All That Glitters: 5 Sparkly DIY Projects
If you're going to spend a bit of time on a DIY project, why not go for the gold?
READ: How to Make Your Cupcakes Sparkle
Our friends over at Apartment Therapy rounded up five easy DIY projects involving metallics, minerals and mirrors that can add a bit of sparkle and shine to your home.
Besides, doesn't glitter make everything better?
Raw Crystal Wine Stoppers
This DIY is as simple as they come, but the finished product is still a show-stopper. These make the perfect bar cart accessory, but you could also adapt the idea for cabinet pulls, curtain finials, or any number of other decorative elements. (via Glitter Guide)
Copper and Marble IKEA Side Table Hack
The IKEA PS side table is a functional piece with bamboo and white finishes that go well with a number of design styles, but if you're looking for a bit of glitz and glamour, all it takes is some marble contact paper and copper leaf to give it a new lease on life. (via Style Me Pretty)
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Glittery Acrylic Tray
Shannon combines two great materials in one easy project that uses a picture frame as its base. Chances are good you have one lying around the house. (via Madigan Made)
Gold-Dipped and Wood DIY Mirror Frame
The contrast of the stained wood and shiny paint make this frame a great way to jazz up a basic cheap mirror. (via Pretty Providence)
Gold Confetti Dish Tutorial
Simple, cheap dip bowls with added confetti dots make great display dishes, key corrals or jewelry holders, and they don't require any artistic skill. (via Vitamini Handmade)