I'm sure you've seen Vone Inspired's Lucky Penny Vase. It's taken Pinterest by storm!
Copper seems to be the"in" color tone, judging by the response to both the penny vase and these gorgeous DIY Copper Dipped Vases by homeyohmy.
I wasn't immediately a fan of the Lucky Penny Vase. Seemed a bit too shiny at first. Then it grew on me and now I love it! But I still prefer a bit more subdued tone.
Here's my version.
(With a name like Muslin & Merlot, it's safe to assume that there's an empty wine bottle somewhere in the house.)
Upcycled wine bottle and white-rubbed pennies: