Glittered Leaves, A Craft

Old 08-11-2010, 05:57 AM
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It's time, depending on where you live, to collect and press leaves.
Stick them in a magazine or old book. Then paint with Modge Podge & cover with glitter. I do both sides, letting them dry overnight. You can also use thinned white glue. I put each glitter in a separate aluminum pan (99 cent store) , lay the leaf in the pan, & spoon the glitter on top. This will keep the kids busy for hours! Display around a mirror, on gifts, from a chandelier, in wreaths, you know... We have put ours on the Christmas tree. Collect leaves as you travel. I have them from the 3 colleges my kids attended & my sister's yard. Enjoy!No, you do not need a tutorial!You can figure this out!

I use cheap craft glitter
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To cute!! I see ideas!!!!!
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Old 08-11-2010, 06:00 AM
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Those are very unique and pretty. I was at a woodworking show recently with my DH and there was someone painting scenes and landscapes etc on dried leaves, I wish I had this kind of talent.
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I'm gonna have to do this. Thank you for the idea.
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Fun idea.
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Old 08-11-2010, 07:48 AM
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what a great idea for cards, michaels has the super fine glitter 4 to a pack for 1.00. great idea thanks
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Reminds me of days of old! Will have to revive this craft for sure! It's fun to do! Yours are great! :-D :!: :thumbup:
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Beautiful--great idea!
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