The copper trend is still going strong, and with good reason... it's a warm alternative to silver tone or stainless steel that has been popular for so long. And there are some easy ways to incorporate the material into your space without spending a ton of time or money. Here are ten of my favorites.
I'm not gonna lie. I'm still very much on the copper and brass train and I wanted a way to incorporate these warm metals into my Christmas decor this year. The answer, of course, was right in front of me: simple geometric ornaments! Read on to see how to make these modern Christmas accessories in minutes. Continue Reading
Desks. Everyone should have one! Mine is used for a myriad of things, and I can't imagine not having it in my home. My tastes are constantly evolving so I've always got my eye on the lookout for unique ways to transform a workspace. So naturally, I did a double take when I saw this modern desk created from copper pipe!
Did you know that copper tape - that's right, TAPE - exists? And that it can be used for all sorts of projects and purposes? My mind is spinning with possibilities. For now, wrap the edge of a mirror in this trendy trendy tape! Continue Reading
Copper is everywhere in home decor these days. In my opinion, it's giving gold a run for its money! These planters incorporate two natural and modern elements and cost less than $7 to make!
Copper is a huge trend in DIY decor right now, as are those hardy little air plants you see everywhere. But what happens when you combine the two?! These awesomely minimal DIY copper air plant vases, that's what! Continue Reading
Last week, we shared 10 amazing DIY projects that used copper, aka the hot material of the moment. If those projects were on too small of a scale for you, consider trying your hand at this DIY dining room table. I mean, go big or go home, right? Continue Reading
Wall hooks, paper towel holders, magazine racks: the creative ways people are using copper plumbing parts just keep inspiring me! The most recent project to utilize this common hardware store material is this clever and super easy DIY ladder storage rack! Continue Reading
Sibylle from Funkytime knows the way to my heart: gleaming copper and smooth-as-butter concrete! The two materials just contrast so perfectly, ya know? I'm especially loving how she's combined them in this super functional DIY coat rack. Continue Reading
Furniture designer Ryan Wickre has embraced hardware store decor in a BIG way, creating this beautiful TV stand that he calls 'Braash', which, btw, would look superb with my Literary Ladder featured in Make It! Hardware Store Decor. Ryan made Braash using 3/4" plywood and Continue Reading
Jim had a box of copper pipe and fittings. After a bunch of measuring, cutting and soldering, Jim had himself a very cool dining room table. He applied a coat of 'a patina inducing solution' to get that well-loved look. You can read more about the project at Junk Market Style.
Photo credits: Jim Healy