Sweeping fallen leaves and just throwing them into dumpsters like they're trash? That wouldn’t fly in the Land of the Rising Sun, where locals are turning fallen foliage into stunning pieces of art.


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The Japanese have taken it to Instagram to share their awesome pieces of contemporary leaf art. The new trend is called “ochiba art” or “fallen leaf art”, and it’s actually a very cool idea to bring life to those boring sidewalks at no cost at all. (h/t: rocketnews24, demilked)

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Yvonne Bernal 2 months ago

“Always watch where you are going. Otherwise, you may step on a piece of the forest that was left out by mistake.” ~ Winnie the Pooh

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Yvonne Bernal 2 months ago

I found all of these to be aesthetically pleasing

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Yvonne Bernal 2 months ago

WoW! I was so fascinated I looked it up - there are tutorials on how to make these beautiful roses.

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Amy Carter 2 months ago

So simple but so pretty.

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Emily E. Bernato 2 months ago

Go on Pokemon Go

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D Rolls 2 months ago

The hunters of Artemis were here, weren't they?

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Francisco Sobrinho 1 month ago

Cute

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Marcela 2 months ago

PEACE!

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