Meet Your New Best DIY Friend: Copper Spray Paint

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Copper is like gold's younger sister finally attending the débutante ball. It's having a moment and even if you don't buy actual copper, you can easily add some copper to your life with spray paint. I've gathered a dozen examples of DIY copper paint projects to give you a sense of how diversely it can be used to bring glamor and warmth to your home. Shine on...

Above, this old flea market chair was refreshed into a copper eye-catcher with spray paint. See more → Room of Karma

See more → Go Haus Go
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As a step toward de-IKEA'ing her bedroom Emily jazzed up her IKEA FILLSTA pendant lamp with copper spray paint.

See more → Freutcake
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This desk organizer was made from cheap glass cylinders (from craft or dollar stores) that were given the copper paint treatment.

See more → Plaza Interior
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Simple wood hangers look much more handsome in this copper paint iteration.

See more →The Pleated Poppy
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These small succulent holders are actually pvc pipe fittings of various heights and sizes spray painted copper.

See more → A Beautiful Mess
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An old chandelier is brought back to life with copper spray paint and cleaned crystals.

See more → Hello! Upholstery
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Simple and cheap - my kind of project. These $1.50 milk jars were taped off and spray painted.

See more →Freutcake
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Plain white ceramic bowls are much more glam after some copper paint.

A trend mashup: faux taxidermy and copper.

See more → Carole + Ellie
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A large wall of shelves (IKEA"s Ekby Gällö combined with Ekby Tryggve) is made more distinctive with copper painted brackets.

See more → With Designs
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The blogger at With Designs went copper-happy by painting "sad" objects, like these makeup holders, around her home. She lives in Norway and notes that the copper color has a warming effect on her in the colder months of the year.

See more → Homey Oh My
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Even tin cans from your recycling look good with some copper paint. These hold herbs, but you could also use them to hold pencils or flatware.

(Image credits: Room of Karma; Go Haus Go; Freutcake; via Plaza Interior; The Pleated Poppy; A Beautiful Mess; Hello! Upholstery; Freutcake; Plastikote on Pinterest; Carole + Ellie; With Designs; Homey Oh My)

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