Ethereal bowls made from the skeletons of maple and other leaves are the latest addition to Japanese artist Kay Sekimachi’s impressive portfolio. While she is most famous for her labor-intensive loom works, Sekimachi creates these sylvan masterpieces by adding Kozo paper, watercolor and Krylon coating to the leaves, giving them solid form.
These clay leaf dishes are project you can do anytime throughout the year. Head out to the garden and look for unique shapes to preserve. Then it’s just a matter of using clay to mold them and paint or glaze to decorate.
Leaf Bowl DIY Craft: Perfect for Fall - Crafts Unleashed
Why stop at just raking the leaves when you can decoupage them, too? All you’ll need are a few brightly colored ones that strike your fancy, a balloon, a sponge paintbrush and some decoupage glue to whip them up into a DIY leaf bowl perfect for holding all sorts of festive fall goodies.
DIY Gold Leaf Bowl. You Need: •Any bowl or ornament •Gold leaf sheets •Mod Podge or similar glue •An old brush •Mixing bowl. Pour a small amount of Mod Podge in to your mixing bowl, this will be used to cover your bowl and will dry clear later. Use an old brush to completely coat your bowl with the glue - we're only leafing the inside of the bowl so only applied glue here. You don't need to be too careful as you won't notice the glue once it has dried.
My road trip last week left me in a euphoric daze of beautiful fall leaves. Ashland Oregon was especially beautiful. Every Autumn I try at least one craft involving leaves. I have been wanting to do something with...