White leaf bowl


Recycled items

  • Inflatable plastic ball (e.g. a beach ball)

  • Bag full of silk leaves

Also needed

  • Pump to inflate ball

  • Bowl (for ball to rest on)

  • Petroleum jelly

  • Old bowl (to pour the Powertex into)

  • Powertex

  • Pin to pop the ball


  1. Inflate the ball with a pump if necessary.

  2. Place the ball in a bowl (to give it a solid stand) and cover it with petroleum jelly.

  3. Place the leaves in a bowl and saturate them with Powertex, using your fingers to submerge if necessary.

  4. Gently paste and smooth the leaves to the ball, removing any air bubbles and excess glue with your hands.

Caution When working with Powertex, ensure that there is running water nearby and that your work surface is protected.

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