Discover 20 great inspiration for crafting with leaves and liberate your creativity on weekends. Who wants to bring nature into his house, make a homemade decoration, or something interesting with his children take can enjoy the colorful, delicate leaves of trees and plants for many creative craft projects. They will remain surprised at what is to tinker for great DIY decor with leaves.
Walls stylishly decorate with eksotischen plants and large leaves in picture frames
simple and creative Herbstdeko tinker with leaves and punch
punching tree leaves instead of paper
With help from a Motivlocher you can in a few minutes tinker a fantastic and creative decoration. The punched shapes can be ideal as confetti, or use in various craft projects. The leaves with different stamped designs can be used for decorating gifts and candles to put in picture frames, or fix, as in the example above, just with clothespins on a bunch of branches. To keep the blade shape straight, let the leaves for a few days between the pages of a thick book.
great inspiration for original gift decoration with tree leaves
As another fantastic inspiration for original tinkering with leaves, we present the creative miniature artworks by artist Hillary Fayle. It combines in a special way the visual arts and their love of nature in an exceptional and attractive series of hand-embroidered sheets.
interesting miniature art tinker with leaves
© Hillary Fayle
make true leaves preserved with wax
Who wants to tinker a simple and durable leaves decoration, he just needs to dive previously in wax sheets. As an example, you see a beautiful window decoration idea with DIY wind chime made of tree leaves. For as an autumn decoration following is needed: colorful leaves, colorless beeswax, twine and clothespins.
How to make a DIY decoration of leaves last?
Melt the beeswax in a double boiler without bringing the liquid to a boil. Dip each leaf in wax and using clothespin let it hang until the wax has dried. If you want an even brighter look, dip the leaves again into wax. Finally, tie the leaves on different length binding threads.
the cake creatively decorate with leaves pattern
Tree leaves template for creative cake decoration
If you have to bake a cake before? Here’s a great idea, how to serve it creatively with powdered sugar and a leaf pattern. You just have to put the leaves on it and sprinkle the cake with powdered sugar.
beautiful Herbst Deko with pumpkins without chips
simple craft idea for original decoration with dried and painted leaves
with some color and sparkle can be quickly a great autumn & winter tinker
© House of Jade Interiors
So you can skeletonize leaves
Another interesting, but little more elaborate craft idea shows how you can make decoration with skeletonized and colored tree leaves a fantastic DIY. For this, ¾ cup of washing soda (sodium carbonate) is required. If you do not washing soda there, you can just let baking soda for 30 minutes in the oven to bake at 200 degrees to convert the sodium bicarbonate into sodium carbonate. Use best waxy leaves such as of magnolia, gardenia, or hydrangea. Another important thing is to wear gloves when handling the processed with washing soda leaves.
fantastic decoration idea with seashell and colored Leaf Skeleton
Step 1: Enter the collected leaves in a large saucepan and pour ¾ cup washing soda and 4 cups of water about. Once the water is brought to a boil, reduce the heat and let the leaves for an hour and 40 minutes to cook slowly. Because the sheets are to be covered with water, you will also have to refill water.
Step 2: When the cooking time is up, fill a baking pan of gas with cool water in which you give the leaves with a blunt spatula. With a fine brush to remove remaining pulp. Change the water to rinse the leaves gently from the remains. Using the spatula place the leaves on paper towels and let it dry. If the skeletonized leaves are dry, you can immerse them in food coloring to dye it arbitrarily.
How kan leaves skeletonize?
great decoration idea for modern wall decoration with green leaves between two sheets of glass
© monster circus
Leaves Footprints tinker with spray paint
Not only leaves but also their footprints look beautiful in the frame. There are already several variants on how to make a leaf imprint themselves to decorate the walls individually and chic. In this example, an artificial leaf, cold pressed cardboard, art masking fluid, brush, spray paint and eraser are needed.
simple craft idea for elegant decoration with DIY leaves imprint
Step 1: Before Tinker cover the work surface with paper or newspaper. Decide what size the picture frame should be, and cut such a large piece of cardboard out that will fit in the frame.
Step 2: For a white and clean frame around the impression around, swipe masking liquid along all four edges of the box. This will remain free of paint stains the white border. Since the liquid masking dries fairly quickly, you also need to apply them quickly.
Step 3. Once the mask has dried, place the sheet on the cardboard. It must be as flat as possible. Spray it a layer of color. Remove the sheet and let the paint dry. Then remove the mask, by deducting from the corners with your fingers. The radicals use eraser.
so you can tinker himself pigmented Leaves Footprints
Leaves Footprints tinkering by hammering
Other craft idea for DIY pictures with colored prints of leaves shows how to craft them with hammers. For the target get yourself, fresh leaves, watercolor paper or other acid-free paper, paper towels, ball-peen hammer, cross hammer and a pair of scissors, toothpicks and a hard work surface as cutting board or wooden board.
Cover the cutting board with paper and place the watercolor paper on it. Arrange the collected leaves on the watercolor paper and cover them with 3 layers of paper towels. Start with the flat side of the hammer to beat evenly. Then repeat the beating with the other side of the ball or cross hammer. Beat in rows from top to bottom and from side to side. This step can take quite a lot. Peel off the paper towel to see the result. If the leaf motif is completely printed, you are finished. If not, just hit on. Once the leaf impression is made, you can spray it with UV protective acrylic spray to make its color durable.
make wall with fallen autumn tree leaves
Windows decorate with leaves DIY fairy lights
A glowing leaf garland
An original, creative and super simple decoration you can tinker himself through the binding sheets with thread on a string of lights.
decorate Platzteller simply and with style
© James Carrier
Place cards tinker from leaves
The dried leaves are ideal if you want to stock up on the table elegant and creative with place cards. For the destination you simply need a pen with white or silver ink. Other options would be for Plate decoration with place cards if you stain the sheets before completely using spray paint.
tinker cool nameplates from leaves
tinker decorative shell made of leaves
Under of all possible craft ideas for original and ungewähnliche DIY fruit bowls, we have a great example of decorative bowl of gefalenen tree leaves that you can not just tinker in the fall as a matching table decoration here. For this, the following materials and tools are used: grüßere and thin tree leaves, a balloon, scissors, bowl, model glue, foam brush and rubber gloves.
great craft idea for shell Baumblettern-yourself
© Hello! Lucky
Step 1: the leaves are to be pressed before the first Crafts the shell. For the target let it air dry for a few days between beech leaves. Afterwards, carefully remove the stems. The same applies also to ween want to work with artificial leaves.
Step 2: Thereafter, blow up a balloon on the gewühnschte size for the shell. Place the balloon to a bowl and apply a thin layer of glue only to the portion from which the Schele is intended to provide. Start now to glue the balloon layers with leaves. It is best to start with a sheet in the middle. To attach the leaves, gently press each sheet to the balloon and carry back some glue on it. Wait about 30 seconds before sticking the next sheet on it. Once you have the desired balloon surface completely covered with leaves, let them dry thoroughly.
Step 3: When the leaves bowl is completely dry, you just let the air out of the balloon.
Decorating ideas for a beautiful and simple table decoration with autumn leaves and candles
matching Kerzendeko for a festive dinner in the fall
© Williams Sonoma
white candles with leaves decorate for an autumnal decoration
autumn welcomed with a DIY ring of leaves
Inspiration for autumnal decoration and creative tinkering with leaves
© Thistlewood Farms