Last updated on Jan 22nd, 2021 at 11:49 am
Gold-leaf picture frames
If you’d love to add rich metallic accents to your home, and have a budget to consider, this DIY project is for you!
In the following tutorial, you’ll learn how to give old or inexpensive picture frames a glam makeover with gold-leaf foil and make linen matting board.
What you need
- Inexpensive or old picture frames
- Gold spray paint
- Gold size adhesive
- Gold-leaf foil
- Satin sealer
- Paint brushes
Before you start, shop around, looking at prices, for an idea of what readymade gold-leaf picture frames would cost you. Price the DIY supplies needed and calculate what you would save by making your own gold-leaf picture frames. If you’re satisfied with what you could be saving, watch the video tutorial, by HOW TO: Live Your Style, below.