Assortment of leaves (different colors and shapes)*
Floral Wires (thin gage)
3. Once you are content with the size and look of your rose, wrap green floral tape around the end of your leaves and down the floral wire to create a stem for your rose.
*Maple leaves seem to work the best, but you can experiment with various shapes and sizes. Freshly fallen autumn leaves are ideal as they are still pliable and easy to work with, once they start drying out they will be too brittle.
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|Fold down top of leaf.|
|Keep adding until you are satisfied with the “petal” layers.|