Tie a Leaf Garland

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Collect your favorite leaves and make a leaf garland to decorate a door, window or mantle.

What You Need

  • Hammer (optional)
  • Leaves
  • Two small nails (optional)
  • String
  • Tissue paper (optional)
  • Towels (optional

What You Do

  1. On a sunny autumn day, collect brightly colored, freshly fallen leaves.autumn tree
  2. If you want flat leaves for your garland and other autumn decorating projects, press them between towels.drying leaves
  3. Tie your leaves along a string.tying leaves


  4. Hammer two small nails up where you want to hang your garland.
    Hang your garland between the nails.leaf garland
  5. If you can’t use your leaves right away, store them between tissue paper in a box.leaf storage


  6. Over time, your leaves will crinkle and lose their color.
    Put it’s a colorful celebration while it lasts!leaf garland 2