Transform a vintage basket with a simple application of silver leaf!

You will need:


silver leaf

metal leaf glue


  1. Start with a great vintage basket from a flea market or thrift store.
  2. Brush the glue on the basket where you want the silver leafing to be.
  3. Let dry for 30 minutes. (or follow package instructions)
  4. Apply the leaf 1 sheet at a time, working all the way around.
  5. Let it dry and with a soft dry cloth remove excess silver leafing.


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Photography by Dana Gallagher

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