I love a touch of gold, especially when it comes to interiors. Gold can be quite opulent and overpowering, so I prefer smaller details of it; combined with more neutral colours. And with the use of just a spray can, it´s so easy change it up! 

Although I´ve been working my magic with that spray can all over the house; one of the places I wanted to show you was our bedroom. This room is very calm and serene (which I love), but I wanted to add some warmth and eclecticism to the overall look. The wardrobe handles was the clear choice, and although I quite liked the grey tonal colour palette all blending in, I still felt the need to change it up just slightly (and I am so glad I did). 


Simple brushed chrome wardrobe handles…

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A classic and smooth gold touch of gold… The room still feels calm and minimal, yet has that added touch of gold luxe – just the way I wanted it.


My go-to can is from Rust-Oleum in Brilliant Metallic Gold. I´ve tried and tested several gold spray cans now, and this definitely gives the nicest shade of gold, and the quality and finish is excellent. And it´s less than £10!

I find it pretty easy to spray paint now, but it does take a couple of times to get the hang of it (or, you might be a total natural at first try!). The trick is to do it slowly backwards and forwards, until it´s all covered. But not too much, as to not get any thick lumps or uneven patches.
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  1. February 22, 2016 / 04:26

    I love spray painting things! So little effort for such a big difference.. Your wardrobe looks so chic!

    Cheers from HK, Lara

    • Anneli Bush
      February 28, 2016 / 09:59

      Thank you Lara!

  2. Sarah
    February 22, 2016 / 14:33

    Love this!

    • Anneli Bush
      February 28, 2016 / 09:59


  3. Nina
    February 29, 2016 / 09:12

    Anneli, one question – do you think it would look the same if applied on bronze handles? I know you applied on silver one and was wondering how it would look like on darker ones. Thank you!

    • Anneli Bush
      February 29, 2016 / 12:01

      Hi Nina,

      I canĀ“t see it making any difference at all – these sprays are made to cover just about anything, so if you invest in a good quality one + one that has loads of positive reviews – I think it will look just as good! Good luck :)

  4. lucy
    March 2, 2016 / 19:12

    Hi I love your blog ! Could you tell me where you got your wardrobe doors from ?Lucyx

    • Anneli Bush
      March 8, 2016 / 16:07

      Thank you Lucy! They were already here when we bought the property, not quite sure I am afraid! x

  5. Frank
    September 20, 2016 / 21:22

    Does this last? Thinking of using on kitchen handles so will have quite heavy use. Thanks

    • Anneli Bush
      September 22, 2016 / 11:34

      It has on our wardrobes, but I wouldn’t personally recommend it for your kitchen, as one will many times have wet/greasy hands that will no doubt start rubbing off the gold spray. Hope that helps!

  6. Jenee
    December 13, 2018 / 04:02

    Do you recall the colour paint on your wardrobe?

    • December 2, 2019 / 13:07

      Sadly not, this was the only part of the house that had been newly painted right before we bought it!

  7. Lori C
    February 7, 2019 / 00:09

    Yes. What color are the doors painted? Thanks!

    • December 2, 2019 / 13:07

      Sadly not, this was the only part of the house that had been newly painted right before we bought it!

  8. Bethany
    November 30, 2019 / 16:37

    Silly question but what kind of hinges do these doors have? I can’t see any in your photos. Perhaps a quick snap of a door opened?
    Thank you. Happy Holidays

    • December 2, 2019 / 13:07

      Hey! We don’t actually live in this house anymore, sorry about that!

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