Fall Foliage Place Cards

November 14 2022

Invite the colors of fall to your Thanksgiving table scape with these creative, yet easy place cards inspired by our favorite autumnal shades.

  • Rit All-Purpose Liquid Dyes in desired colors
  • White Cardstock
  • Cricut Machine (Optional)
  • Detail scissors
  • Pipettes
  • Glass Jars for Mixing Dye
  • Paper Towels
  • Plastic Table Cover
  • Measuring Cups and Spoons
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  1. Cover work area with plastic table cover or newspaper and have paper towels handy to protect against any possible spills.
  2. Wearing rubber gloves, mix 1-2 tablespoons of well-shaken Rit All-Purpose Liquid Dye or 2 teaspoons of Rit All-Purpose Powder Dye with 1 cup of very hot tap water. You can use a small glass bowl or even a Mason jar for your dyebath, stir well.
  3. Using a spare piece of paper, test the color by dipping it directly into the dyebath. If the color is too light, add more dye; if it is too dark, add more water.
  4. Randomly drop dyes onto paper using a pipette allowing the colors to bleed into one another.
  5. Allow dyes to sit and absorb into the paper, dab any excess off with a paper towel.
  6. Let dry and press between two heavy books to flatten the dyed paper.
  7. Cut into leaf shapes using the Cricut or hand cut using detail scissors.
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