INSIDE: How to make a unique autumn leaf vase using a brown paper grocery bag and milk carton. Fall leaf crafts for autumn home decor.
What can you make for the price of a liter of milk and the brown paper bag it came home in? I bet you never would’ve guessed an autumn leaf vase, would ya?! If you enjoy a re-purposing project, then this is a good one.
Unpack the groceries. Drink the milk (or OJ). Clean the carton. Now you’re ready to make this very easy and simple fall leaf vase in a matter of minutes. It’s a fun way to display your autumn flowers or a potted plant in this trash-to-treasure project!
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How To Make a Unique Fall Leaf Vase
how to make a creative autumn leaf vase from paper bag
Open up the cardboard liter and cut off its triangle-like top.
Open the brown paper grocery bag and cut it along the seam. Wrap the cardboard liter just like you would a gift box, leaving some overlap at the top and bottom.
With the cardboard liter wrapped, cut slits at each corner and fold the extra paper into the inside of the liter. Secure with glue. Repeat for the bottom of the liter.
how to make fall leaf vase from paper bag and milk carton
Cut out a handful of simple brown paper leaves. Outline them with a thin point black marker.
Glue the leaves onto the front of the cardboard vase. Cut out thin strips for stems and outline them too with a thin point black marker.
easy paper leaf vase for autumn home decor
Insert cut flowers or a small potted plant.
They also look cute as part of an autumn or Thanksgiving tablescape.
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