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TO DO: Mod Podge Preserves Fall Leaves.

Pressed leaves + mod podge: It's like magic! Your leaf becomes flexible and supple again, and the original color reappears! And your leaf will last and last for years!

DIY: Leaf art:  Stick overlapping leaves over a round balloon. Let glue dry. Burst the balloon and you're left with a thing of delicate beauty. Fun to do and to display!   Source: Rob Glebe Design

DIY: Leaf art: Stick overlapping leaves over a round balloon. Let glue dry. Burst the balloon and you're left with a thing of delicate beauty. Fun to do and to display!

Preserve fall leaves - I've always wanted to capture and keep their color.  I hope this method works!

Preserve fall leaves - I've always wanted to capture and keep their color. So far this method works!

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DIY Autumn Leaf Bowls

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Just gather the prettiest leaves you can find, sandwich them in sheets of wax paper, stack up your heaviest books, and tuck the leaves into the pages of the bottom book. I usually leave them in the book stack for a week or so, but you can leave them as long as you want. It might be a nice mid-winter treat to open a book and find a leafy surprise. The colors fade a bit, but the pressed leaves retain a bit of their former beauty.

Pressed Leaves

Gather the prettiest leaves you can find, sandwich them in sheets of wax paper, stack up your heaviest books, and tuck the leaves into the pages of the bottom book. Usually leave them in the book stack for a week or so.

preserve-fall-leaves Ironing the leaves between sheets of waxed paper.  Ironing the leaves promptly after picking them really helps them retain a lot of their color.

preserve-fall-leaves Ironing the leaves between sheets of waxed paper. Ironing the leaves promptly after picking them really helps them retain a lot of their color.

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