A few weeks ago when I was working on my gold leaf hanging insulator succulent garden (a guest post I did for Tatertots and Jello), I also pulled out some vintage mason jars I had on hand.
I used the same process that I used for the insulators but in case you didn't see that, I will repeat the steps here.
1. I painted the jars with Artisan Enhancements sizing where I wanted them gilded and allowed that to sit and get sticky for 30 minutes.
2. Once it was sticky, I applied Artisan Enhancements gold leaf which comes on a roll. It is applied shiny side out, matt side pressed onto the sizing.
4. To seal it and also end the sticky feeling which remained in some areas, I applied Mod Podge.
When they were finish I had gorgeous gold leafed jar planters, and beautifully fragrant hands!
I have told you before, I just can't stop gold leafing.... I suppose there are worse addictions. Look... so shiny and pretty!
I actually gave these to Kelly and Denise to thank them for coming down for the weekend.... I actually said to them, "Thank you for your 'thyme'". He he.
And in case you missed it, check out the week's previous related posts:
And finally, I wanted to let you know I will be taking next week off from blogging! I will be busy getting ready for the barn sale as well as the American Odyssey Relay (I think I am as ready as I will ever be for that!). My good friend Julia and I have both been feeling the need for a break, so we decided to declare next week our Spring break! I wish you all a happy Easter, and I will see you on the other side of 200 miles (don't worry, only 17 of those are mine!)! Wish me luck! Go team Lunachicks!!! Oh, and one more thing.... I will still be on instagram! Much like I can't keep away from gold leaf, I can't keep away from you entirely.