HERE COMES THE SECRET - COPPER DIY

12 02 2012 DIY

I still owe you that little secret a trend scout birdie wispered in my ear at Maison&Objet in Paris:

COPPER IS IT!

Uhhhhh - REALLY???

Well - I don't know...

BUT - I DO know, that these thin copper sheets are a lot fun to work with.

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All you need is a working surface, scissors and a tool with a not to sharp tip - I like to use a wooden knitting needle - to press into the sheets.

With Valentine very much arround the corner, I thought to write some love notes...

I think, this technik is also called embossing, right?

I LOVED writing 'into' the metal! 

If you first do it very light, you can turn the piece and write on the back side mirror-inverted. This way your writing will be raised from the surface instead of being pushed in.

Ad some beloved masking tape to back side and edges e - VOILÀ...


Copper DID come to my house!

What about you?

Will you invite this color in your home??? 



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