When dipped in wax, colorful leaves can be preserved through this season and beyond. We clustered a group to suspend in a window -- perfect for greeting visitors. Stands of monofilament keep them from falling a second time.
How to Preserve Autumn Leaves With Glycerin | eHow.com
Autumn leaves provide us with a bounty of breathtaking colors during the fall months. You can preserve these beautiful colors by using a glycerin solution.
This little thistle was part of a recent commission. It is in a slightly heraldic style with long and short leaves and flower head with extra straight stitches for all the spikes. All worked in stranded cotton. It looks shiny as the lengths are kept very short for working. Frustrating as you only do a few stitches of each colour but vital to keep a good sheen on the thread. Thistle stitched in long and short with stranded cotton on silk dupion.
Make Wax & Crayon Leaves » Dollar Store Crafts
I love the pretty translucent look of these leaves made with wax paper, crayons, and your iron. They would look so pretty hung up in a window where they can catch the light. This craft is fun for kids of all ages, and makes a fantastic free fall decoration. Get full instructions over at V […]