It’s basically the Midas touch in a can this is 33 Ways Spray Paint Can Make Your Stuff Look More Expensive By peggy wang 1. Your fridge just got classier with these gold spray painted magnetic alphabet letters. As you may have guessed from pictures, I loved these letters as a kid and I may love them even more as an adult. I know I’m going to have some fun with these! So what do you think of the gold letters?
Are you going to make some “bling” for your fridge?2. Easiest winter decor ever: give dead branches new life with gold spray paint. All that glitters IS gold. 5 Star Wars Home decor ideas 3. Save tons of money on a new faucet by just spray painting the one that you have. Step 1:lightly sanded the surface of the faucet with grinder equipped with a wire wheel. Next, gave it a quick coat of primer.
Step 2:Then, used your favorite Rust-Oleum Metallic spray paint in Oil Rubbed Bronze and gave it two coats, letting it fully dry in between. Done:HELLLLOOOO!!! Lookin’ better already, right???4. Do the same to your door knobs. A can of Rust-Oleum Oil-Bronzed Spray Paint is about $7 in Amazon. 3 cans can cover 9 door knobs (include the screws, knobs, locks and hinges)and it is available in nickel and stainless steel if you’ re not prefer this color. About the spray painted door knobs?
it looks great and feels fine. It’s smooth and feels just like a bronze colored knob would.5. String lights don’t have to be relegated to the holidays if you paint them gold. Your mantel will now look straight out of a chilled-out Scandinavian home.6. Take those orange teracotta pots to the next level. 3D Beach Canvas Wall Decor Ideas 7. Cover up that gross patio furniture mildew by spray painting DIRECTLY ONTO THE FABRIC.
Yes, right. with “Spray It New’s’ Simply Spray Fabric Paint. Seriously. It is spray paint made for fabric. Like, really made for fabric. Not some mixture to concoct with fabric medium, this stuff is actually absorbed into the fabric and leaves a dyed surface-no crunchies whatsoever. I anticipated needing two cans for the one large cushion and it took four.
I could have used a fifth and will probably end up ordering an extra can just to get the few little spots out that I can still tell aren’t even. Its still cheaper than a new cushion btw! TIP:I found the best way to use it was to spray continuously. Whenever I stopped and then when I started back up I got some splatters which I then had to rub into the fabric to fix(which required stopping and starting again-eventually I learned to stop and start away from the cushion!)Works for sun-faded cushions as well. The secret is Krylon Burgundy and Krylon Cherry Red.8. DIY your own curtain rods by spray painting electrical conduit from the hardware store. Bless the person that invented this light weight, sturdy, and extremely inexpensive product!
Once the pipe was cut to length, propped it up in the garage and spray painted it, as well as all the curtain rod hardware using Oil Rubbed Bronze. On a flat black so that your curtains would be the focal point, not the rod itself. This curtain rods DIY would cost you about$8. Trust me, a non DIY 10′ curtain rod could cost you anywhere from $40 – $80, if not more! Visit info area to discover more details. 9. Or spray paint PVC pipe to create a seamless, custom curtain rod system.
The whole rod setup for those 3 windows, including the pipes, brackets, spray paint, and finials, ended up costing about $20and $5 of that was for the spray paint!10. Baby’s breath doesn’t have to look like the cheapest flower option. You can spray paint directly onto the flowers!11. Turn dollar store pails into metal-look tubs. Look more fancy right?12. Tape up that boring white fridge and paint it gold.13. Make those old vents and floor registers look like new again.1.
Take out all vent covers in your house.2. Spray several light coats of Krylon Oil Rubbed Bronze spray paint from all angles.3. While they were drying, took the opportunity to vacuum out all the vents!4. Don’t forget nasty vent cover in the kitchen! This is our old dining room vent cover before..and after. Our kitchen vent cover before.. and after..
And our living room vent cover before.. and after. So much better right! Even our cat Casper agrees14. Give your winter galoshes an update. Just use stencils or tape and spray on. using rubberized spray paint (Rustoleum Flexi dip or Plasti-Dip)Or just go for an all-over color swap.
using Rust Oelum Painters touch ultra cover that will bonds to plastic. Simply covered up the label with painters tape and start painting.15. Gold spray paint + straws + string = easiest party bunting. Buntings aren’t dead yet. And you can try something a little less country, shabby chic-ish, with this gold straw bunting. It’s light and airy and almost feels like a piece of jewelry for your home.1. You’ll need lots of paper straws, ( full length straws and one half length for each triangle), some heavy threads or twine, and a large needle.2.
Start by threading the needle and thread through the small straw.3. Pull a long length of the thread through the straw.4. Put the thread the one of the full length straws.5. Thread the needle and thread through the second full length straw.6. Now thread the needle back through the short straw. Pull tight so that the straws are tight against each other at the points.7. Start again, and continue step 2-68.
Using gold spray paint, paint the bunting in a well ventilated area. You will need to turn the bunting over and rotate the straws a couple times to cover all sides of the straws.16. Make mirror orbs for your yard by spraying them with looking glass paint — your garden will look bigger. Mirror, mirror on the ball. One can of spray paint made three balls for us. Three gazing balls from the store? $120.
