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Fun With Leaves

Playing in the leaves is a favorite childhood past time, but with a little creativity they're fun for everyone. From scrapbooking about leaves, using fun leaf products, making your own leaf embellishments, and making fun home décor projects with real leaves, you'll have so much fun you'll feel like a kid again.

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Don't Call it Fall, Call it Autumn by Lisa Kisch from the October 2010 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine.

Make a scrapbook page staring the leaves in your yard.

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Be YOU-nique by Liz Hicks from the October 2010 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine.

Create your own leaves using stamps and paper for your layout. For step by step instructions see page 45 of the October 2010 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine.

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Happy Fall Play by Kim Watson from the October 2010 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine.

Cut leave shapes from felt and hand stitch to make fun leaf accents.

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So Rich by Kim Watson from the October 2010 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine.

Take your felt leaves a step further and adhere them to a small twig.

If you don't have time to make your own leaf embellishments, Prima has you covered with their Autumn Leaves, and Caravan Desert flowers.

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For a little more bling try these Flower embellishments, Gradient jewels, and Seasonal Medley sequins from Creative Charms.

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Nothing beats working with real leaves though. This inexpensive and easy leaf wreath is created with a coat hanger and a pile of leaves. Click here for step by step instructions.

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 For a stunning window display try this banner made from waxed leaves. Click here for instructions.

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Enjoy all the leaves while they last, because snow will be here before too long. (Unless of course you're one of our southern hemisphere friends!)

-Erin Weed

 

 


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