Create an amazing tablescape with these cute wooden centerpieces, made with thin wood and acrylic paint. Pot your favorite succulents in an old glass and hide it inside to complete the look. See the directions at Tell Love & Chocolate » - HouseBeautiful.com
Put rubber bands around a vase, spray paint with metallic paint by rust oleum found at home depot. Possibly aluminum colored paint or stainless steel colored paint. Let dry, then take off rubber bands. Must try.