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Add some glitz to your bowls
Learn how to add gold leaf to the inside of your bowls for a fresh and updated look.

Posted by Luisa C. Published See Luisa C.'s 7 projects »
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  • How to paint a painted basket. Gold Leaf Bowls - Step 1
    Step 1

    Clean your bowls before starting. Follow the instructions for the gold leaf adhesive. I painted a layer of adhesive onto the inside of the bowls, making sure there were no drips. Wait 30 minutes for the adhesive to become tacky.

  • How to paint a painted basket. Gold Leaf Bowls - Step 2
    Step 2

    Begin adding the gold leaf! Initially I used my fingers to gently press the gold leaf in place, though this did make my fingers sticky so I switched to the paintbrush. I let the gold leaf sit for another 20 minutes before using the paintbrush to brush away the excess gold leaf.

  • How to paint a painted basket. Gold Leaf Bowls - Step 3
    Step 3

    Let bowls dry completely.

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