How to Easily Make a Bowl Out of Faux Fall Leaves
With a few leaf garlands from The Dollar Store, you can make a one-of-a-kind bowl for your fall decorating. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to make a DIY fall leaf bowl for your autumn decor, in just a few simple steps. Let's get started!
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Tools and materials:
- Fall leaf garlands
- Playground ball
- Plastic wrap
- Mod Podge
For this project, I purchased 7 leaf garlands from The Dollar Store.
1. Remove leaves from the garlands
Begin by removing the leaves from the garland by turning the leaf to the back and carefully peeling the leaf from the vine.
You will also need a large playground ball.
Place the ball into a bowl to keep it stable.
2. Cover the ball with plastic wrap
Cover one half of the ball with plastic wrap.
3. Apply Mod Podge
Apply Mod Podge on top of the plastic wrap.
4. Apply the leaves
Lay a leaf onto the Mod Podge then apply Mod Podge on top of the leaf.
5. Cover the leaves with Mod Podge
Continue to apply Mod Podge and leaves, overlapping them so you can no longer see the ball through the leaves.
6. Deflate the ball
Allow the Mod Podge to dry for at least 12 hours. Deflate the ball and carefully remove it.
7. Remove the plastic wrap
Carefully remove the plastic wrap. The ball will be floppy due to its large size but...
DIY fall leaf bowl
Once you fill the bowl with candy treats, pinecones or other fall decorations, your bowl will look great
This bowl would look great anywhere in your home to add that unique fall flare. What do you think of this DIY fall leaf bowl craft? Let me know in the comments below.