Make This: Minimal Clothes Drying Rack

Perfect for small spaces - a collapsible wooden drying rack for laundry.

If you’re looking for ways to save money, or working on shrinking your environmental footprint, air-drying your washing is a great place to start. Dryers, while they are handy, use a ton of energy to operate. Plus, you might own delicate clothes that aren’t suited for aggressive machine drying. A clothes drying rack is a must-have asset for your laundry room – and bonus, you can make your own.     

 

I absolutely love how simple this clothes drying rack turned out. Continue Reading

5 Minute, $5 DIY: Make a Copper Wrapped Vase

DIY Copper Wrapped Vase

Hi, I’m Holly, and I’m obsessed with copper. Especially during fall when warm colors are everywhere, I long to fill my home with accents of copper decor, but I’ve found – it can get pricey very quickly. So, I learned very quickly that the best way to incorporate copper into my decor was to make it myself! This DIY copper wrapped vase is very simple with minimal skill or supplies but brings the warm, cozy feel of copper to any space when filled with fall colored flowers. Continue Reading

13 Copper Office Supplies We’re Crushing On

I’ll always have a soft spot for anything gold, but copper may just be my true love. I’m so happy it’s made a comeback and that you can find almost ANYTHING in a copper finish. I’ve rounded up a few of the prettiest and most practical office supplies that are sporting a copper look! Check them out below! You’ll probably need one or more! 

 

13 Copper Office Supplies We're Crushing On
Photo: CB2

1. This copper phone from CB2 would look great on any desk! Continue Reading

How To: Warm Up Your Photos With This DIY Copper Matting Technique

DIY Copper Photo Mat Using Copper Foil Tape

Everyone has inexpensive frames lying around their house. Here’s how you can take a pretty plain frame, and warm it up with a DIY copper mat. The DIY skill level required is low. If you can purchase copper foil tape and know how to “peel-n-stick”…you got this DIY — no problem.    

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DIY Copper Photo Mat Using Copper Foil Tape

 

In my first home I bought 20 IKEA FISBO frames, matted them with gray cardstock, and framed some family pictures for a gallery wall. Continue Reading

A Seriously Extensive Shopping Guide of Gold, Copper, & Bronze Kitchen & Bathroom Fixtures

Shopping Guide: Gold. Bronze, and Copper Plumbing Fixtures

I know you feel like you just ripped out the 80s gold fixtures in your bathroom renovation five years ago, which, by the way, was a good decision, but the truth is… gold fixtures are back. No, it’s not a scary resurgence like the fashion trend of acid washed jeans a few years back. Gold fixtures can be a part of a stylish and timeless style. Gold isn’t the only fixture finish getting all the attention either. Continue Reading

Make It: Simple DIY Copper Plant Stand

simple diy copper plant stand
Photo: DIY in PDX

Copper is on trend and here to stay for a while. You’ve seen it on computers, desk accessories, pendant lights, jewelry, and so many more home decor accessories that I can’t think to name. I’m currently digging this copper take on a traditional midcentury modern-style planter. Check it out! 

 

 

All the supplies to make it can be found at your local hardware store! And it looks great giving your plants a bit of lift! Continue Reading

Make It: Minimalist Copper Mirror For Your Vanity

After seeing this simple tutorial, I have a feeling I will make a billion copper mirrors to go in every vanity in my household. And maybe a few gifts for family and friends! The end result is gorgeous and you only need three things to make it! 

 

 

And believe it or not, I have two large sheets of copper in my kitchen right now leftover from a project! We have a winner! Continue Reading

How To Make A Cool & Affordable Copper Rolling Garment Rack

I keep seeing garment racks pop up everywhere. And while I love the idea, I’m such a hoarder that I don’t think I could pull it off! This copper hack might just be the way to try it out without breaking the bank on an expensive rolling garment rack!      

 PVC pipe is great for all sorts of things and this garment rack is an inspiring use of the hardware store staple! See the full tutorial over on October June! Continue Reading