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16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That’ll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That'll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

Copper has long been a chic home decor piece. Not only is it extremely versatile, it’s surprisingly easy to recreate. You don’t have a lot of experience in design to make these one-of-a-kind copper pieces that are both functional and beautiful.

Ramp up your living quarters with these 16 easy and inexpensive copper DIYs!

Copper Ladder

16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That'll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

Courtesy The Vintage Rug Shop

Complement any room in your home with this copper ladder. Not only is it aesthetically pleasing, it’s also highly functional. Use it to hang throw blankets, towels, or fabrics.

Copper Curtain Rods with Geometric Cube Finials

16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That'll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

How stunning are these curtain rods? The finials (decorative pieces at the ends) are crafted with wood, but with a wash of perfectly positioned paint, it looks like metal!

Clothing Rack

16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That'll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

Courtesy Darling Darleen

Show off your wardrobe with this copper clothing rack. Although this beautiful DIY will cost about $80 to make, it’s still extremely affordable and oh so chic.

Modern Blanket Ladder

16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That'll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

Courtesy Darling Darleen

And if you haven’t gotten enough of copper ladders, here’s another one from Darleen. Crafted with wood and copper pressures tees, this is a surprisingly simple DIY that only takes 30 minutes to complete.

Copper and Wood Shelf

16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That'll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

Courtesy Treasures and Travels Blog

Wood and copper has never looked better together. This is an easy DIY that looks as though you got it straight from Anthropologie.

Copper Lamp

16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That'll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

Courtesy Little House on the Corner

Black and copper makes for an uber chic home decor piece everyone will fall in love with. A plus is that this lamp is small enough to be placed anywhere in your home without taking up too much floor space.

Copper Drawer Pulls

16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That'll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

Courtesy Mountain Modern Life

Transform a drab drawer into a one-of-a-kind stand out piece with the addition of copper pulls.

Copper Plant Stands

16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That'll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

Courtesy Sarah Sherman Samuel

This faux copper plant stand is by far one of my favorites. It’s an easy DIY that involves virtually no copper lengths to prepare as Sarah simply spray painted a coat of metallic copper on plant stands. Rope adds a nice touch to what would otherwise be a plain-looking piece.

Copper Cabana

16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That'll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

Courtesy Homemade by Carmona

I absolutely adore this fabulous DIY by Carmona. A must-make if you have space for it!

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Copper Pendant from Basket

16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That'll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

Courtesy Maison de Pax

You probably know I’m a huge fan of repurposing. Rachel used a wire basket for this DIY and it looks like a million bucks! If you can’t find a copper wire basket, spray paint any regular wire basket with copper paint 🙂

Wood and Copper Hanging Light Fixture

16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That'll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

Courtesy Vintage Revivals

Here’s another light fixture you can add to your copper collection. While this DIY is a bit more involved, it’s definitely a winner.

Copper Hangers

16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That'll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

Courtesy Poppy Talk

Make aesthetically pleasing hangers in under 5 minutes with this easy DIY. Get the job done with a quick spray of copper paint.

Copper Wall Grid Organizer

16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That'll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

Courtesy Coco Kelley

Organize everything with this easy spray painted hog panel DIY. Add hooks to hang everything from glasses to small accessories.

Copper and Faux Leather Wine Rack

16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That'll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

Courtesy A Bubbly Life

House your favorite wines in this copper wine rack.

Mini Copper Planters

16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That'll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

Courtesy Poppy Talk

Copper caps are super affordable (less than $5) and look great as mini planters. The trick is to use ketchup to clean up the caps prior to using them 🙂

Magazine Holder

16 Easy and Inexpensive Copper DIYs That'll Ramp Up Your Living Quarters

Courtesy Zana Products

Customize this magazine holder with any fabric of your choice to fit any decor.


Warm tinted copper can go a long way in redesigning your living space and a spray paint of copper does wonders in transforming everything from baskets to planters.

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