Easy-to-Craft Fall 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.
- thin fallen branches
- variety of fall-colored, double-sided scrapbook paper
- hot glue gun and glue sticks
- gold glitter spray
- vessel or vase of your choice
- Download: Fall Leaf Template
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).
Wrap the base of each leaf with twine as shown below, then arrange branches in the vessel/vase of your choice.