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Copper is the new gold! Have you heard? It’s all the rage. With the recent announcement of Pantone’s color of the year, we have been testing different colors that enhance the upcoming “Marsala” tone.

Copper is a perfect pairing with this deep, rich “rust” color. We played around with the new metallic at our American Thanksgiving, in Canada. This adorable reindeer was from


! We bought copper spray paint from


and doused the guy in the backyard.

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We also played around with tea light candles and an old mustard jar.

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Find any glass jar in your house and wrap it with painters tape, as many lines as you please.

Then spray paint! Let it dry over night before carefully pealing the tape off. Voila! Metallic striped vase.

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Given that it was thanksgiving we painted mini pumpkins.

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For Christmas and Hanukkah you can make it more seasonally appropriate. What about spray painting twigs copper? Or Copper glitter vases? Ohh lala!

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How would you enjoy these new metallic colors?

Let us know in the comments below!

xx, -M