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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. Storing Gasoline-Powered Gear (00:01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for storing gasoline-powered equipment.

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

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

  3. 3. Goodbye, Gold (02:59)

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

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

    Matt turns a badly outdated '70s bathroom into a simple, classy retreat.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  8. 8. Making Gilded Beads (01:40)

    Jackie Guerra shares a simple secret for turning wooden beads into gold.

  9. 9. 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.

  10. 10. How To Gold-Leaf a Lampshade

    Add gold-leafed stripes to a metal lampshade for a warm, elegant look.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  11. 11. Gilding Architectural Details (02:39)

    Created a gilded finishes in your home using this gold-leafing technique.

  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. A Bronzed Living Room

    A Victorian living room is revived through the use of gold and bronze painting techniques.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  15. 15. Goodbye Gold (20:00)

    Matt gives a face-lift to this outdated 70s harvest gold bathroom.

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