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.

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 years 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 years ago

I found all of these to be aesthetically pleasing

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Yvonne Bernal 2 years ago

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

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Jean Whitesavage 2 years ago

friends

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Ashley 2 years ago

WEED LEAVES

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Amy Carter 2 years ago

So simple but so pretty.

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Emily E. Bernato 2 years ago

Go on Pokemon Go

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D Rolls 2 years ago

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

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Francisco Sobrinho 2 years ago

Cute

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Marcela 2 years ago

PEACE!

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Pi... 2 years ago

I love this one the most

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Marcos Zamarripa 2 years ago

such a cute girl with Totoro <3 aawww!!

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Roos 2 years ago

Nice!

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Marcos Zamarripa 2 years ago

But that's the beauty of life, thinking different.

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Kennedy Campanella 2 years ago

My fav!

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Tiana 2 years ago

Happy face 😊

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