DIY – Multipurpose Decorative leaves For All Occasions

Well, the Holiday Season is here again… Autumn bringing changing leaves colors then falling down, before they do fall down let’s make a very useful handy DIY which is economical and also multipurpose! Decorative leaves are the perfect way to add a seasonal touch for all occasions coming along to your home. Let’s learn a simple way step by step to do Multipurpose Decorative leaves For All Occasions that can be used for a multipurpose and can be placed anywhere in the house. A multipurpose Decorative leaf For All Occasions adds your tough to every corner in your home. You can also get inspired with other handy DIY project to decorate your home using some of our past articles How to Make a Paper Mache Mask With a Foil Mold and Creative Quilled Easter Designs and ideas to help get you started.

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The materials we need are (as shown in photo):
• Fresh green leaves (the size you want or depend on for the purpose you want).
• Air dry Clay.
• A loop Precision.
• Craft Cutter (or any kind of cutter that you may have at home).
• Varnish.
• Brush.

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Step 1:
spread a small piece of clay using the roller to be extend in a thin layer. How much thinner the layer of clay depend on for the purpose you want. The more thin layer of the clay the more leaf the more natural result you get. But be careful not to go too thin.

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Step 2:
put the leaf with its rough surface facing the over the mass of just modeling clay. Be sure that all edges of the sheet are within the area of the clay.

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Step 3:
Utilized roller to gently press the fresh leaf on the clay evenly this will pick up the finest details.

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Step 4 :
Cut and trim around the edge of the shape with a cutter. Take care not pose your hand on the pattern; otherwise it will be marked.

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Step 5:
Once we have trimmed our model leaf, put it into a wide enough bowl carefully.
This will give the natural and gradual curves of the edges of a natural leaf.
Let it dry overnight. Remove the model leaf from the bowl, but be sure that it has hardened to 100 %.

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Step 6 :
Varnish the dry clay with two or three layers to protect from damage and giving it its stains. Each layer should be dried completely before applying the next layer.

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Source: Design Sponge
Source: Decorative Cositas

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