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Fall colored leaves in the shape of a bowl

DIY Fall Leaf Bowl

Make this adorable DIY Fall Leaf Bowl with this easy step by step tutorial. It's a wonderful Fall craft for kids to make!
Cook Time 30 minutes
Drying Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings 1 Bowl
Cost $10


  • Foam Paint Brush
  • Bowl


  • Balloon
  • Modge Podge
  • Artificial leaves


  • Blow up the balloon and tie it.
  • Insert it, top-down into the bowl.
    a girl holding a white balloon over a bowl
  • We made a little plate out of aluminum foil to put the Mod Podge on. (You would also use a bowl or cup)
    A person pouring glue onto aluminum foil
  • 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 one at a time, applying more Mod Podge to each leaf as you apply.
    glueing fake fall leaves onto a white balloon
  • Cover the entire area you want for your bowl.  Be sure not to leave any open spots.
    fake fall leaves glued onto a white balloon
  • Let it dry for a couple of hours. We let ours dry for about 3 hours.
  • Then, simply pop the balloon and carefully peel it away from the leaves.
  • Fill it with candy or display little pine cones!