Complement the natural colors of fall using fallen leaves with these simple autumn nature luminaries, entire project is less than $3 to make

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  • Essence of Fall Nature Luminaries

    Complement your fall decor with these beautiful natural luminaries. * Several Colorful Leaves (from your last nature walk!) * Glass votive Holder (dollar store has them!) * White Tissue Paper, torn into 2" strips * Craft Glue such as Modge Podge Gather several pretty leaves with varying colors in them. Place them on a sheet of wax paper and cover with a heavy book/object for 1 hour to flatten them. Spread a layer of craft glue and adhere the leaves into place. Allow to dry. Mix 1 T. Craft glue & 1 T. Warm water to create a decoupage paste/glue. Apply tissue paper pieces, 1 at a time, "painting" them on with the decoupage glue. Overlap the pieces until the entire votive is covered. Overlap the lip/edge of the votive going approx 1/4 inch into the glass. Be sure to thoroughly decoupage ALL of the tissue paper. Dry overnight. To use, insert a tealight and Voila, Natural Luminaries. Please Note, Candles should not be left unattended.

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    Comments 3 Comments
    1. drea's Avatar
      drea -
      Wow, these are really beautiful, thank you for sharing them. I think they'd be pretty if made with spring and summer flowers that have been dried as well.
    1. freezerqueen196's Avatar
      freezerqueen196 -
      Love this going to do this with the grandkids. Thank you
    1. Devildog's Avatar
      Devildog -
      These look very nice. They don't olook very hard to make either. Thanks for the great idea.

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