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    Updated on Dec 9, 2018. Posted on Nov 1, 2015

    29 Gorgeous Ways To Make Your Winter Decor Look Expensive

    ♪♫ Deck the halls with cans of spray paint. ♫♪

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    Amy Sefton / BuzzFeed

    1. Turn a beaten up "antique" turkey into a classy planter.

    Thanks, white paint! See the tutorial here.

    2. Cover your Halloween gourds with a coat of a glossy fall color.

    You can also go for a coat of all-gold.

    3. "Gild" your silverware too, if you're really going for the gold.

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    Learn how to do this here. Keep the paint to the handles only, though, because most paints aren't food safe.

    4. Upgrade some old serving ware.

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    See the tutorial here, but remember that you probably shouldn't serve any food in these containers. They'd look pretty with some of your painted gourds in them, though.

    5. This also works with cornucopias!

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    Go old school. See more of this fall-themed room here.

    6. Count your blessings with this leaf garland.

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    If you're hosting a big gathering, have everyone write something on a leaf, then hang them up over the sideboard. (Or don't, if it's too much stress. You do you!) See the tutorial here.

    7. One more gourd before we move on: turn cheap plastic things into pretty place card holders.

    These use hammered metallic spray paint, instead of shiny gold. Learn how to make them here.

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    8. Turn an elementary school craft project into classy, shiny snowflakes.

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    See the tutorial here.

    9. Dry out acorns, glue them to a wreath, then paint them to match your front porch.

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    Learn how to do it here.

    10. Pick some pretty branches from your local park and paint them your favorite metallic color.

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    Or black, or white, or whatever you feel like. Then you can display them in your favorite vase. From here.

    11. Transform cheap buckets into customizable chalkboards for hot chocolate and s'mores bars.

    Read more about the hot chocolate bar here, and how to throw a s'mores party here.

    12. Magically turn normal glass into faux mercury glass with white vinegar and metallic paint.

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    See how to do it here.

    13. Use some spare lace trim to dress up some dollar store candle holders.

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    You can make them any color your heart desires. Learn how to make them here.

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    14. Make your Menorah a giant, window-sized Menorah.

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    And find a use for all of those wine bottles in your recycling bin. Read more about it here.

    15. Or make a ~fancier~ Menorah with silver and gold paint, and a decorative star made out of dowels.

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    Get the directions for the star here, and the directions for the Menorah here.

    16. Illuminate the room with up-cycled luminaries.

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    Here's the how-to, which uses house paint. But spray paint would be a fast an easy way to make them, too!

    17. Decorate your mantle with wooden letters.

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    Get the how-to here, and find a huge selection of wooden letters here.

    18. Make a classic craft classier with a coat of silver spray paint.

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    Then use it to make your table settings fancy. Get the tutorial here.

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    19. Make the lights part of the centerpiece with a couple coats of gold spray paint.

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    See how to do it here.

    20. Spritz a few magnolia leaves silver and put them in a cheery wreath.

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    Learn how to make it here.

    21. Make dollar store nutcrackers look like they jumped out of the West Elm catalog.

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    Here's how.

    22. Use stained glass spray paint to turn clear candleholders a vintage red.

    Read more about it here.

    23. Cut out a Nativity from chip board, then spray paint to match the rest of your Christmas decor.

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    Learn how to do it here.

    24. Paint cheap bouncy balls to make oversized lawn ornaments.

    See how they did it here.

    25. Make a white christmas tree a ~trendy~ ombré.

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    Or just turn it a solid, say, pink, for your kids. You could paint a tree that's already green, but you'd probably want to use a dark color spray paint, so the green doesn't show through. Here's how to do it.

    26. Turn a thrifted mirror into a chalkboard for your favorite Christmas carol.

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    Chalkboard spray paint FTW. Get the tutorial here.

    27. While the chalkboard paint is out, spray some small ornaments to make custom, re-useable gift tags.

    28. Make gold ornaments out of cheap magnet letters.

    Or skip the ornament hanger, glue a magnet on the back, and put them on your fridge. (Go all out and do all the words to your favorite song, I dare you). See how to make them here.

    29. Colorblock clear glass ornaments with your favorite color, and fill them with sparkly stuff.

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    Here's the tutorial.

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