DIY Scissor Cut Fabric Leaves for Your Thanksgiving Table

Fabric Leaves – with Mod Podge Stiffy

These leaves are so easy to make and create an elegant look. {{great for using up scraps of fabric}} Sprinkle them on the table, create garland with them or eyelet them together to make place-card holders.

DIY Fall Leaf Table Runner and Candle Sticks

fall candleholders and table runner Adorned Candle Sticks & Velvet leaf Runner

To create the runner, cut a strip of brown felt slightly longer than the length of your table and 15” wide. Hot glue velvet leaves all over the runner in a random pattern.

Jazz up candle holders by tying bundles of faux pumpkins and flowers around the center of the candle holder. Look for velvet leavers and mini pumpkins at your local craft store.

Wrap it: handmade gift bags with paper clay and rubberstamps

Wrap it: handmade gift bags
P.S. They make really fun doggie bags for Thanksgiving!
Simple clay tags and rustic embossed stamps give gift bags some organic style.

Delight modeling paper clay
Wax paper
Rolling pin
Food grade silicone spray
Nature rubberstamps – leaf designs
Craft scissors
Bamboo skewer
Pearlizing medium – by Plaid
Craft paint
Small paintbrushes
Distressed embossing powder—by Ranger Ink
Heat gun
Kraft paper gift bag
Twine or waxed cotton string
Hot glue


1. Place the paper clay in between 2 layers of wax paper and use a rolling pin to roll the compound to ¼ inch thickness.

2. Remove top layer of wax paper, and spray the stamp with food grade silicone spray to prevent sticking. Stamp nature images into the compound.

3. Using a pair of craft scissors to carefully cut around the stamped images. Punch a hole in the wet paper clay with a bamboo skewer. Allow to air dry for 2 days.

4. Add the pearlizing medium to the craft paint and mix well. Paint the mixed paint and medium onto the leaf shape. Add highlights by using gold craft paint mixed with pearlizing medium. Allow the paint to dry.

5. Rubber stamp the gift bag using the same stamps. Use different colors of ink and emboss some of the stamps with embossing powder and a heat gun. Work over a manila file folder to catch stray powder and funnel it back into the canister.

6. Thread the leaf on a piece of twine and tie to the bag.

7. Hot glue more leaves onto note cards.