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 Candles – click for directions
These are simple to make and have a mesmerizing glow.
Materials Needed :
- Mason Jar
- Mod Podge
- Sponge Brush (optional)
#2: Leaf Hedgehog Craft – click for directions
This cute craft is easy and simple enough for kids to do!
- Brown paper
- Black Marker
#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!).
- Various Paper Punch Shapes
#4: DIY Painted Leaf Creatures – Via Katja Enseling
This DIY craft allows for bountiful imagination.
- Paint & Brushes
- Glue & Paper
#5: Hanging Leaves – click for directions
This is a great way to preserve the leaves you collect while creating colorful window art.
- Colorful leaves
- Bleached beeswax
- Double boiler
- Monofilament (for hanging)