Gold Tape Leaves

Using a natural branch from our backyard and some gold Duck Brand Tape, I was able add a little holiday sparkle to our table in an instant…

Family Chic Gold Leaves

These easy gold leaves, made from tape, almost look like metallic leather.

Family Chic Gold Leaves

You could use these to decorate a package as well.

Family Chic Gold Leaves

To make these start out by selecting a branch from outside. Cut off a 4-inch piece of tape and place a stem from the branch onto the adhesive side of the tape (make sure the stem is placed a bit off center so that it is centered when you fold the tape over).

family chic gold leaves

Fold tape over stem and press to adhere.

family chic gold leaves

Cut out leaf shape.

family chic gold leaves

To add dimension, I folded the leaves in half to create a crease down the center.


  1. mollie  December 20, 2012

    Oh my goodness! You have no idea how much I needed this post! I was out trying to find gold leaves in the leftover Christmas floral stuff, but didn’t find anything I liked. This is PERFECT!

    • camilla  December 20, 2012

      Yay, Mollie!! 🙂 Love it when the pieces all come together like that. Have a wonderful holiday season!!! XO

  2. Darcie  December 20, 2012

    Stunning. And so simple. Gold tape in your hands is spun into magic and wonder!

    • camilla  December 20, 2012

      Wow. Thanks Darcie 🙂

  3. Alessandra  December 20, 2012

    So chic!!! love!!!
    xxx Ale

  4. Grace  December 21, 2012

    Simple,elegant and oh so beautiful. Love, love, love it!

  5. Samantha  January 3, 2013

    Brilliant. So easy yet so pretty.

  6. Michelle L  January 19, 2013

    INsanely cool! what a simple but brilliant little trick – I absolutely love it!

  7. kinsey  April 1, 2013

    ….i love this idea it can go either way…perfect for holidays (christmas,easter) with so many colors of duct tape i helped my sister decorate her bathroom i used gold also she then used it to decorate my nieces cheetah bedroom by putting the ductape on old christmas lights…love this idea