How to Silver Leaf

Silver leafing is not difficult! Here is a step-by-step tutorial so you can get started and then let your imagination take over!
http://reposhture.blogspot.com/2013/05/easy-peasy-silver-leafy-tutorial.html
before
sizing
place first piece of leaf
brush it into the sizing
once everything is leafed, use your finger to really press the leaf into the sizing for a smooth finish
After
side tables with top leafed
chrysanthemum leafed in copper
brass lamp base transformed into a faux cracked mercury glass look using silver leaf, stained and sealed
Reposhture Studio - Kim
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  • Reposhture Studio - Kim Reposhture Studio - Kim on Jun 03, 2013
    Jane- How cool is that that i know of all the places you lived and worked! I used to work for UPMC in Oakland. Michaels and Pat Catan's are where I have purchased the silver leaf and the sizing. It is usally with the spray paints.

  • Jane Jane on Jun 04, 2013
    Thanks for the answer! I do not know of a "Pat Catan's". I will try Michaels.

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