How to Make Gilded Seashells

Like candlelight dinners and long walks on the beach? Gold diggers need not reply.
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But if you like seashells and gold, brass, silver and metallic tones, then I have the perfect DIY project match for you: two super-easy techniques for gilding and gold leafing seashells. (You can use shells you find at the beach or the craft store!)
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  • Angelia Angelia on Mar 27, 2016
    hi ,i want to see the detail how to make it .where can i see it ?


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  • Thelma Serna Thelma Serna on Jun 10, 2013
    I live on the west coast, and to clean our shells we place them in a bucket of water with a little bleach.....cleans and takes away all fishy any creatures that are hiding. I leave them in bucket for a week somewhere out of the way of pets and kids...then rinse well and we dry them on old news papers....
  • Mer1585420 Mer1585420 on Jul 02, 2015
    Amy I tried using the Martha Stewart Liquid Guilding. It was easy to use. However when I sprayed the High Gloss Enamel Sealer ( as recommended) it turned the guilding RED! No gold tone ...just red. What happened????