Three unbreakable gazing balls from this Diy Projects? $20! This is a photo that inspired this project.17. Create large, lovely planters by spray painting cheap plastic garbage cans. Step 1: use bricks as a platform during the spray painting process to make sure you could thoroughly spray the bottom edge of the can. Step 2:Once paint has dried, stack your brick(s)at the bottom/center of the large garbage can. Next flip the smaller garbage can upside down and place over the brick(s) at the bottom of the large garbage can.
Make sure the smaller can is pushed all the way down. Step 3:(optional)Fill the large garbage can with potting soil to the appropriate height for planting. That’s it! You’re done! Our local Home Depot wanted $80 for a simple tall rectangular outdoor pot like this. With This DIY planters, I could pocket $65for other purposes ! Now, that’s something to write home about!:)18.
Make your patio furniture less boring by spraying it any color you want. Black wrought iron is just so zzzzz. It went from drab tan.. to lime and turquoise in the space of a couple of hours. to finnally, a beautiful deep, dark coffee color. To refurbish wrought iron you only have to clean the surface — either with a damp cloth or by spraying it down with water and letting it dry. Then, use a good quality spray paint and paint away.
I used four cans of paint for all these pieces– 4 chairs and a table. In a couple of hours you’ll have a brand-new-looking set!19. Turn dollar store locker baskets into Restoration Hardware-esque industrial baskets with a coat of gray spray paint. just grabbed some gray spray paint and … well… gave them a good spraying. Once dry, mixed together some white and black acrylic paint and dry brushed some gray paint over the gray spray paint. Which seems odd, but it added another layer of texture … and dull-ness …it all quick and sloppy. Like it represented years and years of crusty build-up …and not just 15 minutes of me and a brush and some paint one afternoon last week …20.
Cheap rubber mats can look downright joyful and welcoming with a bright coat of spray paint.21. Best idea ever: spray paint measuring tape and use it instead as a growth chart for the kids. This brilliant concept brought to you by Variations On Normal. First, spray the whole thing white. Second, Consider that new measuring tape a portable diary or a sketch board for a 30day project.22. Rustoleum makes your outlets look less plastic-y. They sell these outlet covers for like, $12a piece at Restoration Hardware.
You can now get the look for free.23. Make any cheap-looking brass fixtures look like oil rubbed bronze. Your dated ceiling fan can now get the makeover it so deserves. Directions:1. cleaned off all the dust and grime2. As a first coat, layer it using gray spray paint primer. twist the fixture to get all the sides, spraying all the nooks and crannies.3.
After 10 minutes and the primer dried, spray painted the actual paint. chose OIL RUBBED BRONZE.4. Walk around for 10-15 minutes holding it so it could dry and not smear, then put it right back up. Enjoy the new look.24. Make your vases and lamps look like mercury glass by spritzing with water, and then doing a coat of Krylon Looking Glass spray paint. Or this Awesome Gold dipped ceramics by Anjelika temple First off, bought a bunch of inexpensive vases, mugs, and a utensil holder over on Amazon. Second, Use painter’s tape to cover the section of your vase that you want to remain white.
For larger pieces, use Saran wrap or a plastic bag to cover up the bulk of the part that you want to keep white. Now… spray! Spray 2 coats and let dry for about 20 minutes. and finnally the fun part. Peel off that tape and woohoo! Clean lines, gilded vases, and the whole shebang. Add a few berry-like buds, leaves, and you’ve got a gorgeous little scene.25.
The ultimate IKEA hack: Turning the Vittsjo shelf gold.26. Makeover your dresser and cabinet hardware. Hack! Stick those knobs into the bottom of a styrofoam egg carton before spraying. Now you can get all 360° of each knob in one go.27. Make your wicker basket a little less traditional with metal spray paint.1) Spray paint with whichever bottom paint you would like. I used a nice Krylon White, which was both primer and paint.
I always appreciate that.2) Tape areas that you want to keep white, and then spray paint with top color. and Finished!28. Do the same with one of those cheap IKEA trash bins. the only problem with fancying up our trashcan is that now i don’t want to throw any trash in it.29. Spray paint DIRECTLY ONTO LEATHER. Mind blown. There are so many old and sad vinyl chairs in thrift stores all around the world, just waiting for a can of spray paint to come to the rescue.1.
Deep clean from decades of germs and gunk using a hardcore degreaser called Krud Kutter.2. put the legs in a garbage bag and tape around the base of the seat.3. spray painted the old vinyl office chair with Rustoleum vinyl spray paint that has primer built in.4. Create the space.5. spray the non taped area with black and Done.30. Transform an ENTIRE dresser. I promise your hand will be way less tired than brush-painting.31.
Make wind stakes to pretty up the garden. They’re just ping pong balls strung onto wire stakes and sprayed with looking glass paint.32. Spray paint a plant hanger, turn it on its side, and use it as a curtain hook. Get the tutorial at yellowbrickhome.com. And finnaly,33. Fake a mirrored top. Looking glass spray paint is now officially the best thing that’s ever happened to you.1.
Get Krylon “Looking Glass.2. spray the underneath side of the glass so that the paint doesn’t scratch when you set your trinkets on top of it.