Tuesday, February 15, 2011

How-to Tuesday:Alchemy Bookends

Who knew that you could turn a pile of plain ol' rocks into a pair beautiful gold bookends! This tutorial is brought to you by Design Sponge. 

Here's what you'll need for this project:

  • rocks of all different shapes and sizes (make sure to get several that are flat on two sides)
  • metallic gold spray paint
  • hot glue sticks
  • industrial strength glue such as liquid nails #3 or E6000
  • gold leaf adhesive and gold leaf
  • weighted cardboard box (You can fill the box with books!)
  • hot glue gun
  • toothpicks
  • old paint brush
  • soft brush
  • soap and dirty toothbrush
Click here to find the full instructions and soon you'll have this:

Turn into this!


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