10 copper kitchen accessories no stylish home should be without

Brighten your kitchen with metallic warmth using our pick of the best copper cookware, storage and accessories

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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

This copper toaster and kettle, is the perfect matching set to add subtle hints of copper around your kitchen. We love how the copper colour pops against the dark blue wall.

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

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Classic kettle with copper trim, £122.95;  four-slot NewGen toaster, £199.15

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...

Copper Kitchenaid in an all white kitchen

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  • 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. 

Copper sink in a modern white kitchen

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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.

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Omni contemporary 4 in 1 tap, £1,600, Franke

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!

Brayer Design kitchen with copper hardware

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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.

Copper pendant lights from Pooky

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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. 

Copper splashback in a grey kitchen

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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. 

Copper pots and pans in a dark blue kitchen

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