who knew?!!) - Detailed Tutorial

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DIY: Add leaves to baking soda and water, boil, and then use the skeleton for your crafting needs!

How to Make Leaf Skeletons

DIY: Add leaves to baking soda and water, boil, and then use the skeleton for your crafting needs!

Ethereal bowls made from the skeletons of maple and other leaves are the latest addition to Japanese artist Kay Sekimachi’s impressive portfolio. While she is most famous for her labor-intensive loom works, Sekimachi creates these sylvan masterpieces by adding Kozo paper, watercolor and Krylon coating to the leaves, giving them solid form.

Ethereal bowls made from the skeletons of maple and other leaves are the latest addition to Japanese artist Kay Sekimachi’s impressive portfolio. While she is most famous for her labor-intensive loom works, Sekimachi creates these sylvan masterpieces by adding Kozo paper, watercolor and Krylon coating to the leaves, giving them solid form.

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How to skeletonize leaves ~ Stovetop method using sodium carbonate (washing soda) does take some time, & not suitable for small kids. Another link including projects for the finished leaves : http://www.christinedebeer.ca/skeleton-leaves #craft #skeletonize #leaf

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