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Dried Leaf Place Cards




  1. Step 1

    Lay down a sheet of newsprint, followed by paper towels. Arrange leaves on paper towels, then place a second layer of paper towels and a sheet of newsprint on top.

  2. Step 2

    Set stack in a phone book, and place in a dry, ventilated spot for several days.

  3. Step 3

    Use a gel-ink pen -- ours had white ink, but metallic shades will also work well -- to add guests' names.

Martha Stewart Living, October 2006



Reviews (5)

  • KitchenCuttingBoard 5 Oct, 2010

    What a great idea! I love it! I just passed it along to all my friends. :)

  • VictoriaDawn 5 Oct, 2010

    oops... *simple*

  • VictoriaDawn 5 Oct, 2010

    I love how somple and beautiful this idea is. I really don't need beauty that is time consuming and full of a bunch of intricate steps. This is one I will do!

  • raazenterprises 5 Oct, 2010

    Very Creative!! I am impressed.

  • tess_of_st_paul 4 Oct, 2010

    Cute idea -- but I wouldn't stick the leaf in a cup that the guest is going to eat or drink out of.