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Gold Leaf Mini Canvas Abstract Art DIY

Gold Leaf Mini Canvas Abstract Art DIY Have you tried Gold Leaf before?  It is instant glam and adds such a great shimmer to any project.  When I was little I remember my mom had a high boy dresser with a mirror on top.  It was 100% gold leafed.  Yes, it was referred to as the "gold dresser".  Awesome, right?  Mini canvases are the way to start with gold just takes a little bit! Products received from Plaid Crafts and Oriental Trading. ~ You will need: Colorful acrylic craft paint 4 inch canvas Paintbrushes Gold Leaf and gilding glue Begin by painting the mini canvases with touches of color. I did one with warm colors: red, yellow and orange. And one with cool colors: green and blue.  They are painted very quickly and not overdone.  Leave some brush strokes and even some white canvas showing.  Don't over think. After the canvases dry, you will need your gold leaf gilding adhesive and gold leaf. Paint some scattered glue on the surfac

Charms in Spoon Resin Necklace DIY

Charms in Spoon Resin Necklace DIY Necklaces are such a fun finishing touch to any outfit.  This necklace is a showstopper!  People love to see suspends belief!  Kids always ask how all the charms are staying in that spoon of water.  It's such a fun conversation piece.  They are simple to make and fun to fill with trinkets, charms and little pieces of fun.  What will you put in yours? This sponsored post was live on Resin Crafts Blog previously, supplies from ETI-USA Seashells and seastars are a fun idea...create a little beach scene! Supplies needed: Old spoons Buttons, charms, trinkets, beads and fillers Jewelry Resin Chain, findings, clasps Disposable work surface, gloves E6000 glue I had my teenage son run out to the garage and cut the spoons to shape.  He used a torch and burned the neck until it was red. Then used his blacksmith tools to cut the handle off... Then another quick heat up in the torch... And then curled while hot in