DIY Fall Leaf Bowl

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.
The finished leaf bowl
Using a balloon, leaves and glue, add each leaf to the bottom of the balloon creating a bowl like shape.
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.

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Frequently asked questions

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3 of 16 questions
  • Joan Lipp Joan Lipp on Jun 22, 2017
    What about using artificial leaves? (We don't get many colorful leaves here in the Fall.)

  • Sandyparsons Sandyparsons on Jun 29, 2017
    What kind of glue?

  • Nam34522942 Nam34522942 on Jun 08, 2020

    Are these real leaves or artificial ones?


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  • Barbara Radley Barbara Radley on Jul 19, 2018

    Going to do this with my grandkids.

  • Bek Bek on Aug 31, 2018

    Yes, Monday is shopping day, so I'll swing by Dollar Tree for some fall leaves. I was JUST wondering what to put on my coffee table for something a bit different this year! NOW I KNOW!