Rethinking your kitchen's styling? Move over stainless steel, copper is the metal of the moment, and what better place to inject some personality into your kitchen?
Whether you've got a modern or traditional space, splashes of copper accessories will add warmth and glamour for an instant on-trend look. And fortunately for us copper fiends, everything from cutlery to cocktail shakers can be found in our favourite metal...
Oh and if you have any more kitchen related questions beyond which copper kettle you should buy, check out our savvy kitchen ideas feature.
1. Pick a proper copper coffee pot
French designers at La Cafetière have exquisitely designed this copper cafètiere, combining rustic charm with a chic contemporary look. Buy a set of copper mugs too for a proper copper coffee-party (they are great for serving up a Moscow mule too when you need a stronger brew).
- Starting from scratch? We've got it covered in our ultimate guide to kitchen design.
2. Pop in a copper toaster
Love metallic finishes in a kitchen? Well of course you do otherwise you would be here, so we reckon you should also check out these metallic kitchen ideas.
3. Choose a copper KitchenAid mixer
Make like the kitchen queen, Nigella, and get your bake on in style with this copper KitchenAid mixer. You definitely won't want to hide this beauty away in a cupboard...
- If like us you're loving this look, check out our modern kitchen ideas page for more contemporary inspiration.
4. Fit a copper sink
If you're looking to create a statement in your traditional kitchen, a copper sink is a great focal point. This rustic, hammered design can be under-mounted or freestanding. It is also incredibly low maintenance and the existing patina will withstand wear and tear well.
For more kitchen sink ideas, check out our guide.
5. And a matching (very clever) copper tap
Time for a cuppa? Or a filtered water? This four-in-one tap really does it all. Providing hot and cold water, as well as filtered cold water and 100⁰C filtered boiling water – a quick cup of tea with the best quality water has never been so easy. Plus, this stylish U-shaped spout is so cool and contemporary. Find more boiling water taps in our guide.
6. Add a touch of copper with kitchen hardware
Want to add some copper hues but doing up a kitchen on a budget? Copper kitchen handles can totally transform the look and feel of a kitchen. Along with a few copper kitchen accessories, the handles in the Brayer Design kitchen work to tie the colour scheme together – a simple, quick and inexpensive update that makes a huge difference!
- Check out more luxury kitchen ideas in our feature too.
7. Choose on-trend copper pendant lighting
Pendants always look gorgeous and they actually make for super practical kitchen lighting. These lights from Pooky add a subtle splash of copper and work beautifully against the dark kitchen cabinets.
For more kitchen lighting ideas check out our guide.
8. Install a copper splashback
If you are loving all these touches of copper but want something that has even more of an impact then a copper splashback is for you. This one is made up of copper leaf glass tiles from Original Source, we love how it ties together all the other small copper accessories.
9. Or go all out with a copper worktop
If you want even mooore copper, choose copper as your choice of the best kitchen worktop material. In this deVOL kitchen, the glamorous countertop is the perfect match for the bared back simple Shaker-style kitchen cabinets.
10. Pick out copper pots and pans
Copper pots and pans add a lovely rustic look to any kitchen, but we know they can get a bit pricey for the real thing. So if you are more into the look of copper pots than if they will actually last you a lifetime go and check out Croft Collection's hammered copper range for some affordable alternatives.