leaves

While the turkey dinner is in the oven, keep the kids engaged by crafting these fun and festive Thanksgiving Place Cards from over at Craftspiration. Add a little leaf for the turkey feathers on a folded card and set them out for each guest at dinner. Here are Lucy and I crafting for fall with […]

We’re right in the middle of the fall season and the leaves on the trees couldn’t be more beautiful. It’s a perfect time to take a drive through a canyon, near the mountains, or even on maple tree lined streets! To help us replicate some of those colorful leaves, we’re crafting something fun over at […]

Wax Paper Leaf Sun Catchers

by Amy on October 21, 2013

My girls love decorating the windows around our house. They are a perfect canvas for all kinds of sun catcher projects. We often make things with clear Contact paper, but this time we made beautiful stained-glass leaves with wax paper and tissue paper. This is a fun and simple project for all ages! Supplies for […]

There are so many gorgeous leaves falling near our neighborhood, I just had to scoop them up and make something fun. For a while now I’ve wanted to try stitching right through them and it turned out so festive! Supplies for Stitched Leaf Garland: fresh fallen leaves – washed and patted dry, still soft sewing […]

We love collecting colorful leaves for leaf rubbings early in the fall, before the leaves are either too soggy or too crunchy. We usually use colored crayons to make our rubbings, but we’ve been playing with white crayon and watercolor resist leaf rubbings. I think I like these striking leaf rubbings the most! I’m sure […]

Leaf People Finger Puppets

by Amanda on September 6, 2011

Fall is the perfect time to get outside with your kids and stock up on the free craft supplies that Mother Nature provides for you. Collect twigs, pine cones, acorns and bark that has come off of branches or tree trunks. Leaves on the other hand have a limited crafting life. Because a leaf is […]

When it’s time to get out the rake, it’s time to start crafting with fallen leaves. Here’s a few projects that will keep you busy this weekend as you work in the yard! Crunchy Leaf Pictures by Make and Takes (pictured above) Autumn Leafy Wreath by Sweet Life in the Valley Leafy Turkeys by Impress […]

Thankful Leaf Place Settings

by Marie on November 3, 2009

I’ve loved this post from Quince and Quire on Leaf Drawing. Even though I don’t have her artistic touch, I decided I had to make some myself anyway, taking a Thanksgiving spin on it. I wrote the names of people who will be at our dinner table, making each leaf a place setting. You’ll first […]

Weekend Make and Takes: Nature

by Marie on September 26, 2009

With the weather much cooler now where I am, we try to get outside everyday to enjoy the outdoors! Here are some crafty links helping us explore nature. Rock Collecting by Make and Takes (pictured above) Toilet Paper Roll Binoculars by Shannon Makes Stuff Prepare a Nature Sack by The Grass Stain Guru Solar Paper […]

Mod Podge Your Pressed Leaves

by Marie on November 7, 2008

Mod Podge is one of those great crafty products everyone should have. It can do everything: glue, seal, finish, and even your laundry all in one little bottle! Well, I used my Mod Podge to glue, seal and finish the leaves I pressed earlier this week. I made 2 framed Fall pictures for my kitchen, […]

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