DIY: Metallic Gold Desk Lamp

Glitter N Glue DIY Gold Spray Paint Desk LampThis Sunday Hollywood is throwing a big ole party for a little man named Oscar! Now imagine if the award show was sponsored by Krylon and once an actor won they were handed a boring grey metal statue and a can of metallic gold spray paint. They were then escorted backstage where cameras were set up to capture them actually spray paint their Oscar statue LIVE. Not that would be a show worth watching! LOL

You guys know how I love to take something ordinary and transform it to extraordinary with a few coats of spray paint.Β  Remember Olly the owl? (Click here if you don’t) He was salvaged from the $1 store and now lives the most fantastic and glamorous life on my shelf. Today it’s time for my boring desk lamp is get a new lease on life.

Glitter N Glue DIY Gold Spray Paint Desk Lamp  MATERIALSMaterials: Desk Lamp (available at Target), Krylon Metallic Gold Spray Paint

Glitter N Glue DIY Gold Spray Paint Desk Lamp SPRAYThe Krylon Metallic Paint is great! I love the color and it dries within 15 minutes. It took only 2 coats to make my lamp shine.

Glitter N Glue DIY Gold Spray Paint Desk Lamp PAINTWhile I was at it, I gave Roberto the rabbit (Smith & Hawken available at Target) a make over too!

Glitter N Glue DIY Gold Spray Paint Desk Lamp DESKWhat a difference a few coats of paint can make

Glitter N Glue DIY Gold Spray Paint Desk Lamp  ROBERTO THE RABBITRoberto the rabbit reading up on his cousin’s adventures with Alice

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15 responses

  1. This is awesome! love it..

    February 20, 2013 at 1:34 am

  2. nice

    February 20, 2013 at 3:17 am

  3. It looks very nice!!!

    February 20, 2013 at 6:40 am

  4. Great way to revamp your everyday lamp!
    http://www.fashionartcrafts-etc.com

    February 20, 2013 at 6:43 am

  5. rocquelleislovely

    LOVE this!! I’ve been looking for a lamp for my desk, and this idea is perfect for it.

    February 20, 2013 at 6:51 am

  6. Jennie M

    I subscribed to your blog a few weeks ago from a curbly post or something and thought I’d “wait and see what this gals’s up to” to before I left any comments….and I have to say…I LOVE THIS BLOG!!! I should have known though…silly me…I mean, c’mon…it’s glitter…and it’s glue…”Duh, self.”

    Anyway, looking forward to trying this as I have a stainless lamp that’s very similar to this one and, in its current state, looks a little out of place in my living room. Besides, who doesn’t love an excuse to spray paint something! Give that bunny a pat from me!

    February 20, 2013 at 2:46 pm

    • Awwwww so glad you found the blog! Thanks for subscribing!!!! xoxo

      Roberto says “hey girl, hey”!!!! xo

      February 21, 2013 at 10:43 am

  7. I love this idea! So easy to do and makes such a big change.

    February 21, 2013 at 5:14 am

  8. Thats look nice. I’ll probably spray my lamp as well , its too boring otherwise xx
    Anastassia http://creativerussia.wordpress.com

    February 26, 2013 at 7:51 am

  9. I’m seeing spraypaint and I’m thinking shoes…?

    β™₯ Paula Shoe Fiend.

    http://shoe-fiend.blogspot.co.uk/

    March 8, 2013 at 5:23 pm

  10. Should make sure you use a bulb in low wattage because the spray paint can catch fire or you can try engine paint that works on things that get really hot

    March 11, 2013 at 7:56 am

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