Wednesday, December 4, 2013

DIY HOLIDAY: GOLD JEWELRY DISHES

Here's the deal:
Everyone has those friends that you're not quite sure what to buy for them- because they have a great job and buy everything they need.
Most people also has those office Secret Santas that you're not quite sure what to buy for them- because they don't really share their likes other than post-it note color preference.

So, insert this DIY Holiday gift. 
Cost: Under $2. Insanely easy. Personalizeable. 
I give you: DIY Gold Jewelry Dishes!

Step 1: Find yourself some cheap ceramic trays! I found mine for $1 in the Target Dollar Spot- but I know Michael's has some options too!

Step 2: Do what's best for them- Spray them gold! It took me 3 light coats of this Krylon to get the look I was going for- but the shine is perfect!

Step 3: Paint it! I used basic black acrylic paint for this- making a polka dotted one, and a monogram one! For the monogram, simple stick on some vinyl or thin stickers, paint over them, wait to dry, and then peel them off! 

Step 4: Seal with Mod Podge, and gift away! 

Clearly you could paint these any colors, and personalize however you know the person would like... oh, and for under $2, you could make one of these for everyone on your list!

What is one of your cheap, go-to holiday gifts?
For more holiday inspiration, go here!

xo, lp

10 comments:

  1. Love this idea! Thanks for sharing. I went to pick up some spray paint at Michael's the other day and was shocked to find all of their spray paints were locked up and you needed a store associate to get them for you. When did that happen?

    http://jax-and-jewels.blogspot.com

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    1. I know! some stores in my area have that too. totally ridiculous!

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  2. LOVE THIS! So simply and pretty–and if someone doesn't like gold (um, WHO ARE YOU?!), then you can customize it to match their taste. Genius!

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  3. This is great! I have some spray paint left over from another project, I'm totally going to try this.

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  4. This is so pretty! I just pinned it to my crafting board in case I get motivated to do some DIY stuff soon. :)
    The Grass Skirt

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