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Dazzling and Dark: DIY Projects for Lovers of Gold and Black!

Have you ever looked at a particular colour scheme and just thought “That’s perfect”? We’ve been feeling that way about black and gold lately! It’s simple and matches many things, but it’s versatile too. Check out these great DIY projects for people who just love the colours black and gold together!

1. Glitter words canvas art

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Bumble Bree shows you how to create simple art out of a canvas, black paint, gold glitter, and your favourite inspirational quote!

2. Checker nails

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Who says a checkerboard can only be black and white? Glam things up with this black and gold idea from Shop Baby Blue instead!

3. Deer and antlers canvas

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The House Down the Lane shows you how to create this throwback wall piece from a kitschy deer ornament mounted on a canvas and painted black and gold.

4. Gold leaf wall art

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Simple geometric lines and shapes look edgy and glamorous when they’re painted in chrome finish gold like these canvasses from The Gathered Home.

5. Paper bowls

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Even something as simple as paper can be transformed into something beautiful with a little help from coats of deep black and chrome gold paint. Get the tutorial from Stephanie White.

6. Paint marker art

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By Dawn Nicole shows you how she created this simple art by sketching words and filling them in using black and gold paint markers. If you’d like even more black and gold, paint the frame!

7. Reverse French manicure

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A reverse French manicure is trendy and chic, but it looks even more cutting edge in black and gold, like this one from Cool Nail Ideas.

8. Framed spotted art

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If you love black and gold but you’re into a more minimalist style, try Glitter and Goat Cheese‘s spotted art technique. The black flecks and the thin gold frame will contrast nicely.

9. Paint makeover shoes

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Cassie Fairy shows you how some all-surfaces spray paint and lots of drying time will give you a transformed pair of black and gold shoes!

10. Fringe purse

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If you’re into the edgier side of black and gold, rather than the highly glamorous, check out High on DIY‘s tutorial for creating this fun, fringe-y purse!

11. Smoky eye


You might be used to seeing a smoky eye using silver shadow or glitter, but ABCDIY reminds you that a shimmery gold will create just as nice an effect with the black (or maybe even nicer)!

12. Glitter cake pops

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Did you know that safe edible glitter exists? Combine gold glitter and black ribbons with your favourite cake pop recipe like Joylax did for these glamorous treats.

13. Glitter grid nails

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A black base, some thin tape strips, and some sparkly gold polish are your key tools for getting this gorgeous nail effect from All Day Chic.

14. Layered necklace

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Black and gold can be understated too! Crafts Unleashed shows you how to create this delicate layered necklace.

15. Painted globe

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Are you a traveling fanatic who’s always planning your next getaway? Turn your hobby into part of your chic decor with Love and Renovations‘s gorgeous black and gold globe project.

Do you have ideas for other black and gold themed DIY projects? Tell us in the comments section!