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Metallic Leaves of Fall Frame

Dazzling Metallics®

Metallic Leaves of Fall Frame
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Metallic Leaves of Fall Frame

designed by Felicity Greiner

Fall leaves done up in Dazzling Metallics® add the glow of autumn to any wall.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Dark Chocolate (DAO65)
  • Fawn (DA242)

Dazzling Metallics®

  • Champagne Gold (DA202)
  • Rich Espresso (DA245)
  • Splendid Gold (DA263)
  • Worn Penny (DA287)

Mediums

  • Staining / Antiquing Medium™ (DS51)

Other supplies

  • scissors (or wire cutters)
  • flat brush
  • cloth
  • burlap ribbon
  • hot glue gun
  • jute twine
  • leaves
  • frame

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Cut leaves of choice from their stems. (Use a pair of wire cutters if there is wire in the branch; otherwise scissors will work.)
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint both sides of the leaves in Champagne Gold, Worn Penny, Splendid Gold, and Rich Espresso with a flat brush.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Take out the backing and glass from the frame. Mix together Snow White and Fawn. Paint the frame in the mix with a flat brush.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Mix together Dark Chocolate and Rich Espresso. Mix in Staining/Antiquing Medium, according to the label instructions. Brush onto the frame and wipe back with a soft cloth. If too much is still left, use a small amount of water and wipe back.
  5. Tie each leaf onto a piece of jute twine. Use hot glue to adhere the tied leaves onto the back of the frame.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Tie a bow out of burlap ribbon. Hot glue a piece of burlap ribbon to the back of the frame to form a hanger. Hot glue the bow into place.
    Step 5 Example