Hot Glue Glitter Leaves

2 Materials
20 Minutes

A hot glue gun and glitter is all you need to make these beautiful fall leaves! You can use foil to put them on but if you have Teflon sheets those work wonderfully well too. ( LOTS MORE PHOTOS AND INFO HERE)

SUPPLIES Glue gun (high heat) Glitter Foil & spray oil (regular oil can also be used) Teflon sheet (no foil or oil is needed if you use this) Dry erase marker (optional) Clear spray sealer (optional)

If your using foil you need to spread a thin layer of cooking oil over it before drizzling your hot glue. I used a Teflon sheet to make mine. Carefully make a leaf outline with the hot glue. Then drizzle inside the shape as shown. You do not have to be perfect on this. You may need to practice a little to get the method down.

Quickly sprinkle your glitter of the still hot glue.

All the glue to cool and peel off your leaf.

These can be used in a variety of ways for Fall. Spray them with a coat of clear sealer if desired to help keep the glitter from falling off.


Suggested materials:

  • Glue gun
  • Glitter

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1 question
  • Hb
    on Jun 16, 2019

    These are great but what do you do with them after they are made?

    • Rebekah
      on Aug 3, 2019

      Well, one could maybe stick them to windows? You can make sticky designs similar to this above made with Elmers Glue and glitter and they stick to windows when they are dried.

      But we like this> My kids have done EVERY plate in our house!

    • Kaylee
      on Sep 8, 2019

      Use them to decorate for fall arrangements

    • Barb Dauber
      on Sep 9, 2019

      As soon as I saw this, I knew it was an answer for a project. I am making a 50th wedding anniversary gift and I sprayed an old basket with gold spray paint and ruffle a white ribbon with gold in it around the edge. I want to spray old silk flowers with gold paint and glue gun them in an arrangement. on the side. I can make my own leaves. This just gave me the idea. It is worth a try.

      Then I will fill it with all kinds of goodies that have gold wrappers

    • Penny
      on Sep 30, 2019

      Ornaments for the Christmas tree.

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