Hanging leaves

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Hanging leaves

When dipped in wax, colorful leaves can be preserved through this season and beyond. We clustered a group to suspend in a window -- perfect for greeting visitors. Stands of mono-filament keep them from falling a second time. Tools and Materials C
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How to Make them?

Slowly melt bleached beeswax over a double boiler; never allow wax to boil. Dip leaves in wax one at a time, holding by stem. gently shake off excess wax. Color the leaves if you want, but let the color dry before you dip it in the melted wax.
olorful leaves Bleached beeswax Do
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How to Make them?

Hang leaves on clothespins to dry. Some may be dipped again, depending on desired look; let dry between coatings. Hang finished leaves from lengths of monofilament.
uble boiler Monofilament Clothespins




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