The secret to these autumn blooms is freshly fallen, dry leaves. You’ll need to gather about 10 leaves to make each flower. That shouldn’t be a hard task at all. Just walk out your door and scoop up a few vivid handfuls.
Start with one of the smaller leaves, folding and rolling it and keep going with each successive leaf, making sure to hold the bud together as you add more leaves. Using smaller leaves at the beginning, and making them progressively larger, is the way to go. You can add as many or as few leaves as you want to make a smaller or larger bloom…[READ MORE]