The harvest theme takes on new dimensions when executed in unexpected colors and materials. Turkey quill feathers and magnolia leaves, colored on one side with floral spray, are mixed with stalks of wheat to create a stunning wreath.
Print leaves onto cloth as they would fall outdoors, in pleasing, random patterns, or create a stylized design. We used linen fabric because its texture shows through the pigment, emulating veins. An artist's carving block, which you can find in a variety of sizes in crafts stores and online, allows you to create one-of-a-kind designs.
Take your projects to a new level by learning a technique called embossing. Embossing is a technique used to create a raised, or 3-dimensional, image on a piece of paper. You can emboss store-bought stationery or cards, or you can make your own from card stock.