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a pretty (and super easy!) DIY scrapbook to put together to hold all of your extended family's pictures and christmas newsletters. thoughtful gift for grandparents and aunts & uncles.  www.livecrafteat.com

I have boxes of old newsletters and family stuff I've gathered over the years. DIY scrapbook to put together to hold all of your extended family's pictures and Christmas newsletters. thoughtful gift for grandparents and aunts & uncles.

waxed leaves... Make sure your leaves are completely dry. Melt some beeswax in a double-boiler. You can use new wax or old candle stubs (optional - add a few drops of cinnamon oil).  When the wax is thoroughly melted, take the leaves by the stem and immerse them, one at a time, in the wax. Hold them over the pot to drip a bit, then lay them on waxed paper to dry.

Leaves must be completely dry. Melt beeswax in a double-boiler. Can use old candle stubs. (Optional - add a few drops of cinnamon oil). Hold leaves by the stem and dip in wax. Let excess drip off, then lay them on waxed paper to dry.