How toAubergine And Gold Leaf
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What you’ll need
Aubergine
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Amethyst
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Gold Leaf Sheets
Best Dang Wax Black
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Caviar
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Gator Hide
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White Lightning
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Warm Gold Gilding Wax
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Muscadine Wine
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Metallic Gold Spray Paint
Before- outdated buffet in need of a makeover. Clean with White Lightning.
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Gather supplies, separate paint brushes for each color. You will also need a misting bottle.
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Use your darkest color to paint around all the edges. Use a misting bottle to keep your brush damp.
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Work your way lighter towards the center. This is a base coat. Two coats will be needed.
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Use Caviar to blend the edges darker.
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Start to blend the colors together with separate brushes to create a ombré effect.
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Use a misting bottle to keep the paint wet and moveable.
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This is a photo of the colors blended together on the second coat.
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Gold leaf is up next!
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Apply gold leaf using Mod Podge. For video Of gold leaf being applied see my Facebook page.
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Spray paint hardware gold and re install. Seal the buffet with Gatorhide topcoat. Or Satin sealant.
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Apply Warm Gold Gilding Wax with a small brush or your finger to the edges.
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Stage and photograph.
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The warm gold wax accents the edges and shines.
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Mixing the Caviar with the Aubergine gives it depth.
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