May 7, 2012

trashcan makeover

<<< psst! you can see a full list of my diy projects here! >>>

everyone needs a bit of gold in their life!

keep reading to see this easy-peasy transformation...

before, our simple ikea trashcan:

a little help from my favorite rustoleum metallic spraypaint in brass (which is actually gold) and i'm left with...

the only problem with fancying up our trashcan is that now i don't want to throw any trash in it.

* mari
nope, you're not crazy.
this post was reformatted in september 2013.


  1. Which color of rust- oleum metallic spray paint did you use? R

    Rust-Oleum Stops Rust Burnished Brass Metallic Spray 7275830 or
    Rust-Oleum 239120 Spray Paint, Radiant Brass, 12 oz. or
    Rust-Oleum 7274830 Stops Rust Spray, 11 oz, Antique Brass

    Thank you!

    1. Hi ledreamer, it's the metallic line. the can has a shiny metallic cap. :)

  2. amazing! thank-you for the inspiration xx

  3. Hi. This is such a lovely color. Could you please let me know exactly which Rust-Oleum brass spray paint you used? There are unfortunately a few of them. Thanks!!

    1. Hi Katie, it's from their metallic line. it's the can with the shiny metallic caps. :)

  4. Your answer does not help me. Please look on your can and tell us exactly what it says. Thank You and Have a Blessed Day.

    1. Hi there, anonymous! It's the only one with a shiny cap, here's a link: http://www.rustoleum.com/product-catalog/consumer-brands/specialty/metallic-spray/

      Hope that helps!