How to apply silver leaf to fondant?

Does anyone have any secret method for applying silver leaf to fondant? I am trying to coat 4 monoblock large letters for a wedding cake and they look rather tatty at the moment so any advice would be gladly received x

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Lisapeps ...

What I did was brush the fondant with vodka (not wet, just so it has something to adhere to). Carefully lay the silver leaf over it (try and minimize wrinkles) and use a very soft brush to smooth it.

Michelle Keel ...

thank you, i will try this. he silver leaf seams to have a life of its own!