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07/18/2013 01:13 pm ET Updated Jul 19, 2013

A DIY Wall Sconce Made From Copper Pipes Is The Perfect Industrial-Chic Accessory (PHOTOS)

In the words of interior designer Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz: "Light is the magical ingredient that makes or breaks a space." And this funky DIY wall sconce made from copper pipes is certainly proof that a clever lighting fixture really does add to a room's character.

Claire Zinnecker shared this cool project on Camille Styles' blog, and explains that all the supplies you'll need to make one of your own can be found in a quick trip to the hardware store. She even made it swivel, so it makes for a great reading lamp. The finished result is an industrial-chic accessory that's sure to warm up any space.

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The back plate that supports the copper pipe is made from a block of wood.

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To activate the sconce, manually plug the electric cord into the socket.

Credit: Claire Zinnecker/Camille Styles

If you're interested in reproducing this project, be sure to check out the full tutorial on Camille Styles' blog. And if you'd like to see other lighting DIY ideas, head on over to our roundup. In the meantime, cast your eyes on these unusual light fixtures.

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