This is an etching tutorial, which I already knew how to do, but I LOVE the idea of using an oil bottle for dish soap! Now I can get the not-so-attractive dish soap bottle off the counter!
Mosaic tile birdbath using recycled DVDs . I'm not sure if I'd ever use a birdbath, but I like the idea of making some kind of mosaic with DVDs.
Then antique / patina finish the copper. Perhaps add some wire and beadwork. Create in zigzag chevron style. There is even soft copper so the shapes can flow.