8 Pretty DIY Gold Leaf Christmas Ornaments

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Metallic decor is extremely popular, and many of us are sprucing up home decor with bold metallic touches – gold, silver, brass, copper and other shades. Add a touch of shiny metal to your Christmas decor, too! Here are some simple and stylish gold leaf ornaments for your tree!

These Christmas ornaments feature my favorite combo: turquoise and gold leaf! Make a whole bunch of these painted gold leaf ornaments, which are perfect for decking the halls, giving as gifts or exchanging as part of an ornament swap. They’re made with inexpensive clear glass ornaments and they’re also just so darn pretty! Just hang them on the tree or tuck them in a cute little box on a bed of tissue paper and they’re ready for gifting or swapping!

DIY turquoise and gold leaf Christmas ornaments (via thesweetestoccasion.com)

DIY turquoise and gold leaf Christmas ornaments (via thesweetestoccasion.com)

Getting crafty with ornaments? Add a bit of bling to them to make them stand out! These gorgeous gold leafed ornaments are crazy simple to make, as long as you don’t mind getting a tiny bit messy. Use ready colored ornaments or take clear glass ones giving them color and glitter. Gold leaf flakes do tend to fly everywhere, so make sure you have newspaper or other paper underneath to collect them. It makes cleaning up so much easier!

DIY messy gold leaf Christmas ornaments (via crafts.tutsplus.com)

DIY messy gold leaf Christmas ornaments (via crafts.tutsplus.com)

Add a bit of glam to your Christmas tree with these gorgeous DIY gold leaf ornaments! This easy Christmas craft will have you gilding everything you see! Personalizing ornaments is a fun and easy Christmas craft that you can do quickly and easily and will make your holiday decor look glamorous! There is a video tutorial at the end of the post if you want to view that too.

chic DIY gold leaf top Christmas ornaments (via www.sandandsisal.com)

chic DIY gold leaf top Christmas ornaments (via www.sandandsisal.com)

This is a super simple DIY: all you need are some plain white ornaments and gold leaf from a local craft store. Paint on the adhesive where you’d like, gently place the gold leaf on top, wait about 20 minutes for it to dry and remove the excess gold leaf with a dry brush. If you want a more detailed instruction, head over to the source.

DIY modern gold leaf pattern Christmas ornaments (via www.oh-sopretty.com)

DIY modern gold leaf pattern Christmas ornaments (via www.oh-sopretty.com)

This cute Christmas ornament isn’t about too much shining, it’s a white bauble decorated with a small and cute gold leaf heart. You can buy a frosted ornament or paint the inside with white paint like here in the tutorial. Continue reading the instruction in the source and make such little cuties! You may also give them as gifts to someone you love.

DIY white Christmas ornaments with gold leaf hearts (via helloglow.co)

DIY white Christmas ornaments with gold leaf hearts (via helloglow.co)

This fun DIY lets us use ornaments all year long! There are so many things that you can do with clear glass ornaments, and these bold pieces are among them. Create ornaments in any color you like and decorate them with gold foil to achieve a shiny holiday look. Place the ornaments in the gold votive candle holders and voila!

DIY gold leaf colorful Christmas ornaments (via www.fun365.orientaltrading.com)

DIY gold leaf colorful Christmas ornaments (via www.fun365.orientaltrading.com)

Gilding with gold leaf is messy but beautiful and easy, this tutorial will tell you how to gold leaf your chic black and white ornaments. The cool thing is that this tutorial will tell you how to add gold leaf patterns that you like, not just some messy stuff. Read the tutorial and make some!

DIYmonochromatic Christmas ornaments with gold leaf (via www.bybrittanygoldwyn.com)

DIYmonochromatic Christmas ornaments with gold leaf (via www.bybrittanygoldwyn.com)

What’s so cool about glass ornaments? You can do some many things with them to customize them. You can fill them full of glitter, photos, sheet music shreds, fake snow, etc. Pretty much anything you can shove in through the top opening can make it a pretty cool ornament. This tutorial will tell you how to play with metallic paint, stickers and gold leafing, read up!

DIY gold leaf monogrammed Christmas ornaments (via jenniferrizzo.com)

DIY gold leaf monogrammed Christmas ornaments (via jenniferrizzo.com)