Autumn Leaves Wreath


size: 12" diameter

Materials

  • Foam wreath, 12" diameter
  • Burlap
  • My Favorite Things Whip Cream Cardstock
  • Wire hanger

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler

Tools

  • My Favorite Things LJD Fall Foliage Stamp Set
  • Die-cutting system and My Favorite Things Die-namics LJD Fall Foliage Dies
  • Ink pads: My Favorite Things Tangy Orange, Orange Fizz, Jellybean Green, Kraft, Grape Jelly, Hot Fudge; Stampin’ Up Cajun Craze, Old Olive, Soft Suede; Ranger Vintage Photo Distress
  • Hot glue gun and sticks

Directions

  • 1. Cut burlap yardage into 2"-wide strips; wrap snugly around foam wreath form securing ends on back using glue gun. Start and end edges of burlap strips on back of wreath.
  • 2. Die cut leaves and acorns and ink stamps in colors of choice using rock-and-roll technique for leaves. (Note: For rock-and-roll technique, after inking stamp evenly, touch edges of stamp onto contrasting color ink pad.) Stamp images. See Photo 1. When stamping on die-cut shapes, use dark background for light cardstock to help position stamp accurately. See Photo 2. (see photos)
  • 3. Shape leaves with fingers, creasing center line for dimension.
  • 4. Adhere leaves, overlapping edges for best coverage, to wreath form in desired arrangement using glue gun.
  • 5. Attach wire hanger to back of wreath using glue gun.
  • Tip
  • 1. Use a large paper clip if wire hanger is not handy or available.

by Barbara Anders for My Favorite Things

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