Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Marbled Leaves

Last year we made glitter leaves (and we may do this again, because it was a fun craft to make and well, we got to use glitter Ha).  

This year, we made marbled leaves.


So Cute!

You will need shaving cream, paint and a squeegee.  Any old shaving cream will do.
I traced and cut leaves onto paper plates, you need sturdy paper (like card stock, but since I didn't have any card stock, I used paper plates).


Spread the shaving cream in a large, wide bowl and add some paint.  We used fall leaf colors, of course (red, orange, yellow, brown and green).


Take the handle of a wooden spoon and swirl the colors together.


Press the leaf into the mixture




Set aside for about 10 minutes or so.


Next, squeegee the shaving cream/paint mixture off the leaf.





Looks absolutely fabulous, doesn't it?





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