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DIY gold rimmed agate gift toppers

DIY Gold Rimmed Agate Gift Topper

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I found these agate slices on Amazon and just bought them. I didn’t even know what I was going to do with them. When they showed up I pulled them out and thought “Hey! I could put these on a present!” So that’s what I’m doing.

DIY gold rimmed agate gift toppers

I have loved the gold rimmed agate look for coasters. I want a set so bad! The larger, round agate slices are a bit more pricey, so I thought I’d start off with these little guys and see if I could do a DIY with them first. I love how they turned out.

The Agate Gift Topper DIY

All you need is a gold leafing pen (I chose copper but you could easily do gold or silver depending on the look you’re going for), and some agate slices.

DIY gold rimmed agate gift toppers

You’ll shake the gold leafing pen quite a bit. Then, on a scrap piece of cardboard or heavy paper, you’ll press the tip down until paint fills the tip. After the tip is full of paint you can just draw the gold on the edge of the slice! That’s it; seriously. After each slice I put the cap back on and shook the pen again before moving onto the next one. If you feel like there’s not enough paint coming out, you can push the tip down again and get more paint to distribute.

DIY gold rimmed agate gift toppers

I decided to put these on these natural looking boxes for a more nature-ish feel. You could put these anywhere really, for any season, and I think they’d look great.

DIY gold rimmed agate gift toppers

DIY gold rimmed agate gift toppers

DIY gold rimmed agate gift toppers

My cat was also impressed. Or she just wanted her own personal photoshoot featuring a DIY gift topper. Maybe both.

DIY gold rimmed agate gift toppers

Have you ever used these little agate slices for anything else? They are so fun. I want to buy another dozen! (I’ll leave you with another photo of Sona for good measure.)

DIY gold rimmed agate gift toppers

TOTAL COST:
  • $7 gold leafing pen
  • $9 agate slices (6 total)
  • Total: $16 

This means each topper would cost you about $2.50.

These little agate slices really make any gift that much more fun! And they are seriously so easy.

 

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