Fossil Leaves Frame

12 Materials
1 Hour

Inspired by the dry leaves and the autumn colours, make a frame that brings the feeling of autumn. Craft the one side of the frame and leave the other one to place a photo if your choice.
fossil leaves frame
Remove the glass and the back support from the frame. Use the them as guides to make same size clay background pieces.
fossil leaves frame
Press the wood texture sheet on the clay. Allow to dry.
fossil leaves frame
Colour the clay backgrounds with the ink pads by blending and distressing them. Not need to heavily apply ink.
fossil leaves frame
Lightly darken them with the Pinecone ink pad.
fossil leaves frame
Press the clay in the leaves push molds. Let it dry.
fossil leaves frame
Press the leaves on the VersaMark ink pad, cover with gold embossing powder and heat set. No need for perfect coverage.
fossil leaves frame
Apply some modelling paste on the clay backgrounds and set the leaves.
fossil leaves frame
Use the sponge inside the Viva Decor paper soft color to stain the wooden frame.
fossil leaves frame
Place the backgrounds clay in the frame and add metallic corners.
fossil leaves frame

Suggested materials:

  • Knorr Prandell Bare Wood Picture Frame – Double Hinged  (Buddly crafts)
  • Creall Do & Dry Light Air Dry Modelling Clay  (Buddly crafts)
  • Viva Decor Paper Soft Color – Caramel  (Buddly crafts)
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