Weekly Roundup #11: Decorating with Leaves for Fall Gatherings

We’ve got fabulous autumn decorations literally falling from trees: leaves! And thanks to these 5 creative and resourceful posts we spotted this week, we can all transform nature’s materials into amazing accent pieces for our fall celebrations. For your table settings to your mantels to heartwarming window or door decor, try out these leaf crafts you can make yourself!

DIY Fall Decorations You Can Make with Leaves

Gather fallen leaves from your backyard in a variety of shapes, colors and sizes. Or buy inexpensive faux ones from your favorite craft store. Grab some basic supplies like paint pens, gold paint, Mod Podge, and twine—and jump into one (or more) of these projects!

Decorating Ideas with Leaves for Fall Gatherings

1 – Gilded Fall Leaves
See how metallic paint in gold, copper, and silver can transform artificial leaves into chic accents for a tree-centerpiece. Thanks to Atta Girl for the tutorial.

2 – Leaf candle holder
Create quick and easy bottle luminaries for tea lights or votive candles, using colorful leaves and coats of Mod Podge. See the how-to from Hobby Craft Co. (UK).

3 – Gold color block leaves
Love the chic look of these half-painted leaves from Darice. A great way to bring a trendy touch to your Thanksgiving table or mantel display!

4 – DIY draw-on autumn leaves
Dots, dashes, lines, geometric patterns—all with a simple white paint pen—and what a cool result! Take inspiration from the Danish blog, Chri Chri, and create your own patterns on leaves.

5 – Leaf napkin accent
Can’t get any easier than this! But such a charming idea from Cherished Bliss for dressing up your family or party place settings this fall.

Join us next Saturday to see what our Weekly Roundup will feature. Who knows? Your creative post might be among those we’ll showcase!

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