Get ready to rethink everything you thought you knew about copper pipes — they can lend themselves to some insanely awesome creations. The material is fairly inexpensive and boasts a great shine and a rose gold-like shade. From lighting to jewelry, check out these 12 DIY copper pipe projects that will open your eyes to a new kind of hacking.
2. Wall Hanging: Finding the perfect piece of art to display can be tough. This gorgeous hanging piece leaves room for lots of variations to make it your own. Switch out the white cotton piping for a different color to match the decor of any room in your house. (via A Beautiful Mess)
5. Laptop Table: Today’s modern and functional version of the old-school TV tray, this piece would be great as a side table in a bedroom or living room, ready for anything to rest on it. (via 6th Street Design School)
7. Tripod Floor Lamp: It’s nearly impossible to find a floor lamp that stands up straight and meshes well with your space. DIY this tripod-style lighting solution for a sturdy, contemporary fix. (via Sarah M. Dorsey Designs)
12. Copper Concrete Lamp: Two of the hottest current trends in DIYing are both copper and concrete. And that’s why we’ve combined the two materials to bring you what might be the brightest idea of the season (in our not-so-humble opinion). (via Brit + Co.)
What copper pipe project are you ready to get started on? What’s your favorite material to use for unique DIY projects? Leave us your thoughts below.