I was reading about a method used to create skeleton leaves. Skeleton leaves are those leaves that you find on wedding invitations....they are..well..they are the leaves with out all the green between the veins. Of course, I picked the wrong type of leaves but I didn't realize it until afterwards. Anyway, we poured water and bleach over the leaves and let them soak until they turned white...this took about a week. Supposedly, we were going to be able to pull the leaves out of the mixture and brush away the green (that was now white) to reveal the skeleton. When I pulled the leaves out...they completely fell apart...skeleton and all!
I give up!