5 Ways to Get Creative With Fall Foliage

Posted by on September 22, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

5 Ways to Get Creative With Fall Foliage

The first day of fall is September 23rd. Soon the leaves will be changing into colorful shades of red, yellow and orange. Fall foliage creates an opportunity to get up, take a healthy walk, and use nature’s gifts for some creative art projects. Creativity is important for health and well-being. Incorporating it into some aspect of your life can be quite rewarding. Developing our creative potential allows for us to support certain areas of well-being. It can help with finding creative solutions to problems, allow you to find ways to relax and even contribute to better physical and mental health! So, grab a small bag and start collecting the colorful leaves as they begin to appear. Listed below are 5 ways to get creative with fall foliage.

#1: Foliage Mason Jar Candlesclick for directions

These are simple to make and have a mesmerizing glow.

Materials Needed :

  • Mason Jar
  • Mod Podge
  • Leaves
  • Candle
  • Rafia/Ribbon
  • Sponge Brush (optional)


#2: Leaf Hedgehog Craftclick for directions 

This cute craft is easy and simple enough for kids to do!

Materials Needed:

  • Brown paper
  • Leaves
  • Black Marker
  • Glue


#3: DIY Leaf Confetti – click for directions/ideas

You can get as creative as you want with this nifty craft! You can create colorful fun shaped collages or incorporate them in to a painting (the possibilities are endless!).

Materials Needed:

  • Leaves
  • Various Paper Punch Shapes


#4: DIY Painted Leaf Creatures – Via Katja Enseling

This DIY craft allows for bountiful imagination.

Materials Needed:

  • Leaves
  • Paint & Brushes
  • Glue & Paper
  • Markers


#5: Hanging Leavesclick for directions

This is a great way to preserve the leaves you collect while creating colorful window art.

Materials Needed:

  • Colorful leaves
  • Bleached beeswax
  • Double boiler
  • Monofilament (for hanging)
  • Clothespins


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