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How to Paint a Gold-Leafed Fireplace

A rich coat of paint and gold-leaf accents add a dash of panache to the Victorian-era fireplace.

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Materials

  • gold leaf
  • aging glaze
  • parchment paper
  • water-based size
  • eggshell-finish paint

Tools

  • cheesecloth
  • paintbrush
  • detailing brush

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