Gold Leaf Acorns and Pine Cones

I know, you thought I was done painting things gold.

I guess you figured since I already turned pumpkins and skeletons gold and even wrote on my mirror with a gold paint pen that I would be done, but I am not.

gold leaf pine cones and acorns

I am not sure why I am so drawn to gold this year.

Not that acorns and pine cones aren’t already perfect just as they were intended, but sometimes we all need a zhush.

Even acorns and pine cones.

Gold Gilded acorns, Gold Leaf Acorns

So I added some gold leaf paint to my acorns.

  These were off a no longer used garland, but the real thing could easily be used as well.

gold gilded acorn tutorial, gold leaf acorn

And I painted gold leaf paint to the inside and outside edges of the pine cone.

 gold gilded pine cone tutorial, gold leaf pine cone

So not that I am trying to mess with Mother Nature or anything, but I happen to think this gold leaf pine cone is stunning.

Gold Gilded Pine cone, Gold Leaf Pine cone

I am hoping you are not hoping that I am done putting gold on all things fall.

Stay tuned…

I will be sharing at…

Thrifty Decor Chick

fall linky parties

DIY Show Off Fall Festival Party

As always, thank so much for reading!

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  1. says

    Those are turning out really pretty. I think I saw something very similar at Pottery Barn the other day so great minds think alike!

  2. says

    very pretty!I love adding nature inspired decor, especially during fall, but adding the gold elevates it and makes it so beautiful!

  3. says

    These are SO pretty, Laura! So festive. Perfect for fall and into the Christmas season too. I’m including a link back in my ‘natural elements’ highlights in the DIY Fall Festival tomorrow. Thank you so much for sharing your creativity…I definitely want to make some of these with my Martha Stewart gold leaf. Just waiting for the perfect inspiration. This is it! 😉