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How To Gold-Leaf a Lampshade

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

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Top 23 Gold Projects

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

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

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

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

  3. 3. Gold-Medal-Worthy Great Room (00:03:17)

    Anitra and crew give this active family a great space to relax and cozy up.

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

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

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

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

  6. 6. Goodbye Gold (20:00)

    Matt gives a face-lift to this outdated 70s harvest gold bathroom.

  7. 7. 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.

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

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

  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. 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.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 11. Golden Touch (00:00:24)

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

  12. 12. Gilding Architectural Details (02:39)

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

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

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

  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. Gold Leaf Faux Finish (01:57)

    Create a textured metallic finish using this elegant technique.

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