HOMEMADE fLOOR CLEANER – The golden touches in our living are easily made from metallic crafting and office supplies. Gold works like a warm neutral color, enhancing nearly any decor or palette. In this living room, it unites a rich,saturated scheme of midnight blue bookcases,slate and peacock pillows, and dark brown tabletops. Golden nailheads punctuate our settee’s bottom edge. Re-create the edgy look on your sofa with decorative nailhead trim in brass that’s sold in 5- yard lengths.
What You’ll Need To Apply Metal Leaf :
- Metal leaf kit used the basic speedball mona lisa gold leaft kit) that include
- 5 inch square sheets of imitation gold leaf
- Optional : gentle cleanser,fine-grit sand paper,thin cotton gloves
Follow the instructions How to apply metal leaf below :
- Step 1
Clean and / or sand the surface to be embellished. Porous surface may need to be sealed before you apply metal leaf.
- Step 2
Brush on adhesive in smooth coat in desired design (a), and let dry just until tacky.
- Step 3
Apply metal leaf. Because sheets of metal leaf are every thin and tear easily , consider earing smooth cotton gloves. Gently smooth the leaf over areas of adhesive (b)
- Step 4
Smooth wrinkles with your fingers or a clean dry paintbrush. Discard unused leaf. Apply clear sealer to the plate