[DIY] gold clutch

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I have a new current obsession: Metallic Spray paint. I swear it is a game changer. 
Taking a cue from this amazing project, I grabbed an American Apparel clutch, gold spray paint and masking tape. Steps after the break!
UPDATE: if you are having problems with the spraypaint sticking to the leather, try painting with Jacquard Lumiere Metallic Paint, works like a gem! 
While I was at it, I sprayed this bracelet (it was a little TOO silver) from Forever 21. See, spray paint, does make everything better. Oh, and check the new rhinestone bracelets I made this weekend, my new faves.

Tape off the area that you would like to be gold.
Holding the spray paint at least  6″ away, spray a thin layer, covering the bag. Let dry.

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  1. Ohhhh I love it!!! You gave it a whole new look! Spray paint rocks

  2. Ros says:

    where are your silver cuffs from! 🙂

  3. Nicole says:

    Great idea!

    Kisses from Hong Kong,
    Nicole

  4. Guapizimo says:

    So simple but SO cool, I want to spraypaint everything now 😀

  5. Anonymous says:

    Can you spray cloth with it too? What do you think?
    Kate

  6. Sabs says:

    amazing idea!

  7. l am going to try in on clothes as well, for now l nerly sprayed my cat’s tail because she got in yhr way!

  8. haniahania says:

    great idea!! 🙂

  9. Love this and the bracelets! I always enjoy reading your column!

  10. Sofia says:

    unique and beautiful!!
    s

  11. Caty says:

    It’s so simple but it makes such a drastic change! Thanks for this post; I might be making a trip to the craft store tonight for some supplies..

  12. Tiffany says:

    The gold spray paint really takes it to a new level; I am definitely picking up a can ASAP

  13. Keira L. says:

    This is so easy, and SO adorable! Adding this to my to-do list 🙂

  14. Amanda R. says:

    OMG, such a good idea!! I think I’m gonna try something similar, I have lots of clutchs which need changes!! 🙂
    Following you via BlogLovin! Awesome blog!

    Amanda
    http://somethingfashion.blogspot.com

  15. Grace says:

    love it! you continue to slay me… good stuff!

    xox grace
    stripesandsequins.com

  16. So cool! Ooh black and gold would look really cute too! I definitely want to try this!

  17. Alena says:

    I am loving gold spray paint right now as well, more for home-enhancement though! Great idea for a fashion project though! Thanks!
    http://comely-vesture.blogspot.com/ my DIY fashion blog

  18. Diya says:

    does the gold spray paint stay on the bracelet after a few wears? LOVE your blog, keep it up!

  19. What a great idea, I had never considered using spray paint on jewellery! What a great idea! Thanks for these awesome ideas 🙂

  20. Anonymous says:

    Have you done a purse using black? This is such a great idea.

  21. Anjela says:

    Love the gold and coral red together! And the rhinestone bracelets are sooo cool! And seem pretty easy to make (easy enough to encourage me to try anyways, ;))
    awesome stuff!

  22. Grace says:

    Loooove it! It looks great, as does your arm party!

    xx Grace
    Dream-Boating

  23. CharisaB says:

    What a great idea! Thanks for sharing ;o)

  24. Gorgeous, the bag looks great lady! xx

  25. ACC says:

    Oh wow. This is too good! The gold is such a statement. Also, I am inviting myself to that arm party.
    a cleaner closet

  26. Tricia says:

    That is brilliant. So very pretty! Plus I love a multi-tasking solution.

  27. madzia says:

    very nice bag and jewelery 🙂

  28. Stacey Kay says:

    Wow that is a nice little find! Will def. be checking into that. I’ve been trying to do a little DIY of my own for my blog lately.

    xoxo
    Stacey Kay
    “Runway Inspiration, Vintage Decoration”
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  29. Clio says:

    Great DIY! the clutch looks far more interesting!

  30. Anonymous says:

    Love this idea.
    great for someone who is short of time and talent.

  31. Collections says:

    This is such a great idea! I think i might just do this 🙂

    Fashionable Collections

  32. oh my god this is AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!

  33. This is more than fabulous DIY!! Thank u for this inspiration Jenni and for all the others!:)
    I have heard for u over my lovely InStyle mag, but it’s the first time for me to visit your site! I’ll be checking it often since I follow u now!;)
    xoxo
    Jelena
    http://glamfabchameleon.blogspot.com/

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  35. Nome Alone says:

    Love this clutch, and so easy and quick! What a great blog!

  36. LOVE this clutch! What a great idea! I’m new to your site, just saw you in a twitter from BurdaStyle. Really enjoying cruising through the pages:)

  37. Tori says:

    I am crazy about this clutch!! You have the BEST ideas!!

    http://www.mythriftychic.blogspot.com

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  39. Love it 🙂

    I made a list of Clutch tutorials on my blog <3
    You’re in it, hope thats okay 🙂
    http://crafterlifebyme.blogspot.com/2012/02/lot-of.html

  40. jen says:

    swooning over your diy clutch! probably going to have to try this soon!
    thanks for the diy!

    jen
    http://www.fauxtreschic.blogspot.com

  41. I too have an obsessive love of metallic spray paint. So convenient for sprucing things up. Love your color combo!

    -elana
    artschlcontd.blogspot.com

  42. Brooke says:

    I love this DIY– I featured it on my blog today! You can check it out here: http://decorgreat.blogspot.com/2012/06/diy-weekend.html

    xo,
    Brooke

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