Photo Credit: Rosanna Penaflorida // Craft Box Girls

Here at Southern Living, we love a good DIY. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, the Craft Box Girls – led by craft guru Lynn Lilly – are creating fun, easy-to-make projects to spice up your entertaining, wedding planning, or holiday gifting. Check back every other Thursday for some DIY inspiration.

When it comes to holiday parties, a little spiced-up silverware can be a festive touch. This easy DIY turns silver utensils into eye-catching tableware with just a few coats of paint.


The Project: Gold Dipped Utensils

Level: Easy

Materials: Silver Utensils Gold Spray Paint Mod Podge Clear Acrylic Sealer Scotch Tape Cardboard Box with flaps Scissors


Pro Tip: Wash the utensils by hand so the paint is preserved.