Gold Leaf Eggs

Gold Leaf Eggs

What You'll Need:

Wooden Eggs
5" Bird Nest
Acrylic Paint: White, Sky Blue, Blue Lagoon, Shrimp, Coffee Latte
Gilding Adhesive
Gold Gilding Sheet
Guinea Feathers

Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 1 Hour + Dry Time

How to Make Gold Leaf Eggs

We've struck gold! These Gold eggs with a splash of color will fit perfectly with any spring or Easter theme. A nest and feathers add a nice life-like touch to these not so real eggs.
  • 1 Paint the eggs

    Paint each of the eggs a different color and let dry.

  • 2 Add gilding adhesive

    Brush some gilding adhesive onto the eggs. Let the adhesive dry.

  • 3 Add gilding sheet

    Carefully tear off some pieces of the gilding sheet and press them onto the eggs. Rub into place.

  • 4 Add gilding to nest

    Randomly brush some gilding adhesive onto the edges of the nest. Let the adhesive dry and press some pieces of the gilding sheet on the nest.

  • 5 Complete nest

    Arrange some guinea feathers and the eggs into the nest.