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Fall Leaf Box

Americana® Acrylics

Fall Leaf Box
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Fall Leaf Box

designed by Gigi Shattler

This faux book box will hold all your treasured memories of fall.

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Learn more about Americana® Acrylics.


Americana® Acrylics

  • Burnt Orange (DAO16)
  • Burnt Sienna (DAO63)
  • Hauser Dark Green (DA133)
  • Hauser Light Green (DA131)

Dazzling Metallics®

  • Bright Copper (DA337)

DecoArt Media® Specialty Products

  • Brush and Stencil Cleaner (DMM13)

DecoArt® Extreme Sheen™

  • 24K Gold (DPM04)

Primers, Sealers, and Finishes

  • Americana® Primer & Sealer (DS17)
  • DuraClear® Gloss Varnish (DS19)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • paper towels
  • stylus or pencil
  • tracing paper
  • #3 round brush
  • #5 round brush
  • #12 flat brush
  • #1 liner brush
  • #10 filbert brush
  • 3/4" glaze/wash brush
  • Sta-Wet Palette
  • #10/0 liner brush
  • white graphite paper
  • blue painters tape
  • Paper Mache' Book Box (Hobby Lobby)
  • 1/2" flat wisp brush


NOTE: Read the downloadable, printable instructions thoroughly before beginning this project.

  1. View step out photos below for leaf design progression.
    Step 0 Example
  2. See photo below for binding example. Personalize it as you wish.
    Step 1 Example
  3. See photo below for front cover wording example. Personalize it for yourself.
    Step 2 Example
  4. See photo below for inside quote example. When using a published quote, remember to give credit to the original author.
    Step 3 Example
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