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5 leaf crafts for fall

Faux Wood Leaves
Faux Wood LeavesCarolyn @ The Shed by Pet Scribbles

One of my favorite things about fall is the gorgeous changing colors of the leaves. So it stands to reason that some of my favorite fall crafts are ones that include or are inspired by leaves! Here are five leafy crafts just in time for your fall celebrations. What are your favorite ways to use leaves as crafty inspiration?

Faux Wood Leaves
Faux Wood Leaves Carolyn @ The Shed by Pet Scribbles

Faux Wood Leaves

Inspired by a project she saw in a magazine, Carolyn made these pretty leaves out of wood grain contact paper.  Look for contact paper at the dollar store to make a ton of these on the cheap!  [go to the tutorial]

Recycled Aluminum Can Fall Leaf Wreath
Recycled Aluminum Can Fall Leaf Wreath Johnnie @ Saved By Love Creations

Recycled Aluminum Can Fall Leaf Wreath

Would you ever guess that the main components in this project are recycled materials and duct tape?  Johnnie came up with a true trash-to-treasure project, transforming junk into something highly stylish and sophisticated.  [go to the tutorial]

Glitter Edged Fall Leaves
Glitter Edged Fall Leaves Giustina @ Domestically Blissful

Glitter Edged Fall Leaves

Book page crafts are all the rage - take this one up a notch with the addition of glitter!  Giustina's fun idea adds just enough color to the black and white of the book pages to make the project read in an autumn-y way.  [go to the tutorial]

Clay Leaf Bowls
Clay Leaf Bowls Jocie @ One Project Closer's The Better Half

Clay Leaf Bowls

A project that is both elegant and kid-friendly?  Yes!  Believe it or not, Jocie's leaf bowls are simple enough that even the kids will be able to make them.  They would be a great group project for a classroom or scout troop!  [go to the tutorial]

Washi Tape Fall Leaf Garland
Washi Tape Fall Leaf Garland Angie @ Crafts Unleashed

Washi Tape Fall Leaf Garland

Everything is better with washi tape, right?  Angie's fall leaf garland is a great excuse to use up some of that stash - or to buy some if you haven't gotten around to it yet.  (Once you try it, you'll be hooked!)  [go to the tutorial]