I love this idea but I also treasure finding "skeleton leaves" naturally. DIY Translucent Leaves: Let leaves soak in Arm and Hammer Washing Soda for a few days, then take a brush and lightly brush off the.) And you have Translucent leaves
How to preserve fall leaves: Mix cup water with cup vegetable glycerin. Put your rinsed off leaves into a large Ziplock & pour the solution over them, making sure leaves are all flat. Take them out & blot dry.