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Glazing Leaves to Make Candy Bowls?

I have a tree with very large leaves that I would like to put some kind of a glaze on. Then they could then be used as candy bowls or such things. I hope you can help me. Thanks

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By beryl from East Alton, IL

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June 10, 20090 found this helpful

Years ago we use to put glycerin on leaves to preserve them. This made them soft.

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June 11, 20090 found this helpful

We used to paint them with one of Alene's glues (check your local craft store) then lay them over something to provide a shape and let them dry. Nothing more needs to be done if you have wrapped candy in it. Sounds like a fun project!

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June 11, 20090 found this helpful

Yes Alene has a product called porcelain "something or other" I have used it on silk flowers, but not on real leaves but it is worth a try.

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