Tutorial: How To Apply Gold Leaf

Applying gold leaf to your DIY projects can have a truly profound effect on the finished product. Gold leaf transforms everyday objects and gives them a stunning, upscale look. Learning how to apply gold leaf is something pretty much anyone…
Genuine Silver Leaf 95mm 3 3/4″ Booklet

How to Apply Silver Leaf: Step-by-Step Guide

Do you have a project in mind that requires silver leafing? If you’ve never tried silver leafing before, thinking about trying it for the first time can be intimidating. Fortunately, apply metal leaf, such as silver leaf, is a project that…

Gilding Glossary: Gilding Terms You Need to Know

Seeing all the specific terms related to gilding can feel like you’re trying to learn a new language. The glossary below will help you understand essential gilding terms that you’re likely to hear or see when discussing gold leafing and…
How To Apply Gold Leaf On Glass

How to Apply Gold Leaf on Glass

Gilding glass with gold leaf can have a transformational effect. From vases, candle holders, glass signs, glass ornaments, and more, the possibilities are nearly endless. However, without the proper gold leaf on glass technique, your pieces…
Water Gilding

19 Tips on Water Gilding

Water gilding can transform wood, metal, ceramic, glass, or other surfaces. The process involves applying gold leaf sheets (or silver leaf and occasional imitation leaf sheets) over frames, statues, furniture and other items to make them look…

What Does Gold Taste Like?

A trend within the culinary world that has a more extravagant and decadent air to it is the process of using edible gold sheets or gold flakes. Often for the intent to decorate an assortment of food and drink dishes. Some examples of which…

What Is Gold Leaf?

Gold leaf is an ultra-thin layer of pure gold used by crafters to create a gilded appearance on projects such as picture frames, sculptures and book bindings. Applying it can be can be very labor-intensive and challenging for beginners. It…
edible gold flakes

4 Great Ideas For Using Edible Gold Flakes

When people think of gold, the first things that come to mind are luxury, wealth and decadence. Often this precious metal is being used in the creation of valuable jewellery. Naturally then, when the idea of edible gold flakes comes up, many…

What Is Silver Gilding? – Beginners Guide to Edible Silver

Did you know that the gold medals awarded in all Olympic Games are actually not gold? They are made of silver, and they have been ever since back in 1912 when this tradition started. Did you know that many royal crown jewels are also not gold?…