As the autumn season sets in, many of us look for cozy indoor activities. If you're looking for a creative and fun DIY project that captures the autumn vibe, you're in luck! This simple DIY craft project involves reuse, simplicity, and the beauty of dried plants.


  • Small canvas or sheet
  • Dried plants or flowers
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Any color of your choice
  • Medium-sized brush


  1. Get a canvas or a sheet of some kind in the desired size. You can use an old painting that needs a new look, a larger piece of cardboard, or anything you have at home.
  2. Take a lovely autumn walk and collect dried plants of all kinds. Bring a small bouquet home with you.
  3. Choose a color for your painting. You can use leftover paint from a previous renovation or buy water-based paint from any craft shop.
  4. Lay out the plants/flowers over the sheet and cut them to the right length. Then, simply glue the flowers in the order you want and let them dry.
  5. Paint over the flowers gently, trying to get into the cavities for the most stylish result possible. Let the sheet dry overnight.
  6. Place your new autumn flower art wherever you wish!

Recycling Tips:

  • Use an old sheet or buy one from a thrift store. Focus on the shape and size instead of the subject.
  • Pick your dried plants from nature; it's free and beautiful.
  • Use old paint or leftover paint that will also fit perfectly with your color choices at home.
  • Use any brush that is available to you.

Crafts should be fun, easy, and creative. This autumn flower art DIY project is a great example of that. With just a few simple materials, you can create a beautiful piece of art that captures the essence of the autumn season.


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