DIY Decor Trend: Copper

DIY Decor Trend: Copper

Dabney Frake
May 24, 2013

There must be something in the water this days, and that something is copper. Clever folks everywhere are coming up with great ways to use pipe, tape, paint, and sheet metal to create modern, beautiful projects for the home. Get thee to the hardware store if you want to try them out yourself...


1. Design Milk featured this lamp project using bent copper tubes and wire.
2. Byf Ryd did a project using copper tape and a mirror for KK Living magazine
3. Ashleigh's project is one on the easier end of the spectrum. Just tape and paint.
4. Palmbomen made these side tables out of copper tubes and wooden trays.
5. Mormorsglamour shows how to make a copper lamp with a concrete base.


6. How about copper pipe in the kitchen, for pots and utensils, via VT Wonen?
7. It doesn't get any more simple than this copper plant stake from Vastarintama.
8. Camille Styles' lighting project is an all-copper sconce.
9. How cool is this Calder-inspired mobile from the Crafty Sisters?
10. Remodelaholic shares a very impressive tutorial for copper-clad counters in the kitchen.

(Images: as linked above)

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