Metallic Leaves of Fall Frame

Metallic Leaves of Fall Frame

Posted by DecoArt on May 17th 2016

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


    • scissors
    • flat brush
    • cloth
    • burlap ribbon
    • hot glue gun
    • jute twine
    • leaves
    • frame



    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.)
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint both sides of the leaves in Champagne Gold, Worn Penny, Splendid Gold, and Rich Espresso with a flat brush.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. 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.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. 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.
    8. Tie each leaf onto a piece of jute twine. Use hot glue to adhere the tied leaves onto the back of the frame.
    9. Instruction #5
    10. 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.
    11. Instruction #6