DIY Gold Vase

A few months ago, I planned a She’s About To Pop themed baby shower.  My budget was getting tight and I needed to come up with an inexpensive centerpiece.  So I decided to DIY a few gold vases.  They are very cheap and very easy to make.  And I think they came out very cute.  Here’s how you can create the same look in 5 easy steps:

DIY Gold Vase

For this project you’ll need:

  • Masking or painters tape
  • Metallic spray paint
  • A clear vase (I got mine from Michael’s—don’t forget your coupon!)
  • Ribbon (optional)

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1.  Put a strip of tape around the vase where you want to create your line.

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2.  Wrap the part of the glass that you do not want to paint with paper and tape to secure.

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3.  In a well venilated area, spray several light coats of paint (spray light to avoid drips).  Dry for a few minutes between each coat.  Once you have acheived your desired depth of color, let dry for a few hours.

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4.  Slowy remove tape and paper.

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5.  While it looks great as is, I added a piece of ribbon that nicely matched my theme.  To do this, cut a piece of ribbon the width of the vase. Use a hot glue gun to secure the ends.  Careful not to glue the ribbon to the vase in case you decide to change it or remove it later.

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Add some flowers and your done!

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4 comments on “DIY Gold Vase”

    • Yeah I do too. But as long as it’s one of the first few coats, you can fix it or at least try too:) Thanks for stopping by!

  1. Very nice! I have so many random vases lying around. Gold mixed with shabby chic themes are my favorite. I’ll have to team tag this project with my daughter. It’d be fun. :))

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