Category: DIY

DIY Gold Etageres

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I absolutely love gold etageres but unfortunately they are usually very expensive, like this beautiful shelf. Since I couldn’t find a cheap version for my new studio apartment I decided to spray paint metal shelves myself. I found this great DIY on Pinterest. These metal Ikea Vittsjo bookshelves only cost $40 each, or you can buy the larger one for $70.

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Buy Gold or Brass Spray Paint. I used Rust-Oleum Metallic Gold, which I just found at my local hardware store. I needed one full bottle of paint per shelf  - you’ll need to do 2 coats of paint.

** Make sure to remove glass shelves before painting

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And Voila, my shelves came out beautiful. I’m using them to frame my living room and they are perfect for holding knick knacks, books, DVDs, etc.

 

 

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