Coffee Filter Leaves…

My favorite season, fall, is fast approaching! We’ve had some beautiful cooler weather these past few days, and my attention has turned to creating fall themed crafts and layouts. I’m going to show you how to use coffee filters, splash Ink, and chipboard leaf shapes to create gorgeous fall colored leaves!

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Supplies:

  • Niji Splash Ink
  • Nori Paste
  • Coffee filters
  • Chipboard leaves of various sizes

Begin by wetting down some coffee filters, squeeze the excess water from them, and lay them flat on newspaper or scrap paper.

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Mix up your favorite fall colors with Niji Splash Inks. Using Niji  Waterbrushes, begin dabbing the colors onto the coffee filters. Start with the lighter colors first.

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Set the filters aside to dry. Using some white craft paint, base paint the chipboard leaves white so the lightly colored coffee filters will show up when adhered to them.

Once all components are dry, use Nori Paste and attach the leaves to the coffee filters. Lightly press the filters onto the chipboard pieces, allowing them to gently wrinkle, which will give beautiful texture to the final project.

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Allow the leaves to dry before using a craft knife to cut them from the coffee filters. Gently ink the edges of the leaves to add depth, and you’ve got beautiful embellishments for fall projects!

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Here’s a layout I used a few of the leaves on, pretty right?

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I’m very honored to have been a member of Yasutomo’s design team and be featured this month for my final time. I love the products, they never let me down and I will always be a loyal fan. Thank you for reading along!

2 thoughts on “Coffee Filter Leaves…

  1. Love everything about this!! Sooo pretty!!
    xxDaniella

  2. beautiful colours. I would never have thought of using coffee filters. I love these posts, so inspirational xx

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