6 Ikea Hacks for Stunning Gold Decor (at a Fraction of a Price!)

What can a bottle of gold spray paint do for your decor? A lot actually! It can add boldness where there is minimalism, elegance where there is rigidity and beauty, charm and wonder to an item that otherwise lacks any interest! Below I have collected ten easy DIY hacks that will bring new life to the casual and affordable Ikea pieces and give you a creative outlet for a rainy weekend it. The DIY process is so much fun and the product impressive and oh so beautiful! IkeaHack_1

1. Retro Sideboard

Eye-catching hardware goes a long way in elevating a simple sideboard to a bold retro  darling! Follow the DIY tutorial on Sugar & Cloth.

2. Black & Gold Bar Stools

Continuing with the magic that gold brings, these Ikea stools get a glam lift thanks to a gilded touch up on seat, railing and legs. Follow the DIY tutorial by Krys Melo.


3. Bar Cart for Your Next Happy Hour

It is all in the details! The gleaming gold hardware make this minimalist white bookshelf into a charming bar cart fit for a gracious hostess. Follow the DIY tutorial on Sugar & Cloth.


4. Gold Lighting

With a touch of gold spray paint, you can add some pizazz and class to your workspace lamp. Follow the DIY tutorial on Pennies for a Fortune.


5. Dressed Up Dresser

Are you in a mood for an art project? Add a gold geometric print to a simple dresser and switch up the hardware for a fun and bold bedroom stunner! Follow the DIY tutorial by Camille Styles. 


6. Gilded Desk

Have you been dreaming of a new desk that was highly functional yet exuded opulence and style? Your prayers have been answered with a DIY tutorial on The Lifestyle Directory.


7. Shelves of Gold

Whether you are building the perfect home library or simply dressing up existing kitchen shelves, the answer is gold hardware. Always. Follow the DIY tutorial on Design Manifest.


8. Razzle-Dazzle Book Shelves 

A can of gold paint all over, and your guests would never guess where you got this classy wonder that can be used as a library, bar and storage of anything pretty! Follow the DIY tutorial by Style Me Pretty.


9. Golden Pendant Lights

Add gold paint to the inside of a lampshade for a stylish and elegant touch that gives a luxe update to the simplest and cheapest of lighting fixtures. Follow the DIY tutorial on Lulus.IkeaHack_1010. Picture Frames of Value

The simplest hack of all! A can of gold paint + simple picture frame of any shape or size and you got yourself a posh decorative element for your favorite artwork! Hack idea via Danielle Oakey Interiors.