Today's chore—raking the front yard—is tomorrow's cheer when you turn pressed foliage into a fun fall craft of greeting cards or gift tags for bags of candy.

Updated July 08, 2020
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Turn pressed foliage into a fun fall craft. Easy to make, transform trees' fallen leaves into seasonal greeting cards or gift tags for bags of candy this Halloween. Use any leftover rich-hued leaves for a creative fall foliage animal kids craft


What you need


How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

Gather freshly fallen leaves with stems in-tact. If desired, use a pair of scissors to trim them into a pumpkin shape.

Step 2

With a craft knife, cut the facial features and snip the stems to your preferred length.

Step 3

Dry the leaves for several days in a leaf press or sandwiched in newsprint inside a heavy book.

Step 4

Coat one side with spray adhesive, press onto colored paper or note cards, and let dry. For the tags, punch a small hole in the paper, thread with a ribbon, and tie to a bag of candy.


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