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Last week I posted the updated version of my bar cabinet and promised that I would create a tutorial for how to do the gold leaf on the front of it. Okay, they were faux gold…since it was a very inexpensive piece of furniture, I didn’t think it was worth spending the money for real gold :)
Since it was my first time applying gold leaf sheets, I was a little nervous about how it was going to turn out. And I was surprised at how easy it ended up being!
Yes, the gold sheets are very delicate (they tear and wrinkle very easily!), but since I wasn’t looking for a perfectly smooth gold finish, I think that actually added to the finish.
Keep reading to find out how to apply gold leaf to furniture.