Copper is one of the biggest trends to emerge for interiors and design this season, but you don't have to spend big on designer pieces. Instead, go DIY with a few supplies from the hardware store. This multi-functional copper wall hook combines a timber dowel for a designer look which is ideal for organizing your jewellery and perfect for your bedside table. It can also be used as an elegant storage solution for kitchen utensils or as a front door 'organiser'.
- 1 double-sided dowel screw (3/16" diameter)
- 1 copper T-fitting 10 half-inch (3/8" diameter)
- Nose pliers
- Hot glue gun
- Wooden dowel 46cm (18.1in) that fits into the copper T-fitting (3/8" diameter)
- Hand saw
- Angle cut miter box
1. Cut the Dowel Pieces
Measure the dowel into two pieces that measure 20cm (7.9in) each and one piece that is 6cm (2.4in) long.
Place the dowel in the cut miter box and cut the wood pieces with the hand saw at the measurements you marked.
You will have three pieces which look like this:
Use the sandpaper to smooth the edges of the cut dowel.
2. Install the Double-Ended Screw
Use the nose pliers to screw one end of the double-ended screw into one of the 6cm (2.4in) pieces of dowel, so that the other half of the screw remains sticking out.
3. Assemble the Hook
Using your hot glue gun, add glue inside each of the three ends of the copper fitting.
Place the wood pieces in the copper fitting as pictured, and allow the glue to dry.
Screw the hook into the wall and you're done!
Get Organised in Style
Use your new copper hook to display your accessories, or put it at the entrance of your house for your bag and scarf. You could even paint the wood to add a nice pop of your favorite colour.
While you're at it, why not make a bunch? These hooks are great for small rooms—they utilize the space very nicely.
So what do you think? Are you hooked? Make our day and share your thoughts on this project in the comments below.