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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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Top 23 Gold Projects

  1. 1. Breaking the Mold (20:00)

    JP and Elizabeth's kitchen goes from mold to gold with Marc's help.

  2. 2. Gold Leaf Faux Finish (01:57)

    Create a textured metallic finish using this elegant technique.

  3. 3. How to Paint a Hardwood Floor (00:03:50)

    Shannon Kaye demonstrates how to paint a tile pattern on a hardwood floor.

  4. 4. Zebrawood Bath Countertops (00:03:33)

    Matt adds exotic touches such as zebrawood countertops to this bathroom.

  5. 5. How To Gild a Frame

    Restoration-quality gold leafing is a time-consuming process. The stages of restoration include gesso finish, bole finish, gold-leaf ap...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 6. Goodbye Gold (20:00)

    Matt gives a face-lift to this outdated 70s harvest gold bathroom.

  7. 7. Raleigh Garage Gold Mine (00:03:27)

    Kraig and his crew empty a garage that belongs to a top Raleigh decorator.

  8. 8. Garage Gold's Barn Bonanza (00:03:36)

    Kraig and crew dig into a packed barn and discover a one-of-a kind bonus.

  9. 9. Lovely Lavender Bathroom (00:04:04)

    Jeff Devlin turns a repulsive green & gold bathroom into a beautiful space.

  10. 10. Golden Touch (00:00:24)

    Here's a helpful hint to give you the "Midas touch" with gold leaf.

  11. 11. How to Add a Gold Leaf Finish to Embossed Wallpaper

    This gold-leaf finish for an embossed wall or ceiling is made affordable with the use of composition-metal gold leaf.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 12. Goodbye, Gold (02:59)

    Matt and homeowner Erin gut her gold bathroom and give it a total redo.

  13. 13. Garage Bust Ends "Art"fully (00:03:02)

    A single mom's garage dive starts out with as a bust, but ends with a bang.

  14. 14. Empty Nesters Offer Up Garage (00:03:28)

    Kraig and crew empty out the garage of parents who are now empty nesters.

  15. 15. So Long, '70s Harvest Gold (00:03:54)

    Matt turns a badly outdated '70s bathroom into a simple, classy retreat.

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