DIY Fall Leaves Doodle Frame Mat 1


Lauren Fitzmaurice of @renmadecalligraphy takes you step by step through how to create a DIY Fall Leaves Doodle Mat using supplies from TombowUSA.com.

Fall is upon us, lovelies, and what better way to get in the mood for those pumpkin spice latte’s than a fun DIY Fall Leaves Doodle Frame Mat tutorial?! This project will be perfect for framing your favorite fall quote or picture.

Lauren Fitzmaurice of @renmadecalligraphy takes you step by step through how to create a DIY Fall Leaves Doodle Mat using supplies from TombowUSA.com.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

Lauren Fitzmaurice of @renmadecalligraphy takes you step by step through how to create a DIY Fall Leaves Doodle Mat using supplies from TombowUSA.com.

1. DOODLE THE LEAVES

Start by sketching fall leaves onto mix media paper with a Tombow MONO Drawing Pencil.

Lauren Fitzmaurice of @renmadecalligraphy takes you step by step through how to create a DIY Fall Leaves Doodle Mat using supplies from TombowUSA.com.

2. ADD COLOR TO THE LEAVES

Randomly add color to the leaves using reds, oranges, yellows, greens, and browns… there are many options of Tombow Dual Brush Pen Colors.

Lauren Fitzmaurice of @renmadecalligraphy takes you step by step through how to create a DIY Fall Leaves Doodle Mat using supplies from TombowUSA.com.

3. BLEND THE COLOR

Once the leaves are colored, use the blender pen to blend and mix the colors together, filling in any blank space and making the leaves look more cohesive.

Lauren Fitzmaurice of @renmadecalligraphy takes you step by step through how to create a DIY Fall Leaves Doodle Mat using supplies from TombowUSA.com.

4. OUTLINE AND ADD DETAIL

Outline the leaves by drawing over the pencil sketches with the bold tip of the Tombow MONO Twin Permanent Marker.

Lauren Fitzmaurice of @renmadecalligraphy takes you step by step through how to create a DIY Fall Leaves Doodle Mat using supplies from TombowUSA.com.

Add small details with the fine tip of the Tombow MONO Twin Permanent Marker. Then your leaves are complete.

Lauren Fitzmaurice of @renmadecalligraphy takes you step by step through how to create a DIY Fall Leaves Doodle Mat using supplies from TombowUSA.com.

5. CUT OUT AND ATTACH THE LEAVES TO A MAT

Cut out the leaves and adhere them to the corner of the mat using the Tombow MONO Permanent Adhesive+. Cluster a group of leaves in one corner and scatter a few stray leaves around the rest of the mat to add balance to the piece.

Lauren Fitzmaurice of @renmadecalligraphy takes you step by step through how to create a DIY Fall Leaves Doodle Mat using supplies from TombowUSA.com.

6. FILL THE MAT AND FRAME

The completed mat is now ready to be added to a quote or picture.  Want to learn how I lettered the simple monoline lettering composition I used in the mat? Head on over to this post on my website ( renmadecalligraphy.com ) and check it out!

TombowUSA.com has many of the amazing products you see in this tutorial. Make sure to check out the Tombow website or instagram this week for more fall-themed tips and projects!

Happy Lettering!

Lauren Fitzmaurice

 


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