Craft corner: How to make a gold leaf bowl

Add some sparkle to your living room or glamour to your bedroom with a shimmering gold leaf bowl to keep your trinkets and keepsakes safe.

Step1: Using an artists paintbrush apply a thin layer of metallic gold gilding size to the inside of your bowl.

Step 2: Leave for 15 minutes.

Step 3: Meanwhile, cut your sheets of gold leaf into strips.

Step 4: Gently apply the strips of gold leaf one at a time to the inside of your bowl over the glue.

Step 5: Smooth the gold leaf into the bowl with the back of a desert spoon.

Step 6: Continue until the inside is covered gold, overlapping sheets if necessary.

Step: 7: Gently rub away any excess gold leaf with a soft cloth and tip away the access.

Step 8: Repeat the process on the outside of the bowl until the whole bowl is completely covered.

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