Gilding with metal leaf workshop

Gilding with metal leaf workshop


If you enjoy getting creative with your interior decor, love upcycling furniture or would like to learn a new craft then this is the course for you. Learn to apply metal leaf to a variety of objects, add metallic highlights or go for all over gold!

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

What is included in the Gilding with Metal Leaf online course?

Suitable for all abilities this online metal leaf gilding workshop is run via a private facebook group and includes:

Introduction to metal leaf gilding

A list of materials you will need

Common issues and challenges

Demonstration of gilding to create a variety of looks including smooth, textured, rustic and with stencils

Demonstration of applying leaf to furniture

Ideas section of projects including Christmas and home decor

How to apply to uneven surfaces

Creating an aged look

Finishes and patinas

The workshop lasts approximately 2 hours. You can then complete your own projects at home, at your own pace. Access to the facebook group will be for 3 weeks following on from the course so that you can share images of your work, ask questions and get help and advice for your own projects.

What you will need

Have you got everything you need for the course?

You will need access to a facebook profile to view the online workshop. Signing up to facebook is free.

You may already have a few of the materials that you need for the course such as small paint brushes for applying adhesive and you may just wish to buy materials to complete your projects. However, to save time and research I have put together a Imitation Gold Leaf Starter Kit that includes imitation gold leaf, gold size, brushes, varnish, and more, everything you need to complete the small projects demonstrated and to get you going. Buy the starter kit (on our website) and workshop together and save 10% (discount automatically applied at checkout)


Stephanie Briggs at La Di Da Interiors & Gifts

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This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Christmas
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users


2 hours (7:00pm to 9:00pm)

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