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DIY Fall Leaf Bowl

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Simple craft using leaves from your yard creates a fun DIY centerpiece to your FALL decor. You'll need leaves, a balloon and some glue and you can create this fun DIY Fall Leaf Bowl. This is a great craft for kids too. Send them out to collect the most colorful leaves and let them get their hands gooey with the glue or mod podge. They will love to see how the finished product displayed on the mantel or as the center piece of your Thanksgiving table.
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The finished leaf bowl
  • how to make a fall leaf bowl, crafts, seasonal holiday decor
Supplies
  • how to make a fall leaf bowl, crafts, seasonal holiday decor
Using a balloon, leaves and glue, add each leaf to the bottom of the balloon creating a bowl like shape.
  • how to make a fall leaf bowl, crafts, seasonal holiday decor
Load up the glue and let dry. Its important that the leaves are completely dry before popping the balloon. If you pop before the leaves are dry, then the bowl will collapse.

To see more: http://www.madewithhappy.com/diy-leaf-bowl/

Got a question about this project?

  • Lisa
    Lisa Canada

    I made one a couple years ago.....use enough of decoupage or a glue-water mix. It looks so pretty sitting out at Thanksgiving with a glass bowl with water and a floating candle and pinecone around the bowl.

    • Sharon
      Sharon Harrisburg, PA

      What a great idea. Do you think you would get a better bowl fit if you covered bottom of desired bowl with plastic wrap and used THAT as the bowl form??

  • Lisa
    Lisa Canada

    worth a try Sharon, but not sure though if leaves would stick too much to the plastic.

  • Ester nelson
    Ester nelson Walla Walla, WA

    I use "Press n Seal" to cover the bowl first before laying down whatever I'm going to use, ie, string, flowers, thread etc.. I have had great success and the wrap never sticks and can be gently removed when glue is dry the original bowl I can (and

  • Jeannie Carle
    Jeannie Carle Parnell, MO

    Oh-so-pretty! My grandbabies and I are gonna be SO busy this summer thanks to Home-talk!

  • Ljc
    Ljc San Antonio, TX

    OMGosh. I luv, leaves and trees. Thanks for sharing what will bring me joy.

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