skeleton leaves

Resin Experiments Part 2: Encasing Leaves in Resin

IMG_2836The trouble with dried leaves is how fragile they are.

I really like leaves, though. Dark fall ones, light-green spring ones. Oaks, maples, different shapes. They’re pretty, darn it!

It’s a challenge, trying to figure out how to incorporate them into sturdier designs like jewelry or clothing embellishments.

I had these lovely oakĀ branches already in my house. They came from a local florist, though I looked around and found that you can orderĀ them from here (Bonus: inexpensive!)

Home decor or jewelry components?

Home decor or jewelry components?

I went and played around with that: Oak leaves, skeleton leaves, and resin fun!