Easy DIY Gold Leaf Glass Decor

Easy DIY Gold Leaf Glass Decor

Updated 12/6/21

Easy DIY Gold Leaf Glass Decor
Easy DIY Gold Leaf Glass Decor

From the designer: "Want to add a little shimmer to your decor? Try this easy DIY gold leaf project to upcycle any glass container into stylish home decor. Turn a wine bottle, mason jar, baby food container, or old pickle jar into a festive and fun piece of art! Works with gold, silver, and copper leaf, and once you try this - you'll want to put metallic leaf on everything! Get plenty of details and tips in my original blog post, plus more photos to illustrate each step in the process."

Primary TechniqueGlass Crafts

Difficulty LevelEasy

Materials List

  • glass object or container
  • adhesive
  • gold leaf flakes
  • craft paintbrush
  • chip brush
  • shallow cardboard box

Instructions

  1. Clean glass and remove sticker residue.

  2. Apply adhesive and allow it to fully dry (tips in blog post).

  3. Gently place gold leaf all over adhesive.

  4. Use a chip brush to polish leaf smoothly onto surface and remove extra flakes.

  5. Carefully clean up extra flakes (tips in blog post).

Easy DIY Gold Leaf Glass Decor

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