Christmas Table Centrepieces

Christmas Table Centrepieces

By Sam Lyth | November 15, 2021

Ideas for Christmas Table Centrepieces I love foraging and I know that Peter is always releived when I arrive home with material to make things with rather than some weird plants that I think we should try. At least he knows that fir cones and leaves are not going to poison him! So it is…

mixed Christmas leaves

New Mixed Packs of Leaves For Sale

By Sam Lyth | October 12, 2021

Whole Lotta Christmas Leaves We know you love our mixed packs of leaves that we have put together for you, such as our whole lotta leaves and shades of brown. We are now delighted to be able to introduce four new seasonal mixed packs to our range. Whole Lotta Christmas Leaves Red, green, silver and gold…

autumn wreath materials

Making an Autumn Wreath

By Sam Lyth | September 23, 2021

Autumn is a lovely time of year in Scotland – it is still nice enough weather to get out and about, but with the nights drawing in you want to cosy-up indoors and start being creative. Making an autumn wreath is a way to enjoy both of these things, because you can forage all sorts…

Secret Garden Inspiration

By Peter Lyth | April 8, 2020

The new film adaptation of Secret Garden based on the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett was due to be released on Good Friday. Sadly this has had to be postponed with a new release date of August. I was quite excited about this film: firstly because it was one of my favourite books as a…

Christmas Skeleton Leaves Selection for sale

So Many Different Uses For Skeleton Leaves

By Mike Lyth | September 20, 2019

There are so many different uses for skeleton leaves. Perhaps you have some spare leaves and are wondering what to do with them. Well here are some great ideas for you! Please let us know how you get on. And if you like to use your leaves in some way that doesn’t appear here, we’d…

Finished Bodhi Leaf Bowl

Make Your Own Bodhi Leaf Bowl

By Mike Lyth | May 4, 2019

Skeleton leaves are the perfect craft medium, colourful, versatile and intricate. Hopefully this brief tutorial will inspire you to make your very own skeleton leaf creation. For my red Bodhi leaf bowl I used about 30 red Bodhi leaves, 6cm (2.5″) size from Skeleton Leaf – Just The Leaves,  but you can make yours with any…

Custom Orders

Why Not Make a Custom Order?

By Mike Lyth | April 2, 2019

What is a Custom Order? Mostly, Skeleton Leaf customers order existing stock items from stock which we hold in the UK. However, Skeleton Leaf also provides a custom order service allowing you to make custom orders. What might your special requirements be? Perhaps you need certain leaves in higher quantities than those we have in…

Buddhas and Bodhis - Wat Pan Tao

Buddhas and Bodhis

By Mike Lyth | January 17, 2019

The Trees

By Peter Lyth | September 5, 2018

Bodhi trees can be found in Buddhist temples all over Thailand. Some of them are enormous and very beautiful with huge tree size branches shooting off horizontally. The oldest Bodhi tree in Thailand, the Prachin Bodhi at Prachin Buri is now 1100 years old. The original Bodhi tree was the tree at Bodh Gaya under…

Bodhi Tree leaves

Skeleton Leaves add Beauty

By Peter Lyth | August 30, 2018

Skeleton Leaves add Beauty There are so many creative possibilities with our large range of delicate, beautiful skeleton leaves. Our customers are always surprising us with their amazing ideas and they use the leaves in ways we could never even have imagined. Why not have a go yourself and purchase some of our leaves. Even…