Introduction: Glittery Dried Leaves

About: Hello I am Amina. And I am a DIY content creator. I love creating all kinds of crafts, and especially paper crafts for kids.

These are some shiny gilded leaves.

Using this ibles you can recycle fallen leaves and create something pretty and decorate almost everything with this.

I hope you all like this project and have fun making one as well.

For this ibles you need:

  • Heavy thick book
  • Dried Leaves
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Clue
  • Glitter

Step 1: Prepare the Leaves

Put the freshly collected leaves in a heavy book for 5 - 10 days to press-dry them.

Take them out when they are perfectly straightened up.

Step 2: Template

Take a pencil and paper.

Fold the paper in half and draw the leaf shape you want.

Cut out the leaf.

Step 3:

Put it over a leaf and draw around it to get the paper leaf's outline.

Cut the leaf according to the outline.

Step 4: Paint

Take acrylic paint and a paint brush. It's better to use shiny colors.

Paint the leaf with golden acrylic paint.

Leave it to dry properly.

Step 5:

When the paint is all dried up, glue all over the leaf with a paint brush.

Take a strainer.

Pour some glitter over the strainer.

Then gently shake the strainer above the glued leaf.

Then leave the leaf to dry.

Done the glittery leaves are ready.

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