Gold Leaf Concrete Planter

Gold leaf seems to be all the rage and I finally got some gold leaf sheets and tested out the technique. I wanted to achieve a natural look for my gold leaf. As if the concrete had natural flecks of gold running through it.
I scored these concrete planters at the dollar store. These were $1.99. One of my favorite dollar stores has very few items that are actually a dollar but I find fantastic things there so I don’t mind.
I read the directions carefully and used Mod Podge to adhere the gold leaf. I dappled Mod Podge here and there where I wanted the gold leaf. You then pick up a gold leaf sheet using wax paper and press it on. Once it’s stuck, use a soft paint brush to brush the excess away.
I love the different textures and imperfections.
I added a few sprigs of greenery from the garden and some twigs but I’m thinking some beautiful branches of winter berry will look amazing.

Carolyn ~ homework
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