I c About a week ago I was walking through one of my favorite -But overly priced home decor stores and saw these leaf place mats that I fell in love with, However $6 - $8 per piece was a no go, especially if you needed quite a few of them for a larger family event such as Thanksgiving dinner. Ours were made for about $1.50 per piece and that included 1 bag of fall maple leafs from dollar tree and a piece of felt that was 2 for $1 at a craft store. You don't NEED the felt but I thought it gave a nicer and more expensive feel then using something like card stock or cardboard. I can't wait to see how these look on our family table, with all the traditional thanksgiving offerings around it. I honestly think ours looks better then the ones from the other store. ;)
For each placemat you will need:
⦁ 1 Piece Orange felt
⦁ Silk/Fabric leaves
⦁ Hot glue/e6000
Measure a dinner plate against the felt to use as a base & cut into a circle
start on the outer edge and layer leaves in a spiral pattern overlapping the leaves slightly as you go.
Allow glue to dry and enjoy your new decor!