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.
Dining Table With Paper Leaf Centerpiece

Dining Table With Paper Leaf Centerpiece

Get a little help from the kiddos to craft this easy focal point. Use our free template to cut leaf shapes from colorful card stock you can attach to bare branches gathered in the backyard. Before dinner, ask your guests to write what they're most thankful for on the leaves or just leave them blank. Get crafting with our step-by-step instructions.

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.

Small Twig Spray Painted Gold for Fall Centerpiece

Small Twig Spray Painted Gold for Fall Centerpiece

Supplies for a simple festive fall centerpiece can be found right outside. 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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