Thanksgiving Ideas

Easy-to-Craft Fall Leaf Centerpiece

Looking for an inexpensive, seasonal centerpiece that will last through the fall? All you need is some patterned scrapbook paper, twine, glitter spray and a few branches from your backyard.

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Materials Needed:

  • thin fallen branches
  • scissors
  • twine
  • variety of fall-colored, double-sided scrapbook paper
  • pencil

Spray Branches

Gather thin branches from your backyard; remove any attached leaves then coat them with gold glitter spray.

Cut Out, Trace and Glue Leaves

Print out the leaf template attached above and cut it out with scissors (Image 1). Use a pencil to trace several paper leaves onto a variety of double-sided, patterned scrapbook papers (Image 2). Use a hot glue gun to attach paper leaves randomly to all sides of the branches (Image 3).

Add Twine

Wrap the base of each leaf with twine as shown below, then arrange branches in the vessel/vase of your choice.

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