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How To Save Fall Leaf in a Creative Way – Craft Idea

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How To Save Fall Leaf in a Creative Way – Craft Idea

Hey crafty girls! Today I am going to share a tutorial on How To Save Fall Leaf in a Creative Way, it’s a quick craft idea. As winter season is about to end here in Pakistan now, we can see signs of spring everywhere these days. But in some parts of the world there is still hectic cold weather. I was watching some news channel yesterday where I saw European countries covered with heavy snowfall. I hope my dear friends and readers from those countries are safe and enjoying good health. Today, I am going to share something interesting about saving fall and autumn leaves. You can try it for your art journal or mini wall art. Let’s see How To Save Fall Leaf, a fun craft idea today!

How To Save Fall Leaf in a Creative Way – Craft Idea

how to save fall-autumn leaf for crafts or creative style art piece

If you are following me on Instagram, you might remember this leaf when I share it in the gallery on a rainy day, you can see this posted on 17-11-2017. Let me share for those who are not following me on instagram( but stalking religiously lol )

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Ignore my scary thumb though, look at the leaf and it’s beautiful shades and colors. How nice and attractive it looks. So I thought to save it after clicking outdoor, I save it in a book carefully. After a couple of days, I saw it dry while book page was looking rusty paper because of humid. After few weeks, this idea came into my mind about saving this leaf in some creative way! Today you will see tutorial of this idea. See what you will need to have for making this tiny wall art.

You can see 6 different methods to preserve the fall leaves. See Tutorial at RedTedArt blog.

how to save fall-autumn leaf for crafts or creative style art piece

You will need these supplies:

Packing card sheet

Scissors or cutter

Transparent glue or hot glue gun

Green acrylic paint and applicator

Rhinestones or beads

Wool or any decorative thread

Most probably you will find these supplies already with you. Because there is nothing exclusive here, very random thingies.

how to save fall-autumn leaf for crafts or creative style art piece

First of all with the help of a sharp paper cutter, I cut a thick card sheet (which is used for packing usually) in a frame shape.

Then I paint it in green color with acrylic paints. I am using a foam brush applicator here.

how to save fall-autumn leaf for crafts or creative style art piece

Let it dry for few minutes now.

how to save fall-autumn leaf for crafts or creative style art piece

Carefully paste the leaf with any transparent glue, I used here hot glue gun.

how to save fall-autumn leaf for crafts or creative style art piece

I found these matching color sticky rhinestones in my crafty stash, so I decided to use them on the frame.

For covering the hot glue spots, I fix a big rhinestone on top.

how to save fall-autumn leaf for crafts or creative style art piece

I use red wool thread for making it as a hanging. Simply knot it and hang! by the way, it’s the same red wool leftover which I used in making wool wrapped earrings last month.

how to save fall-autumn leaf for crafts or creative style art piece

Looks well?? Okay let’s hang somewhere else! isn’t it a fun craft idea for saving any pretty fall leaf in a Creative Way?

how to save fall-autumn leaf for crafts or creative style art piece

Oh and I paste a cute little felt fabric tag with the actual date when i found this leaf in the backyard.

The bird cage hanging is the same which I used for organizing my instagram Polaroid prints hanging. You can see this bird cage wall hanging HERE.

how to save fall-autumn leaf for crafts or creative style art piece

It’s ready now! What do you think about this fun craft idea? Here is a collage of it’s making for you so you can re-post and share this DIY on your social media networks. Pin it and feel free to share :)

You can also have a look at my other fall craft ideas and tutorials HERE.

I hope you will be having a great upcoming weekend. What about trying this tutorial this off day?

Thanks for enjoying my tutorial and craft idea on How To Save Fall Leaf in a Creative Way. Have a great day!

Khadija

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I am Khadija Kiran, A girl blogger, designer & entrepreneur from Islamabad, Pakistan. I am successfully blogging for more than 7 years now. I love sharing quick & easy DIY art ideas, Tutorials, Crafts. Fashion, Food & Lifestyle topics. I also sell my handmade art work. Visit my shop link at blog sidebar. I hope you will enjoy my creative updates. Stay Connected. Thank You

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