Have you heard the latest crafting buzz and asked yourself just “what is gilded leafing?” I am in totally in love with the shine you can get with this newest embellishment from Stampin’ Up!

So I thought I would tell you all about it in my latest Crafty Questions video.

I think you’ll agree it adds a stunning focal point to this card!

What is Gilded Leafing?
Gilded Leafing Shines!

This Art Gallery flower image gets even prettier when you see it up close!

VIDEO Answer to What is Gilded Leafing?
Add Delicious Detail with Gilded Leafing Embellishment

Not only do you get massive amounts of gold sheen, you’ve created incredible texture too!

Daffodil Delight is the ink I stamped my flower with on a Basic White stitched circle. Some Fine Art ribbon peeks out from behind the Daffodil Delight scalloped circle.

The clean background is a piece of vellum cardstock, embossed with the Meadow Moments embossing folder glued to a folded Basic White card.

What is Gilded Leafing?

So to answer the question, when you see how to get that shine in place, it’s a little like heat embossing and adhesive rolled into one!

Let me show you more about it in my quick Crafty Question video.

Click the triangle to find out what you need to know about this cool new product!

You might be wondering if gold embossing powder gives you much the same kind of look. I’d have to say no, this is a much more vibrant and shiny gold than our embossing powder.

However, if you’d like to see how gold heat embossing compares, click here to see a simple double embossed card with a gold sentiment.

Want to Make This Card?

This is one of my favourite cards I’ve made so far this spring. It’s crisp and clean and elegant all at the same time.

Here’s everything I used if you want to make it too. To add any of the supplies to your own craft room, a simple click on any of the image will take you to my 24-7 online store where you can place an order.

Thanks so much for choosing to shop with me in Canada.

Supplies I Used

Gilded leafing is so light and fine, it will become permanent on just about anything with a bit of stick to it! I give you a bit more detail in the video for how I created the shine on this circle dot.

What is Gilded Leafing?
Just One Little Dot of Gilded Leafing Stands Out

Have You Got a Crafty Question?

I’d love to have a go at answering your paper crafting questions. Feel free to send me an email at [email protected] with what you’d like to know!

Enjoy Playing with Gilded Leafing!

I hope you found this information useful and you’re going to give this cool embellishment a try in your own craft room. Thanks for stopping by and watching the video!

Here’s one last design I made. There are two different application techniques on this card and both show how bright and shiny it is when paired with Basic Black cardstock.

VIDEO to answer What is Gilded Leafing?
Use Gilded Leafing in Card Making

I hope you found an idea to spark your creativity today. And now you have the answer, feel free to share it and tell everyone how fabulous it is when they ask what is gilded leafing?

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