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Add a metallic pop to your fall foliage! How to make a hydro-dipped seasonal centerpiece

One can of spray paint and your fall foliage gets a complete makeover.

Add luster to Mother Nature with a bit of gilded metallic on your foraged fall leaves. This touch of elegance is so unexpected! Hydro-dipped metallic florals will make your centerpiece pop.

Ashleigh Rose shares how it’s all done with one can of spray paint.

Find more ideas from Ashleigh on Instagram, @monalisafair.


How to Hydro-Dip Your Fall Foliage


Use metallic Hydro dipping on solid colored leaves all red leaves or all green leaves or all yellow leaves when you Hydro dip in a metallic that contrast will show up on a solid background. You don’t want to use it on leaves with variegated color.



Take your time. Work fast so the paint doesn’t dry before you dip your greenery


Use with

  • Eucalyptus
  • Italian Ruskus
  • Foraged branches like aspen, maple & oak leaves
  • Waxy flowers like Hypericum Berries (Saint johns wort flowers) and Anthurium


Ashleigh Rose began working with flowers in the back of her grandmother’s flower shop on Main Street in Bountiful, Utah. Under her grandmother’s tutelage, she learned how to design flowers, forage for natural elements in the outdoors and care for cut flowers plus how to make anything beautiful. Ashleigh is a painter, sculptor, photographer, mother, best wife ever and last but not least — an evangelist of flowers! She wants to share her knowledge and help others appreciate the divine creations that are flowers. Find Ashley at @monalisafair on Instagram.

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