One of the most popular crafts to make during the fall are wreaths. Wreaths can vary in size, color, and texture. Trenice Bishop, a freelance designer, created this wreath. The colors used create a wonderful fall palette, and are sure to make any home more inviting. This project combines FolkArt metallic paints and Mod Podge. Any level crafter can make this wreath, and it will only take up to an hour to complete. All the materials and the instructions can be found below. Have you ever made a project that combines FolkArt and Mod Podge?
FolkArt Metallic Acrylic Paint – Antique Gold 658 , FolkArt Acrylic Metallic Paint – Solid Bronze 663 ,FolkArt Metallic Acrylic Paint – Copper 664 , FolkArt Extreme Glitter Acrylic Paint – Orange 2793 , FolkArt Extreme Glitter Acrylic Paint – Gold 2786 ,FolkArt Extreme Glitter Acrylic Paint – Champagne 2836 , ModePodge Paper
5 Sheets of construction paper, Scissors, Leaf shape/stencil, Cotton balls, Decorative gems, Large paint brush, Hot glue gun, Floral craft ring, Water bowl, Craft brushes, Ribbon
- Paint the back and inside of the floral ring with Copper Metallic paint and let dry.
- Find your favorite leaf shape and make a stencil page. Trace the shape several time on a sheet of paper and make copies.
- Coat one side of your construction paper sheets with ModPodge Pager using a wide paint brush and let dry.
- Once dry, paint the other side of the construction paper with Folk Art Extreme Glitter paints. Add dimension to your leaves by layering Extreme Glitter colors and FolkArt Metallic colors . To create the colors show. Paint orange paper with Metallic Copper and Orange Extreme Glitter paint, Paint yellow paper with Gold Extreme Glitter paint, paint red paper with Solid Bronze, and Champagne Extreme Glitter Paint, Paint black paper with Metallic Antique Gold and Gold Extreme Glitter paint
- Cut out the leaf shapes from each sheet of paper and set aside.
- Use cotton balls to add dimension to the leaves by securing pieces to the backs of leaves before gluing them to the floral ring.
- Glue the leaves to the ring, alternating colors and placement.
- Add some extra sparkle by adding leaf gems to the tips of random leaves on the wreath.
- Finish by making a hanging bow with the ribbon