How to Glam Up Rocks With Gold Leaf Gilding

The DIY experts at HGTV Magazine created this summer project you may have enjoyed as a kid—now with grown-up style.

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Photo by: Alison Gootee

Alison Gootee

Materials Needed:

Step 1

Tape off various designs on river rocks (or any smooth flat stones) with electrical tape, covering the parts that will remain stone.

Step 2

Apply gold leaf to the rocks, following the package instructions.

Step 3

Run a crafts knife along the edge of the tape before taking it off to ensure clean, straight lines. Remove the tape.

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