Increasingly, reading between the various blogs and among the various forums, it happens to be in front of a post “D.I.Y.”: Do It Yourself.
These posts, which have become popular thanks to the development of social networks, suggesting to people on how to beautify the objects with their own hands: from the pot of flowers on the dress, from the chandeliers to the ornaments, vintage shoe from the old center–table. Under the “who does by itself makes for three,” the web is more and more the tutorial on how to customize your own hands with the world around us.
Genuine gold leaf paper mache bowls created by Kelli Murray.
The reasons for this expansion are twofold. First there is a desire to combine business with pleasure, approaching the value of things and the environment. Secondly, the desire to do something different, unconventional, encouraged by a world in continuous movement that inspires more creativity and imagination. All this is connected by social networks every second update of new ideas and proposals. Among the objects DIY most used is increasing the use of gold leaf. As a matter of fact gold leaf interior design is very popular in the network and is increasingly clicked on major social platforms like Pinterest and Instagram, probably due to the flexibility and manageability of gold leaf.
One of the clearest examples of how it can be used, it is given by the blogger Kelli Murray, who retain all their bracelets inside a fashion, has created a special bowl covered with gold leaf. Always in the domain of gold leaf interior design, the blogger Martha Stewart suggests how to renew an old desk lamp: geometry, gold leaf , a few minutes of concentration and you’re done.
Gilded Floor Lamp Shade. Project by Martha Stewart.