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

The tutorial

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.

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