14 DIY Gold Home Decor on the Cheap!


How to use gold paint and gold leafing to make stylish and beautiful DIY home decor.  Some of the gorgeous things to make with gold are artwork, vases, furniture makeovers and desk accessories.  Gilded and metallic crafts are so popular because they add a touch of elegance as well as stylish elements to your home.  So why not add some sparkle to your life?

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We’ve taken away all the guess work on how to make gold home decor with these incredible tutorials. For even more ways to accessorize with gold Tip Junkie’s Creative Community has over 54 tutorials.  You can always search there if you’’re looking for more tutorials with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

Gold Home Decor

DIY Himmeli Geometric Gem Decor

1.  DIY Himmeli Geometric Gem Decor ~ DIY your own Himmeli Geometric Gem Decor with this tutorial!  Modern and funky and made with tubing this decor could be perfect for your home. 

Golden Straw Bunting

2.  Golden Straw Bunting ~ Looking for a quick and easy bunting idea for your home decor?  Simply cut paper straws, string together and spray paint.  Yep, it’s that simple.

Antler Update

3.  Antler Update ~ Update antlers by painting the tips with gold paint.  It’s an easy and inexpensive update you’re sure to love.

DIY Solid Gold Letters

4.  DIY Solid Gold Letters ~ I’m loving these shiny gold letters!  They’re cardboard letters in disguise!  Shiny contact paper is the secret. 

DIY Gold Leaf Polka Dot Mouse Pad

5.  DIY Gold Leaf Polka Dot Mouse Pad ~ Here is a fabulous mousepad makeover idea! You’ll need a traditional mousepad and some suede fabric along with a few other supplies found on her supply list. Then by following her simple tutorial you’ll have a lovely new mousepad that will make working a little more beautiful! {wink}

Gold Pattern Desk Organizers

6.  Gold Pattern Desk Organizers ~ Got to love when great decor meets storage and organization solutions! This is a great tutorial on how to take simple plain glass dishes and turn them into stylish pieces of decor. A fun and easy afternoon project!

Gold Dipped

DIY Gold Clay Bowl

7.  DIY Gold Clay Bowl ~ Follow this step by step tutorial to diy your own golden clay bowl!

Gold Dipped Mirror

8.  Gold Dipped Mirror ~ Transform a plain mirror with gold paint.  The gold really makes a statement!  

Gold Dipped Barstools

9.  Gold Dipped Barstools ~ Here is a great idea of how to take an outdated or worn out piece of furniture, in this case barstools, and turn it into a stylish piece. Don’t you just love the gold feet?! This tutorial will walk you through the steps, and the result will update any room with functional modern style!

Gilded Gold 

DIY Gold Leaf Clipboard

10.  DIY Gold Leaf Clipboard ~ Make an ordinary clipboard more fun and stylish by adding gold leaf.

DIY Gold Pitchers

10.  DIY Gold Pitchers ~ Gold leafing will take plain pitchers from drab to fab!  Follow the simple tutorial to create your own.

Gild a Chair in Gold

11.  Gild a Chair in Gold ~ This thrifty store find got the ultimate makeover with new fabric and gold leafing.

Gold Room Decor

Starburst Mirror DIY {Mirror}

12.  Starburst Mirror DIY {Mirror} ~ This starburst mirror is super stylish and will dress up any room in your home! Easy to make with this tutorial and is an inexpensive way to create a trendy home accessory!

DIY Abstract Art with a Golden Touch

13.  DIY Abstract Art with a Golden Touch ~ Using acrylic paints, gold foil flakes and a canvas you too can create a chic piece of artwork to display in your home! Easy to make with the tutorial found in this post. Great to display anywhere that needs a little something metallic and sparkle! {wink}

DIY Gold Bookcase

14.  DIY Gold Bookcase ~  An Ikea bookcase gets a modern makeover with gold spray paint.


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