Halloween is sort of the kick-off to the Holiday season and the next holiday in line for this Holiday season is Thanksgiving. And like most Holidays, decorating is key to making your home feel festive. We are here to help with some lovely designs ideas and tutorials on how to create some beautiful pieces to pull your decor together. First we will start with ideas that use autumn leaves, real and fake.
|How to Preserve Real Leaves|
source Martha Stewart
This tutorial lays out how to prepare real leaves so they can be used in decorations. Preserving form and color for you.
|Leaf Garland Using Drinking Straws|
from Lorajean’s Magazine
Using real, or fake, leaves, they tape little straws onto the back and string up.
|How to Plaster Leaves|
|source Sweet Something Designs
Using Plaster from the craft store you can preserve real leaves or using fake leaves you can create a more elegant and a color that will work with any decor.
|Leaf Twinkle Lights|
|source Wall Girl
Using real leaves, wax paper, fairy lights, and glue you can create these whimsical little lights that will elevate you decorating to the next level.
|Leaf Candle Lights|
|source Spark and Chemistry
Modge Podge some colorful silk leaves onto a recycled jar so create a warm ambient light that glows with Holiday warmth.