Copper Pipe Shelves

INSIDE : Learn how to create simple but goregous Copper Pipe Shelves using just a few easy materials! You can DIY these small shelves in under an hour.  Fun to make and perfect to hold small decor on your wall.

Simple and mini Copper pipe shelves. Fun to make and perfect to hold small decor on your wall. | Delineate Your Dwelling
Sometimes ideas pop in your head at the least expected time.  I had bought these awesome Copper Pipe Hooks and they sat in my garage for weeks  or months.  Suddenly yesterday I was like, “SHELF!”  And that my friends, is how the creative craziness starts in my head.  Today I am really excited to share my Copper Pipe Shelves with you.
 
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What Supplies are needed for Copper Pipe Shelf:

Copper Pipe Hooks 1/2″ x 6″ 
Cork Coasters 
Gold Scissors
Pencil
Washi Tape
Acrylic Paint

Copper pipe shelves supplies

The first thing I did was cut my cork coasters in half.  They were a little flimsy, so I traced the coaster onto some cardboard to act as support backing.

Copper pipe shelves step1

My cut coasters and the cardboard backing.

Copper pipe shelves step2

I then used hot glue to secure the cork and cardboard.  Then, I made a little mark on the under side as to where my copper pipe bends would sit.  A little hot glue was applied.

Copper pipe shelves step3

 

I decided I wanted a little bit of color, so I added some washi tape to the top of each shelf.

Copper pipe shelves step4

My oh my, I quickly fell in love with these three little shelves.

Simple and mini Copper pipe shelves. Fun to make and perfect to hold small decor on your wall. | Delineate Your Dwelling
Copper pipe shelves final2

I hung them in my office, which now is so full of fun, it’s like Delineate Your Dwelling craft explosion in there.

Simple and mini Copper pipe shelves. Fun to make and perfect to hold small decor on your wall. | Delineate Your Dwelling

These are small little shelves, only 6″ in height so they can’t hold a ton of weight but I thought they were a perfect little air plant holder!

Simple and mini Copper pipe shelves. Fun to make and perfect to hold small decor on your wall. | Delineate Your Dwelling
Simple and mini Copper pipe shelves. Fun to make and perfect to hold small decor on your wall. | Delineate Your Dwelling
Simple and mini Copper pipe shelves. Fun to make and perfect to hold small decor on your wall. | Delineate Your Dwelling

This was such a quick and simple DIY project and I’m glad I’ve finally joined the copper trend.  Don’t worry, I’m not giving up my gold love, but a little copper added to the mix is always a good thing.
 
Have you joined the copper trend yet?  What have you made with it?

22 thoughts on “Copper Pipe Shelves

  1. I’m making these when I move for our apartment…they would be great for my keys, sun glasses, and other little things I don’t ever leave home without. I’m thinking of putting them by the front door for sure…great idea 🙂

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