Leaf Stamped Napkins

These leaf stamped napkins can be made using the tree just outside your front door! They're a quick and low-cost way to bring a little nature to your dining table this fall.
Supplies Needed:
Leaves
Napkins
Craft Paint
Paintbrush
Rolling Pin
Paper Towel
Choose a leaf and turn it over so the more veiny side is facing up. Dot craft paint on each leaf. I wanted to go with brown paint for this project but decided a little sparkle wouldn’t hurt, so I opted for a metallic brown paint.
Brush paint across back of the leaf using a brush. I found a roller doesn’t distribute enough paint, so a brush is your better option.
Turn leaf over and carefully position it on your cloth napkin however you’d like it.
Lay a paper towel over the leaf (this will ensure your rolling pin doesn’t get paint on it which could transfer to other spots on your napkin, making a mess of your project) and then firmly roll over your leaf with the rolling pin, transferring the paint to your napkin.
Gently lift leaf from napkin – and you’re done! {See more on my blog All Things G&D - just click the link at the bottom of this post!}

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Have a question about this project?

1 question
  • Jacqueline Lambert
    Jacqueline Lambert
    on Sep 13, 2017

    How do you seal the paint once leaf pattern is transferred to avoid it being washed off?
    • Sunny
      Sunny
      on May 19, 2018

      I let mine dry for a day, then use an iron to set the design. Just remember to iron the back side of the napkin.

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