Leaves must be completely dry. Melt beeswax in a double-boiler. Can use old candle stubs. (Optional - add a few drops of cinnamon oil). Hold leaves by the stem and dip in wax. Let excess drip off, then lay them on waxed paper to dry.
If you’re looking for a really easy, fun and inexpensive way to bring some autumn decor into your home, this is for you! All it takes is a string of fairy lights (you can pick these up in pound shops / dollar stores) a collection of beautiful fall leaves,
Leaves dipped in wax to preserve color. I would like this hanging over my kitchen window this fall. -- beautiful idea for a mobile or general hanging decoration, would be better with resin than wax IMO