All you will need for materials is loose leaves or leaf garland that you detach, Mod Podge (matte finish), a foam brush, a Balloon, and a mixing bowl.
We went to the Dollar Store and found a bag of 50 Fall leaves and a really big bag of foam brushes (for a $1.00 each!) We already had the Mog Podge to use to glue it.
I did find this 120 Artificial Fall Maple Leaves in a Mixture of Autumn Colors on Amazon if you have trouble finding the leaves.
To begin, blow up your balloon and tie it. Insert in, top down into the bowl.
We made a little plate out of aluminum foil to put the Mod Podge on. (You would also use a bowl or cup)
Spread the Mod Podge onto the balloon, starting at the top and working the way down about 1/4 of the way down (or however “deep” you want your bowl).
Apply the leaves on at a time, applying more Mod Podge to each leaf as you apply.
Cover the entire area you want for your bowl. Be sure not leave any open spots.
Let it dry for a couple of hours. We let ours dry for about 3 hours. Then, you simply pop the balloon and carefully peel it away from the leaves.
Voila!! Our beautiful little creation….. guess who ran to find something fun to put in it.
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