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DIYs That Deserve a Gold Medal

Aug 7 2014 - 1:59pm

We aren't the only ones with gold fever — design bloggers are gilding everything from trash cans to Home Depot hardware for an instant upgrade. Who knew that a can of metallic spray paint or gold leaf materials could cure a snooze-worthy space? See the 10 home items we're itching to give a gold makeover!

Sources: Teal and Lime [1], Brittany Makes [2], and Little Green Notebook [3]

Mugs

Mundane mornings will feel just a bit brighter with this DIY coffee cup [4].

Source: Poppytalk [5]

Decorative Accessories

Forget pining for pricier versions, this DIY brass urchin [6] can be whipped up with oven-bake clay, mini wooden dowels, and gold spray paint. Done!

Source: Craft and Couture [7]

Desks

An Ikea [8] desk gets a glamorous upgrade with this gilded desk tutorial [9].

Source: Ruth Eileen Photography [10] via Style Me Pretty [11]

Wall Decor

Break up traditional art with something sculptural, like these DIY arrows [12].

Source: In Honor of Design [13] via Style Me Pretty [14]

Pendant Lights

A HomeGoods basket becomes a dazzling DIY pendant light [15].

Source: Teal and Lime [16]

Wastebaskets

Why replace a perfectly practical wastebasket [17] when you can spray-paint it gold?

Source: MerMag [18]

Office Chairs

Even the most lackluster office chair can be the star of your work space, thanks to this Ikea hack [19].

Source: Hither and Thither [20]

Hardware

Stylish and affordable brass hardware is surprisingly hard to find. Luckily, home-improvement-store options are easy to transform with metallic spray paint [21].

Source: Little Green Notebook [22]

Rugs

Kraft paper, scissors, vinyl, and gold leaf pens are all it took to make this DIY zebra rug [23]. Color us impressed!

Source: Brittany Makes [24]

Mouse Pads

Transform a boring mouse pad into a pretty desk accessory by adding gold polka dots [25].

Source: Lovely Indeed [26]


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