Gilding creates a fantastically festive feel, perfect for this time of year, and can be a surprisingly cost-effective way of adding warmth to your home (a little gilt cream goes a very long way) with a bit of creative know-how. 

But where would you find that kind of help? Ahaaaaaaaa.....

I'm over at the Relics of Witney blog today, taking you through the process step by step {ahem,...including trouble-shooting for what to do if it all goes horribly wrong}.