Introduction: Roses From Maple Leafs.

Roses from maple leaves.
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It's easy to do, just take a walk through the park in the fall and grab some maple leaves along the way!

Step 1:

For three roses you will need 9 leaves, plus some green leave for decorating the bouquet.

Step 2:

Fold the leaves in half one by one.

Step 3:

Roll up the folded leaf.

Step 4:

The first layer of one rose is done and should look like this. You can add more layers for bigger buds.

Step 5:

Roll a second layer over the first.

Step 6:

Now roll a third layer to your rose.

Step 7:

This is what a three layer rose should look like.

Tie a string around the base of the bud. The natural leaf steam will work as a rose steam if it's not too dry.

Step 8:

9 leaves make these 3 beautiful roses.

Step 9:

You can add three green leaves for a more secorative bouquet.

Step 10:

A beautiful fall bouquet is ready to go as a gift or holiday decoation.