With gold foiling becoming popular in paper crafting projects and setting the scene for a luxury gold Winter season, I decided to create this elegant gold card and upcycled an old jar with the help of some real gold leaf!
I’m loving the hot trend for all things gold, so I combined the new ‘Die Cuts With a View’ Luxe Suite 12 x 12” foiled card stack with these handmade motifs that I embellished with real gold leaf. I added sparkly flat backed jewels, gold card and sheer mesh fabric, along with bows, ribbons and gold cord to complete the look.
|Real Gold Leaf Foil Handcrafted Cards - Designed by Jenny Pearce ©|
|Real Gold Leaf on Card and Vase © Jenny Pearce|
|Gold Leaf Foiled Card and Vase - Designed by Jenny Pearce ©|
The upcycled jar/ now vase could be used on your festive table this year and the greeting card could be used for a dinner party invitation.
|Real Gold Leaf Foil Glass Jar Upcycled Vase - Designed by Jenny Pearce ©|
|Real Gold Leaf on foiled crafted card - Designed by Jenny Pearce ©|
Gold has never been my first choice in the past for crafting with (as I have always liked silver) however when used correctly gold can look elegant, luxurious and sophisticated and add a touch of glam to your home décor and crafts projects.
What’s your favourite choice for craft or home décor projects – gold or silver?
How did you use it in your project?
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