diy gold leaf christmas ornaments
Metallic decor is hugely popular, and many of us add bold metallic accents - gold, silver, brass, copper, and other hues - to home decor. Add a touch of shiny metal to your Christmas decorations too! Here are some simple and stylish gold leaf ornaments for your tree!
These Christmas ornaments mark my favorite combination: turquoise and gold leaf! Make a whole series of these painted gold leaf ornaments, which are perfect for decorating the halls, for giving away or for exchanging as part of an ornament swap. They're made with cheap clear glass ornaments and they're so damn pretty too! Just hang them on the tree or put them in a cute little box on a bed of tissue paper and they're ready to be gifted or swapped!
Get smart with ornaments? Add a bit of bling to them to make them stand out! These gorgeous gold leaf ornaments are crazy easy to make as long as you don't mind getting a little messy. Use ready-made colored ornaments or take clear glass ornaments that give them color and shine. Gold leaf flakes tend to fly everywhere. So make sure you have newspaper or other paper underneath to collect them. It makes cleaning up so much easier!
Add a bit of glamor to your Christmas tree with these gorgeous DIY gold leaf ornaments! These simple Christmas crafts will gild everything you see! Personalizing ornaments is a fun and easy Christmas craft that is quick and easy to do, and that will make your Christmas decorations look glamorous! There is a video tutorial at the end of the post if you want to watch that too.
This is super easy DIY: all you need are some simple white ornaments and gold leaf from a local craft store. Paint on the glue where you'd like, carefully place the gold leaf on it, wait about 20 minutes for it to dry, then use a dry brush to remove the excess gold leaf. If you want a more detailed guide, go to the source.
This cute Christmas ornament is not about too much shine, but rather a white ball adorned with a small and cute gold leaf heart. You can buy a frosted ornament or paint the inside with white paint like here in the tutorial. Keep reading the instructions in the source and make such little cutie! You can also give them to someone you love.
With this fun DIY we can use ornaments all year round! There are so many things you can do with clear glass ornaments and these bold pieces are one of them. Create ornaments in any color you want and decorate them with gold foil for a shiny holiday look. Place the ornaments in the golden votive candle holders and voila!
Gilding with gold leaf is messy, but beautiful and simple. This tutorial shows you how to gild your chic black and white ornaments. The cool thing is that this tutorial shows you how to add gold leaf patterns that you like, rather than just some messy things. Read the tutorial and do some!
What's so cool about glass ornaments? You can do a lot of different things with them to customize them. You can fill them with glitter, photos, scraps of music, fake snow, etc. Pretty much anything you can slide in through the top opening can turn it into a pretty cool ornament. This tutorial will teach you how to play with metallic paints, stickers, and gold leaf. Continue reading!