We’ve all seen these kinds of lacquered or resin animals at stores popular home decor shops thought they made pretty cute tchotchkes. But did you ever think about making them yourself? I certainly did when I saw a bin full of plastic bugs and animals at Michaels. Especially a cute $6 bee!
This is seriously the easiest DIY ever. I went with gloss white spray paint and gold accents. I just sprayed the entire bee with several light coats of paint and let it dry completely. Then I used a gold marker to accent the eyes and stinger.
Just a little paint makes a huge difference. Here’s a before and after: