If gold is your favorite color, or if you just want an accent to make a decoration or everyday item stand out, grab a can of gold spray paint! Make sure you complete all of these projects outside to avoid fumes in your home.
Glass bottles upcycled to golden vases!
Turn glass wine bottles into elegant gold vases that can display a few flowers or variety of wooden sticks with decorative ornaments, like these small pumpkins for fall! For gold stripes, place painters tape around the bottle for thicker stripes or rubber bands for thinner stripes. Let it fully dry for about 24 hours.
Dried flowers are a great addition to any table and an added layer of gold is an extra touch for a wedding, holiday party, or everyday decoration. Place the flowers outside on a piece of paper and spray with gold paint. Let dry for 10 minutes, then put your golden flowers on display!
Tired of green cords? Use spray-painted gold to dress it up. Remove light bulbs and place 2x2 inch pieces of paper towel into the light sockets. Then, use spray-painted gold on the cord and let it dry for 10 minutes.
Freshen up an old frame with a coat of paint and gold spray paint. Start by adding painters tape to the frame and leave one diagonal side exposed and coat with gold spray paint. When the paint is dry, remove the tape and paint a fresh, colorful coat of paint using a paint brush and color of your choice.
For the holidays, add in acorns that gleam with frosted gold! First, separate the nut from the head and spray gold paint on the acorn heads. Once the acorn heads are dry, place them back on the nut of the acorn. You can use a little glue if you're concerned with it coming off.
For a modern-looking garland, use strands of straws! Grab a collection of paper straws, using two full-length straws and one half-length straw to form a triangle. Using a large needle, string heavy thread or twine through the straws. Start with the half-length straw, then thread through the two full-length straws. Repeat this pattern to create a triangular garland. Spray the garland with gold spray paint on one side, then once it's dry flip and spray the other side.
Use a round wooden slab to create a striped gold display or even turn it into a table. Add stripes of painters tape to a stained wooden table and then spray gold paint over the exposed area. Let it dry and then remove the painters tape.
Make a decorative door decor with magnolia leaves, a round foam wreath, and gold spray paint. Poke diagonal holes into the foam wreath and place a dab of craft glue on the end of the magnolia leaf. Then, stick the leaf into the hole. Once all of the leaves are in place, spray the wreath with gold spray paint and let it dry before hanging it up. See the instructions here.
This variety of ideas will help you get started with your own gold spray paint projects.
Give an item a fresh, new look with a coat of gold! During the holidays, this metallic color is especially appreciated, but can be used any time of year. The golden ideas are endless and great to share with friends!