Vintage Inspired Globe


Hope you’ll enjoy this Vintage Inspired Globe. I love vintage inspired room decor and the whole Victorian theme. Pretty as a gift or just a perfect excuse to make something with leaf gold – soo satisfying :D

Supplies;
A thrifted globe
Masking tape
Acrylic paint (white, brown, pearly pink and gold)
Glue for gold leaves
Thin gold foil leaf sheets
A fine tipped brush
A fluffy brush

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1 Paint the metal part

  1. Place some masking tape on one side of the globe. Then turn the globe, so that the tape is underneath the metal part.
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  2. Paint the metal part with white acrylic paint.
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  3. Paint the metal part with brown acrylic paint.
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2 Paint the globe

  1. Paint all the ‘water’ with white acrylic paint.
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  2. Paint the ‘water’ with pearly pink acrylic paint.
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  3. Paint the ‘land’ with gold, so that if the leaf gold should flake, it wouldn’t be as┬ánoticeable.
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3 Add gold leaves

  1. Cover the ‘land’ with glue and wait for the glue to become tacky, about 30 min. or the time listed on your specific glue.
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  2. Place sheets of gold leaf on top of the glue and carefully brush over the area with a fluffy brush, to make sure all the glue is covered with gold leaves. Leave it for min. 2 hours.
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  3. Dust away all the excess gold and enjoy :)
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Best of luck <3
– Tineya


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