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Metallic Faux Leaf Thanksgiving Wreath

Americana Decor® Matte Metallics™

Metallic Faux Leaf Thanksgiving Wreath
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Metallic Faux Leaf Thanksgiving Wreath

designed by Jane Vranic

Get a jump on fall décor with this metallic-accented wreath made with Americana Decor® Matte Metallics™ .

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SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Matte Metallics™

  • Champagne (ADMMT08)
  • Ivory Pearl (ADMMT07)
  • Rose Gold (ADMMT01)

Other supplies

  • parchment paper
  • floral wire
  • leaf garland (mix of maple leaves and oak leaves)
  • grapevine wreath (18")
  • wire cutter
  • 1" flat paintbrush

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTES: Protect the work surface with parchment paper. Let paint dry fully before applying additional coats of paint as needed to achieve desired coverage. Paint one side of the leaf at a time. Leave paint to dry before turning over and painting the back side.

  1. Gather the supplies.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Remove individual clusters of faux leaves from the garland for painting.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Divide the faux leaves evenly into three groups: one to be painted in Ivory Pearl; another in Rose Gold and the last in Champagne.
  4. Place one grouping of faux leaves down on a flat surface. While holding the leaf down with one hand, paint the surface in Rose Gold. Let dry.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Turn over and paint the back side of the leaves as well. Repeat with an additional coat of paint for more intense color.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Paint the other grouping of faux leaves in Ivory Pearl.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Paint the third grouping of faux leaves in Champagne.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Continue until all the faux leaves are painted on both sides and the desired coverage is achieved.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Cut floral wire into several pieces measuring 3” long.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Place the grapevine wreath on a flat surface. Gather one cluster of Champagne painted leaves at the top and secure with floral wire.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Secure another Champagne cluster at the bottom and two more on the sides.
    Step 10 Example
  12. Secure a cluster of Rose Gold painted leaves and Ivory Gold painted leaves beside the other leaves.
    Step 11 Example
  13. Continue securing the faux leaves with floral wire to the grapevine wreath until the wreath is fully covered.
  14. Hang and enjoy.
    Step 13 Example