Copper Projects to Fall For!

Fall is in the air and so are the scents and warm colors of the new season! Copper tones are out in full force and it is a color that also works perfectly throughout the year in well-designed spaces and projects. The colors have a rich glow of deep dark orange and make a great accent against neutrals. We have a few Modern Masters products with copper tones and we thought we’d share some inspiring project ideas with you.


Fall Decor Projects with Copper | Pumpking Topiary | Project by the Interior FrugalistaMarie of The Interior Frugalista used our Copper Reactive Metallic Paint to add a metallic shine to real leaves and plain craft store letters in this pumpkin topiary. Because it is the metallic paint from our Metal Effects line, it will subtly patinate in the outdoors. Beautiful!

Copper Metal Effects Projects | Copper Projects to Inspire on the Modern Masters Cafe BlogYou can also use our Metal Effects patinas to patinate ordinary objects. Run to Radiance oxidized wood candlesticks and Where the Smiles Have Been transformed plastic succulent planters. Both of these would make great fall mantel decorating ideas!


Copper Metallic Paint on Furniture | Stool Transformation by My Creative Days | Copper Metallic Paint by Modern MastersJust a little Copper Metallic Paint and black paint by My Creative Days transformed what was once a trash to treasure step stool. It’s now a lovely piece to have in a warm, functional kitchen.

Copper Metallic Paint and Copper Leaf | Modern Masters Cafe Blog | Project by Linda Gale Boyles of Southern InspirationMixing Copper Metallic Paint and copper leaf, talented decorative artisty Linda Gale Boyles of Southern Inspirations created a unique and beautiful stenciled side table.


Using Copper for Front Entrances | Modern Masters Cafe BlogOur Metallic Paint Collection has great copper colors to choose from and when topcoated with our MasterClear® Protective Clear Topcoat, they are perfect for exterior projects. On the left is a charming metallic front door painted with Antique Copper Metallic Paint that was featured in Oprah magazine. On the right, Susan of Living Rich on Less used our Copper Metallic Paint to update her exterior light fixtures and welcome planter for her fall porch makeover.

Metal Effects Patina on Garden Planters | Copper Color Project Ideas | Modern Masters Cafe BlogLaura of Pet Scribbles loves how her Copper Patina Metal Effects planters stand the test of time. These patinated beauties stay outside year round and will continue to oxidize nicely.


Painted Copper Range Hood | Copper Color Ideas | Project by Linda Gale Boyles of Southern InspirationsLinda Gale Boyles of Southern Inspiration strikes again with a gorgeous copper range hood project! This time, she mixed several shades of our gold metallic paint with our copper metallic paint to create a beautiful mixed metal paint finish.

Copper Metallic Paint Finish on Kitchen Range Hood by Sylvia Thompson | Copper Project Ideas and Inspiration on the Modern Masters Cafe BlogSylvia Thompson runs Sylvia T. Designs, an amazing decorative paint studio. Here, she applied Copper Metallic Paint to the insets with Antique Copper on the trim. Using our English Brown Metallic Paint as a glaze, she subtly aged the kitchen range hood finish. Looks perfect with all the kitchen’s decor elements!


Using Copper to Create Global Chic Interiors | Project by Nomadic DecoratorStylish design blogger Deb of Nomadic Decorator used our Antique Copper Metallic Paint to create a shimmery copper colored wall in a room with high contrasts and bold patterns. The result is a beautiful focal feature wall with subtle tone-on-tone texture.

Custom Copper Metallic Patina Wall Finish by M&M Bender | Modern Masters Cafe BlogM&M Bender Designer Wall Finishes is another studio we admire. Working with a designer in her own home, they created a stunning patina and metallic surface finish with our Metal Effects and Metallic Paint Collection.

Metallic Plaster Waterfall Wall Finish by NCF Studio | Copper Decor Project Ideas by the Modern Masters Cafe BlogThe NCF Studio of Decorative Arts sells and offers workshops with our product lines. Owner Nena Garza-Sexton created a unique and multi-colored wall treatment for a luxe bath with our Metallic Plaster. We love how the colors intermix beautifully.

Luxurious shades of copper colors have enjoyed great popularity this year and looks to have no end. With the versatility in our products, you can create finishes that are minimalistic and subtle as well as those that are more intricate and unique. Using the charm and natural patina of copper, you can easily design a space that shines.