Silver Leaf Dining Room Table

Silver Leaf Dining Room Table

Then, I applied one sheet of silver leaf at a time, laying it gently on top and smoothing it out carefully with my paintbrush. To avoid a line in between each sheet of leaf, I slightly overlapped them. The sheets are super delicate, and tend to stick to your manhand. Whenever one would tear, I would just cover the gap with a smaller piece. There will be plenty of little pieces to choose from, as the silver leaf is super flaky, and you will end up with a million bits of silver leaf on the floor. Dropcloths come in handy.
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Silver Leaf Dining Room Table

Details Coralayne dining room extension table relishes the glitz and glam befitting silver screen queens. Curvaceous cabriole legs are truly alluring, as is the exquisite frame’s lightly metallic finish. Faux shagreen showing through clear glass inlays melds a cool textural look with a smooth tabletop surface. Made of veneers, wood and manmade wood Subtle metallic sheen finish Beveled clear glass inlays Faux shagreen embossing on tabletop Cabriole legs Includes 1 removable leaf Seats up to 8 with removable leaf Assembly required
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Silver Leaf Dining Room Table

It had a few dents and scratches in the wood, but I absolutely loved the shape. It had simple enough lines that I knew it would be the perfect specimen for my first silver leaf project. I’ve had the below picture saved as inspiration for my little vanity area for quite some time here on Pinterest, and since cutting mirrors to fit my desk turned out to be way too expensive, I decided that using silver leaf would be a great, affordable way to achieve a similar look.
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Silver Leaf Dining Room Table

And now for a moment of honesty. After several hours of silver leafing the entire top of the desk and all 3 drawers, I realized how hard it was going to be to silver leaf the legs and all of the parts in between each drawer. So, instead, I covered the top of the desk with some craft paper, left the drawers out, and then took the frame outside and spray painted the legs with a super shiny chrome metallic spray paint. It ended up working out perfectly, and since the larger surfaces are all silver leafed, it looks like the whole thing is.
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Silver Leaf Dining Room Table

A couple weeks ago, I mentioned that my vanity table was a little worse for wear after all of the makeup, hairspray, and the occasional flatiron melting. In the comments section, ya’ll had some brilliant suggestions about how I could fix my problem: plexiglass. I was so excited by that idea, and couldn’t wait to put it into action. I had planned to just add a piece of plexiglass to my old vanity (which was also originally a disaster), but when I came across a larger, much nicer desk at the thrift store last week for $15, I decided to donate the old one and start over. Here’s the desk I found that I just knew would be an awesome replacement.

Silver Leaf Dining Room Table

Silver Leaf Dining Room Table
Silver Leaf Dining Room Table

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