Fall Decor with Pressed Leaves
These DIY projects start a fresh chapter in the tradition of decorating with colorful fall foliage.
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Create microscope-slide-inspired artwork to lean on an entry table or shelf. Place a pressed leaf between two pieces of glass. Secure the pieces of glass together by wrapping colored linen book cloth tape around all four sides.
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Transform a plain vase into an artistic project. Using acrylic paint markers in two shades of brown, freehand-draw bare trees. Cut tiny leaf shapes from pressed leaves and adhere them to the vase with adhesive dots or glue.
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Dress up simple storage with bright leaves. Adhere pressed leaves to the surface of boxes using decoupage medium. Stack them inside a bookcase for a falling-leaf effect.
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Something as simple as a sweeping placement of pressed fall leaves on a plain wall and furniture can add fabulous fall decor in a snap.
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Combine fall leaves with beautiful acorns and pinecones. Something as simple as placing the element in a decorative bowl can create a rustic, seasonal centerpiece.
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Substitute fall leaves for a simple pinecone inside a clear lamp base. Pinecones are great natural elements to use in design because of their unique shape and deep brown color -- prefect for fall!