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Category Gardening
Type Home Decor
Style Whimsical, Retro / Vintage, Funky
Wassupspock on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Styrofoam balls Wire Imitation Gold and Silver Leaf, gilding size Acrylic paint

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What are you most proud of? I have long since wanted to create a metallic look, but have always failed with different paints. Once I learned how to guild things through a craftsy class -- my wish came true!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Paint the balls before applying the gold / silver leaf. I forgot to do this and I have to apply two coats of leafing!

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