15 Ways to Add Copper to Decor
In home decor, copper comes and goes in popularity. Right now it’s enjoying a resurgence, so what can you do beyond hanging some copper pots and pans in the kitchen? Here are 15 creative ways to add copper to your home’s decor.
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Use copper as part of your tablescape. Try using copper plate chargers or drinking glasses at the dining table the next time you have guests over for a meal. Mixing metals, gold chargers, mugs and silver rimmed candle holders, for example, is chic and unexpected. For inspiration, click here.
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If you’re short on storage, add a copper wire shelf. The blogger at Yellow Feather uses a wire shelf as a nightstand. If you find a wire shelf at a garage sale or thrift store, you can spray paint it with metallic paint.
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This blogger took an old mirror and gave it a copper edge. Look for a mirror at a thrift store, then back the mirror with plywood that is cut slightly larger than the mirror. Attach the plywood to the miror with super glue. Then, wrap copper tape around the edge. For complete instructions, click here.
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Here’s a rainy day project—DIY Christmas ornaments. You’ll need some glass or plastic ornaments, scissors, copper wire and some copper scrubbing pads. Visit Once Again, My Dear Irene, for instructions.
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