9 Budget Ways to Add Gleaming Metallic Accents

Get the chic sheen of metal without breaking your low budget!

By Hometalk Highlights

Paint binder clips gold for wall hangers

Spray paint your plain old binder clips gold, to create wall decor hangers that will pop.

Build a stylish crate for the coffee table

Combine a few wood scraps and metal grating to create a stylish dutch tulip display crate.

Add gold scallops to a plain glass vase

Cover the bottom of a plain glass vase in gold paper circles, to get this upscale scalloped look.

Outline wood memo holders in metallic hues

Make your own tabletop memo or photo holders, and line them in attention-grabbing metallic.

Give boring flower pots some gold-dipped glam

Turn last season’s flower pots into this spring’s garden divas, with metallic paint.

Organize files with faux aged metal boxes

Make boring file organizers look vintage, by painting wooden boxes to look like aged metal.

Cover decor in a galvanized finish

Turn a decor item you’ve grown tired of into galvanized beauty with this refreshing redo.

Add metal hardware to cute picture plaques

Turn flat wooden boards into adorable holders for your favorite memories & add hardware.

Create large scale letters with a metal look

Cut large letters from cheap plywood and give them a metallic tint, to add instant decor drama.